Ornamental Metals, Sliding Gate Hardware & Metal Finishes



Established in 1994, Architectural Iron Designs Inc. (AIDI) is a leading supplier of architectural metals, ornamental components, gate hardware and finishes. Our products are used in diverse applications ranging from railings, driveway gates, walkway gates, fences, window guards, furniture, signs, etc. The only limit is your imagination!

We strive to be the premier source for ornamental and architectural metals for the building trades, the design community and the consumer by offering quality products at competitive prices, quick response time along with product education.

We represent over 25 premier manufacturers. The Grande Forge collection from France is of unparalleled quality. The forgings from RikFer and Indital represent the best of old world Italian ironwork. The INOX and Feeney CableRail system provides stylish modern options. The DuraGates cantilever hardware from Comunello, in Italy, is the most technologically advanced sliding gate hardware in the industry. Vinylast is the highest quality paint for steel. BFT and FAAC manufacture the sleekest and most reliable gate automation.

Many items are stocked in our New Jersey warehouse for immediate shipment or pick-up and the rest are available as a special order or can be shipped to you within a few days.

Whether your requirements are large or small, we are committed to exceeding our customer's expectations and we look forward to assisting you with your next project.


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Black Diamond Series by Grande Forge

The sleek and smooth designs of the Black Diamond Series posts and balusters create a soft, sober and timeless ambiance that is visually charming. Let the combination of black and crystal complement the architectural spaces of your building.
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Paris Series by Grande Forge

The Paris collection of railing posts and balusters is a smart mix of artistic sense and efficiency. This elegant series combines, crystals and brass effectively creating both luxury and glamour. Interestingly, the Paris Series is a fit for all architectural styles and configurations.
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Diamond Series by Grande Forge

Provide a rich look to any room with our Diamond Series of sophisticated fittings, especially meant for railings and staircases. The crystal fitted posts and balusters are the ultimate accessory that you would use to boost the charm of your staircase. Redefine royalty with these unique pieces of artwork enhanced with crystals to change the entire look of your stairway.
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Modern Series by Grande Forge

The Modern Series will make your staircase stand out by adding eye-catching elements of brass, stainless steel and crystal to your railings. These metal forgings for balustrades and railings, made in contemporary designs, will add chic detail to the ambiance of your home. Use this range of subtle designs or choose to use as an accent piece for your staircase...simply gorgeous.
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Royal Series by Grande Forge

Give your home an edgy look with the Grande Forge Royal Series that features solid brass centers in a hand patinated and lacquered antique bronze finish. No matter the style of staircase, these posts and balusters with brass embellishments will enhance the glamour of your entry hall.
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Comtesse Series by Grande Forge

Elegant yet exuberant, the Comtesse collection sets forth the classy image of the sophisticated families from the imperial times. The ribbed brass posts and balusters will positively transform the ambiance of your home and bring in a feeling of serenity.
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Classic Series by Grande Forge

The Classic Series of posts and balusters combine solid brass and forged steel making their style unalterable. Complement your staircase with a rustic design that fuses the goodness of two metals to give your house a timeless look.
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Harmonie Series by Grande Forge

Distinguished by it's two-color finish: brass-stainless steel, the posts and balusters within the Harmonie Series are unique pieces of art. The mixture of these two metals used in these forgings creates a mystical harmony between the staircase and your furniture where the two components complement one another. Harmonie Series is a decorative element, that with its precision in details, can intensify the beauty of your house.
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Mozart Series by Grande Forge

The Mozart collection by Grande Forge is sure to be the highlight of every conversation when guests arrive. These ornamental iron forgings, inspired by nature, are distinctive pieces of metalwork. Find the creative intelligence of the artist, the unusual work of the blacksmith and the precise finish by the detailer. The intricate ironwork of leaves, flowers and even a stylized peacock will instantly enhance the look of your staircase or balcony.

