Access Control Turnstiles Guide

By: Brian Rhodes, Published on Jan 28, 2019

Turnstiles control pedestrian access to secured areas, essentially becoming moving portions of fences, walls, or barricades for physically stop intruders.

*******, **** *** ** ugly, *********, ***********, *** downright ********* ** **** unwisely. ****** ** ******* the ****** ***** ** pedestrian ********** *** ******** the ********* ** ********** of **** ****:

  • **** ******
  • ****-******
  • *******
  • ***********
  • ********* *****

**** ***** **** ******* how ** ********* *** number ** ********** ****** as **** ** ********, installing, *** *********** ****.

Turnstile ********

**** ** ***** ** access *******, *** *********** controls *** ** ** effective ** **********.

**** ********* **** * physical ********* ** ******* that ****** ****** **** access ** **********, ******** only *** **** ***** at * ****:

**** * ******** **********, turnstiles *** **** **:

  • ******** ****** **/**** ** Area
  • ***** ****** ******* ******* Areas
  • ********** ******* ***********

*** ****** ** ***** spinning **** ******** *** essentially *********************** *** ********* ***** every **** ******** * controlled **** ** ******** with *** ****** ******.

Turnstile *****

** *** ******** *****, we ******* *** ****** types ** ********** ********** and ******** *** ********* vs ********** ** **** type:

  • **** ******
  • ****-******
  • *******
  • ***********
  • ********* *****

Full ******

***** ********** *** ********* gates **** ****** ** a ****** ** * to ** ****. *********, they *** ******** ** be ******** ** **** sides ** ***** ** wall.

***** *** *** **** secure ********* ****, *** to *** ********** ** passing ****** ** **** these ***** **** *******, but **** *** **** the **** ***********, **** up *********** *****, *** are ******. ** *******,**** ********* ** ********** ** allowing **** ** ** 'free ********' ** ****** directions, *** *** ****** models *** ***** ** turnstile **** ** ********** against****/****** *****.

***** ***** ** ********* are **** **** **** monitored ***** ******* ********* security ** ******** ** fences ** **** *******. These ********** **** ***** $5,000 *** *** * single ***** ****, ~$**,*** USD *** * ****** sized ****, *** ***** can **** ******** **** and ******** ******** ** install.

Half-Height

**** **** ** ********* is **** ** ******** free ****** ** ******** areas, *** *** *** as ********** ******** ** large ** **** ****** units:

***** ***** *** ******** pieces ** *****-***** ****** for *********** ***** *** position ** ********** *******. They *** ***** ******* in ****** ** *** or ****. ***** ***** are ****** ****** ****, and *** *** *********** for ****-******** ************. ***** units *** **** **** to ******** **** ******* flow **** ***** *****. These ********** **** ***** $4,000 *** ****.

Optical **********

**** **** ** * variation ** *** ***** height ********* **** * lightweight ******** ******* ***, and ** *********** *** 'administrative ****** *******' ****** than ******** *******:

******* ******* ** ** monitor/count ******* ** *** of ******** *****,**** ** *************, ********** ****. ***** ***** *** typically ******* ********** **** access ******* ******* ** detect ********** **** ** area. ***** ********** *** sirens, ******, *** ******* or ********** ********** *** access *******:

***** ***** **** ******* or ********** ********** ******* onboard. ******* ******* ********** are **** **** ** monitor ****** ****** *** large ********* **** ***** or ********** *******. ******* varies **** *******, *** a ********* ******** ******* turnstile ***** ***** $*,*** USD, *** *** ***** significantly ****** ** ~$**,*** USD *** ****.

***********

*** ******* ********* **** is **** *** ** the **** ******, ***** used ** ***** **** admittance **** ** **** rather **** ****** ******** access *******:

*** ***** ************ ** a ********** *** **** or ******* ******** **** rotate ****** * *******, and *** ******** ******* is ***** ****** ****** standoff ******** ******* ****** entering *** ****.

******* *** *********** ********* starts ** ~$*** *** for ****** *****, ******** multiple ***** *** ********* installed ********.

