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SECTION 32 31 00
SECURITY GATES
 
 
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** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** AutoGate, Inc.; Gate operator products.
.
This section is based on the products of AutoGate, Inc., which is located at:
7306 Driver Rd. P. O. Box 50
Berlin Heights, OH 44814
Toll Free Tel: 800-944-4283
Tel: 419-588-2796
Fax: 419-588-3514
Email: request info (sales@autogate.com)
Web: www.autogate.com
[ Click Here ] for additional information.
AutoGate, Inc., is located near the shores of Lake Erie in Berlin Heights, Ohio. We are a family owned business founded in 1986. With a reputation for quality, we are a the leading manufacturer of Vertical Pivot Lift [VPL] gGate operators [VPG]. In addition to manufacturing the first UL 325 compliant vertical pivot lift gate operator, we also offer a full line of reversing/safety entrapment protection and access control devices.
Our product line includes "The Shield", a Department of State (DoS) / ASTM F2656 K12/ASTM M50, K8/ASTM M40, K4/ASTM M30 and a Shallow Foundation K4/ASTM 30 rated anti-terrorism active crash barrier gates. All of our crash systems are listed on the Department of Defense (DoD) Anti-Ram Vehicle Barrier List.
With a product suite focused on quality and over 90 combined years of experience in security sales and technical support, AutoGate is a complete source for secure entry solutions.
Our standard and anti-terrorism products are appropriate for industrial & commercial facilities, gated communities, mini storage facilities, marinas, all high threat level installations and any other location where pedestrian and vehicle access needs to be controlled.
 
PART 1 GENERAL
 
1.1
SECTION INCLUDES
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete items below not required for project.
 
A.
Vertical Pivot Gates.
B.
Crash Rated Vertical Pivot Barriers.
1.2
RELATED SECTIONS
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete any sections below not relevant to this project; add others as required.
 
A.
Section 31 20 00 - Earth Moving [31 20 00] - Earthwork: Required for foundations and electrical distribution.
B.
Section 32 12 16 - Asphalt Paving [32 12 16] - Asphalt Paving.
C.
Section 32 13 13 - Concrete Paving [32 13 13] - Cement Concrete Paving.
D.
Section 32 31 13 - Chain Link Fences and Gates [32 31 00] - Fencing and Gates.
E.
Section 32 33 43.53 - Site Tables [34 75 13.13] - Concrete Bollards and guardrails.
F.
Section 12 93 13 - Bicycle Racks [34 75 13.16] - Crash Barriers Anti-Ram Gates.
G.
Section 03 30 00 - Cast-in-Place Concrete [03 30 00] - Cast-In-Place Concrete: Required for foundations and operator and yoke pads
H.
Section 28 13 00 - Access Control [28 10 00] - Security Access Control and Surveillance: Interconnecting devices.
I.
Section 26 05 23 - Control-Voltage Electrical Power Cables [26 05 23] - Control Voltage Electrical Power Cables.
J.
Section 48 00 00 - Electrical Power Generation [26 05 13] - Electrical Power and distribution.
1.3
REFERENCES
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete references from the list below that are not actually required by the text of the edited section.
 
A.
ASTM A 36/A 36M - Standard Specification for Carbon Structural Steel
B.
ASTM A 27/A 27M - Standard Specification for Steel Castings, Carbon, for General Application
C.
ASTM A 47/A 47M - Standard Specification for Ferritic Malleable Iron Castings
D.
ASTM A 53/A 53M - Standard Specification for Pipe, Steel, Black and Hot-Dipped, Zinc-Coated, Welded and Seamless
E.
ASTM A 307 - Standard Specification for Carbon Steel Bolts and Studs, 60 000 PSI Tensile Strength
F.
ASTM A 500 - Standard Specification for Cold-Formed Welded and Seamless Carbon Steel Structural Tubing in Rounds and Shapes
G.
ASTM A 615/A 615M - Standard Specification for Deformed and Plain Carbon-Steel Bars for Concrete Reinforcement
H.
ASTM B 221 - Standard Specification for Aluminum and Aluminum-Alloy Extruded Bars, Rods, Wire, Profiles, and Tubes
I.
ASTM B 429/B 429M - Standard Specification for Aluminum-Alloy Extruded Structural Pipe and Tube.
J.
ASTM C 33/C 33M - Standard Specification for Concrete Aggregates.
K.
ASTM C94/C94M - Standard Specification for Ready-Mixed Concrete
L.
ASTM C 150/C 150M - Standard Specification for Portland Cement
M.
ASTM F 567 - Standard Practice for Installation of Chain-Link Fence
N.
ASTM F 1043 - Standard Specification for Strength and Protective Coatings on Steel Industrial Chain Link Fence Framework
O.
ASTM F 2200 - Standard Specification for Automated Vehicular Gate Construction.
P.
ASTM F 2656 - Standard Test Method for Vehicle Crash Testing of Perimeter Barriers.
Q.
U.S. Army Corp of Engineers - PDC Standard; DOD Certified Anti-Ram Vehicle Barriers.
R.
U.S. Department of State DOS - SD-STD-02.01, Revision A Test Method for Vehicle Crash Testing of Perimeter Barriers and Gates, 2003
S.
Unified Facilities Criteria (UFC), UFC 4-022-02, Selection & Application of Vehicle Barriers.
T.
Unified Facilities Criteria (UFC), UFC 4-022-03, Security Fences and Gates
U.
Unified Facilities Criteria (UFC) UFC 4-022-01 Army ACP Standard Design and Criteria
V.
Federal Specification RR-F-191/2E - Chain Link Fences and Gates.
W.
NFPA 70: National Electrical Code.
X.
UL 325 - Standard for Safety for Door, Drapery, Gate, Louver, and Window Operators and Systems. Sixth Edition. [Typically not common to crash systems; however, AutoGate is UL 325 listed for this safety standard if desired. Consult AutoGate.
Y.
CAN/CSA-C22.2 No. 247, Operators and Systems of Doors, Gates, Draperies, and Louvers.
1.4
DESIGN / PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS
A.
Comply with applicable (Federal/State/Local) code. Comply with requirements of Authorities Having Jurisdiction (AHJ) in Project location.
1.
Standards: Comply and adhere to current Operation Control Systems and Gate Panel Construction Standards.
a.
UL 325 - Standard for Safety for Door, Drapery, Gate, Louver, and Window Operators and Systems.
b.
CAN/CSA-C22.2 No. 247 Operators and Systems of Doors, Gates, Draperies, and Louvers
c.
ASTM F 2200 - Standard Specification for Automated Vehicular Gate Construction.
d.
Federal Specification RR-F-191/2E, Chain Link Fences and Gates.
2.
Electrical Components, Devices, and Accessories: NFPA 70, Article 100.
B.
Wind Bracing: Provide wind bracing to meet the following design criteria:
1.
75 mph design load.
2.
90 MPH wind loading and 150 MPH hurricane wind loading (IBC Section 1609.6 Simplified Wind Load Method).
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Edit the following paragraphs for use with Crash Rated Vertical Pivot Gates. Delete references from the list below that are not actually required.
 
