In order to ensure many years of reliable automatic
Plumb, level, and swing freely on its hinges. The gate must move throughout its arc without binding or dragging on the ground Wheels must not be attached to the gate. Gates over 250 lbs. should have ball bearing hinges with grease fittings. Gate post must be secured in the ground with concrete. In addition, keep these gate tips in mind for your installation: Repair or replace all worn or damaged hardware. Gate posts larger than 8' diameter will require longer bolts (2' longer than post thickness). Gate posts smaller than 6' in diameter should be made of metal (not wood). Gate posts smaller than 4' in diameter will require large metal washers or steel plates for reinforcement. The addition of a horizontal or vertical cross member is recommended to provide a stable area for mounting the gate bracket. Tube or panel gates may need reinforcement. If installing a dual gate opener, the driveway will need to be trenched/cut in order to lay PVC conduit for the second opener's power cable. Prepare the garage area for the installation task. It is important that you start this task by cleaning the whole garage area. Even if you are working on the door alone, it is best to prepare the whole garage area. At this point, sweep the area and make sure you remove dust, debris, or foreign objects in the garage. Prepare the new door for your garage. Get all the new hardware that you are about to install for the garage door. Go over the hardware you have for the installation process. It is important that you have all the hardware ready to ensure a smooth operation when you start installing the new door. Make sure you prepare support or structural elements that can hold the motor unit, rails, and track in the entire duration of the installation. Prepare all the tools you need for the installation of the new door. Here's what you need for the installation task: Philips screwdriver, pliers, flat screwdriver, power drill, hammer, pencil, wire strippers, level, and ladder. Before You Begin the Installation View the Installation DVD and read the Instruction Manual in its entirety before beginning the installation. Because automatic gate openers produce high levels of force, it is important to review the Safety Instructions included with your gate opener before installation to avoid potential hazards caused by improperly installed/maintained gate opener systems. Verify that the gate opener you purchased is suited for your gate's type/size/weight, frequency of use, and the proper class rating. The gate opener is intended for vehicular gates only. A separate entrance/gate must be installed for pedestrian use. Chinentech auto door Limited is one of leading manufacturer in China, who professionally specializes in automatic door system and access control system. If you want to know, please visit: www.autodooroperators.com.