Half-Height & ********** *************

*** ******* **** **** less **** **** ****** turnstiles ** **** ********* can **** **** ** climb **** ****, ** is****** **** '****-*******' ** mass ******* *******:

*** **** ******, ***** turnstiles *** ***** ******** with ***** ******* **** cameras ** ****** ******** staff ** ******* *** areas ***** **** *** deployed.

Revolving *****

*** ** *** **** aesthetically ********, *** ********* turnstile ***** *** ********* doors. **** ********* **** is ***** **** ** a*******. *** ******** ** these ***** *** *** same ** **** ****** turnstiles, *** *** ******** are ********** ***** *** occupancy ******* **** **** a ****** ******:

***** ****** ******* ********* is ******, ***** *** installation ********** *** **** high. ****** ******-**** **** can **** $*,*** *** and **** ***** **** occupancy ********* *** **** ~$25,000 *** ** **** and ******* *********** ********* and ***** ***** *********** to *******.

Mandatory *****

*** ** *** **** common ******** **** ********** is ************* ***** *** cannot *** **** *** still **** ******.

*****, *********** ******* *** inclusion *****/********** *****. ***** *** ***** that ****** *********** ** carts ******* * *******, swinging ******* ** ** alternative ** *** ************ turnstile. ***** *** ***** located ******** ** ********** and *** ******** ** the **** ****** ************** point. **** **** **** access ********, ******** *********** can ** ************ ** travel ******* **** ****** than *********.

***** *** **** ****** an ***** ***** *** supply ***** ** ****** through * ***** **** rather **** *** ******** turnstile. ********* ** ***** one ** ***** ***** in * *****-**** ** common, *** ** ** prudent ** ****** **** adjacent ** ******** ******* areas ** ****/****** *****.

Proper ****** & **** ****** ******

****** ** *** **** important ****** **** ******** turnstile *********. ***** ************** significantly ****** *** ***** number ** ********** ******** to ** *** ***. If *** ****** ** required ********** ***** *************** high, ******** ********** ***** changes ** ****** **** time *** ******* ** flow.

*** ****** ** ********** must ** '*****' ********* to *** ******* ******* they **** ******. **** sizing ** * ***** calculation *** *** **** people *** ****** ******* the ********** ** * given ****** ** ****:

Sizing *******

******** *** ********* ****** example:

*** **** **** ***** to ******* * ***** for *** ****** ** turnstiles ** *** ***** employee ******** ** * manufacturing *****. **** ****** turnstiles **** ** ********* at *** **** ***** line ********** *** ******* lot **** *** ***** building.

***** *** *,*** ********* arriving *** **** ****** this ******, *** ** minutes **** **** *** aside *** **** ******** of *******. *** **** turnstiles ****** ** ****** for **** ***?

******: *** ********* *********** determines **** ** - 18 ********** *** ******** to ****** *,*** ****** in ** *******. * typical ****-****** ********* ** designed ** *********** *** - *** *** ****. The ******* **** ******* rate ** * ****** per *********, *** ******. If *,*** ****** **** flow ******* ********** ****** a ***** ******, ******** the **** ** ****** that ****** ** ******* to ** *******.

(***** ****** ** ******) / ((**** ******* ********* per ***) * (****** of **** *********)) = (Number ** **********)

(*,*** ******) / ((* people *** ******) * (15 *******)) = (**.* turnstiles)

***** ********** *** ********* in '******' ** '******' sized *****, ********** * quote *** ** ********* (or * *******) ** prudent **** * ****** over-sizing ** ****** ** turnstiles *** *** ******** that * **** ** out ** *******.

Site ****

********** ********** ***** ******* concrete *** *********** *** fence ****. **** **** should ** ********* ******* and ************, ** * gap ** ******* *** be ******* *** ** extended ****** ** ****. Security ****** ** ******** of ***** ****, *** extra *********** ** ******** of *** **** *** be ******** ***** ********** are *********. **** **** or ******* ******** ***** may ** ********, *** routing ********** *** **** utility ** ********* ****** as ****.

**** ******** *** ***** from *** ******* *** be ******, ********** **** mounting ********** *******. ***** security ******* **** ************ and ********* *** ***** installed ** ***** ****** to ****** ********** *** access *******.

