Choosing Between The Different Entrance Control Solutions

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Many businesses across a vast range of industry sectors benefit from installing entrance access solutions. From the transport and tourism industries through to leisure and sports industries, they all have varying needs, but thankfully, the continually evolving market is easily able to meet these. Whether you’re looking for an effective crowd control method or you need a convenient access control solution, you can trust that there will be a perfect system for you.

More often than not, speed gates, speed lanes and turnstiles are able to meet the requirements of the vast majority of businesses in this regard, yet there are still a number of different styles and designs to choose from in these categories alone. If you’re interested in installing a modern entrance access solution and you’re wanting to find out more about the options available to you, keep reading today. Below is some more information about some of the most frequently installed systems.


Swing lane

As the name suggests, a swing lane is a design that operates on the swing open/close principle. You can get these contemporary entrance control solutions in both waist-high designs and full-height designs. This entrance solution has a high traffic flow capacity and is one of the most cost-effective entrance solutions and it is easily adaptable to meet your needs.


Slide lane

This entrance access solution features glass sliding panels that retract into the body upon an authorised signal. You can choose to control this elegant efficient solution with the majority of access control systems or with a manual control such as a push button. A slide lane has an incredibly fast opening time of just 0.8 seconds, making it perfect for high footfall areas.


Speed lane

Similarly to a slide lane, a speed lane is designed whereby glass or plastic panels retract into the body of this entrance control solution, however, it is more ergonomically designed and very aesthetically pleasing. They seamlessly blend into any modern interior yet still provide a reliable security control against unauthorised pedestrian access.


Swing gate

When you’re in need of wider accessibility, a swing gate is the perfect entrance access solution. It has been designed to not only be a simple and affordable barrier, but it is also suitable for both disabled access and delivery routes up to 900mm. You can get both automatic and manual modes for swing gates, so you can choose how you’d like to allow entry.


Tripod turnstiles

Turnstiles, in general, are a reliable entrance control solution and they are known for their tripod arms. With classic, elite and plus options to choose from, it is easy to find a tripod turnstile that meets your visual requirements. All tripod turnstile designs incorporate simplicity with impressive functionality and they always provide high traffic flow.


Glass pass

This entrance access solution is suitable for premises where higher security is required and tailgating needs to be prevented. A glass pass is a full-height turnstile, yet it is minimalistic in design and visually appealing. It is designed for unattended access control applications and can be operated automatically by access control systems including; card readers, biometrics, intercoms, remote control or alternatively, it can be operated manually.


Installing an entrance control solution at your premises

Hopefully, the information above will be beneficial to you when browsing the market for an entrance access solution. Knowing a little bit more about some of the most popular and commonly chosen entrance gates should make it a little bit easier for you to narrow down the numerous different options that you have. It is fair to say that any of the options mentioned above are a brilliant choice and they are all more than capable of meeting a vast range of business needs.


If you have any questions at all about any of the different entrance control solutions mentioned above, please feel free to contact our team here at the EA Group today. With many years of experience behind us, you can trust that we will have the knowledge required to help you choose the best solution for your business. Of course, we will be able to design, manufacture and install the entrance access option you decide on too, so you can rely on us to provide the comprehensive service that you require.