C.
Security Barrier Standards: Comply with applicable (DOD, FEMA, Federal/State/Local) code. Comply with requirements of Authorities Having Jurisdiction (AHJ) in Project location.
1.
United States State Departments - SD-STD-02.01, Revision A, dated March 2003
2.
ASTM F2656-15 Standard Test Method for Vehicle Crash Testing of Perimeter Barriers.
3.
U.S. Department of State DOS - SD-STD-02.01, Revision A Test Method for Vehicle Crash Testing of Perimeter Barriers and Gates, 2003
4.
United States Department of Defense: Unified Facilities Criteria (UFC) Security Engineering: Entry Control Facilities / Access Control Points UFC 4-022-01 and Unified Facilities Criteria (UFC), UFC 4-022-03, Security Fences and Gates.
a.
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
b.
Naval Facilities Engineering Command
c.
Air Force Civil Engineer Support Agency -
d.
Department of Defense Handbook Selection and Application of Vehicle Barriers MIL-HDBK-1013/14 1 February 1999.
e.
U.S. Army Corp of Engineers - PDC Standard; DOD Certified Anti-Ram Vehicle Barriers.
5.
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Risk Management Series - Reference Manual to Mitigate Potential Terrorist Attacks Against Buildings
D.
Anti-Ram Vertical Pivot Active Barriers shall be based on full scale crash tests conducted in accordance with ASTM F 2656 or SD-STD-02.01, Revision A March 2003 by an independent test laboratories or government-approved facilities for the following rating:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select the M30 or M50 rating as applicable to the barrier specified. ASTM F2656-15 test method provides a structured procedure to establish a penetration rating for perimeter barriers subjected to a vehicle impact.
 
1.
DOS K4/ASTM F 2656 M30 - Kinetic Energy of approximately 400,000 ft-lb (55,320 kg-m) of energy, 15,000 lb @ 30 mph (6,818 kg @ 48 kph).
2.
DOS K12/ASTM F 2656 M50 - Kinetic Energy of approximately 1,200,000 ft-lb (165,960 kg-m) of energy, 15,000 lb @ 50 mph (6,818 kg @ 80 kph).
1.5
SUBMITTALS
A.
Submit under provisions of Section 01 30 00 - Administrative Requirements.
B.
Product Data: Manufacturer's data sheets on each product to be used, including:
1.
Details of material and construction.
2.
Preparation instructions and recommendations.
3.
Storage and handling requirements and recommendations.
4.
Installation methods.
C.
Shop Drawings: Furnish detailed drawing of gate panel construction/fabrications that is in compliance with ASTM F 2200.
1.
Show locations and details of vehicle barrier systems including each major element, and details of operation, hardware, and accessories.
2.
Indicate materials, dimensions, sizes, weights, and finishes of components and accessory items.
3.
Include plans, elevations, sections, foundation drawings and other required installation and operational clearances, and details of anchorage, sleeves, and bolts installed by others.
4.
Include requirements for Pads and Bolster foundations and anchors.
5.
Installation procedures and instructions.
6.
Controls: Show locations and details for control components, switches and motor drive system. Indicate motor size, drive schematic, electrical characteristics, drive arrangement, mounting, disengagement and override procedures, and grounding.
7.
Wiring Diagrams: Power and control wiring, communication features, and access control features. Differentiate between factory-installed and field-installed wiring and between components provided by manufacturer and those provided by other sections of the specification.
D.
Verification Samples: For each finish product specified, two samples, minimum size 6 inches (150 mm) square, representing actual product, color, and finish.
E.
Manufacturer's Certificates: Certify products meet or exceed specified requirements.
F.
Closeout Submittals:
1.
Provide As-Built Drawings showing the as-built conditions of all equipment provided.
2.
Provide manufacturer's maintenance and service instructions that include recommendations for periodic maintenance and cleaning of all gate and vehicle barrier system components including:
a.
Parts List, or Bill of Material on all major parts and components.
b.
Recommended Spare and Consumables Parts List. Spare parts shall be those that can be field replaced. Consumables include items required for maintenance and service, such as, lights, fuses, lubricants, recommended accessories, mechanical components, etc. Provide all items with a part number, recommended quantity, and a brief description.
1.6
QUALITY ASSURANCE
A.
Manufacturer Qualifications: Minimum 3 years documented experience, producing systems specified in this section. Furnish UL 325 Listing Certification from a Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory for Gate Operator specified in this section.
B.
Fabricator Qualifications: Minimum 3 years documented experience in automated gate panel fabrication.
C.
Installer Qualifications: Installer Qualifications: An experienced installer who has completed fences and gates similar in material, design, and extent to those specified for this Project and whose work has resulted in construction with a record of successful in-service performance.
1.7
DELIVERY, STORAGE, AND HANDLING
A.
Store products in manufacturer's unopened packaging until ready for installation.
B.
Store components to avoid damage from moisture, abrasion, and other construction activities. Carefully store materials off the ground to provide proper protection against oxidation caused by ground contact.
1.8
COORDINATION AND SEQUENCING
A.
Coordinate gate installation with concrete foundations, line fencing, paving and electrical power and control conduits.
B.
Ensure that locating templates and other information required for installation of products of this section are furnished to affected trades in time to prevent interruption of construction progress.
C.
Ensure that products of this section are supplied to affected trades in time to prevent interruption of construction progress.
1.9
PROJECT CONDITIONS
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Edit the following paragraphs as required and applicable to project requirements. Delete the paragraphs that are not applicable.
 
A.
Crash Barrier Field Measurements: Provide AutoCAD Survey drawing files or take measurements and generate dimensions where Bolster Foundations, Drop Arm and Operator are to be located. Indicate specific location of operator and bolsters with regard to existing roadways, proposed roadways and clear drivable width needed between bolsters, curb locations, grade changes, elevations, landscaping, overhead obstructions, fencing, protective bollards, and buildings. Coordinate and exchange information with other components.
B.
Security Gate and Operator Field Measurements: Provide AutoCAD Survey drawing files or take measurements of dimensions where the Operator and Security Gate are to be located. Indicate specific location of operator and foundation with regard to existing roadways, proposed roadways, curb locations, grade changes, elevations, landscaping, overhead obstructions, adjacent fencing, protective bollards, and buildings. Coordinate and exchange information with other components.
1.10
WARRANTY
A.
Standard Warranty: Provide manufacturer's standard 3 year limited warranty against defective materials and workmanship after Date of Substantial Completion
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select the following optional extended warranty if required. Delete if not required.
 
B.
Extended Warranty: Provide an extended manufacturer's warranty covering defective materials and workmanship for an additional 2 year period beyond the initial 3 year warranty
PART 2 PRODUCTS
 
2.1
MANUFACTURERS
A.
Acceptable Manufacturer: AutoGate, Inc., which is located at: 7306 Driver Rd. P. O. Box 50; Berlin Heights, OH 44814; Toll Free Tel: 800-944-4283; Tel: 419-588-2796; Fax: 419-588-3514; Email: request info (sales@autogate.com); Web: www.autogate.com
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete one of the following two paragraphs; coordinate with requirements of Division 1 section on product options and substitutions.
 
