Introduction of Mushroom Gate Stop

August 6, 2021

Nationwide Industries™ Improves Security of Chain Link Double Gates With Introduction of Mushroom Gate Stop

Nationwide Industries, a leader in providing durable, versatile hardware products to the professional fence and railing industry in the United States and Canada, is taking commercial chain link gate security to a new level with a mushroom gate stop.  

Made of malleable iron, the mushroom gate stop holds chain link double gates in place when a drop rod is used. Rather than using pipes or holes dug in the ground, the mushroom gate stop sits above the surface and contains a crevice to hold the drop rod securely. The mushroom gate stop is installed by mounting the stem down into the concrete, with the crevice in line with the gate.

“The mushroom gate stop delivers additional security for industrial applications and expands the Nationwide Industries product line with safety at the forefront,” said Erik Timothy, director of engineering. “The mushroom gate stop is a problem solver for customers installing chain link fences with double gates and reduces the need for ongoing maintenance to keep the gate secure.”

The mushroom gate stop works with a 1” commercial drop rod and 1” pad lockable commercial drop rod on chain link fence applications.

For more information on the wide array of gate and fencing hardware solutions developed by Nationwide Industries, visit

About Nationwide Industries:

Founded in 1990, Nationwide Industries is the recognized leader in providing durable, versatile hardware products to fencing and railing contractors in the United States and Canada. With the industry’s largest and most diverse product array, the company offers 2,000 SKUs of latches, hinges, locks and other key components for every kind of fencing – aluminum, steel, vinyl, wood, chain link, and pool and patio enclosures. Nationwide holds 29 patents on products developed for the industry and is committed to constant innovation. From its headquarters in Tampa, Fl., Nationwide Industries operates a robust international distribution network and a dedicated team of customer service professionals committed to proper product selection and ease of installation. For more information, visit

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