Electric Gate Help & Installation

All of our fitting instructions are in English. Our wiring diagrams use colour coded wires, clear component pictures and numbered terminals.  A step-by-step guide is provided to guide you through the fitting process, and free help is available from an experienced installer. Our technical team can be contacted on 01226 370 549.

Use & Maintenance Manuals

Use & Maintenance Manual Swing Gates
Use & Maintenance Manual Sliding Gates
Use & Maintenance Manual Barriers
Use & Maintenance Manual Overhead Doors


Electric Gate Pre installation

The following fact sheets are available:-

  • Wiring requirements for gate kits & components.
  • Motor measurement table for above ground kits.
  • Example wiring diagram for Alpha & Euro Kits.
  • How to fit above ground motors into brick pillars.
  • Underground motor / box measurements.
  • Sliding gate rolling gear.
  • Sliding gate automation dimensions.

Please contact us for the above.

Or visit our manuals site https://www.knowledgebase.egates.co.uk/

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Types of Swinging Gate Openings

Commonly Found Electric Gate Hinge Positions


Safety Edge Positions (Swing)


Safety Edge Positions (Sliding)


Required Undeground Top Hinge Clearance