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Vulcan Underground Motor

The Vulcan is an Irreversible electromechanical motor reducer for underground installation, suitable for gates with leaves up to 3.5m in length.  The special mounting holes allow Vulcan motors to be installed inside numerous existing models of foundation boxes, or in the box included in the kit. 5 year warranty is a standard to this product.


  • 230v or 24v motors
  • Boxes and lever arms
  • Digital controller
  • 240 code receiver card
  • 2 no. transmitters
  • Send/receive photocell
  • Description


    • Sealed motor reducer
    • Opening up to 110° with the levers supplied
    • Opening up to 360° with the accessory lever (162218)
    • 24V version with built-in encoder
    • The special mounting holes allow Vulcan motors to be installed inside numerous existing models of foundation boxes
    • Adjustable opening and closing mechanical stop

    Vulcan underground gate motors feature a forged steel lever and foundation lever. The motor reducer is sealed and made entirely of aluminium to reduce noise while in use. They open up to 110° with the supplied levers or a full 360° with an accessory lever. The 24v version features a built-in encoder and there is an adjustable opening and closing mechanical stop. The special mounting holes are specially designed to allow these motors to be installed in various existing models of foundation boxes, take a look at our gate automation guide to find out more.





  • Technical Specification

    Vulcan Specification

    Vulcan Underground    
    Features 22F003 22F005
    Maximum leaf length 3.5 3.5
    Maximum leaf weight 800 600
    Power supply 230 / 50 24Vdc
    Full load current 2.4 15
    Maximum power 350 230
    Opening time (90°) 17 15 ÷ 25
    Maximum torque 320 320
    Working Temperature -20 ÷ +55 -20 ÷ +55
    Protection degree 67 67
    Duty cycle 30 80
    Weight 11 11.5
  • Reviews

    One response to “Vulcan Underground Motor”

    1. ADRIAN FOY says:

      Vulcan gate motors
      Fitted a pair of motors on social housing swing gates .
      3 years on and no problems .
      Just make sure they are serviced regular and I am sure they will last a good more years .

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