Manual booms

Turnstar manufactures a full range of counter balance and spring type manual boomgates. The counter balance type is the most cost effective option and is provided with a round aluminium barrier arm. Lengths of 3m all the way up to 9m are available. The Velocity type manual vehicle barrier is fitted with a spring balancing […]

Custom reader mount stanchions

Turnstar recently made 30 custom designed reader mount stanchions for WITS University. The university required an aesthetic solution which would also accommodate the mounting of a dome camera, intercom and a Morpho Wave biometric reader. The stanchions were manufactured from laser cut stainless steel pipe with mounting plates and a base plate welded to the […]

Portable vehicle access control

Turnstar was recently tasked with providing a mining client with a portable vehicle access control solution. The solution had to be easy to move, self sufficient and be stable enough to work in heavy duty areas. Turnstar designed and manufactured a modified trailer which was fitted with a 12V BLDC TRAFFIC MASTER barrier, a solar […]

In-house electroplating

Turnstar recently commissioned its own in-house electroplating plant. Electroplating involves the cleaning and then zinc coating of steel components for corrosion protection. The zinc coating sacrifices itself when the steel is attacked by corrosive salts and increases product longevity. The electroplating plant amounts to a R600 000 investment and will provide our customers with shorter […]

IStore Rosebank secured by Turnstar

The iStore Rosebank which is a sales outlet for Apple pre-owned products is now protected by Turnstar’s mantrap cubicle. The iStore required a security booth which would provide a strong physical access presence as well as comfortable operation for would-be shoppers. The cubicle was manufactured from powder coated mild steel and laminated glass and was […]

Ford Silverton turnstiles

The Newly developed Ford Silverton production facility in Pretoria, South Africa was recently fitted with over 10 Turnstar Tribune single reader turnstiles. The Tribune is ideal for factory access control where time & attendance and security are top priority. A key feature of the turnstile is the 100% validated access which ensures no false clockings […]

Pay for entry at Checkers

Turnstar recently manufactured and installed a Triton full height octagonal glass turnstile at the new Checkers store in Plettenburg Bay, South Africa. The turnstile was manufactured from a combination of stainless steel and toughened glass. 304 grade stainless steel was deemed suitable due to the proximity of the site from the ocean (less than 1km). […]

Jewellery store security

Turnstar recently manufactured and installed a full height security booth at a prestigious jewellery store in Gateway Mall, uMhlanga. The mantrap cubicle was manufactured from 304 grade brushed stainless steel and fitted with 500kg magnetic locks for security. Internal presence sensors were supplied in order to ensure single person access and to prevent unauthorised entry.

Barrier rails

Turnstar recently manufactured and installed over 50m of chrome plated barrier rails at Takealot’s head office in Johannesburg. The barrier rails are manufactured from mild steel and then are chrome plated for a great mirror like finish. Barrier rails are often used in queuing applications and in security applications where pedestrian access must be limited.

Solar powered access control container

Turnstar recently converted a 20 foot shipping container for the Uitkomst Mine near Newcastle, South Africa. The container was fitted with three TITAN 4 single turnstiles, each with biometric readers and breathalysers (supplied by others). Turnstar also fitted the turnstiles with the hygie-hand automatic sanitiser which dispenses an alcohol based sanitiser after the biometric reader […]

Glen shopping centre chooses Turnstar

Turnstar recently supplied and installed 12 Velocity Raptor traffic barriers and 2 Velocity traffic barriers for the various entrances and exits around the prestigious shopping centre. The spike barriers were supplied as the ultra low 55mm high ramps which are only 380mm wide and the Optic LED barrier arms are ideal for extra visual safety. […]

Road blockers for Tanzanian bank

Turnstar recently manufactured five high security road blockers for a bank head office in Tanzania. The road blockers, each 2m in width and 800mm high, were manufactured from hot dip galvanised steels and are raised by means of a powerful hydraulic ram and pump system. A PLC and inverter offer exceptional motor and functional control […]

Velocity for Zimabli Resort

Turnstar recently manufactured and installed two Velocity automatic traffic barriers for the underground parking area of the Zimbali Resort. Integrated with a pay on foot parking system, supplied by others, the barriers were manufactured from powder coated stainless steel and fitted with the Optic LED barrier arm. The Velocity operates at high speed and is […]

Wave reader brackets

Turnstar manufactures a range of reader mounting brackets for all of the most popular products on the SA market. Turnstar also has a great design for the Morpho Wave reader manufactured from either mild steel or 304 grade brushed stainless steel. The bracket is designed for gooseneck and turnstile mounting and a there is also […]

The key to great powder coating

Turnstar has been operating a modern powder coating line for over 13 years and no powder coating is sent out to sub-contractors. With the process contained in-house, Turnstar is able to control quality, lead time and pre-treatment. Pre-treatment is the most critical and the most often overlooked aspect of powder coating as you can’t see […]

Special needs gate for houghton hotel

The Houghton Hotel is one of Johannesburg’s most prestigious luxury hotels. The multi-million Rand development offers exquisite views of the Houghton golf course together with uncompromising levels of security. Turnstar was tasked with providing a secure wheelchair friendly access point for staff into the hotel’s administrative areas. The Semi-Automatic Special Needs Gate was chosen for […]

Wilge Toll Plaza

The Wilge Toll Plaza in Villiers, Free State recently purchased a Turnstar TITAN 4 full height single turnstile. The turnstile was installed at the pedestrian entrance to the main office area and separates the general public from administrative staff. The turnstile was manufactured from powder coated mild steel and fitted with a battery backup for […]

Bollards for Bus Rapid Transit

Turnstar was commissioned by the City of Johannesburg for the manufacture and installation of four hydraulic automatic barriers at the flagship Alexandra to Sandton bridge. The multi-million Rand bridge connection project required bollards at the entrance of the bridge in order to prevent general public access and to allow seamless access for Bus Rapid Transit […]

Easy wheelchair access with the Kinetic

The Turnstar KINETIC Speedgate is the ideal product for securing reception areas and commercial buildings. Manufactured from 304 grade stainless steel and toughened safety glass, the product offers an aesthetic solution combined with the latest technology in terms of automation and pedestrian detection. Available in different lane widths, from 550, 650 and 900mm, the Kinetic […]

Sandton view

The innovative Sandton View development in Wynberg, Johannesburg recently called Turnstar for the securing of its pedestrian access point. A TITAN 4 double turnstile was installed in the fencing line beside the guardhouse and was fitted with access control by their security provider. The Sandton View development aims to bring upmarket living to residents of […]