Security Grille & Gates

Grilles and Gates Offer Functionality and Style

Rolling Aluminum Grilles and Security Gates

Security grilles and gates are used for many applications. These range from shopping mall storefronts to loading docks and parking areas. They can be configured for simplicity and functionality, or for design and style.

Rolling Aluminum Grilles and Accordion Grilles are a great option where visibility is important. Whether you want Customers to see your merchandise inside the store after business hours or if ventilation is needed we can install all types of rolling gates.

Scissor Gates are often used to secure a glass storefronts after the close of business or in the back warehouse where you need security when your roll-up door is open. Vortex can help repair, replace, or install any size gate you need.

Vortex can also install, repair, replace all types of Security Gates. These gates are often used as entrances to parking structures, parking lots, and other open areas that need security. There are various options you can add to the gate for access including card readers, barrier arms, and loop detectors.

Rolling Aluminum Grilles

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Rolling Aluminum Grilles are designed to provide security and protection of openings without blocking vision, daylight or ventilation. Grilles are manufactured to combine attractiveness and strength using rod and link patterns constructed of steel or aluminum.

Rolling Aluminum Grille Features Include:
  • Used to secure storefronts
  • Usually installed during initial construction of building, but can be replaced when needed
  • Used in Parking Garages
  • Ideal to secure a space that needs good ventilation or visibility
  • Can be used manually or motorized
  • If motor operated, options can include controlled access using key pads, key fobs, remote controls/transmitters
  • Safety features such as safety edges and photo eyes available to help prevent the Grille from closing on vehicles, objects, or pedestrians.
  • Made of aluminum rods linked together

Scissor Gates

Scissor Gate Repair

Scissor Gates are designed for use as pedestrian or traffic control units in school corridors, institutions, and commercial buildings. They are also used as security units for driveways, storefronts, loading platforms, and warehouse doors. They allow ventilation without the loss of security.

Scissor Gate Door Features Include:
  • Economic as far as price
  • Often installed on the inside of a retail storefront, but can also be mounted on the exterior of the storefront
  • Also used to secure back warehouse and loading docks during business hours, and still allows for ventilation into warehouse
  • Option to slide on track for a more secure fit
  • Trackless options to prevent trip hazards or a folding bottom track to remove the track out of the way during business hours
  • Bi-parting or single sliding gate available
  • Gate can stack on the sides of the opening, or can pivot out of the way for a fully clear opening (if side room exists)
  • Often black in color, but can come in other color options
  • Custom ordered to fit your storefront or application

Security Gates

Security Gates provide a combination of aesthetic elegance and security to a variety of commercial and industrial properties. Security gates are commonly used for large industrial complexes that require perimeter security or storefront security.

Security Gate Repair, Service, and Features Include:
  • Important to secure storefront from break-ins and “smash-n-grabs”
  • Deters theft
  • Protects store and merchandise
  • Most cases need to be esthetically pleasing to keep with the architecture of the building or complex
  • Need to be able to see through gates to showcase your store
  • Should be easy to use and lock
  • Several styles to choose from to meet budget and looks
  • Commonly made of lightweight aluminum
  • Options to have open pattern, Lexan inserts, and various design grids

Parking Lot Gates

Parking Lot Gate features Include:
  • Control access into a parking lot to your business
  • Often made of wrought iron or chain link materials
  • Can be manually operated or motorized
  • Options to open gate with key pad, key fobs, or remote controls
  • Barrier arms and spike plates available for added security and to control traffic
  • Single sliding, bi-parting, or swinging gates available dependent of design of parking lot
  • On motor operated gates, safety features include: safety edges, photo eyes, entrapment prevention features, safety loops, and any other item to ensure your gate works safely for vehicles and pedestrians
  • Vortex to provide solutions to meet UL325 Safety Standards to help protect employees and Customers from getting injured