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Pallet gate for use with vacuum handler

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Client: Compounds manufacturer

Requirement: Pallet safety gate on process platform to be loaded by forklift and palletised sacks unloaded by vacuum handling crane



  • Loading through existing unguarded handrail aperture without adequate fall protection 

  • Low headroom to clear crane arm

  • Confined workspace 


 Sigma Pallet Gate in use with vacuum handler

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Note: Add for use with vacuum handler in special requirement box


  • Supply and Installation of a Sigma universal safety gate
  • When the pallet loads are not too high this gate can be made with very short side frames the fold down inner gate can operate within very low headroom.

  • Up to 3000mm inside width (2 pallets) x minimum 2000 mm walk-in height x 500 mm deep side frames (When closed).
  • The inner gate is modified to swing forward which allows the operator to swing the vacuum handler over the pallet to safely pick sacks from the pallet.
  • The ergonomically counterbalanced gates offer easy operation. 
  • All galvanised construction. or with safety yellow thermoplastic tube coating

  • Minimal maintenance.

  • We can also supply the Vaculex sack lifter shown above


How it works

The operator pulls back the inner gate which is connected to push rods on the side frames. As the inner gate lowers the edge gate automatically opens. The system provides continous protection from falls and moving loads.

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The pallet gate design and manufacturing services (To ISO 9001)  provided by our in-house mezzanine barrier division meet the recommendations of the Health and Safety Executive and is in conformance with BS EN ISO 14122-3

 Do you need help in providing a suitable HSE recommended double barrier system for you loading operation? - We here to help!

 You can select from many different models in the Safety Pallet Gates section of this website.  You will also find a helpful 'How do I select the right pallet gate?' guide.  Or on each of the model pages, there is detailed information on what the model does and the full dimensions etc.  Plus there is a specific enquiry form for custom application for you to use. 

Not sure which model you need?

 You can use our easy-to-use online Enquiry Form - Just select the one which covers your particular application to tell us what your exact requirements are and we will provide a no-obligation, competitive quotation for the right type of safety gate to meet your safety requirements.  Alternatively, you can call our sales team to discuss your problem in more detail.  For the UK call 0161 223 1990 or International  calls to +44 161 223 1990 or by email to