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Entrance Control Resources


Optical turnstiles, full height turnstiles, waist high turnstiles and pedestrian gates.

Alvarado Catalogue

When turnstiles are part of the entry process, guests present their valid credential directly to the turnstile to gain facility access.

Gym & Recreation

Alvarado offers a comprehensive portfolio of access control solutions for sports and entertainment venues.

Stadia and Venues

With a constant stream of employees, patients and visitors, keeping hospital areas secure and protecting patient privacy Alvarado offers optical turnstiles and solutions that secure controlled areas.


Optical turnstiles provide a superior combination of security, safety and aesthetics that complement any lobby environment.

Corporate Lobby

The optional floor saver baseplate enables easy installation of turnstiles on a solid foundation, without the need to drill holes into flooring for trenching or stubbing up conduit.


The SU5000 with bi-directional motorized swinging barriers is the culmination of Alvarado’s many years of optical turnstile design and manufacturing experience.


The EDM is a motorized waist high turnstile that provides single or bi-directional access control.
Upon loss of power or fire system input, the horizontal arm automatically drops to provide a clear exit passageway. 


The SU4500 is Alvarado’s most compact barrier optical turnstile. Designed for high-end facilities where space is at a premium, the SU4500 has a compact installation footprint but doesn’t compromise on security, performance or looks.


EDC series turnstiles are designed to provide years of trouble-free operation.
Electro-mechanical versions provide bi-directional access control.



The SW1000 is an attractive motorized pedestrian gate that is an ideal product to provide disabled access in conjunction with waist high or optical turnstiles. 


The MST is the most trusted, secure and reliable full height turnstile available.
MST full height turnstile has been America’s most specified and used maximum security full height turnstile


Communication Solution Resources



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Buildings and Offices

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Hospitals and Healthcare

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Universities and Education

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Industrial, Factory, Plant

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Schools and Education

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Train and Rail Stations