As part of our effort to inform you of what to consider when purchasing a Linear Gate Opener, this post discusses the issue of whether your gate is new or existing?
If the installation is on an existing gate, open and close it manually to assure a smooth operation. Remember, Gate Operators do not correct gate problems! Existing gates that are to be automated must meet the ASTM F-2200 standard for gate construction. Roller Covers? Pinch points protected? Slide Gates screened to 2.25”?