B.
Substitutions: Not permitted.
C.
Requests for substitutions will be considered in accordance with provisions of Section 01 60 00 - Product Requirements.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Edit the following paragraphs as required and applicable to project requirements. Delete the paragraphs that are not applicable.
 
2.2
VERTICAL PIVOT GATE SYSTEM
A.
VPG-24 Gate: AutoGate VPG-24 Vertical Pivot Gate.
1.
Gate Styles:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select the style required and delete those not required.
 
a.
Cornhusker 100 - Post and rail.
b.
Barracuda 200 - Barrier arm.
c.
Chain Link 300 - Mesh and diagonal bracing.
d.
Catawba 400 - Vertical picket concave/convex sloped rail.
e.
Buckeye 500 - Vertical spear pickets center welded to gate frame.
f.
Congress 600 - Vertical picket with convex top rail.
g.
Saratoga 700 - Vertical spear pickets through ornamental top rail.
h.
Prestigious 800 - Vertical spear picket through double convex top rail.
i.
Ohioan 900 - Vertical spear picket and double top rail.
2.
Gate Size:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Gates are available single gate and double gate configurations with individual gates in lengths of 11 feet to 24 feet and heights of 4 feet to 8 feet from pad grade. Consult manufacturer for lengths over 24 feet and heights over 8 feet..
 
a.
Length as indicate on the Drawings.
b.
Height as indicated on the Drawings.
3.
Foundation Requirements.
a.
VPG-24 Gate: __ inch Deep operator foundation design.
4.
Materials:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select steel or aluminum or custom pickets or chain link and framing and delete the ones not required. Consult manufacturer for special sizes, spacing and custom materials (fabric/pickets/pales).
 
a.
Aluminum Pickets: 3/4 inch square Aluminum Tubing alloy and temper 6063-T6.
b.
Steel Pickets: 3/4 inch square ASTM A 500 Cold-Formed Welded Pipe and Structural Tubing Hot-Dipped, Zinc-Coated.
c.
Custom Pickets: Picket material of _______ and spacing to match existing/planned fencing design indicated on the Drawings.
d.
Chain Link: Chain Link Fence Manufacturer's Institute "Specifications for Fence-Posts, Gates and Accessories".
1)
2-3/8 inch, Schedule 40 and 20 Galvanized Steel Tubing with 9 gauge Galvanized Steel Fabric.
2)
2-3/8 inch, Schedule 80, 40 and 20 Aluminum Tubing with 9 gauge Aluminum Fabric.
e.
Aluminum Assembly Framing:
1)
Plate, Shapes and Bar: ASTM B 221, alloy 6061-T6 or 6063-T6.
2)
Extrusions: Alloy and temper 6063-T6 except formed elbows shall be 6063-T4:
3)
Round Aluminum Pipe: Standard weight extruded structural aluminum pipe, alloy 6063-T6, mill finish, complying with ASTM B 429.
4)
Provide lock washer or other locking device at all bolted connections.
f.
Steel Assembly Framing:
1)
High strength steel pipe triple coated in accordance with ASTM F1043 Group IC; SS40 as manufactured by Allied Tube & Conduit.
a)
External coatings per ASTM F 1043 Type B; internal coatings per ASTM F 1043 Type D.
b)
Post welding treatments: All welded joints to be coated ZRC or equivalent zinc rich coating.
2)
Steel Tubes: ASTM A 500 Cold-Formed Welded Pipe and Structural Tubing Hot-Dipped, Zinc-Coated.
a)
External coating weldable Epoxy powder coat primer (Epoxy Z Kote by Atlas Tubing).
3)
Steel Shapes plates and bars: ASTM A 36.
g.
Threaded Fasteners:
1)
All exterior screws, bolts, nut and washers shall be 300 Series non-magnetic Stainless steel.
2)
Provide lock washers or other locking devices such as deformed thread lock or nylon locking nuts at all bolted connections.
5.
Finish: Shop Applied Two Part Polyurethane Enamel Paint on Gates. Coating testing exceeds 1000 salt spray hours. Color as selected by the Architect.
6.
Construction:
a.
Frames: Assemble gate frames by welding at corners. Infill gate frames with panels to match adjacent fence panels. All gate framing members shall be unspliced single tube/pipe or tube length.
b.
Bracing: Provide as required to prevent gate sagging and to meet the wind bracing design criteria specified.
c.
Fully assemble gate leaves in the manufacturer' s shop with no joints splices or bolted sections. Open tube ends or sections are not acceptable.
d.
Welding: Make exposed joints butt tight, flush, and hairline. Continuously seal joined members by continuous welds.
e.
Fabricated frame and infill fabrics: Epoxy coating, PVC Coating, or unpainted mill finish fabrics to match fence line color.
f.
Barbed wire assemblies: Extend gatepost and vertical frame members 12 inches above top of chain-link fabric.
g.
Provide components required for receiving yoke anchorage of gate ends. Fabricate anchors and related components of material and finish matching gate frame.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** For double gates Control Panel can be set to accommodate 2nd Operator or Sallie Port with another Operator.
 
7.
Gate Operators:
a.
Provide gate operator system, including gate operator, field supplied manufacturer recommended batteries, external entrapment contact sensing equipment [and] [or] external entrapment non-contact sensing equipment.
1)
Model: VLG-24 Operator (Commercial/Industrial/High Security gates).
2)
Size: 68 inches long by 51 inches high by 30 inches wide.
b.
Gear Motor Unit: 1/3 HP, 24VDC high torque gear ball bearing motor with hardened steel gears lubricated with synthetic automatic transmission fluid (Rated to minus 70 degrees F)
1)
Operation: 100 percent duty cycle.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select power supply required from the following two paragraphs and delete the one not required.
 
2)
Power: 120 VAC, Single Phase, 15 amp, standard
3)
Power: 240 VAC, 10 amp option.
4)
Standby Power: 24 Volt DC current stand-by battery system with built-in battery maintainer with "over-charge" protection.
5)
Provide with two Group 24, sealed 12v batteries, (Marine Starting type).
6)
Gate Speed: Fully open to fully closed and fully closed to open not less than 10-12 seconds.
c.
Gate Operator Enclosure: Fabricate operator enclosure from steel tubing and sheet metal. Continuous seal weld all frames seams with welds ground smooth. Screwed frames are not acceptable.
1)
Frame: 2 inch square, 11 Ga. (.120 inch) steel tubing.
2)
Cabinet Exterior: 18 Ga. Galvannealed Sheet shop applied two part polyurethane enamel paint.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select one of the following two paragraphs and delete the one not required.
 
