How to Measure for Folding gate

Learn how to measure your expandable security gate. Flush mount, surface mount, or window mounting is available.

Folding Gate | Expandable Gate

GLASSESSENTIAL® Folding Gate Installation checklist:

  • Heavy duty steel tubing, not "U" channels
  • Can be mounted both ways – right and left
  • Can be mounted at interior or exterior side of building
  • Can be mounted as single gate, pair gate, double gate, multiple gate and mobile barrier
  • One of largest collections of accessories and hardware to meet most critical installation requirements
  • Locking options of Padlock, Push Lock, Cylinder- Deadbolt Lock and Thumb turn
  • Powder-coated for enhancement of looks
  • GLASSESSENTIAL Folding gate comes with two hinges hence can be mounted directly on window or door frame
  • Can be installed directly on window frames, door frames, any wall opening and counter opening.

 

Measurement for Window:

Measure Opening Width and Height in inches for each window

Requirements: 1 appropriate size folding gate, Caster Wheel, Lock, Lock Standoff Bracket (for Face of Frame Mount)

Measurement for Commercial Door:

Measure opening width frame to frame and height from floor to bottom of door closer. (If there is a door close on top of door is mounted, measure below door closer to mount gate below door closer.).

  • For Two gate Closing in Middle : 2 appropriate size folding gates, 2 Caster Wheels, 1 Lock or Locking Post (recommended), 2 Posts , 2 Feet bracket, 1 Deep “U” Bracket, 1 Deep “T” Bracket, 1 Shoot Bolt, 1 Shoot Bolt Socket
  • For Single Gate Closing on One Side : 1 appropriate size gate, 1 Caster Wheel, 1Lock or Locking Post (recommended), 2 Post , 2 Feet bracket

Installation of door gate with standoff Brackets: If handle protrudes out of door frame, then you need to mount gate on post with standoff bracket.

  • Requirement for Single Commercial Door: 1 appropriate size folding gate, 1 Caster Wheel, 1 Lock or Locking Post (recommended), 1 Lock Stand Off Bracket, 2 Posts , 2 Feet brackets, 2 Angle Brackets (If you have Door Handle Protruding out, then Post, Angle Bracket and Feet Bracket keep Gate Away from Door).
  • Requirement for Double Commercial Door:
  1. For two gates closing in middle : 2 appropriate size folding gates, 2 Caster Wheels, 1Lock or Locking Post (recommended), 2 Post , 2 Feet brackets, 2 Angle Brackets (Stand Off), 1 Deep “U” Bracket, 1 Deep “T” Bracket, 1 Shoot Bolt, 1 Shoot Bolt Socket
  2. For single gate closing on one side : 1 appropriate size folding gate, 1 Caster Wheel, 1Lock or Locking Post (recommended), 1 Lock Stand Off Bracket, 2 Posts , 2 Feet brackets, 2 Angle Brackets

Measurement for Clear Opening Area (Partition Entrance):

Opening Width and Opening Height

  • Parts Requirement for Clear Opening Area (Partition Wall Entrance):
  1. For two gates closing in middle : 2 appropriate size folding gates, 2 Caster Wheels, 1 Lock or Locking Post (recommended), 2 Posts , 2 Feet brackets, 1 Deep “U” Bracket, 1 Deep “T” Bracket, 1 Shoot Bolt, 1 Shoot Bolt Socket
  2. For single gate closing on one side : 1 appropriate size gate, 1 Caster Wheel, 1 Lock or Locking Post (recommended), 2 Posts , 2 Feet brackets
  3. For Counter Opening: Same as above

Measurement for Patio Door Opening:

  • Parts Requirement for Patio Door Opening : 1 appropriate size gate, 1 Caster Wheel, 1 Lock or Locking Post (recommended), 2 Post , 2 Feet bracket, 1 Lock Standoff Bracket

Measurement of Mobile Barrier (for dividing two areas):

Opening Width, Opening Height

  • Parts Requirement for Mobile Barrier:  

  1. For Fixed System from both side: 2 Posts, Gate, Mobile Trolley, Shoot Bolt Socket, Padlock, Push Locks (All hardware quantity depends on total width of the system)
  2. For Movable System from Both Sides: 2 Posts, Gate, Mobile Trolley, Shoot Bolt Socket, Pad Lock, Push Locks (All hardware quantity depends on total width of the system)
  • Parts for Special Type of Installation:

You may need more hardware and accessories.

This document is for guidance purpose only; actual requirement may vary depending on work site. Metal, Concrete and Wood Self Drilling Screws will be required depending upon job site conditions. Tools like metal cutting saw and drill driver, hammer, etc may also be needed. Please wear all necessary safety wear during installation. 


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