Security, fire protection & access control

keyboard_arrow_upUltimate quality from Turnstar’s laser cutter
keyboard_arrow_downUltimate quality from Turnstar’s laser cutter

Turnstar’s recently acquired Durma laser cutter offers the latest technology when it comes to the cutting of various metals.

keyboard_arrow_upREHAU uPVC windows fulfill the mandate
keyboard_arrow_downREHAU uPVC windows fulfill the mandate

KEY FACTS: Location: Nairobi, Kenya System: REHAU 60mm uPVC Window System Architect: Cocoon Studio, Kenya Customs Aluminium, a REHAU Authorised Partner, manufactured high security REHAU uPVC windows and doors for a customer in Nairobi, Kenya.

keyboard_arrow_upNew Aperio® H100: Wireless access control technology inside a stylish door handle
keyboard_arrow_downNew Aperio® H100: Wireless access control technology inside a stylish door handle

The new Aperio® H100 packs the power and flexibility of wireless access control into one slim, cleverly designed door handle. With easy retrofitting to almost any interior door and comprehensive RFID compatibility, the new Aperio® H100 handle makes extending access control to more doors cost-effective by integrating with a vast range of third-party systems.

keyboard_arrow_upSmartlock Launches The Bluetooth BLE App for iOS®
keyboard_arrow_downSmartlock Launches The Bluetooth BLE App for iOS®

Smartlock announced the release of the official Smartlock BLE iOS™ app for the Bluetooth™ Low Energy smartkey, end May 2018. This free app can be searched for in the Apple App store and is only compatible with the Bluetooth Low Energy smart key. Alternatively, follow this link to download the app. The iOS application will serve […]

keyboard_arrow_upTurnstar – a total solution for access control
keyboard_arrow_downTurnstar – a total solution for access control

Turnstar Systems has its own in-house powder coating plant at its 7 700 square metre factory in Johannesburg.

keyboard_arrow_upTurnstar at Securex West Africa
keyboard_arrow_downTurnstar at Securex West Africa

Securex West Africa is the largest security exhibition of its type in West Africa. Held in Lagos, Nigeria, the exhibition covers various industries from physical security all the way to the most sophisticated digital/electronic security. Turnstar was present and it was a great opportunity to meet with new and existing customers.

keyboard_arrow_upSE Controls Africa on show at Securex 2018
keyboard_arrow_downSE Controls Africa on show at Securex 2018

SE Controls Africa (SECAF) is exhibiting key products from its extensive range of smoke control, environmental ventilation and window automation solutions at this year’s Securex fire and security trade show, which takes place between 22nd and 24th May at the Gallagher Convention Centre, Midrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

keyboard_arrow_upAccess control radar system ideal for retrofitting
keyboard_arrow_downAccess control radar system ideal for retrofitting

The access control radar system is a package of modules that can be retro-fitted into a commonly configured building reception area or lobby, converting that space into a high security mantrap which allows the entry of only one authorised person at a time, while ignoring any cart, luggage or parcels in their possession.

keyboard_arrow_upNew design automatic special needs gate by Turnstar
keyboard_arrow_downNew design automatic special needs gate by Turnstar

Turnstar is excited to announce its new design automatic special needs gate. The gate is a drastic improvement in terms of overall size of the post, method of glass clamping and a totally different drive solution. Fitted with a servo motor and gearbox, the gate has position and torque sensing as well as a heavy […]

keyboard_arrow_upSpeedgate Express access solution
keyboard_arrow_downSpeedgate Express access solution

The Speedgate Express is the ultimate aesthetic and secure solution for any corporate reception area. Available in three lanes widths of 550, 650 and 900mm wide, any number of configurations can be created in order to ensure high speed access even to those in wheelchairs or pushing trolleys. Fitted with heavy duty direct drive motors […]

keyboard_arrow_upDoor communication with aspirations
keyboard_arrow_downDoor communication with aspirations

JUNG and Siedle are offering electrical installations ranging from switch systems, suitable indoor stations and building automation with KNX through to the entire Siedle door communication range. These include apps, the Scope mobile video communication station and system extensions such as letterboxes, access control and lighting.

keyboard_arrow_upAll new Eximo® panic and emergency exit device range from UNION
keyboard_arrow_downAll new Eximo® panic and emergency exit device range from UNION

With the design of the new Eximo® range of panic and emergency exit devices the needs of the installer and end user have been paramount. From the easily installed and adjustable modular design, to the aesthetically pleasing family feel, the new range of products offers safe and reliable exiting solutions.

keyboard_arrow_upAutomatically locking gate allows unmanned secure entrances
keyboard_arrow_downAutomatically locking gate allows unmanned secure entrances

In line with its research & development policy, AUTO-GATE has designed and registered the design of a “gate” that cannot be left open. The gate locks automatically and will not allow a breach of perimeter security, irrespective of the position the gate is in when locking occurs.

keyboard_arrow_upTrellidor introduces aluminium sliding security gate to range
keyboard_arrow_downTrellidor introduces aluminium sliding security gate to range

Trellidor has introduced an aluminium sliding security gate to its range of custom-made burglar proofing options.  Made from structural aluminium, it is suitable for highly corrosive environments and is engineered with the hallmark strengthening features that Trellidor products are known for. 

