Compared to the competition, our gate entry pedestals are hands down higher quality. Competing products are often made from thinner 0.074" wall tube, but these products are made from thicker 0.120" wall tube. That's 62% more steel! That's important when it comes to vandal abuse and withstanding forces of Mother Nature. These pedestals passed face-wind testing protocols that are equivalent to a sustained Category 5 hurricane force winds of over 150 miles per hour. Some pedestals have even been tested with wind up to 600 mph and only began to flex about 2 milli-meters. That's a wind speed over two times higher than the highest recorded tornado.
The painted finish on these pedestal poles is also second to none. All products are first bead-blasted (like sand-blasting) to eliminate contaminants and blemishes. That leaves the ideal bonding surface for the top finish. They are powder coated with an outdoor-rated polyester finish with UV protectant to help promote longevity in any weather condition. The stainless steel pedestals provide excellent rust protection and beauty at a reasonable cost.
One of the nice features of all poles is that the mounting holes for the concrete fasteners are not visible. The architectural pedestals are mounted from the inside out using an access panel on the backside. For the gooseneck poles, a base cover sits over top of the mounting bolts.
These are just some of the applications for these access control pedestals:
As an intercom post, these poles can hold wireless or wired intercom equipment. They have a standard gooseneck post mounting pattern on the mounting faceplate that is compatible with most intercom equipment. Custom poles can also be made.
Gate Access Control
One of the largest usages of these poles is as a gate keypad mounting post or a gate intercom post for the purpose of opening a security gate. As an intercom pole, they allow two-way communication and gate opening. If you add a video intercom you can also see visitors. If all you have is a keypad at the gate, then someone can enter a code to open the gate. You can also get intercoms with built in keypads that allow for both.
Card readers use proximity cards that allow visitors, employees or residents access to a property. A card reader pedestal mount is used to place the card reader near the access door. The card reader post is usually around 42" tall for people walking up to it. If the card reader uses wireless radio frequencies, we recommend using a plastic Buffer Plate mounted between the card reader pedestal and the card reader. This ensures that the metal of the pole does not interfere with the signal. We offer plastic buffer plates for this purpose.
Every pedestal is wrapped in foam packaging and boxed individually for safe shipping.
There are optional mounting bolt kits available for purchase in the Related Items section on a product page.
If you need a custom solution we offer free in-house engineering and drawings within 48 hours of your request. Just email us a rough drawing with measurements, tell us what you are mounting, and we will create a CAD drawing for your approval.
Rather that relying on a local metal fabrication shops for your custom pedestal needs, which usually results in an amateur solution that doesn't last very long and makes a poor impression on employees and visitors, our shop will give you best-in-class, turn-key pedestal options that meets the industry’s highest standards for strength and construction.
There are two categories of pedestal solutions, industrial and architectural. Industrial pedestals are typically like the powder-coated gooseneck mounting post you see in industrial environments. Architectural designs are the brushed, stainless steel architectural tower-style pedestals that would look good in a multi-million dollar office tower. The cost difference is significant, but in architectural building construction it is an insignificant amount.
Fast & Free CAD Design
Mount any device
Ready In 12-15 Business Days
Material Options: Steel, Stainless, Aluminum
Custom colors available
No Minimum order quantities
Expedited Order Program
We are prepared (from designing to production to shipping) to RUSH your custom project through our factory without sacrificing the quality you've come to expect. No matter your situation, your project can still be delivered on time.
12-15 days Standard, no additional charge
10-11 days 15% rush fee
8-9 days 25% rush fee
6-7 days 45% rush fee
4-5 days 65% rush fee
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