a)
Standard color as selected by the Architect.
b)
Custom color as selected by the Architect.
3)
Mounting Pads: 3 inch wide by 3/8 inch thick type 304 Stainless Steel flat bar.
d.
Control Circuitry:
1)
Solid state coated control board in weatherproof electrical enclosure. Boards tested to minus 40 degrees F.
2)
Control Wiring: 16 and 18 Ga. single conductor. Copper w/electrolytic copper compression terminals tin-plated for maximum corrosion prevention.
3)
Gate Operator System shall be Listed to UL 325.
4)
Gate panel fabricated in accordance with ASTM F 2200.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Reference appropriate Class in the following paragraph.
Class I RESIDENTIAL VEHICULAR GATE OPERATOR - A vehicular gate operator (or system) intended for use in garages or parking areas associated with a residence of one to four single families.
Class II - COMMERCIAL / GENERAL ACCESS VEHICULAR GATE OPERATOR - A vehicular gate operator (or system) intended for use in a commercial location or building such as a multi-family housing unit (five or more single family units), hotel, garages, retail store or other buildings accessible by or servicing the general public.
Class III - INDUSTRIAL / LIMITED ACCESS VEHICULAR GATE OPERATOR - A vehicular gate operator (or system) intended for use in an industrial location or building such as a factory or loading dock area or other locations not accessible by or intended to service the general public.
Class IV - RESTRICTED ACCESS VEHICULAR GATE OPERATOR - A vehicular gate operator (or system) intended for use in a guarded industrial location or building such as an airport security area or other restricted access locations not servicing the general public, in which unauthorized access is prevented via supervision by security personnel.
 
a)
Class I
b)
Class II
c)
Class III
d)
Class IV
5)
Entrapment Sensing Device, Type A with inherent motor current sensors as part of the gate operator system constructed such that it may not be removed or bypassed.
6)
Operator shall have provision for connection of Control System and for connection of external entrapment protection devices specified.
e.
External Entrapment Sensing Device: Provide the external entrapment protection devices as appropriate for the site conditions to protect against all potential entrapment zones.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** In addition to the Type A entrapment device specified under Control Circuitry above a minimum of one of the below devices listed in 1) and 2) are required for each entrapment zone. Select entrapment protection type(s) required from the following three paragraphs and delete those not required. The same type of device shall not be utilized for both entrapment protection means. Use of a single device to cover both the opening and closing directions is in accordance with the requirement; however a single device is not required to cover both directions. A combination of one Type B1 for one direction and one Type B2 for the other direction is the equivalent of one device for the purpose of complying with the requirements of either the primary or external entrapment protection means.
 
1)
Photo Beams Type B1 - Non-contact sensor (photoelectric sensor or the equivalent); Acceptable Tested Products:
a)
EMX Industries Model#: IRB-325 Transmitter / receiver type
b)
EMX Industries Model#: IRB-MON Transmitter / receiver type.
c)
Miller Edge Model#: RG-K, Reflecti-Guard Retro-Reflective Photo Optic Sensor
d)
Allen Bradley Model#: 60-2728 Retro-reflective type
e)
Omron / MMTC Model#: E3K-R10K4-NR Retro-reflective type
2)
Safety Edges (Contact Edges) Type B2 - Contact sensor (edge device or the equivalent) Acceptable Product:
a)
Miller Edge Model ME-120
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select one or more of the following optional operator paragraphs and delete if not required.
 
f.
Operator:
1)
Provide approved surge and spike protection.
2)
Provide Audible/Audible-Visual Warning Device(s) activated:
a)
When gate is in motion
b)
With waning lights or strobe on at all times.
3)
Provide External Emergency Stop Button:
a)
Twist resettable or Key Resettable
b)
Mounted near the operator/etc.
8.
Control Systems:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Include one of the following two paragraphs and delete the one not required. Operation control system paragraph is a basic constant contact control system. More sophisticated controls are specified in a separate Gate Control Section. Any dry contact type operator system is compatible with AutoGate controls
 
a.
Operation control system: Remote-control stations, safety devices, and weatherproof enclosures; coordinate electrical requirements with building electrical system.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select location and two position or three position control from the following paragraphs and delete those not required. Note that UL 325 required all access control to be a minimum of 6 feet from the operator or any portion of the gate when in any open, closed or moving state.
 
1)
Control Station located at gate a minimum of 6 feet from gate:
a)
Momentary-contact Two Position (Open/close).
b)
Momentary-contact Three position (Open, stop, close).
c)
Provide key switch to lock out open and close buttons.
2)
Control Station located remotely from gate
a)
Momentary-contact Two Position (Open/close).
b)
Momentary-contact Three position (Open, stop, close).
c)
Provide key switch to lock out open and close buttons.
b.
Gate Operation control systems are specified under Section 28 13 00 - Access Control. System includes the following operations.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select the devices specified in Section 28 13 00 - Access Control and delete those not anticipated. Verify that manufacturers name, model and pertinent details are available in Section 28 13 00 - Access Control or the Drawings.
 
1)
Card Reader: Functions only when authorized card is presented.
2)
Digital Keypad Entry Unit: Multiple programmable code.
3)
Radio Control: Digital system of code-compatible universal receiver for each gate.
4)
Telephone Entry System.
5)
Opticom Infrared Emergency Access System
6)
Knox Box (include model #)
7)
Siren Operated Sensor Emergency Access System
8)
Click-2-Enter Emergency Access System
9)
24/7 or true 365 day timer
10)
Vehicle Loop Detector.
11)
Vehicle Presence Detector.
c.
Provide emergency stop button in an outdoor weather tight enclosure.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select the optional accessories required and delete those not anticipated.
 
B.
Accessories:
1.
Provide audible and visible warning device to signal both directions when the gate is opening and closing. (ADA compliant)
2.
Provide UL 325 compliant warning signs on each side of gate. Installer to ensure signs are visible on both sides of the gate in both the open and closed position.
3.
Provide retro-reflective tape on gate frame (MUTCD, FHWA, etc. compliant)
4.
Provide Gate Panel mounted, rigid conduit secured flashing lights (visible in single/both directions of travel, mounted on top of gate/mounted mid-section horizontally)
5.
Optional Items (Heat packages - Geographic need or request dependent, contact AutoGate):
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Recommended for sustained temperatures for 3 days of 30 degrees - 20 degrees, required when 20 degrees and below.
 
a.
Gearmotor Heater: Provide thermostatically controlled electric heat cable to maintain critical components operational. Contact AutoGate for geographical locations requiring gearmotor heater.
b.
Debris Shield: Restricts blowing snow and small debris from entering operator cabinet.
c.
Auxiliary thermostatically controlled box heater in cabinet
d.
Concrete pad heat system: Provide thermostatically and snow sensing system designed to heat the pad the operator is mounted to.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Heat mat Recommended for locations that predictable and consistent snow accumulation and is not temperature mandated.
 
e.
Heat Mat: Provide thermostatically controlled heat mat for the "throat" area of the operator to melt any buildup of snow.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Recommended for locations that have sustained temperatures for 3 days or more at or below 0 degreesF or -18 degreesC.
 
f.
Extreme Cold/Artic Operator Heat system: Provide an insulated Operator Cabinet and include a thermostatically controlled electric space heater with integral circulating fan.
2.3
CRASH RATED VERTICAL PIVOT GATES
A.
VPG-CB-24-30/50: AutoGate Vertical Pivot Crash Gate.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select the Model required and delete the one not required.
 
