Vehicle Gate Access Control Guide

By Brian Rhodes, Published Mar 19, 2020, 10:47am EDT

Vehicle gate access control demands integrating various systems to keep unauthorized cars out.

IPVM Image

Everything from high voltage electrical, to concrete modification, trenching, welding, low voltage systems (<50 volts), and manual labor is required to accomplish a fundamental task of access: keeping the bad guys on the outside of the fence.

In this note, we examine the various facets of gate access, from design to install, and even the special equipment needed to get the job done.

  • Defining what 'Ground Loops' Are
  • Answering Why Vehicle Gates Require Them
  • Special Card Reader Pedestals
  • When Long Range Readers Are Needed
  • Integrating High Powered Operators
  • Why Intercoms and Lights Are Important

Gate Access Design

The most common method of restricting vehicle and pedestrian access at property lines is through fences and gates. While security integrators are not typically tasked with designing or installing perimeter fences, many find themselves working to integrate access control with them.

The image below is a typical example of how a gate is integrated with various systems to work with electronic access:

The major parts of the system are typically only used with vehicle access applications:

  • Inductive Ground Loops
  • Long Range Readers
  • Reader Stand/Bollard Design
  • Gate Operators
  • Integrating EAC to Operators

******* ***** **** ********* are ***** ***** ****** to ******** ******** ** the ******* **** ***. See ******** ********* *** ************ Guide.

UL325 & **** ***** **************

** ***** ** ****** standards,** ***&**** ********** *** ******** ** code.

***** ****** ******** ** product ****** ************, **** define *** * **** conformant ******* ****** ** installed ** *** ****** features **** ********.

** *******, ***** ******* the ********* ** *****-**** devices *** ******/***** ****** to ******* ******* ********/********.

*** ************** **** ***** on *** **** ** gate *********, **: *****/ Slide/ ******** ***, *** generally ******** *** ****** PE **** ********* ****** be *********, ******* **********, and *** *** **** 'fabric' ****** ****** ** fitted ** ***** ******** people **** *** ****** of *****.

Inductive ****** *****

********* ******* ****** '****** loops' *** **** ** sense ******** ** *** gate ********. *** *** of ****** ***** ** widespread, ** **** ******* signals ** ************ ****** use **** ** ****** vehicles.

****** ***** **** ** inductive ***** ** * constant *****. **** * large ***** ****** (**** a *******) ****** *** field, *** ******** ********** of *** ***** *******, signalling *** ******** ** a ******* *** ********** devices **** ***** ** open ** *****.

********* ** ** *************** measurement, ** * ***-******* mass **** * ***** or ****** **** *** influence *** *****. ********* most ****** ***** *** tuned ** **** **** small ******** ******, **** bicycles, *****, ** ******* will *** '**** *** sensor', *** **** **** will ******* ** ******* traffic.

*** **** ****** ********, a ****** ** ****** loops *** ****:

  • **** ****: **** **** is ********* * ******** away **** *** ****, primarily ** **** *** gate ** ***** **** before *** ****** ******* reaches *** ****.
  • ****** ****** ****: *********** this **** ** **** to ****** *** ******** of * ******* ** the **** ** * swinging ****. ***** *** necessity ** **** **** depends ** *** **** of **** ***** ****, most ********* * *****-*** distance *** ********* ** the ****** *******.
  • ******* ****** ****: ** many *****, **** **** is **** ** * form ** '****-**********', ***** multiple ******** *** '*****' behind * ****** **** and **** ******* ***** on * ****** ********** read. *****, *** *********** to *** **** **** changes ***** ** **** operation, *** **** ****** it ** ****** **** the ******* **** ********** passes *******.

********** ****** ***** *** simple, *** ****** ********** for **** **********. ********* loops *** ********* ******* of *****. *** **** and ******** ** *** loop **** ********* ** the ************, *** ********** them ******** ******* ***** grooves (*****) **** ********, threading *** **** **** the *******, *** **** sealing *** *** **** a ***-*******, ********* ************ or ***. **** **** installing ***** **** '***' concrete, *** ******* ******* is ****, ****** **** embedding, ******* *** ***** of *** **** **** the ******** **** ** tightly **********.

*** ***** ***** ***** this *******, ****** *** installer ** '*******' *** loop ** * ***-*** depth **** *** *******:

****** ******** ******** * high ******* *** **** special ******. *** ********* of *** *** ** like ***** ******** ****, where *** ***** ** the *** ** ********** by ******. *** ****** cutting ****** *** ** 'wet', ***** ***** ** run **** *** ***** for ******* *** ** lubricate *** ***.

**** ************ ********* ****** companies, *** **** **** improvement ********* ***** ******** saws *** ****. *** amount ** *** **** for * ******* **** job ** ******, *** most *** ** **** with * ******** ****:

Reader ********

*** **** ***** '******** outside *** ***' **** off ** ****** ******** design. ******* ******* ******** pass ******* *****, ******** readers ** ***** ****** stations *** ** ****** at **** *********.

