Rotech Group Pty Ltd has been appointed as a distributor for ELKA, a German manufacturer of high-quality gate openers and boom gates.
Having successfully served the door and gate automation industry for over 35 years with over 50,000 gate openers and boom gates installed in 70 countries, ELKA is a brand synonymous with proficiency and trust.
ELKA’s Sentinel KM 24vdc linear swing gate opener is a heavy-duty and high-quality opener, equipped to open a single gate leaf as large as 6m and weighing up to 500kg. Featuring electronic soft start and stop mechanism, along with safety sensing and an easily operated emergency release, this opener ensures smooth functioning and optimum safety. An electromagnetic bolt adds extra security to the swing gate.
The Sentinel ZT, another heavy-duty gate opener with 24vdc motor, is suitable to open a single gate leaf measuring up to 4.5m wide and 450kg in weight, at an angle of up to 120°. In addition to the Sentinel KM features, the ZT has four different types of articulated arms for mounting on to brick pillars and other difficult applications.
ELKA also manufactures a wide range of boom gates for commercial car parks, toll roads and the mining industry.
ELKA’s advanced range of products will now be available through Rotech, beginning with the ES series of industrial boom gates with boom poles measuring 5-8m. The KL series with 9-12m poles along with other boom gates will also be made available. Both these heavy-duty industrial boom gates have a powder-coated aluminium cabinet with a 10-year warranty against corrosion.
Key features include three in-built loop detectors that can be used as a directional logic and enable the control of traffic lights to regulate vehicle entry and exit; six different programmable relays and electronic safety sensing for extreme efficiency and safety; numerous inputs to facilitate integration with other access control equipment; vehicle counter to keep count of vehicles accessing the area; and remote control capability using the patented ‘Easy Control’ software.