What Is a Tripod Turnstile?
You may have come across tripod turnstiles in a park or stadium. These are gates that allow one person to pass at a time and are often used in high-traffic areas where security is important. In this blog post, we will explore what a tripod turnstile is, how it works, and its uses and benefits. Also, we will look at other turnstiles you might have seen.
Tripod turnstiles are usually used for access control, but can also be used for ticket inspection or other applications. These tripod turnstiles are durable and easy to maintain, which makes them an excellent choice for many different applications. The main parts of a tripod turnstile are the cabinet, three sticks, and the mechanism. The cabinet can be made of several materials, including stainless steel and plexiglass. It can either be driven by an electric motor or electromagnet. To allow passage, the blocking rod is moved to one side. The unlocking arm releases when an approved card is swiped.
A tripod turnstile is made up of several main parts that are assembled and welded. The gate then has a seal to keep out water. The reason is that the interior of the turntile contains electronic raw materials. If water gets in, it can short-circuit and damage the equipment. The company makes the gate watertight by using seamless assembly and welding techniques. In addition, the inside of each component has a water guide tank.
Compared with other turnstiles, the main advantages of tripod turnstiles are their simple structure and high reliability. These turnstiles are intended to allow smooth, civilized, and safe passage of personnel through public spaces such as offices, schools, scenic areas, universities, clubs and other venues. The cabinet has space inside for a card reader, and the rotating arms can be opened in both directions to enable two-way passage. The turnstiles are also designed without edges or corners to help prevent pedestrian injury in the event of an accident.
RS Security Co.,Ltd offers a wide range of tripod turntiles including motor-driven, semi-automatic or manual models. Each type has its own advantages and disadvantages, but all are compatible with various access control system hardware and software.
Regular maintenance is essential to prolong the life span of tripod turnstiles. For example, it is recommended to wipe the surface of the main cabinet once a week, remove dust and acid rain, clean the inside of the cabinet with a soft cloth, and apply a layer of anti-rust oil. In addition, it is very important to regularly clean the blocking rod of the turnstile and the mechanism, as well as the swiping surface.
The global Vertical Tripod Turnstiles market was worth USD million in 2022 and is forecast to reach a readjusted value of USD million by 2028 with a CAGR of during this forecast period. The research report provides detailed insights into the market shares, industry ranking, operation situation, and competition pattern of the major players.