Ladder Gate™ protects you from the dangers (and liability!) of unauthorized access to fixed ladders Accommodates ladder widths up to 20 inches Quick and easy installation and includes all mounting hardware Constructed from lightweight aluminum for durability and corrosion resistance 8 ft. high x 36" wide x 1/8" thick, 87 lbs. To protect from the dangers (and liability!) of unauthorized access to fixed ladders, DBI/SALA developed the easily installed, maintenance-free Ladder Gate™. Constructed of lightweight aluminum, its angled sides enclose the ladder, preventing anyone from reaching around the shield. When the padlock is opened, the door swings to the left or right of the ladder, depending on how it was mounted.