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Self-Closing Gates Provide Safety & Ease of Use

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As the name suggests, a self-closing gate is a gate that closes automatically after the user passes through. In most cases, the self-closing action is achieved via a spring or springs, which extend as the gate is opened and retract to pull the gate closed. More advanced models may utilize electronic motors to close the gate after use. A typical self-closing gate. Photo courtesy of Dakota Safety.  Self-closing gates are frequently found in manufacturing plants and other industrial facilities. Rather than being used as a “traditional” gate woul