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Gate Safe in Legal Link

Last updated: Monday, March 8, 2021

Gate Safe, the campaigning charity that aims to improve standards in automated gate safety, has partnered with law firm BLM to provide the Gate Safe Aware Installer network with access to professional legal counsel. BLM is an insurance risk and commercial law firm with both a domestic and international focus and the business has been […]

Bracket Takes the Mesh Strain

Last updated: Tuesday, January 26, 2021

A problem-solving mesh installation bracket is part of a number of lifting options aimed at easing installation, maintenance and access. The patented QAB bracket is the brainchild of Chris Johnstone , managing director of Scottish based WCC Westcoast, which has been involved in high security mesh contracts since the company was established twenty eight years […]

Borg Launches Covid Beating Lock

Last updated: Monday, October 19, 2020

Locks and lock handles are a potential high-transmission surface for the coronavirus but an Essex lock manufacturer has come up with a solution specifically designed to limit the transmission of COVID-19. Borg Locks has patented a physical copper alloy shield for their digital push-button combination locks which they hope will ‘lock the door’ against COVID-19. […]

Birkdale Locks in Patents

Last updated: Wednesday, September 16, 2020

In a move that reaffirms the company’s position as a leader in advanced gate and fencing hardware Birkdale, has been awarded full product patents for the single and double locking versions of its innovative GATEMATE® Euro Profile Long Throw Lock. Designed to provide avanced gate security across all types of applications, the GATEMATE® Euro Profile […]

Birkdale Launches Durapost Installer Scheme

Last updated: Saturday, April 18, 2020

Gate and fencing accessories supplier Birkdale, has launced its DuraPost® Trained Installer Scheme. Based on the company’s innovative steel fence post system, installers can receive product and installation training, as well as a range of other business benefits and rewards. Currently free to join for a limited time, the DuraPost Trained Installer Scheme provides installers […]

ExMesh Takes Step Forward

Last updated: Thursday, April 9, 2020

The Expanded Metal Company has strengthened its offering to the security and construction sector after achieving new certification for its ExMesh™ Securilath™ product range. Securilath™ is now the only security mesh range to be certified by the Loss Prevention Certification Board (LPCB) when applied to metal stud, timber stud and block walls. The enhancements were […]

Covid-19 – Latest Updates From AFI and DHF

Last updated: Thursday, March 26, 2020

Trade bodies are maintaining an ‘information feed’ to both the perimeter protection and access control industries in a bid to keep abreast of the daily changes in circumstances surrounding the COVID-19 outbreak. Both the Association of Fencing Industries (AFI) and the DHF representing those involved in automated gates and barriers were aiming to stream essential […]

Zaun Renews with Secured by Design

Last updated: Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Wolverhampton integrated perimeter, security and event overlay fencing specialist Zaun Limited is the latest company to renew its membership with Secured by Design (SBD), the national police crime prevention initiative. Zaun is a private British company founded in 1996, and with regional offices in France and Dubai. Zaun offers a complete service from initial site survey through […]

Design Software Avoids Costly Mistakes

Last updated: Wednesday, January 16, 2019

A revolutionary real-time design tool that delivers free quotes and detailed drawings in minutes has been launched. FH Brundle has designed Liveconfigurator to cut out costly mistakes and save fabricators, designers, installers and architects valuable time. Marketing manager Paul Smith said: “Liveconfigurator is simple to use and will generate a quote for our stainless steel and glass balustrade systems […]

Zedlock Locks into Market

Last updated: Sunday, July 8, 2018

Zedlock has launched an all-new gate lock designed for the industrial sector. The stainless steel bolt has a 70mm throw claimed by the West Sussex company as “ideal for large gates.” The Zedlock is manually operated and is designed as an alternative to the sliding bar and padlock system commonly used on industrial gates. The […]