FENCING Awards 2021 Winner - Sydney international dragway by Ideal Gate Automation

FENCING Awards 2021 Winner - Sydney international dragway by Ideal Gate Automation

Winner of the Innovation & Excellence in Commercial & Industrial Gates category for 2021: Sydney international dragway by Ideal Gate Automation in Sydney, NSW.

Ideal Gate Automation gave Australian Fencing Awards some key information on their Sydney international dragway project.

Challenges involved in the project

  • Bi sliding entry set.
  • 1x 13m cantilever gate suspended over a dam, on 3.5 degrees slope, unstable footing requiring piers. 
  • 1x 13m cantilever gate on the same 3.5degree slope, driving into the air cast over and next to a critical gas main.
  • Designed for maximum opening with two unavoidable restraints on both sides: the far side Dam bank and the boundary with Sydney Motorsport park / access easement.

Products used on the project

  • Beninca Bison 2.5t. 
  • Custom chain drive set adapters in house. 
  • Double radial dampening devices in custom post mounted housing made in house. 
  • 9 m3 of concrete footings 
  • Actual gate weights combined of 2700kg of steel.

Outcome of the project

  • 2 beautiful looking gates that pushed the boundaries of cantilever engineering. Gates work flawlessly and operations are underway.

This project by Ideal Gate Automation is a Winner in the Australian FENCING Awards 2021.