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Steel Handrail & Ends

Forged steel handrail and flat bars are available in a variety of sizes to meet your project needs. Whether used inside or outdoors, they are an effective alternative to wood and provide a professional finish to all railing designs. Stylish handrail fittings are also available, the perfect solution to finishing off the railing end.
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Brass Handrail & Ends

Our collection of brass handrails and fittings are ideal for a serene atmosphere that will illuminate the living space with its soft reflections. The Grande Forge collection of brass handrails and ends are available in different finishes to add ambiance to the home. Brass cap railing and finials are designed to provide a beautiful finishing touch to your handrail.
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Textured Bars

Textured bars are an attractive choice for handrails, grills, panels, and other iron work projects. The distinctive patterns of our iron bars beautifully complete the modern elegance of any project. The bars are available in different designs and are best suitable for custom gates, fences and railings.
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Plain Steel Bars

Plain steel bars, whether round, square or flat, offer a wide range of metalwork design applications. Flat bars find its application by being used in balustrades, gate framing or railings. Whereas, the round bars are incorporated into pickets, posts or forged into a beautiful scroll designs. The square steel bars find their place in the designs of fences, gates, and balconies.
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Handrail Brackets

Handrail brackets are a stylish element used in the construction of staircase railings. Choose either classic brass stair rail brackets or intricately designed iron brackets for a regal touch. Our selection of handrail brackets features a variety of decorative and functional brackets to complete your railing.
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Balusters and Newel Posts

Balusters and newel posts are a necessary component for any staircase or railing design. Our balusters and newel posts are structurally sound and beautiful which makes them the perfect piece for traditional, ornate, or modern style homes.
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Decorative Panels

Adding a decorative metal panel will add a touch of style to your gates and staircases. Forged scroll panels are durable and are of highest quality. With an extensive range of designs and sizes, we are confident you will find the right panel for your design.
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Ornamental Iron Castings

Decorative iron castings meet the needs of modern-day home décor and suits all styles. The stunning designs of our iron castings are perfect for iron gates, ornate balconies, and elaborate old-world iron railings. These finely crafted iron castings are bold and sophisticated and can be used indoors and outdoors.
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Grande Forge Decorative Castings

Grande Forge combines ancestral know-how and advanced technologies in their ornamental iron castings. The remarkable quality of precision that these double-sided castings possess show their superiority, as well as their ability to integrate complex shapes. These cast-iron objects combine both grace and robustness.
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Large Panels for Gates

Find forged panels for your driveway or pedestrian gates that are durable, attractive and easy to install. Our decorative metalwork and other wrought iron design products come in all shapes and sizes at affordable prices.
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Gate Frame Accessories

Embellish your gates with contemporary and creative gate frame accessories that incorporate innovative and unique designs. These gate accessories are offered in various shapes to easily fit any gate pattern.
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Incorporate our decorative railheads and finials, available in many styles, materials and sizes, into any gate, railing, fence, and stair railing. Our collection of decorative finials will give a perfect finish to your iron design décor.
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Decorative Collars

Our range of artistic and decorative collars can be used to adorn balcony railings, fence pickets or gate designs. Picket collars are an inexpensive, easy and effective add-on to your ironwork designs. Pick your style from our wide collection of decorative collars that are also available in brass and aluminum.
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Railing Shoes and Cover Plates

Ornamental iron railing shoes and flanges will give your iron balusters a clean finished look. These architectural metal pieces provide a perfect finish to your railing model and are available in steel, cast iron, brass and aluminum.
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Whether an iron, brass or aluminum rosette, our collection of metal rosettes will be the perfect adornment to any railing design, metal furniture or drapery piece, fence, old-world door, or gate. These decorative metals are available in a variety of small and larger standalone rosettes that serve as excellent decor or focal points in all types of iron work designs.
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Steel Scrolls

Steel scrolls are available in many different sizes and shapes that can be used in iron handrails, wall decor, and metal frames. With simple curves, our steel scrolls will complete your gate or staircase by adding the perfect finishing detail.
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Leaves & Flowers

Decorative metal leaves and flowers give your ironwork a creative finish. Our popular collection of iron flowers and leaves are suitable for the fabrication within any gate, fence, balcony or railing design.
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Solid & Hollow Balls

