Upswung Manual & Automatic Barrier Gates

Linear BGUS-D 1/2 HP Barrier Gate with Counter Balanced Arm & Battery Backup

Linear® Model BGUS barrier gate is designed to control vehicular traffic on driveways up to approximately 18 feet wide. Gate arm opening speed is slower because of the longer arm lengths. Slower operating, counter balanced arm. For traffic control and parking applications, available in 1/2 horsepower, 115V or 230V supply voltage, various arm lengths. 

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Linear BGU barrier Gate Operator

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The BGUS-D has four programmable options for gate operation in case of an AC power failure. On high end usage installations, it is recommended to use two Model BGU barrier gates on opposing sides of the driveway. The Model BGU can be actuated by most access control devices. The Model BGU barrier gate can be used for either traffic control or parking applications. Through switch selections, the gate operator is universal and suitable for all installation and operational functions. Switch selection allows for full flexibility as to how and when the arm comes down in traffic control situations.


  • 1/2 HP, 115V 1 Phase
  • Available in 10, 12, 16 & 18 ft Arms
  • Maximum duty cycle: Continuous
  • White or Yellow powder-coated finish
  • 5 Year Warranty


  • Integral APeX Controller
  • Power on/off switch
  • Duplex receptacle (115 VAC units only)
  • 24 VDC permanent magnet motor (BGUS-D only)
  • 115 VAC supply converted to 24 VDC for motor and controls (BGUS-D only)
  • Dual batteries charged by 115 VAC or optional solar panels (BGUS-D only)
  • On-board APeX Controller three-button control station
  • All accessory connections 24 VDC
  • Easily adjustable cam-operated limit switches
  • Lockable and removable front cover for easy access
  • Built-in maximum run timer and auto close timer
  • Master/second with simple 3-wire connection
  • Quad V-belt
  • Heavy-duty right angle gear reducer
  • Heavy-duty harmonic link with oil impregnated bronze bushings
  • Motor has manually resettable overload
  • Full system capable for access control and reversing devices
  • Weather resistant galvanized steel cabinet with powder coat finish

Arm Options:

  • 14 foot wood arm
  • 16 foot wood arm
  • 18 foot wood arm

Voltage Options:

  • 115 V
  • 230 V

Factory Options:

  • Cold weather package
  • Optional stainless steel power coated cabinet for installation in areas where high concentration of corrosive material or atmosphere is present (please contact us for details)