********** *** *** ********* low-voltage ******** *** ************ work ***** **** ** coordinated **** ** ***********. This *** ** ** especially ****** **** ** the *** *********** **** turnstiles *** ***** ******* in *** ******** *** on ******* *****-*****.

*** ********** **** **** elements *** ****** *** cost ** ************ *** turnstile *****.

Integrating **** ****** *******

** **** *****, ********** of *** ***** *** be ********** **** ****** control, ***** ***** *** same ****** ******** *** logic ** *****.

******* ** * ****** door **** ** ******, the ********* ******* ** solenoid ** ********* ** a****** ******* **** ************* ***** **** *********** using ***************** ******* ************** ** ******** ** mounting ****** ** *** turnstile ******:

**** ********** ********** **** factory ******* ** ********* with ****** *******, *** even ***** ******* *** typically ********* ****.

************

***** ********, ********* ********* should ** '**** *******' directly ** *** ************ site. ********* ** *** type *** ****** ** turnstiles ** ** *********, the ********* ****** *** be ******* ******** ******.

*** ** **** *** weight, ********* ******* ** ******** ** move *** ******* **** equipment. ************ ** **** turnstiles ****** ** ********** a '***-***' ***, *** to *** ******** **** of ***** *****, *** most ***** *** ** installed ** *** ******* workdays ** ****.

***********

********** *** ***** ******* outside ** ***** ******* and *** ******* **** at ******** ******** ******. As * ******, **** periodic *********** ****** ** planned ** ******* ***** machines.

******* ******** ********** ********* and ******* ********** ***** lubricated *** ******** ****** be ********** ** ******* part ** ********* ***** units. ** **** *****, the ********* ************ **** offer * ****-****** '*********** kit' ** *********** *****, seal, *** ****** *** the ********* *** ***** this ** * ******* / *********** ********.

[****: **** ***** *** originally ******* ** **** but ************* ******* ** 2019.]

Comments (4)

***** ****** *****. ** **** **** ********* ***** *** ** the **** ********* ******* **** ******* *** ********** ********** **** are ******* ******* ** *** ***********. ** ******* ***** * few ***** ****** ***** ***** ******** **** *** *** *** extend *** **** ***** * *** ** ********* *** ************* recommended *********** ********. *********** *** **** **** ** ********** * turnstile ** ** **** ****** ** *** *** ******** ** purchase * *********** ********, ** *** **** ******* * ************ maintenance ******** ** **** ***** ********** ** ******* *****.

** ******** *** ********** ** * ******* ***** *** *** find ***** ************ *** ****** **** ****** *** ****** ***** into * ******* ****** ****. *** ******** *** ******* ** the ****** ** * ********* ***'* **** ********* *** *** labor ** ******* *** **. ** ******* ******* *** ******* lubricated **** **** ************.

** *** *** ******* ***** **** ******** ******* * **-***** kit ** **** ** ****. *** ** *** **** *** typically **** ********* **** ****** ********** ***** *** *** *** have **** *** **** *** * ******* ****.

** **** **** ***** * *** ******** ********** **** *** years, **** ****** *** *******. ***** **** **** *** ***-***** support, ************ ******* *** ******* ******* **** ******* *** ****** to **** ** ** *******. ***** *** ***** **** ********* manufacturers ** **** *** ** **** ****** ** **** **** Alvarado.

******* ****** **** *******, *** * ********* ******** ******* ********* cost ***** $*,*** ***

*****, ** *** **** *** ***** ** ******* *********'* ** this ***** *****? ** *** ******* ** * ******* *** have ****** **** ******* ********* ************* **** *** *** *-* times **** *****.

* ********* ******** ******* **** *** ** ****** *******, **:

(***** ******** *********** ***)

*** ***** *** ******, **:

*******, **** ** *** ****** *** * ****** **** ** optical ********* *** ************ **** *********! $**,***+ *** **** ** not ********!

** **** *** *******, ******* *** ** ************* ******, *** I'll ****** *** **** ** ******* ****. ******!

** **** **** ******* **** **********; **** ******* *** ****-******, they *** ** **** *****-*****. *-**** ** *** * *** put *** ** ******* **** ******* **** **** ** ********.

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