Solid steel balls and brass balls are available in a variety of sizes to complete the look of all metalwork designs. Hollow balls in steel, brass and stainless steel are also available. These balls will serve as a decorative element to your ironwork. They can be welded for easy installation too.
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Rings and Circles

Add a distinctive look to your iron fence, gate or railing, by using iron rings, circles and ovals. Our rings are offered in steel and aluminum to meet your design requirements.
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Other Decorative Elements

Our iron products, designed and fabricated in a range of artistic items, include cut letters and numbers, furniture legs, square ends, decorative forged nail heads and more. Use these creative elements to add a touch of drama and bring in a sense of clarity, freshness, and ease to your home.
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Gate Crowns

Decorative gate crowns add value and security to gate structures. Find an exclusive range of designs that will define the majesty of your building. Our classic gate crowns can elevate the overall look of your gate instantly.
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Home Décor

Our iron metal forgings allow for creatively decorating the interior or exterior of your home. Our artistic metal home décor can personalize any room with its contemporary style or add a rustic look to the architecture of your house.
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MD Casting Collection

Bronze finish decorative castings will enhance the look of any metal work. With its classical and contemporary look, our brass items with bronze antique plated finish can complement a rustic ensemble of decorative items in your home or office.
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Loafer Rails

Loafer Railings can be a great addition to your property to deter people from sitting or standing on your railings. These anti- theft racks add a decorative touch to your gate or railing design while also ensuring your security. Add these protective embellishments to your fence, gate or railing for added safety and peace of mind.

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Aluminum Handrail

Low-maintenance aluminum railing systems will fit your home or business and last for years. The unique blend of flair and practicality of our handrails will embellish your space while also ensuring safety.
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Aluminum Balusters & Posts

Our range of aluminum balusters and posts include stylish hammered edge bars with decorative centers, square and round balusters, cages on bars and more. Pick your style from our exclusive collection that is especially ornamented to add a unique touch to your stairway, railing or deck project.
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Aluminum Textured Bars

Quality textured bars in aluminum can be used for residential and commercial applications. These textured bars are best used as ornamental pieces in staircases, fences, gates or balconies.
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Aluminum Scroll Panels

Decorative aluminum scroll panels are an attractive addition to balconies, gates, and stair railings. Add a personalized touch to your staircase and choose from our vast selection of aluminum panels that will instantly elevate the look of your home.
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Aluminum Infill Castings

Bring a touch of sophistication to your home and office with our stylish aluminum infill castings. Give your architectural spaces an elegant finish with these ornamental infill castings. These castings can be used in a variety of applications to add volume to the decor.
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Aluminum Rosettes

Aluminum rosettes are available in many shapes and sizes to complement any design. Crafted with precision, our metal rosettes create an artful aura that is eye-catching and is sure to spark a conversation.
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Aluminum Cover Plates and Shoes

Embellish your space using our perfect accents especially designed for stair railing systems. Shop our aluminum cover plates and shoes that are specifically designed to fit a wide range of balusters and posts. The shoes and flanges provide a sleek and classy look to the post or the baluster and also hide away any welding or holes at the bottom of the post.
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Aluminum Ball Caps & Post Caps

Add these gorgeous post tops to your aluminum fence and gate system to enhance its appearance. They are available in assorted styles like ball post caps, pyramid post caps and pineapple post caps.
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Aluminum Leaves

Our premium aluminum leaves represent the best in craftsmanship and design that can bring a classic sense of style to your home, both indoors and out. Aluminum decorative leaves are widely used in railings, gates, metal artwork and other places to boost the decoration and attractiveness of the piece.
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Aluminum Railheads/Finials

Aluminum finials and railheads will enhance the look of your stairs, fences, gates, decks and more. These forged aluminum railheads can be used indoors and out on all types of construction from balconies to indoor balustrades or window grills. These finials are purely aesthetic and are a thing of beauty.
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Aluminum Scrolls

