Flap Barriers

With opening and closing times of less than one second, Motwane’s Oval Flap Barriers control high pedestrian flows effectively and efficiently despite rough usage patterns. We guarantee long product lifecycles due to the premium design aesthetic and durable material choices, making our products the ideal contactless solution for high throughput entrances and secure management of restricted areas.

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    Motwane’s Service Professionals are trained to support you during technical breakdowns, and provide the necessary assistance for challenges stemming from local usage conditions or product wear and tear. In addition, Motwane offers specialized maintenance contracts for a variety of client requirements, keeping individual operating conditions, location, usage patterns, and the installed base size in mind.

    Trained by our in-house Customer Excellence Department, Motwane’s teams of engineers is locally available to reduce travel time. As a result, our pan India presence ensures that your site is always serviced with the fastest possible turnaround-time, and the latest technical expertise to maintain maximum uptime.


    Frequently Asked Questions

    How to Install a Flap Barrier System?


    A flap barrier system must be installed on a flat level and concrete base of a minimum thickness of 100 to 200 mm and of suitable quality to accept raw bolts or expanding anchor bolts. 

    First, drill foundation holes in the ground for assembling the flap barrier system. Then, insert the foundation bolts inside the holes of the base plate. Remove the front panels, and fix the main body on the foundation bolts. Check all the sub-assembly parts inside the enclosure. Switch ON the supply and check the functioning of the flap barrier system. Once this is done, fix all the front panels.

    What are the dimensions for Flap Barrier gates?


    For Normal Lane flap barrier gate – LXWXH = 1200 X 280 X 1000 MM +/-5% *

    For Wide/Handicap Lane flap barrier gate – LXWXH = 1200 X 460 X 1000 MM +/-5% *

    (‘*’ Customizable as per our client requirements)

    What is the difference between Handicap Lane and Normal Lane?


    Flap Barrier turnstiles are offered in two separate lane sizes. Wide/ Handicap lanes are offered for convenient entry and exit of disabled persons and pregnant women. Therefore, the passage width for the walkway is different in normal lane flap barrier turnstiles and handicapped lane flap barriers turnstiles. Passage width for a normal lane is 520 MM and 900 MM for a wide lane.

    What readers are compatible with Motwane Flap Barriers?


    Motwane’s Flap Barriers systems are compatible with all types of electronic card reader systems. For example, QR code scanners, Fingerprint scanners, Magnetic stripes, Face recognition systems, etc.

    Can Flap Barriers allow the movement of work trolleys and heavy material?


    No, flap barriers cannot allow the movement of work trolleys and heavy material. However, the handicapped lane flap barrier is useful for the movement of wheelchairs and smaller materials such as suitcases and carry bags. Other than flap barriers Motwane provides Side Access Gates which are typically used for material movement.

    How many lanes do I need?


    Our flap barriers can be personalized to accommodate the flow of people and the available space. This allows for the addition of any number of lanes, including normal and handicapped lanes in various configurations, such as 2 normal lanes, 5 normal lanes, or 3 normal lanes and 2 handicap lanes. Our team of experts can guide you in making the appropriate decision by providing a comprehensive analysis of foot traffic at your premises, along with detailed drawings.

    Can Flap Barriers Gates be Used Outdoors?


    Flap barrier gates can be used outdoors if roofed. However, our flap barrier gates are provided with an IP32 rating giving protection against water droplets.

    What Happens During Power Failure/ Emergencies?


    The flap barrier system is designed with an inbuilt battery backup that enables the flaps to be opened during power failures. This feature ensures that people can safely exit the facility in case of emergencies.

    How Do Flap Barriers Work?


    Flap Barrier’s work on a combination of BLDC motor mechanisms and highly reliable electronic control units. Flaps open and close according to the inputs received from access control systems or any type of reader.

    If access is granted the flaps open and the user is allowed to pass through the passage, if not then the flap remains closed blocking the passage.

    What is the use of a Flap Barrier?


    Flap barrier gates are an essential element of any building’s security infrastructure. They are typically used in high-security areas, such as data centers, military institutions, government buildings, and office complexes. Flap barriers protect against unauthorized entry by physically blocking the door or gate. They can also be used to control access to sensitive areas within a facility.