Automatic Sliding Driveway Gate Installation

The sliding driveway gate can be automated electrically. We have two types of electric motors available to automate your sliding driveway gate; the DIY Kit and DIY Kit Plus Transformer. These motors are of high quality and are made in Italy.

DIY Kit Contains:

  • 1 x motor
  • 2 x remote controls
  • 5 x 1m lengths of 4 fix point nylon gear racks

DIY Kit Plus Transformer contains:

  • 1 x  motor
  • 2 x remote controls
  • 5 x 1m lengths of 4 fix point nylon gear racks
  • 1 x external transformer
       DIY Kit for electric motor   External Transformer


Gear Rack with Teeth

A gear rack has to be fixed to the inside bottom horizontal rail of the driveway gate. The rack has a tooth edge which will fit into the tooth wheel of the motor. When the motor turns, the tooth wheel will move the rack so the entire gate will slide along the rail.

The nylon gear rack is supplied in each kit as 5 x 1 metre lengths with 4 fixing points per length and can be cut down to suit.  


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The installation of your automatic sliding driveway gate is made easier if you use the relevant components. 

Together with the 2 driveway gate posts, you will need to purchase the following items to assist you with your automatic installation:  

 Post Cradle “U” Shape  Bolt Down Track 
To attach to driveway gate end post – holds gate in closed position. Post Cradle U Shape  Available in 3m, 4m or 6m lengths. Bolt Down Track 
Recessed Gate Wheel Set  Top Guide Roller Set 
1 set required per driveway gate. (2 x 90mm diameter wheels in housing)  Recessed Gate Wheel Set 1 set required per driveway gate ( 2 rollers plus bracket)  Top Guide Roller Set

Please use the link below to find out more information on how to set up the automation.

Automation Installation