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FAQs

See below for the answers to commonly asked questions:

PEDESTRIAN GATES:

Q / How far apart do I need the posts or pillars on a single pedestrian gate?

A / You will need to allow between 15mm - 25mm (ideally 20mm) between gate edge and post and on latch side allow between 21mm - 23mm (ideally 21mm)

Example: Hinge side 20mm + latch side 21mm + gate width example 1000mm = 1041mm between posts or pillars. 

Pedestrian Gate Gap Detail

Q / How high do I need my posts?

A / On the hinge side, you will need at least 100mm higher post to allow for the top and bottom hinges.

Example: Bottom hinge 30mm + top hinge allowance 70mm + gate example of 1800mm = 1900mm floor to top of post.

You will find hardware technical drawings click here or you can contact us for the installation instruction with the sizes, state on message the RMG number of the product ie RMG001 or RMG002

ORNATE DOUBLE GATES:

Click on pictures for Ornate gate dimensions

Aluminium Ornate Gate RMG01 Aluminium Ornate Gate RMG02 Aluminium Ornate Gate RMG03

Q / How far apart do I need the posts or pillars on a Ornate double gate?

A / You will need to allow 70mm per hinge gap between gate and post and in the middle between the leafs gap 5mm-10mm

Example:  Between posts or pillars would be the gate width plus 150mm

Q / How high do I need my posts?

A / On the hinge side, at least the height of the gate plus any clearance at bottom of the gate.

Example: Bottom gap 35mm + height of hinge side of the gate, floor to top of post.

NOTE* If you are under ground automating, you will need to adjust the height of the post to allow for the automation recommended floor clearance.

You will find hardware technical drawings click here or you can contact us for the installation instruction with the sizes, state on message the RMG number of the product ie RMG001 or RMG002 

See Ornate Gates Installation Manuals Here RMG001 RMG002 or RMG003

CONTEMPORARY DOUBLE GATES:

Q / How far apart do I need the posts or pillars on a Contemporary double gate?

A / You will need to allow between 10mm - 30mm (ideally 20mm) between gate edge and post on each side.

Example: Hinge side 20mm + 20mm + middle gap 10mm and gate width = width between posts or pillars.

Double Gate Gaps

Q / How high do I need my posts?

A / On the hinge side, you will need at least 100mm higher post to allow for the top and bottom hinges.

Example: Bottom hinge 30mm + top hinge allowance 70mm + gate example of 1800mm high = 1900mm floor to top of post.

NOTE* If you are under ground automating, you will need to adjust the height of the post to allow for the automation recommended floor clearance.

You will find hardware technical drawings click here or you can contact us for the installation instruction with the sizes, state on message the RMG number of the product ie RMG001 or RMG002

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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