1.
AutoGate VPG-CB-24-30 Standard Foundation
a.
Rating: ASTM F2656-07 M30/P1 (DOS K4/L3) Stops a 15,000 lb. vehicle traveling 30 mph in under 1 meter.
2.
AutoGate VPG-CB-24-30 Shallow Foundation
a.
Rating: ASTM F2656-07 M30/P1 (DOS K4/L3) Stops a 15,000 lb. vehicle traveling 30 mph in under 1 meter.
3.
AutoGate VPG-CB-24-50
a.
Rating: ASTM F2656-07 M50/P1 (DOS K12/L3) Stops a 15,000 lb. vehicle traveling 50 mph in under 1 meter.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Available with Barrier and Ornamental Gate or with Barrier Only. Select the ornamental gate if required and delete if not required.
 
4.
Ornamental Gate Styles:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select the style required and delete those not required. Contact the Manufacturer for custom designs suitable for the installation and indicate on the Drawings.
 
a.
Style 300 - Chainlink mesh and diagonal bracing.
b.
Style 500 - Buckeye vertical spear pickets center welded to gate frame.
c.
Manufacturer's custom materials and design.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select the Gate or Barrier configuration from the following two paragraphs as required and delete the one not required.
 
5.
Gate Size:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER **
AutoGate VPL-CB-24-30 Full size with ornaments gate and barrier available with up to 17 foot clear driveable opening. Gate barrier arm only is available with up to 19 foot clear drivable opening. Heights available are 5 feet to 9 feet from pad grade.
AutoGate VPL-CB-24-50 Full size with ornaments gate and barrier available with up to 15 foot clear driveable opening. Gate barrier arm only is available with up to 17 foot clear drivable opening. Heights available are 5 feet to 9 feet from pad grade. Consult manufacturer for heights over 9 feet.
 
a.
Length as indicate on the Drawings.
b.
Height as indicated on the Drawings.
6.
Barrier Size:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Gate barrier arm only is available with up to 19 foot clear drivable opening. Heights available are 5 feet to 9 feet from pad grade. Consult manufacturer for heights over 9 feet.
 
a.
Length as indicate on the Drawings.
b.
Height as indicated on the Drawings.
7.
Foundation Requirements.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select the Model required and delete the one not required.
 
a.
AutoGate VPG-CB-24-30: 54 inch Standard foundation design including 8 inch tubular steel bolters. Bolster weight = 1500 lbs./ea
b.
AutoGate VPG-CB-24-30: 20 inch Shallow foundation weldment design including I beams, cross-members and bolsters that are all pre-welded. Weldment weight = 3500 lbs./ea.
c.
AutoGate VPG-CB-24-50: 66 inch Deep foundation design including 12 inch tubular steel bolters. Bolster weight = 2500 lbs./ea
8.
Materials:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Include pickets and/or chainlink if applicable and delete if not required. Consult manufacturer for special sizes, spacing and custom materials.
 
a.
Aluminum Pickets: 3/4 inch square Aluminum Tubing alloy and temper 6063-T6.
b.
Chain Link: Chain Link Fence Manufacturer's Institute "Specifications for Fence-Posts, Gates and Accessories".
1)
2-3/8 inch, Schedule 20 Aluminum Tubing with 9 gauge Aluminum Fabric.
c.
Aluminum Assembly Framing:
1)
Plate, Shapes and Bar: ASTM B 221, alloy 6061-T6 or 6063-T6.
2)
Extrusions: Alloy and temper 6063-T6 except formed elbows shall be 6063-T4:
3)
Round Aluminum Pipe: Standard weight extruded structural aluminum pipe, alloy 6063-T6, mill finish, complying with ASTM B 429.
4)
Provide lock washer or other locking device at all bolted connections.
d.
Steel Operator Assembly Framing:
1)
High strength steel pipe triple coated in accordance with ASTM F1043 Group IC; SS40 as manufactured by Allied Tube & Conduit.
a)
External coatings per ASTM F 1043 Type B; internal coatings per ASTM F 1043 Type D.
b)
Post welding treatments: All welded joints to be coated ZRC or equivalent zinc rich coating.
2)
Steel Tubes: ASTM A 500 Cold-Formed Welded Pipe and Structural Tubing Hot-Dipped, Zinc-Coated.
a)
External coating weldable Epoxy powder coat primer (Epoxy Z Kote by Atlas Tubing).
3)
Steel Shapes plates and bars: ASTM A 36.
e.
High strength synthetic ropes - Multiple bundles of braided rope continuous lengths in tension within integral rope aluminum housing.
1)
Ropes do not require tensioning on site.
2)
Solid high strength steel round pins integral to aluminum rope housing.
f.
Threaded Fasteners:
1)
All exterior screws, bolts, nut and washers shall be 300 Series non-magnetic Stainless steel.
2)
Provide lock washers or other locking devices such as deformed thread lock or nylon locking nuts at all bolted connections.
9.
Finish: Shop Applied Two Part Polyurethane Enamel Paint on Gates. Coating testing exceeds 1000 salt spray hours. Color as selected by the Architect.
10.
Construction:
a.
Gate: Aluminum tubing with high strength synthetic ropes contained in aluminum housing. 2 inches square, 11 Ga. (.120) Aluminum Tubing
b.
Frames: Assemble gate frames by welding at corners. Infill gate frames with panels to match adjacent fence panels. All gate framing members shall be unspliced single pipe or tube length.
c.
Fully assemble gate leaves in the manufacturer' s shop with no joints splices or bolted sections. Open tube ends or sections are not acceptable.
d.
Welding: Make exposed joints butt tight, flush, and hairline. Continuously seal joined members by continuous welds.
e.
Fabricated frame and infill fabrics: Epoxy coating, PVC Coating, or unpainted mill finish fabrics to match fence line color.
f.
Barbed wire assemblies: Extend gate post and vertical frame members 12 inches above top of chain-link fabric.
11.
Gate Operators: Provide gate operator system, including gate operator, batteries, external entrapment contact sensing equipment and external entrapment non-contact sensing equipment.
a.
Model: VLP-CB-24
b.
Size: 68 inches long by 51 inches high by 39 inches wide.
c.
Gear Motor Unit: 1/3 HP 24VDC high torque gear ball bearing motor with hardened steel gears lubricated with synthetic automatic transmission fluid (Rated to minus 70 degrees F)
1)
Operation: Constant duty cycle.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select power supply required from the following two paragraphs and delete the one not required.
 
