FAQs

Q. What type of products do Davidson and Pearson supply?

A. All types of perimeter security equipment including; cantilever sliding gates, tracked sliding gates, telescopic sliding gates, single & double leaf swing gates, ‘Quikfold' bi-folding speed gates, turnstiles, rising arm barriers, road blockers, steel welded mesh and vertical bar fencing. For more information please see individual product pages.

Q. Can Davidson and Pearson supply typical arrangement drawings and foundation plans?

A. On each website product page you will find ‘pdf' downloads of typical drawings, if however you cannot find what you are looking for, please contact us by telephone or e-mail and we will do our best to help (see ‘Contact Us' page).

Q. Can Davidson and Pearson supply unusual or non-standard products?

A. We specialise in this area and relish a challenge. For example we have supplied combination sliding gates with a clear opening of 52.00 metres for a major UK airport, and a single leaf cantilever gate with a clear opening of 20 metres for a top European Bank. We have also supplied many gates over 5 metres high for prisons and secure units. Where backrun space is limited we can produce two section cantilever telescopic gates and up to four section tracked telescopic gates. We can also make gates with trapezoidal or parallelogram frames to suit entrances with cross falls.

Q. What kind of support can Davidson and Pearson provide during the planning or design stage?

A. We are always pleased to be involved in the design at an early stage, and we are available to make site visits and advise accordingly. We can supply as much or as little help as is required.

Q. When an order is placed what information will be supplied?

A. We will supply full dimensional drawings of the gate and foundations, usually within 7 days of the order being placed. Once approval of this drawing has been given manufacture can commence. Operating manuals, wiring diagrams etc. are supplied when the gate is delivered. Technical help is always available by phone.

Q. Do gates supplied by Davidson and Pearson have the appropriate safety equipment?

A. All of our gates are supplied with the necessary safety buffers, and we are willing to advise on site specific requirements.

Q. Are products supplied by Davidson and Pearson intended for sites with high usage patterns?

A. Our products are all sourced with reliability and longevity in mind. We have many gates, barriers and turnstiles in the UK employed in very heavily used environments e.g. Police stations, Harbours, etc. Some of these products have now passed 1 million operations without any major repairs.

Q. Are Davidson and Pearson able to offer equipment finished in any colour?

A. Yes, within reason, if we are given a RAL colour code and the paint can be produced in the quantities required we can help.

Q. Are your gates able to interface with access equipment supplied by other companies?

A. Yes, our control panels are fully programmable and will accept input signals from virtually all types of access control device.

Q. Can you support your products with service arrangements, and spare parts if necessary?

A. Yes, we keep a lot of spares parts in stock, but we can also supply a complete gate leaf in the event of impact damage. We can also arrange for preventative maintenance and servicing if required.

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