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Full height turnstile with clear arms and side panel, making it a good alternative to expensive revolving doors.

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  • Full height turnstile with clear arms and side panel, making it a good alternative to expensive revolving doors.

    CPST Clear Full Height Turnstile

    The CPST full height turnstile includes all the same core features as our other models, but adds crystal clear rotating arms and side panels. Simply put, no other full height product comes close to the quality, looks and performance of the CPST.

    Secured entry control applications

    Employee and visitor access control   |   Time and attendance integration   |   One way exit control   |   Unattended entry points

    Designed to last

    Superior construction

    The CPST full height maximum security turnstile cuts no corners. Unlike competitive models that use individual parts that must be bolted together during installation, the integral sections of the CPST are solid assemblies. The crystal clear rotating arms and side panels in aluminum frames dramatically enhance the turnstile’s appearance and improves sight lines. Details matter, especially when manufacturing a full height security turnstile to stand the test of time.

    Key Features:

    Crystal clear rotating arms

    Crystal clear side panels in aluminum frames

    Welded steel construction with no exposed bolts or fasteners

    Stainless steel top channel cover and internal parts

    High quality sealed and covered bearings

    Splined connection between the rotating section and  top channel assembly provides a precision fit that minimizes play

    Rugged electronics with full-featured turnstile controller, conformal coated for enhanced weatherization protection

    Many options available

    Added Benefits:

    Better sight lines and premium appearance

    Best in class security

    Designed for long term continuous usage

    One-to-one passage control deters tailgating

    Great looking product

    Easy to install and easy to maintain

    Simplified integration

    Access Control and Visitor Management

    Integrating the CPST full height electric turnstile into your facility is quick and easy. The CPST integrates with virtually any access control or visitor management system and accommodates a wide array of credential readers. A dedicated fire system input is provided and passage outputs can be monitored to validate passage after activation, or to provide accurate people counting. The result is an elegant full height security solution that thousands of facilities worldwide rely on for superior access control and visitor management.

    Key Features:

    Simplified integration to access control and visitor management systems

    Flexible credential reader attachment options allows use of existing readers familiar to users

    Dedicated fire input and various other available I/O

    Override controls for operational flexibility

    Easily change turnstile passage mode

    Safety features you shouldn’t be without

    Built-in Safety

    CPST clear full height turnstiles provide secure and safe operation. Built in speed control self-adjusts to the pushing force of the user. Even when a user pushes hard on the turnstile arms, the speed of rotation is controlled. This increases safety and reduces the chance of a rapidly spinning rotating section catching a user’s heel. In addition to controlling the rotation speed, Alvarado’s speed control also greatly reduces kickback of the rotating section toward the user when the turnstile relocks. After each passage, the rotating section smoothly returns to the home position and locks in place, ready for the next user. The unique cam design of the CPST also makes it mechanically impossible for a user to get locked inside the turnstile.

    In secured applications the CPST is typically configured for fail-lock in the entrance direction and fail-safe in the exit direction. When power is removed from the turnstile this prevents people from entering but allows personnel to exit. Turnstiles configured for fail-lock in the exit direction can also provide free egress using local key override controls. Other ordering options are available and changing between fail-lock and fail-safe is easily accomplished in the field. A dedicated input for fire systems also provides free egress in the event of emergencies.

    Key Features:

    Speed control provides a safe, controlled rotation and smoothly self-centers rotating arms

    Anti-entrapment design

    Free egress in emergencies or loss of power


    The CPST full height security turnstile is independently tested and certified by LA Testing Labs. It is also CE marked.

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    The CPST has many available options, including:

    User notification lights

    Card reader attachment plates

    Battery backup

    Lock arm monitors (provides notification when turnstile is unlocked)

    Full Height Barrier Sections

    Full height barrier sections are available to fill in open areas around installed turnstiles and gates. Learn more in our full height barrier section.

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