2)
Power: 120 VAC, Single Phase, 15 amp, standard
3)
Power: 240 VAC, 10 amp option.
4)
Standby Power: 24 Volt DC current stand-by battery system with built-in battery maintainer with "over-charge" protection.
5)
Provide with two Group 24, sealed 12v batteries, (Marine Starting type).
6)
Gate Speed:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select speed required from the following two paragraphs and delete the one not required. Contact AutoGate for Fast Operation Speed available for gate size required. Fast Operation speed available on M30 systems only.
 
a)
Standard Speed: 12 - 14 seconds
b)
Fast Operation: 7 Seconds
d.
Gate Operator Enclosure: Fabricate operator enclosure from steel tubing and sheet metal. Continuous seal weld all frames seams with welds ground smooth. Screwed frames are not acceptable.
1)
Frame: 2 inch square, 11 Ga. (.120 inch) steel tubing.
2)
Cabinet Exterior: 18 Ga. Galvannealed Sheet shop applied two component polyurethane.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select one of the following two paragraphs and delete the one not required. Note that standard colors are black, white, green, brown, and gray.
 
a)
Standard color as selected by the Architect.
b)
Custom color as selected by the Architect.
3)
Mounting Pads: 3 inch wide by 3/8 inch thick type 304 Stainless Steel flat bar.
e.
Mechanical Gate Operator Drive: 24 VDC high torque gear motor and DBL reduction DBL "V" belt design.
f.
Control Circuitry:
1)
Solid state coated control board in weatherproof electrical enclosure. Boards tested to minus 40 degrees F.
2)
Control Wiring: 16 and 18 Ga. single conductor. Copper w/electrolytic copper compression terminals tin-plated for maximum corrosion prevention.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Note that while this option is available, it is rarely specified for this gate system as most installations require security over safety.
 
12.
Barrier Operator System shall be listed to UL 325.
a.
Gate panel fabricated in accordance with ASTM F 2200.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Reference appropriate Class in the following paragraph.
Class III - INDUSTRIAL / LIMITED ACCESS VEHICULAR GATE OPERATOR - A vehicular gate operator (or system) intended for use in an industrial location or building such as a factory or loading dock area or other locations not accessible by or intended to service the general public.
Class IV - RESTRICTED ACCESS VEHICULAR GATE OPERATOR - A vehicular gate operator (or system) intended for use in a guarded industrial location or building such as an airport security area or other restricted access locations not servicing the general public, in which unauthorized access is prevented via supervision by security personnel.
 
1)
Class III
2)
Class IV
b.
Entrapment Sensing Device, Type A with inherent motor current sensors as part of the gate operator system constructed such that it may not be removed or bypassed.
c.
Operator shall have provision for connection of Control System and for connection of external entrapment sensing device specified.
13.
External Entrapment Sensing Device: Provide the external entrapment protection devices as appropriate for the site conditions in all potential entrapment zones.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** ** In addition to the Type A entrapment device specified under Control Circuitry above a minimum of one of the below devices listed in 1) and 2) are required for each entrapment zone. Select entrapment protection type required from the following three paragraphs and delete those not required. The same type of device shall not be utilized for both entrapment protection means. Use of a single device to cover both the opening and closing directions is in accordance with the requirement; however a single device is not required to cover both directions. A combination of one Type B1 for one direction and one Type B2 for the other direction is the equivalent of one device for the purpose of complying with the requirements of either the primary or external entrapment protection means.
 
a.
Photo Beams Type B1 - Non-contact sensor (photoelectric sensor or the equivalent); Acceptable Products:
1)
EMX Industries Model#: IRB-MON Transmitter / receiver type
b.
Safety Edges (Contact Edges) Type B2 - Contact sensor (edge device or the equivalent) Acceptable Product:
1)
Miller Edge Model ME-120
14.
Operator Settings and Output:
a.
Provide adjustable timer (adjustable from 0 - 60 seconds) for barrier closure.
b.
Provide maximum run timer.
c.
Provide barrier open and barrier closed output
d.
Provide control of traffic light [other accessory]
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select one or more of the following optional operator paragraphs and delete if not required.
 
15.
Operator:
a.
Provide approved surge and spike protection.
b.
Provide Audible/Audible-Visual Warning Device(s) activated:
1)
When gate is in motion
2)
With waning lights or strobe on at all times.
c.
Provide LED lights on Drop Arm
d.
Provide reflective tape on Barrier Arm (MUTCD, SDDCTEA, DOT, compliant).
e.
Provide External Emergency Stop Button:
1)
Twist resettable or Key Resettable
2)
Mounted near the operator/etc.
16.
Control Systems:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Include one of the following two paragraphs and delete the one not required. Operation control system paragraph is a basic constant contact control system. More sophisticated controls are specified in a separate Gate Control Section. Any dry contact type operator system is compatible with AutoGate controls
 
a.
Operation control system: Control stations, safety devices, and weatherproof enclosures; coordinate electrical requirements with building electrical system.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select location and two position or three position control from the following paragraphs and delete those not required.
 
1)
Control Station located at gate:
a)
Momentary-contact Two Position (Open/close).
b)
Momentary-contact Three position (Open, stop, close).
c)
Provide key switch to lock out open and close buttons.
2)
Control Station located remotely from gate:
a)
Momentary-contact Two Position (Open/close).
b)
Momentary-contact Three position (Open, stop, close).
c)
Provide key switch to lock out open and close buttons.
b.
Gate Operation control systems are specified under Section 28 13 00 - Access Control. System includes the following operations.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select the devices specified in Section 28 13 00 - Access Control and delete those not anticipated. Verify that manufacturers name, model and pertinent details are available in Section 28 13 00 - Access Control or the Drawings.
 
1)
Card Reader: Functions only when authorized card is presented.
2)
Digital Keypad Entry Unit: Multiple programmable code.
3)
Radio Control: Digital system of code-compatible universal receiver for each gate.
4)
Telephone Entry System.
5)
24/7 or true 365 day timer
6)
Vehicle Loop Detector.
7)
Vehicle Presence Detector.
c.
Provide emergency stop button in an outdoor weather tight enclosure.
B.
VPL-CB-24-M30SM: AutoGate Shallow Foundation Vertical Pivot Crash Gate.
1.
Rating: ASTM F2656-07 M30/P1 (DOS K4/L3) Stops a 15,000 lb. vehicle traveling 30 mph in under 1 meter.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Available with Barrier and Ornamental Gate or with Barrier Only. Select the ornamental gate if required and delete if not required.
 
2.
Ornamental Gate Styles:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select the style required and delete those not required.
 
a.
Style 300 - Chainlink mesh and diagonal bracing.
b.
Style 500 - Buckeye vertical spear pickets center welded to gate frame.
c.
Custom Gate material to match existing/planned fence line.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select the Gate or Barrier configuration from the following two paragraphs as required and delete the one not required.
 
