Security Barriers

Automatic Security Barriers play an essential role in regulating and restricting the vehicle access and egress so their reliability is key. Security Barriers are often the visitors first contact with a company so appearance is also important. Whether the requirement is for a simple, low cost security barrier for relatively low volume usage or a heavy-duty barrier for frequent operation, Frontier Pitts will supply a system designed to meet the sites exact needs. All security barriers operate through a 90 degree movement. There are various options to consider when specifying your automatic barrier.

Automatic Barriers play an essential role in regulating and restricting the vehicle access and egress so their reliability is key. Barriers are often the visitors first contact with a company so appearance is also important. Whether the requirement is for a simple, low cost barrier for relatively low volume usage or a heavy-duty barrier for frequent operation, Frontier Pitts will supply a system designed to meet the sites exact needs. All barriers operate through a 90 degree movement.

There are various options to consider when specifying your automatic barrier:-

  • Which product range?

    IWA 14 & PAS 68 Impact Tested HVM Anti Terra range Automatic Barriers or Manual Barriers (Means of Operation)

  • Width of road that requires barrier
  • Skirt, accessory and safety requirements>/
  • Conditions on site (weather, usage, etc)

FBX Automatic Barriers

FB Automatic Barriers with lower folding skirt Our Automatic Barrier 'FBX' and 'FB' models operate using torque motors.

The benefits of torque motor barriers are:

  • Instantly reversible
  • Motor constantly energised: for security locking & provides protection against low temperatures & damp conditions.
  • 100% duty continuous rating

The FBX Barrier is available in boom lengths up to 6m.

The FB Barrier is available in boom lengths up to 9m.

Automatic Barriers up to 6 metres will generally operate an unlimited number of cycles per hour.

Automatic Barriers over 5 metres will give up to 120 operations per hour or unlimited operations with special controls. Single phase power supply required.

Types Of Security Barriers


Automatic Barrier model FBX

Secures a maximum aperture up to 6m.

Torque motor. Bespoke available.


Automatic Barrier model FB

Secures a maximum aperture up to 9m.

Torque motor. Bespoke available.


Automatic Barrier model HB

Secures a maximum aperture up to 10m.

Hydraulically driven. Bespoke available.