Aluminum scrolls can be incorporated into numerous projects, including gates, railings, balconies, fences, and furniture. Scrolls serve as a focal point when used in any metal work and immediately draw in the eye of the observer. Add a personalized touch to your staircase by incorporating aluminum scrolls and elevate the look of your home.
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Aluminum Rings and Circles

Aluminum rings are best used for decorative accents in balconies, fences and gates as they are solid, durable and robust.
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Aluminum Cages

Quality materials, hand-forged components, and attention to detail are what set our aluminum cages for exterior and interior railings apart. These decorative cages for railings, gates, fences, furniture and more will be the decorative feature that will make your next metalwork project shine.
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Aluminum Picket Castings

Our selection of aluminum picket castings will add personality to any railing system, deck or fence. The architectural features of these pickets, combined with expert craftsmanship, offer a creative style that is popular in modern architecture.
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Aluminum Collars

Aluminum collars offer both beauty and durability. The sophisticated design and adaptability of our aluminum collars are perfect for any metalwork design.
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Aluminum Handrail Brackets

Aluminum handrail brackets are corrosion resistant and perfect for outdoor applications. Our handrail brackets have a traditional design which makes them adaptable for use in any metal project.

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CableRail by Feeney is an easy to install, elegantly designed alternative railing infill that is ideal for indoor or outdoor railings, decks or stairways. From cable assembly packages and predrilled posts to end caps and helpful installation tools, CableRail is a budget-friendly low maintenance product that will add value to your home or business.
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Stainless Steel Railing

Modular stainless steel railing systems are the definition of grandeur in any home or business. This railing system combines newel posts, fittings and square or round tubing handrail to create a striking, modern staircase. LED lighted handrail systems offer safety and security for the darker stairway or path. A variety of infill options are available to create a look that is welcoming for your space.
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Stainless Steel Footrail

Decorative and functional stainless steel foot rail systems can be used in a range of commercial and residential applications. Whether polished or satin stainless, the tubing, footrail brackets and end caps will tie in perfectly to any existing design and provide a clean, finished look.
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Glass Railing System

The beauty of glass is timeless. When teamed with high-quality architectural metals, the result can be stunning. Used for both residential and commercial applications, our glass railing system allows for unobstructed views that will showcase your space.

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Brass Handrail & Ends

Brass handrails will give finesse to your staircase and exquisite brass ends will provide the finishing touch. Brass handrails and ends can be used for commercial and residential projects.
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Brass Tubing

Brass tubing is ideal for handrail or foot rail applications and is commonly used for architectural detailing. A railing system should be as attractive as it is useful, and with tubing and fittings to match, that is exactly what you will find at AIDI!
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Handrail Brackets

Stylish brass handrail brackets redefine elegance. Solid brass handrail brackets, available for wall mounting, are sleek and polished and will restore the charm of your staircase.
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Post Brackets

Brass post brackets are available in a variety of styles and can be used for mounting metal railings in all kinds of settings like handrail, foot rail, stair railing, kitchen rail systems and more.
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Footrail & Armrail Brackets

Our range of brass foot and arm rail brackets will support your tubing and complement your rail system with unique designs.
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Brass flanges are great for porches, walls or decks. Our range of ornamental brass flanges include wall, floor and angle flanges and canopies in brass.
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Brass End Caps

Brass end caps and finials are suitable for home and office decor. These metal accents create a visually intriguing ambiance with their bold look.
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Flush Fittings

Flush fittings offer a variety of decorative and functional applications to complete your railing project.
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Ball Fittings

Brass ball fittings provide support to your railing. Usually, a heavier ball fitting provides the needed strength for a foot rail or hand railing.
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Glass Clips

Glass clips help create the appearance of floating glass railings. Our glass clips and grips provide a safe and stable way to fix glass panel to walls, railing posts, and other surfaces to create a fine architectural railing system.

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Vinylast Paint

Vinylast paint provides a superior finish to any metal object and has excellent adhesion to galvanized steel. Vinylast is offered in a variety of colors and is supplied in liter containers. Aerosol cans, available in Smithy Black or Brown, provide quick and easy touch-up applications. No primer is necessary for interior applications.
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Aqualast Paint

Aqualast paint is our more environmentally friendly ironwork paint. It works as well as our Vinylast paint over galvanized steel and does not need a primer if used indoors. Aqualast provides a long lasting, beautiful satin sheen finish and will last for many years.


