MSSI has built Patented MAC Portals for custom installations on a number of occasions over the past few years. MAC Portals with turnstiles and access control have become the perimeter security solution for industrial and commercial construction projects all around the U.S. from New York to California. With a wide selection of standard MAC Portals MSSI has been able to meet access control needs of a wide range of customers, but occasionally, given site specific needs, MAC Portals have to be custom built. The custom MAC-1, MAC Portal with one turnstile lane, (pictured above) has been designed to have an 8' x 14' climate controlled guard office and was painted red to meet customer specifics.
Much like custom MAC Portals of the past the design, turnstiles, and access control technology in this MAC-1 have been built to meet customer and site specific requirements. Custom Options for MAC Portals have often included everything from custom floor plans, heated floor systems, ADA gates, awnings, ballistic grade windows, and even half height turnstiles. In addition MSSI can build MAC Portals to meet the needs of customers in locations with both extreme cold and hot climates. By using spray-on foam insulation under the floor of the guardhouse, additional insulation in the walls and ceiling of the guardhouse, baseboard heater in the guardhouse, thermostatically controlled heaters in the top channels of the turnstiles for cold climates MSSI has been able to send functional, access control turnstiles to Northern Canada and Iceland. By using heat reflective paint on the exterior of units, and relocating solid state components in the top channel of the turnstile to the guardhouse for exteme heat protection MSSI also has sent units to the desert like climates in the U.S. and abroad.
A plethera of custom options for MAC Portals are available from MSSI and its' staff of perimeter security solution specialists.