3.
Gate Size:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** AutoGate VPL-CB-24-M30SM Full size with ornaments gate and barrier available with up to 17 foot clear driveable opening. Gate barrier arm only is available with up to 19 foot clear drivable opening. Heights available are 5 feet to 9 feet from pad grade. Consult manufacturer for heights over 9 feet.
 
a.
Length as indicate on the Drawings.
b.
Height as indicated on the Drawings.
4.
Barrier Size:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Gate barrier arm only is available with up to 19 foot clear drivable opening. Heights available are 5 feet to 9 feet from pad grade. Consult manufacturer for heights over 9 feet.
 
a.
Length as indicate on the Drawings.
b.
Height as indicated on the Drawings.
5.
Foundation Requirements: 20 inch Deep foundation design with heavy duty I-Beam and 8 inch tubular steel bolters. Bolster system weight = 3500 lbs.
6.
Materials:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Include pickets and/or chainlink if applicable and delete if not required. Select steel or aluminum materials and delete the ones not required. Consult manufacturer for special sizes, spacing and custom materials.
 
a.
Aluminum Pickets: 3/4 inch square Aluminum Tubing alloy and temper 6063-T6.
b.
Chain Link: Chain Link Fence Manufacturer's Institute "Specifications for Fence-Posts, Gates and Accessories".
1)
2-3/8 inch, Schedule 20 Aluminum Tubing with 9 gauge Aluminum Fabric.
c.
Aluminum Assembly Framing:
1)
Plate, Shapes and Bar: ASTM B 221, alloy 6061-T6 or 6063-T6.
2)
Extrusions: Alloy and temper 6063-T6 except formed elbows shall be 6063-T4:
3)
Round Aluminum Pipe: Standard weight extruded structural aluminum pipe, alloy 6063-T6, mill finish, complying with ASTM B 429.
4)
Provide lock washer or other locking device at all bolted connections.
d.
Operator Assembly Framing:
1)
Steel Tubes: ASTM A 500 Cold-Formed Welded Pipe and Structural Tubing Hot-Dipped, Zinc-Coated.
a)
External coating weldable Epoxy powder coat primer (Epoxy Z Kote by Atlas Tubing).
2)
Steel Shapes plates and bars: ASTM A 36.
e.
High strength synthetic ropes - Multiple bundles of braided rope continuous lengths in tension within integral rope aluminum housing.
1)
Ropes do not require tensioning on site.
2)
Solid high strength steel round pins integral to aluminum rope housing.
f.
Threaded Fasteners:
1)
All exterior screws, bolts, nut and washers shall be 300 Series non-magnetic Stainless steel.
2)
Provide lock washers or other locking devices such as deformed thread lock or nylon locking nuts at all bolted connections.
7.
Finish: Two part polyurethane Enamel Paint on Gates. Coating testing exceeds 1000 salt spray hours. Color as selected by the Architect.
8.
Construction:
a.
Gate: Aluminum tubing with high strength synthetic ropes contained in aluminum housing. 2 inches square, 11 Ga. (.120) Aluminum Tubing
b.
Frames: Assemble gate frames by welding at corners. Infill gate frames with panels to match adjacent fence panels. All gate framing members shall be unspliced single pipe or tube length.
c.
Fully assemble gate leaves in the manufacturer' s shop with no joints splices or bolted sections. Open tube ends or sections are not acceptable.
d.
Welding: Make exposed joints butt tight, flush, and hairline. Continuously seal joined members by continuous welds.
e.
Fabricated frame and infill fabrics: Epoxy coating, PVC Coating, or unpainted mill finish fabrics to match fence line color.
f.
Barbed wire assemblies: Extend gate post and vertical frame members 12 inches above top of chain-link fabric.
9.
Gate Operators: Provide gate operator system, including gate operator, batteries, external entrapment contact sensing equipment and external entrapment non-contact sensing equipment.
a.
Model: VLP-CB-24
b.
Size: 68 inches long by 51 inches high by 36 inches wide.
c.
Gear Motor Unit: 1/3 HP 24VDC high torque gear ball bearing motor with hardened steel gears lubricated with synthetic automatic transmission fluid (Rated to minus 70 degrees F)
1)
Operation: Constant duty cycle.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select power supply required from the following two paragraphs and delete the one not required.
 
2)
Power: 120 VAC, Single Phase, 15 amp
3)
Power: 240 VAC, 10 amp
4)
Standby Power: 24 Volt DC current stand-by battery system with built-in battery maintainer with "over-charge" protection.
5)
Provide with two Group 24, sealed 12v batteries, (Marine Starting).
6)
Gate Speed:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select speed required from the following two paragraphs and delete the one not required.
 
a)
Standard Speed: 12 - 14 seconds
b)
Fast Operation: 7 Seconds
d.
Gate Operator Enclosure: Fabricate operator enclosure from steel tubing and sheet metal. Continuous seal weld all frames seams with welds ground smooth. Screwed frames are not acceptable.
1)
Frame: 2 inch square, 11 Ga. (.120 inch) steel tubing.
2)
Cabinet Exterior: 18 Ga. Galvannealed Sheet shop applied two component polyurethane.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select one of the following two paragraphs and delete the one not required. Note that standard colors are black, white, green, brown, and gray.
 
a)
Standard color as selected by the Architect.
b)
Custom color as selected by the Architect.
3)
Mounting Pads: 3 inch wide by 3/8 inch thick type 304 Stainless Steel flat bar.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Standard colors are black, white, gray, brown, and green.
 
4)
Finish: Two component polyurethane coating color as selected by the Architect.
e.
Mechanical Gate Operator Drive: 24 VDC high torque gear motor and DBL reduction DBL "V" belt design.
f.
Control Circuitry:
1)
Solid state coated control board in NEMA 4x weatherproof electrical enclosure. Boards tested to minus 40 degrees F.
2)
Control Wiring: 16 and 18 Ga. single conductor. Copper w/electrolytic copper compression terminals tin-plated for maximum corrosion prevention.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Note that while this option is available, it is rarely specified for this gate system as most installations require security over safety.
 
10.
Barrier Operator System shall be listed to UL 325.
a.
Gate panel fabricated in accordance with ASTM F 2200.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Reference appropriate Class in the following paragraph.
Class III - INDUSTRIAL / LIMITED ACCESS VEHICULAR GATE OPERATOR - A vehicular gate operator (or system) intended for use in an industrial location or building such as a factory or loading dock area or other locations not accessible by or intended to service the general public.
Class IV - RESTRICTED ACCESS VEHICULAR GATE OPERATOR - A vehicular gate operator (or system) intended for use in a guarded industrial location or building such as an airport security area or other restricted access locations not servicing the general public, in which unauthorized access is prevented via supervision by security personnel.
 
1)
Class III
2)
Class IV
b.
Entrapment Sensing Device, Type A with inherent motor current sensors as part of the gate operator system constructed such that it may not be removed or bypassed.
c.
Operator shall have provision for connection of Control System and for connection of external entrapment sensing device specified.
11.
External Entrapment Sensing Device: Provide the external entrapment protection devices as appropriate for the site conditions to protect against all potential entrapment zones.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** ** In addition to the Type A entrapment device specified under Control Circuitry above a minimum of one of the below devices listed in 1) and 2) are required for each entrapment zone. Select entrapment protection type required from the following three paragraphs and delete those not required. The same type of device shall not be utilized for both entrapment protection means. Use of a single device to cover both the opening and closing directions is in accordance with the requirement; however a single device is not required to cover both directions. A combination of one Type B1 for one direction and one Type B2 for the other direction is the equivalent of one device for the purpose of complying with the requirements of either the primary or external entrapment protection means.
 
a.
Photo Beams Type B1 - Non-contact sensor (photoelectric sensor or the equivalent); Acceptable Products:
1)
EMX Industries Model#: IRB-MON Transmitter / Receiver type
b.
Safety Edges (Contact Edges) Type B2 - Contact sensor (edge device or the equivalent) Acceptable Product:
1)
Miller Edge Model ME-120
12.
Operator Settings and Output:
a.
Provide adjustable timer (adjustable from 0 - 60 seconds) for barrier closure.
b.
Provide maximum run timer.
c.
Provide barrier open and barrier closed output
d.
Provide control of traffic light [other accessory]
13.
Operator:
a.
Provide approved surge and spike protection.
b.
Provide Audible/Audible-Visual Warning Device(s) activated:
1)
When gate is in motion
2)
With waning lights or strobe on at all times.
c.
Provide LED lights on Drop Arm
d.
Provide reflective tape on Barrier Arm (MUTCD, SDDCTEA, DOT, compliant).
e.
Provide External Emergency Stop Button:
1)
Twist resettable or Key Resettable
2)
Mounted near the operator/etc.
14.
Control Systems:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Include one of the following two paragraphs and delete the one not required. Operation control system paragraph is a basic constant contact control system. More sophisticated controls are specified in a separate Gate Control Section. Any dry contact type operator system is compatible with AutoGate controls
 
a.
Operation control system: Control stations, safety devices, and weatherproof enclosures; coordinate electrical requirements with building electrical system.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select location and two position or three position control from the following paragraphs and delete those not required.
 