keyboard_arrow_upNew ASSA ABLOY patented cylinder – the key to uncompromised security
keyboard_arrow_downNew ASSA ABLOY patented cylinder – the key to uncompromised security

ASSA ABLOY South Africa introduces its brand new patented high-security cylinder, the unique CY110, which is also the first cylinder that carries the prestigious ASSA ABLOY brand name.

keyboard_arrow_upRobust turnstile controls access in industrial estate
keyboard_arrow_downRobust turnstile controls access in industrial estate

Brooklands Estate in KwaZulu-Natal is a recently constructed industrial zone with over 30 units. The units span from 200m² up to 1 500m² and are used for various industrial fabrication and warehousing requirements.

keyboard_arrow_upTurnstar’s stylish access control for high-end retail stores
keyboard_arrow_downTurnstar’s stylish access control for high-end retail stores

The Jenna Clifford Boutique in Lynwood Pretoria recently underwent a security upgrade and was fitted with a Turnstar TRITON curved glass turnstile, supplied in a matching finish to the revamped shopfront.

keyboard_arrow_upTrellidor Security Shutter ideal for estate living
keyboard_arrow_downTrellidor Security Shutter ideal for estate living

Trellidor franchises throughout RSA are being kept busy with requests from homeowners in housing estates for quotes on the newly launched Trellidor Security Shutter.  “It’s proving to be a winner for several reasons, not just because it doesn’t look like a security barrier but also because it is attractive from street view as well as […]

keyboard_arrow_upTurnstar protects mine from diesel thieves
keyboard_arrow_downTurnstar protects mine from diesel thieves

Turnstar was recently tasked with providing coal mining giant, South 32, with a secure physical access control solution for its Kusasalethu mine near Witbank, South Africa.

keyboard_arrow_upTurnstar receives ISO 9001:2015 accreditation
keyboard_arrow_downTurnstar receives ISO 9001:2015 accreditation

Turnstar has received ISO 9001:2015 accreditation. This forms part of its ongoing strategy to ensure the highest quality levels in its locally designed and manufactured physical access control products. The certification was awarded after an audit conducted by SGS.

keyboard_arrow_upControlling vehicle access with AUTOGATE
keyboard_arrow_downControlling vehicle access with AUTOGATE

AUTOGATE booms and barriers have a wide range of applications for vehicle access and traffic flow control. Housings are available in a range of colours with an option to match corporate colour schemes.

keyboard_arrow_upPassive fire protection by Den Braven
keyboard_arrow_downPassive fire protection by Den Braven

In the event of a fire, precautions to limit the spread of flames, heat and smoke, and significantly increase fire safety are necessary in order to gain enough time to evacuate an office block, shopping centre or hotel? These critical steps can save lives, reduce material damage, minimise business loss, protect the structure of buildings and keep them accessible after the fire

keyboard_arrow_upBitcon fire doors for new multi-million dollar Maputo landmark
keyboard_arrow_downBitcon fire doors for new multi-million dollar Maputo landmark

South African fire door producer, Bitcon Industries, has secured a second contract for the provision of its Rubidor Class B fire doors for Maputo’s new landmark building, the multi-million dollar mixed-use, The Horizon, residential and office tower development in Maputo.

keyboard_arrow_upCorobrik’s clay face brick firewall saves warehouse from inferno
keyboard_arrow_downCorobrik’s clay face brick firewall saves warehouse from inferno

A firewall constructed of Corobrik's clay face bricks protected a warehouse from being consumed by a devastating industrial fire.

keyboard_arrow_upLook who’s at the front door
keyboard_arrow_downLook who’s at the front door

Legrand video entry control units, with multiple functions, including clear images and good sound quality, significantly improve the security of any environment.

keyboard_arrow_upDocking solutions to suit your needs
keyboard_arrow_downDocking solutions to suit your needs

For almost two decades Maxiflex Door Systems has been a trusted name in the industrial door industry and is now also the chosen distributor for the Crawford range of doors and docking solutions from Assa Abloy Entrance Systems.

keyboard_arrow_upComplete retail security solutions from Trellidor Commercial
keyboard_arrow_downComplete retail security solutions from Trellidor Commercial

Single-product barrier security solutions are not always the most effective option for retail outlets. This is why Trellidor’s Commercial Division works closely with specifiers, architects, builders and others involved in the development of a project to find the right product for each area within the building.

keyboard_arrow_upEmergency switches can save the day
keyboard_arrow_downEmergency switches can save the day

In the event of a fire, Legrand fireman’s emergency switches enable easy, quick and effective disconnection of mains power, from outside the building, at no risk to the user.

keyboard_arrow_upSmokeless escape routes
keyboard_arrow_downSmokeless escape routes

With building regulations and fire prevention legislation becoming even more stringent, it is now recognised that smoke can be a primary cause of loss of life, more so than the fire itself. It is, therefore, essential that smokeless escape routes are available as quickly as possible.

keyboard_arrow_upQuick, safe and easy facility access with new visitor management system
keyboard_arrow_downQuick, safe and easy facility access with new visitor management system

Managing the access of authorised visitors and movable assets, such as laptops, into facilities continues to be a major concern. The safety and security of employees and tenants needs to be guaranteed, but there is a fine balance between managing your visitors and ensuring that visitors do not feel unwelcome.