RUSTRESOLVE offers an easy and effective way to deal with existing rust without the need for sandblasting or hours of wire brushing. Simply wire brush off any flaking rust and apply RUSTRESOLVE. Within minutes, the rust will disappear and the surface will turn a bluish black color that you can paint over.
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Primers and Thinners

Use a primer for better results when painting your metal objects. Primers provide better adhesion of paint to the metal surface and is also recommended for exterior paint applications. Thinners provide the best results, when used sparingly, to thin oil-based paints or clean up after their use.
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Create a unique look on your metalwork by using patinas. Patinas provide an aged, weathered appearance especially when applied over a painted surface. Used by themselves, they will provide a bold, long lasting finish on all types of ironwork.
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Sculpt Nouveau Patinas and Metal Finishes

Transform the look of your metal by applying a patina by Sculpt Nouveau. Sculpt Nouveau provides smart solutions for cleaning, finishing and protecting metal surfaces. A wide variety of traditional patinas, smart stains, dye oxides, metal waxes/oils and sealers are available to ensure your project will last for many years.
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Gilders Paste

Gilders Paste is a collection of colorful metallic and colored wax based paints that can be easily applied to most materials, including metal. Layer or mix colors to create an endless color palette for a unique finish.

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Galvanized Steel Gate Track - CGS - 250.8M

This mini galvanized track model, can still handle a 1000lb gate and is a perfect option for not only residential properties, but also for many light duty commercial sliding gate applications. Can also be used where ever a sliding barrier or privacy is desired such as decks, trash enclosures, loading docks, ramps, etc. A versatile and economical system.
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Galvanized Steel Gate Track - CGS - 250.8P

This model can accommodate light to medium weight gates and is commonly used for a wide variety of commercial and residential installations.
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Galvanized Steel Gate Track - CGS - 350.8P

GATE OPENING: up to 26.4FT - OPENING WEIGHT: up to 1700LBS
Recommended for medium size industrial or commercial rolling gates. This is the perfect model to accommodate the larger, more decorative wrought iron estate gates.
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Galvanized Steel Gate Track - CGS - 350.8G

GATE OPENING: up to 59.4FT - OPENING WEIGHT: up to 4050LBS
This cantilever gate hardware model is specifically designed to handle the larger, heavy duty industrial/commercial sliding gate, especially in high traffic applications.
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Aluminum Gate Track - CGA - 350.5M

Our light duty aluminum hardware is used for residential and commercial sliding gates, especially where the application calls for an aluminum gate.
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Aluminum Gate Track - CGA - 350.5P

This rolling gate model is recommended for commercial or residential applications. The heavy duty track extrusion is perfectly weldable for aluminum gates.
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Stainless Steel Gate Track - CGI - 350.5P

This stainless steel cantilevered gate system is corrosion resistant and suitable for commercial and residential applications.

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V-Groove Track

Sliding gates work well with the V-Groove Rolling Gate System. Track is bolted to the ground for smooth operation. Available in 10-ft. and 20-ft. lengths, each section of V-Groove track is galvanized steel of superior quality. The inverted round top of the track makes it easy on the vehicle tires and causes less friction.
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V-Groove Wheels

Smooth rolling action for sliding rolling gates with V-Groove wheels. Different sizes and wheel dimensions allow gates of different weights to roll easily without any friction. From simple 4" wheels with either 1 bearing or 2 bearings that can bear up to 937 lbs per wheel to twin wheels with V-Groove to hold up to 4233 lbs per wheel weight.
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V-Groove Track Accessories

Choose from a variety of V-Groove accessories to complement the functionality of your rolling driveway gates. Guiding plates, support rollers, nylon rollers, and connection pins are just some of the V-Groove track accessories for rolling gates provided by Locks4Gates.

Last Update: 2018-05-17