*********** ******** **** ****** differs ******* ******* *** average ***** *** ****** tractor *******, *** **** solution ** ***** ** create * '**** *****' with * *** ******* and **** *******. *** image ***** ** ** example ** * '***** driver' ***** *******, *** 'left ******' ********* **** arrangement ** ********* ********:

****** ***** ******* ***** this ********** *******: ********** bollards **** **** ********* adjacent ** *** ****** station ** ******* ****** if * ******* ******* the *****. ******** *** sturdy, ********* ******** ** ensure * *****-*** **** between ********* *** ********.

Long ***** *******

***** *** ********* ** vehicle *****, **** ***** readers *** **** ******* of **** ***********. ****** mullion ***** ******* **** measure * *** ****** tall, *** ******** ******* and ***** ************ ** a **** ***** ********* style ****** *** **** large, **** ** ~**" square ** ******.

*** *** ** ***** readers ********* ****** * vehicle ** *********** ***** a ******* ** ***** to *** ********** *****, have ** **** ** the ****, *** ***** it ** *** *******. Because '**** *****' *** still **** **** **** 15' *** **** ***********, the ******* **** **** relatively ***** ** *** gate *** **** ***** it *****:

** * '******* *****', or ******* ******* *** gate ******* ********, ** required * ******-***** ******/********** technology ** ***** ******. Typically ********* ** *** band **** ******* *** used *** **** *******, but **** *** ******* an ********** ********** **** specific ** *** ****** to ** ****** *** maintained.

*** ****, *** ******* ***** ****** ******* Readers ********.

Gate ******** *********

*** ** *** **** critical *** ********* ******* aspects ** ******* **** access *** ** ********** by ******* *** ******* in ****: *** **** should ** ********** **** like * ****. *******, rather **** *********** * strike ** *******, *** access ****** **** ******* the ****'* '********', ** movement *********.

******* * **** *** interfacing **** *** ** the ********* ******* *** outputs ** * ******* task. *** **** ****** may **** ** ** specially ***** ** ********* to **** ****** *** reliably. ***** **** **** controllers **** *** ******, outputs, *** ************** ****** to ******* *** **** opening, ** ** **** to *** *** ******** for **** *******, *** only ********* *** *** controller ** ******* *** gate ** **** ** close ***** ** ********** reads.

**** ********* **** ****** according ** *** ***** style ** **** **** are ******* ****. *** physical ****, ******, *****, and ******* ****** ** the **** *** *** factors ** ********* *** right ********. *** **** of **** ** ********* matched ** *** *********** and ***** ******* ** this ****. (*** * comprehensive **** ** *** different ****** ** ******** gates *********, *** *** '******** ***** ********'.)

*******, ********** ** *** type ** ******** ****, the ****** ** *********** the ****** ******* ****** and *** **** ** the ****: ***** ********. The ***** ***** ** a ******* ******* ** an ******** ******* *****, with *** *** ****** called ***:

******** **** *********** ** reader ********** *** ***** directly ** *** ****** of *** *********** **** operator, *** *** *** nuances ** ****, *******, and ****** ****** **** place ** *** ******** itself.

Intercoms *** ****** *** *********

******* ******* ***** *** typically **** ********* **** buildings, ******* **** ** users *** **** **** their ***********, ** ******** visitors *** ** * real *********.

*** **** ******, **** practices *** ********* ** reader ****** ** *** possibility ** **** ********** is **** *** *********** the ********* ** ******** gates **** ******* ** the ************ *****.

*** ********* ** *********, or **** ***** ******** stations ** *** **** keeps ************ ****** *******, yet ****** **** ** solicit **** ** ******:

IPVM Image

******* '*****' ********* ** hanging ****** ****** ** the **** ** **** on *** ******* ***:

IPVM Image

***** *** ********* ** the **** *** ******** of *** ******* *** be ********* ** ********** or ********** *******, ********** a ****** ******* *** simple ***** ***** ** signal ** *******. ***** basic ****** *** ****** feedback (**: *** ***** 'stop', ***** ***** '**', yellow ***** '*****'), ** access ****** *** *********** with ******* ***** *** typical ********** **** ** LED *********** *** *******.

Comments (11)

******* *** *** ****** the ********* ***** ** "long ***** ****" *** "security". **** *** **** folks *** *** **** Cadillac ** *** ******* want **** ***** **** in ***** ** ***** house **** ******** ****** to ** ******. * wonder **** **** ** when **** ****** *** the ******** *** ***** their ****** **** ** a ***** ** *** local ******* *****. * mention **** **** ******* it ***** **** ** me **** ** **** cases *** ************ ** the ******** *** ***** pay * **** ********** IPVM ****** ** *** in * ***** **** is *** **** **** of ******** *** ***** strong ********... * ***'* think ***** *** *** long ***** ******* **** do *********/******** **** * PIV **** ;-)

*** ***** *** *** the ********. * **** the **** ********** ***** is ********* ******* ** a ******** ********* ** the ******** ** *** fence...

