ISO 9001:2015 Certified Built in the USA
330-273-6185  |  800-942-0829

Turnstile News and Blog

The Basics Of Selecting The Ideal Turnstile For Your Project

Full Height Vs Waist High

You know you need to control people at your facility. So, how do you know what type of turnstile to select?

Full Height Types

Why Controlled Access Has Four Sizes of Full Height Security Turnstiles

Full Height Turnstiles

Controlled Access offers four sizes of full height security turnstiles (single rotor) and two sizes of dual rotor or tandem units. So, what's the difference between them?

HS400 Single Series Turnstile Design

Choosing the Correct Material for a Full Height Turnstile

Full Height Turnstiles

You need a turnstile, and have made the key decision on whether it's going to be a waist high or full height security turnstile. Now it's time to consider the next question: What material do you need?

HS400 Single Series Turnstile Design

Why You Don’t Need Factory-Trained Installers With Controlled Access


Unlike some of our competitors who want you to use factory-trained installers, we've designed our turnstiles and ADA gates so any competent pro could put them in, saving you from needless downtime and unnecessary costs.

Factories: What’s The BIG Idea About Full Height Turnstiles

Full Height Turnstiles

After 30-plus years of security access control projects, we've learned one very BIG thing from warehouses and factories: Workers in factories tend to carry lunchboxes, backpacks and have a greater number of larger people than other controlled access environments.

ADA Barrier Optical

ADA Waist High Turnstiles Require Special Consideration

Waist High Turnstiles

ADA access control presents unique challenges, but both ADA waist high turnstile gates and full height security gates provide wide passage areas for patrons. Additional measures should also be considered to increase effectiveness.

Waist High Turnstiles are for Honest People

Waist High Turnstiles Are For Honest People – And Require The Right Pedestrian Access Control Solution

Waist High Turnstiles

Waist high turnstiles are vulnerable to being crawled under or jumped over, but they're effective pedestrian access control tools when used in the right situation.

Open Door Security

Can Security Be Maintained With An Open Door?

ADA Gates

The reason why turnstiles are the best tool to control who's coming in and out of your facility is that regular doors can be held open, allowing passage of numbers of people. That's why we ask clients what their plan is for monitoring access points where ADA gates are being placed.

Access Control Software

Controlling Access Into & Throughout Your Facility – Access Control Software Compatibility


Many customers ask if our turnstiles/turnstile gates will work with their access control system. Our general answer is yes, it normally should, especially if you are using that system to already unlock doors on site with personal ID cards.

Back to Top of Page