Secured Entry Control
Nobody knows turnstiles like Alvarado. We have been manufacturing turnstiles for secured entry and access control applications for over half a century and we have thousands of turnstile and gate installations world-wide. Whether you are looking for optical turnstiles, full height turnstiles, waist high turnstiles or pedestrian gates, Alvarado has the product to meet your physical access control requirements.
Our turnstile and gate products will integrate with virtually any access control system. Our website has detailed information, specifications and drawings on our optical turnstile, full height turnstile, waist high turnstile and pedestrian gate products. In addition, our knowledgeable sales and customer support staff assists customers to find the best turnstile and access solution for their entrance security and access control needs. Find out why our full height turnstiles, optical turnstiles, waist high turnstiles and pedestrian gates are specified and used by top architects, integrators and end users around the world.
Alvarado optical turnstiles provide secure bi-directional access control and blend beautifully with high-end building environments. All our optical turnstiles integrate with nearly any access control system to increase building lobby security, provide an organized entry/exit process and reduce the staff required to monitor employee and guest access.
Optical turnstiles are a highly reliable method to secure access in building lobbies. Alvarado’s optical turnstiles use the latest infrared technology to detect tailgating and unauthorized entry attempts. Smoothly operating motorized barriers provide an effective passage deterrent. All Alvarado optical turnstile models include graphics and notification tones that guide users. Our turnstiles also provide local and visual alarms to notify staff of alert conditions.
Alvarado optical turnstiles have a streamlined design that utilizes shared center cabinets for multi-lane applications, saving floor space. ADA widths are available for all optical turnstile models.
Alvarado full height turnstiles integrate with access control systems to provide secure bi-directional access control. Our turnstiles limit access to one person per activation. We offer several single full height turnstile and tandem full height turnstile models to cover all types of access control applications.
Alvarado security turnstiles have several features that are expensive options on competitor turnstile models, including HydraLine™ - Alvarado’s revolutionary speed control that self-adjusts to the pushing force of the user. This ensures a safe, controlled, turnstile rotation and safely and smoothly returns the rotating turnstile section to the home position, minimizing wear and tear.
We manufacture non-electric full height turnstile models for applications where an access control system is not used. Typically, these turnstiles would be used in an exit only application at stadiums, zoos and theme parks.
Alvarado turnstiles do not doze off, take breaks, or require a pay check. They simply provide reliable security access control – the same reliability our customers have come to expect from Alvarado since 1956.
We also offer full height pedestrian security gates. Our full height gates have a wide passage area and are easy to install. Security gates are often used to provide disabled and material delivery access in conjunction with our full height turnstiles.
Alvarado waist high turnstiles provide highly reliable bi-directional access control, patron flow control and patron counting. Our turnstiles are installed in thousands of secured facilities, stadiums, arenas, schools and metros worldwide.
Our electric lock control turnstiles have a robust turnstile controller that allows easy integration with facility access control systems, and devices such as push buttons. Card or biometric readers can be installed on the turnstiles lid, or Alvarado can machine cut outs in the turnstile lid for internal installation of readers inside the turnstile cabinet. Electric lock control models provide a dry contact output upon rotation that can be used either for passage feedback and/or a count passage output.
Our cost-effective manual turnstiles provide crowd control and patron counting using a mechanical microswitch. Counts can be output to a local counter that is installed in the turnstile cabinet, or to Alvarado’s GateWatch automated facility counting software, which provides real time entry, exit and in venue totals and a historic database. Learn more here. http://www.alvaradomfg.com/patron_counting.htm
Our intelligent admission control turnstiles and software provide automated entry for stadiums, arenas, theme parks and other facilities. Alvarado Learn more here. http://www.alvaradomfg.com/gate-admission-systems.htm
All Alvarado turnstiles are designed to provide user comfort and years of service. Our turnstiles have stainless steel internal components and an adjustable rotary dampener that slows and cushions the rotation, and self-centers the arms to the home position. Our turnstiles also have little touches like a locking stainless steel hinged lid, manual key override controls that allow easy field configuration, and hidden anchoring, which means no exposed bolts or fasteners for a better looking installation.
All waist high turnstiles ship fully assembled for quick and easy installation. Turnstiles are available in a satin stainless steel or powder coat finish.
Alvarado offers a number of pedestrian security gates for various entry control applications. Pedestrian gates are often used in conjunction with turnstiles to provide disabled access and material delivery access. Pedestrian security gates and pedestrian gates are also suitable for use as the sole entry points in select applications.
Electrically controlled gates easily integrate with access control systems and can be activated by entry control devices such as a push button installed at a guard or entry desk.
Alvarado also offers pedestrian gates for use in grocery and retail stores and other pedestrian applications. Click here to find out more about our retail pedestrian gates here.
Alvarado Manufacturing Company 12660 Colony Street Chino, CA 91710
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