Agree
Disagree
Informative
Unhelpful
Funny

********** **** ***** ** post:

UL325 & **** ***** **************

** ***** ** ****** standards,** ***&**** ********** *** ******** ** code.

***** ****** ******** ** product ****** ************, **** define *** * **** conformant ******* ****** ** installed ** *** ****** features **** ********.

** ******* ***** ******* the ********* ** *****-**** devices *** ******/***** ****** to ******* ******* ********/********.

*** ************** **** ***** on *** **** ** gate *********, **: *****/ Slide/ ******** ***, *** generally ******** *** ****** PE **** ********* ****** be *********, ******* **********, and *** *** **** 'fabric' ****** ****** ** fitted ** ***** ******** people **** *** ****** of *****.

Agree: 1
Disagree
Informative
Unhelpful
Funny

****** *** *** *******! I *** *** **** phone ** ***** *** future ** ******* *** reader *** ********. ** experience *** **** **** the ********** ** **** often ** *** ******, there ** * **** but **** ****** ** becomes ****** ******* *** to ******** **** *** gate. *********** **** ****** be **** ** ** adds ***** ** *** only ** *** ******* of *** ********** ***** an ***** .... **** as **** ******* ****** control ******* *** *** monitored *** *** **** alarm ****** **.

***

Agree
Disagree
Informative: 1
Unhelpful
Funny

***** *** ***** , most ** *** **** is ***** ********** *** learning ** *** ***.

*** * ***** ************** is **** **** *** hardship ** *** ***** and ******* **** *** dont **** *** ****** to **** ** *** complete .

**** **** **** ********* have ****** ** **** because * **** ****, Dont **** **, *** never *** ******** *** task ** ****.

***** *** ** **** course .

Agree
Disagree
Informative
Unhelpful
Funny

***** *******. ********* ** anyone ********* ** ***** free(like ***** *******) ********, which ***** ** ****** longer *****(****** ******** ***** in **********) *** ******* communication, ******* ** *********** IP ********* ***** *** need ** ****** ***** next ** *** **** station *** ****** *************.

******* ***** *******, *** etc *** *** ** to *** ****.

*** *********** ** **** or **** ***** ** based *********(**** ******* *** visitors) ******** ******** **** communication ********* ** ***** throughs, ***** **** ** the ***** ******** ************ from ** ***** * to * **** ******** of **** *******.

Agree
Disagree
Informative
Unhelpful
Funny

**** ******* *** ******* so ****, * ****** away **** * **** clear ************* ** *** Vehicle **** ****** *****. This *** ********** * keeper *******!!

***** ***,

***

Agree: 1
Disagree
Informative
Unhelpful
Funny

** **** ******** ***** (vehicle *** **********) **** have **** ********* ** the ******** *** ********. The ******* ** **** worked **** **** *** been **** ** *** up *** ***** ** show ***** ****** (**** vs ******) ** ***. Has ****** **** *** this ******* ** **** a *********** ********? **** seems **** * ***** system ********** *** ** have *** *** *** problems **** ** ***** to ******* ***** ***** door ******** ********.

Agree
Disagree
Informative
Unhelpful
Funny

**** ***** **** * basic ****** ********** *** we **** *** *** any ******** **** ** comes ** ******* ***** using **** ******** ********.

*** **** ******* ***** gate ******** ********, ** the ********* ********* ******* they *** **** ** closed?

Agree
Disagree
Informative
Unhelpful
Funny

*** ******** **** *** to **** ** *** gate ********* - ** did *** **** **** position ******** **** *** design.

Agree
Disagree
Informative
Unhelpful
Funny

**** ***** **** * basic ****** ********** *** we **** *** *** any ******** **** ** comes ** ******* ***** using **** ******** ********.

*'** *** ******** ** comment ** ****. *** noting **** ************ ****** as ** **********, ** often **** ** **** reflectors ** ***** ******** to ********** ******* **** position.

***** ********* **** *** very *********, ******* **** than $** *** ***** often ** ********* ****** the ******** *********. *** switch ***** ****** ***** on *** **** ** operator **** ******:

IPVM Image

Agree
Disagree
Informative: 1
Unhelpful
Funny

****** *****! * **** follow ** **** *** primary ****** ** *** if **** *** **** out * ******** ***** on **** *** ********.

Agree
Disagree
Informative
Unhelpful
Funny
Read this IPVM report for free.

This article is part of IPVM's 7,205 reports and 959 tests and is only available to subscribers. To get a one-time preview of our work, enter your work email to access the full article.

Already a subscriber? Login here | Join now
Loading Related Reports