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MODEL BGUS/BGUS-D • SG/SG-D OPERATOR INSTALLATION GUIDE

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GATE OPERATOR CLASSIFICATIONS

All gate operators can be divided into one of four different 
classifi cations, depending on their design and usage.

Class I Residential Vehicular Gate Operator
A vehicular gate operator intended for use in a home of one 
to four single family dwellings, or garage or parking area 
associated with these dwellings.

Class II Commercial / General Access Vehicular Gate 
Operator
A vehicular gate operator intended for use in a commercial 
location or building such as a multifamily housing unit of fi ve 
or more single family units, hotel, retail store or other building 
servicing the general public.  

Class III Industrial / Limited Access Vehicular Gate 
Operator
A vehicular gate operator intended for use in an industrial 
location or building such as a factory or loading dock area or 
other location not intended to service the general public.

Class IV Restricted Access Vehicular Gate Operator
A vehicular gate operator intended for use in a guarded 
industrial location or building such as an airport security 
area or other restricted access locations not servicing the 
general public, in which unauthorized access is prevented 
via supervision by security personnel.

LINEAR barrier gate operator models BGU and BGU-D 
meet the requirements for all four classifi cations.

Read the following before beginning to install LINEAR barrier 
gates:

1.  All electrical connections to the power supply must be 

made by a licensed electrician and must observe all 
national and local electrical codes.

2.  A separate power-disconnect switch should be located 

near the operator so that primary power can be turned 
off when necessary.

3.  Barrier gate operators are for vehicular traffi c  only. 

Pedestrians must be supplied with a separate access 
opening.

4.  Never reach between, through or around the fence to 

operate the gate.

5.  You must install all required safety equipment.

PRE-INSTALLATION

INFORMATION

Before unpacking, inspect the carton for exterior damage. 
If you fi nd damage, advise the delivery carrier of a potential 
claim.

Inspect your package carefully. You can check your accessory 
box parts with the enclosed packing slip for your convenience. 
Claims for shortages will be honored for only 30 days from 
the date of shipment.

Before installing the operator, read this manual completely 
to ensure all requirements for proper installation are present. 
Verify that the voltage to be used matches the voltage of the 
operator.

SAFETY INFORMATION

AND WARNINGS

The following contact or non-contact obstruction 
detection devices have been approved for use with 
LINEAR barrier gate operators as part of a UL325 
compliant installation:

2520-441 

MMTC Model IR-55 photo eye, 165’ with 
mounting hardware

2520-031 

MMTC Model E3K photo eye, 28’ with 
mounting hardware

0.531091s