1)
Control Station located at gate:
a)
Momentary-contact Two Position (Open/close).
b)
Momentary-contact Three position (Open, stop, close).
c)
Provide key switch to lock out open and close buttons.
2)
Control Station located remotely from gate:
a)
Momentary-contact Two Position (Open/close).
b)
Momentary-contact Three position (Open, stop, close).
c)
Provide key switch to lock out open and close buttons.
b.
Gate Operation control systems are specified under Section 28 13 00 - Access Control. System includes the following operations.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select the devices specified in Section 28 13 00 - Access Control and delete those not anticipated. Verify that manufacturers name, model and pertinent details are available in Section 28 13 00 - Access Control or the Drawings.
 
1)
Card Reader: Functions only when authorized card is presented.
2)
Digital Keypad Entry Unit: Multiple programmable code.
3)
Radio Control: Digital system of code-compatible universal receiver for each gate.
4)
Telephone Entry System.
5)
24/7 or true 365 day timer
6)
Vehicle Loop Detector.
7)
Vehicle Presence Detector.
c.
Provide emergency stop button in an outdoor weather tight enclosure.
C.
Accessories:
1.
Provide audible and visible warning device to signal both directions when the gate is opening and closing. (ADA compliant)
2.
Provide UL 325 compliant warning signs on each side of gate. Installer to ensure signs are visible on both sides of the gate in both the open and closed position.
3.
Provide retro-reflective tape on gate frame (MUTCD, FHWA, etc. compliant)
4.
Provide Gate Panel mounted, rigid conduit secured flashing lights (visible in single/both directions of travel, mounted on top of gate/mounted mid-section horizontally)
5.
Optional Items (Heat packages - Geographic need or request dependent, contact AutoGate):
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Recommended for sustained temperatures for 3 days of 30 degrees - 20 degrees, required when 20 degrees and below.
 
a.
Gearmotor Heater: Provide thermostatically controlled electric heat cable to maintain critical components operational. Contact AutoGate for geographical locations requiring gearmotor heater.
b.
Auxiliary heater in cabinet
c.
Concrete pad heat system: Provide thermostatically and snow sensing system designed to heat the pad the operator is mounted to.
d.
Heat Mat: Provide thermostatically controlled heat mat for the "throat" area of the operator to melt any buildup of snow.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Recommended for locations that have sustained temperatures for 3 days or more at or below 0 degrees F or minus 18 degrees C.
 
e.
Extreme Cold/Artic Operator Heat system: Provide an insulated Operator Cabinet and include a thermostatically controlled electric space heater with integral circulating fan.
PART 3 EXECUTION
 
3.1
EXAMINATION
A.
Do not begin installation until substrates have been properly prepared.
B.
Verify that foundations, pads, and adjacent construction are ready to receive vehicle gate barrier systems and are within tolerances acceptable to manufacturer.
C.
Verify that required services and utilities are in correct location and are of correct capacities for specified products.
D.
If preparation and condition is the responsibility of another installer, notify Architect of unsatisfactory preparation before proceeding.
3.2
PREPARATION
A.
Clean surfaces thoroughly prior to installation.
B.
Prepare surfaces using the methods recommended by the manufacturer for achieving the best result for the substrate under the project conditions.
3.3
INSTALLATION
A.
Install vehicle barrier systems in accordance with manufacturer's instructions and the authorities having jurisdiction.
B.
Install fencing and gates in accordance with ASTM F 567.
C.
Operator Expansion Bolt Mounting: Anchor through base plates to concrete substrate.
D.
Install all loose shipped operator lower panels and guarding per manufacturer instructions.
E.
Install barrier so that it is plumb and level when fully closed within the following tolerances:
1.
Maximum misalignment from true position: 1/4 inch (6.0 mm).
2.
Maximum misalignment between adjacent separated members: 1/8 inch (3.0 mm).
F.
Adjust and lubricate operating components for smooth, accurate operation free of binding and racking.
3.4
FIELD TESTING
A.
Vehicle barrier system shall be initially started and commissioned by a certified manufacturer-authorized field service technician. Perform tests in accordance with the manufacturer's instructions.
1.
Facility Electrical Power: Verify all wiring terminations before turning on electrical power. Verify voltage from facility electrical power feed.
2.
Unit Start-up: Prepare for initial start-up by a factory-trained, manufacturer-authorized field service technician.
a.
Motor shall be jog started (but not run) to verify the correct direction of electric motor rotation.
b.
Perform Pre-Operation checks in accordance with the manufacturer's Operation and Maintenance manual.
B.
Initial Barrier Operation: Cycle vehicle barrier to raise and lower the barrier and ensure proper, smooth operation.
1.
Correct and repair operational anomalies, failures, malfunctions and/or other equipment trouble for proper operation.
2.
Make adjustments required for the proper operation of the overall vehicle barrier system specific to site conditions.
3.
Verify all functions, control, monitoring, indications of all integrated equipment is properly operating as a system.
4.
Notify the Architect and manufacturer of any equipment failures and/or malfunctions during field testing.
5.
Submit a Test Report with progress photographs and test data verified by the manufacturer to the Architect after completion of field testing.
C.
Upon completion of installation place the Gate in an open position and maintain vertically clear of traffic and surrounding fence line installation.
3.5
START-UP AND DEMONSTRATION
A.
Vehicle barrier system demonstrated and commissioned by a certified manufacturer-authorized field service technician, with Owner's personnel present, immediately before date of substantial completion.
B.
Determine that control systems and operating devices are functioning properly.
C.
Adjust control systems as required and as directed.
D.
Instruct Owner's personnel in proper use, operation, and regular maintenance of the barrier system. Review emergency provisions, including procedures to be followed if drop arm does not close or open. Train Owner's personnel in normal procedures to be followed in checking for sources of damage or operational failures or malfunctions.
3.6
CLEANING AND PROTECTION
A.
Remove dust or other foreign matter from component surfaces; clean finishes in accordance with manufacturer's instructions
B.
Protect installed products until completion of project.
C.
Touch-up, repair or replace damaged products before Substantial Completion.
END OF SECTION