Door Operators

Automatic Door Systems for Swing or Slide Doors

When it comes to state of the art automatic door operators, ZimCos AVS sets the standard by combining elegant design with cutting edge technology.


Automatic Door Operator - Swing DoorZimCos AVS offers a complete supply and installation service, including technical advice and design support. We provide a custom specific package to each customer to ensure the right automatic door system is supplied.

All our installers are CSCS registered conforming to all UK and European standards.

There are 2 types of Automatic Door Systems.


Automatic Swing Doors

A swing door operator or swing-door opener, automatic swing door operator is a device that operates a swing door for pedestrian use. It opens or helps open the door automatically, waits, then closes it.


There are 3 basic types of swing door operators:

Full Energy – opens and closes the door at full speed.

Low Energy – opens and closes the door at reduced speed to limit the kinetic energy of the moving door to levels deemed safe for disabled users. This version of door operator, does not require any sensors as they are not considerate dangerous.

Power Assist – This is a version of the low-energy operator. It doesn’t open the door; instead, it lets the user open the door manually at a reduced force, compared to opening against a standard door closer. It closes the door with the same speed limitations as a low-energy operator.


Automatic Sliding Doors

A sliding door operator or sliding door opener, automatic sliding door operator is a device that operates a sliding door for pedestrian use. It opens the door automatically, waits, then closes it.

Sliding door operators are typically used on the outside doors of large retail businesses. This kind of door operators are also used in elevators.



A door operator may be triggered in various ways but requests that the door be opened (or reopened if it was closing). The operator will heed hat requests only after it is able to do so safely for any other users in the area.

Approach sensor (such as a radar sensor) – the door opens when a user approaches it.

Push button – the door opens when a user presses a button.

Push-&-go – the door opens fully when the user begins opening it.

Access control – the door opens when the an access control system determines the user is authorized to go through.



Random Testimonial

  • ~ John Bajina

    "ZimCos AVS supplied, fitted and set up security surveillance equipment for me. They were helpful, business-like, polite and friendly. Quoting was not an issue, they accepted my specification, did not try to sell me 'extras'; gave me all the options, discussed all the pros and cons. Never any pressure just good advice. Installation was thorough, they took their time. Installed exactly to my specification. Any changes were discussed and agreed upon. Huge care was taken not to leave any mess. After installation, the system checked and was explained fully. I needed remote access; this was arranged. When I needed a download, this was sent by return email, without extra cost. Sensible sound pricing. No excessive"

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