Security Fence Guide

By Brian Rhodes, Published Aug 12, 2021, 12:28pm EDT

Fences, while low-tech, are often the first layer of defense to keep threats away from sensitive areas or people, playing a part in keeping everything from residential backyards to the White House safe by serving as a deterrent and delaying device.

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In this note, we survey the major types used in security today, how they are specified, and the relative cost of those options.

Fencing ******** *****

****** *** ********* **** a ****** ******* ** site ********, ** **** US *********'* ***** ***** shown *****. ****** ** a ***** *** **** element ** ******** ********, but ** ** ******** with ******** ***** ******* nested ** ****** *** is *** ******* ** a ******* ****.

******** ****** *****, ********** to ******* *******, *** they *** **** ***** security ******. ** *** case ** *** ***** House, *** ** *** security *****'* ***** ** to ******** *** ******** distance ******* ****** ***** and ********* *********, ** that ********** *** ** more *********** *** ******* detected ****** *** ***** House ***** ** ******** is ** ******.

** **** *****, ********** may *** ******** ****** of ***** *** ********** security *****, **** **** layer ********* ********* ******* security *****. *** *******, a ****** *** **** three ** **** ********* fences. ** ******** ***** is ***** *********** ** deter ******* **** ******** it *** *********** ********, while *** ********* ***** is ** **** *** public/accomplices ** *** ******* away **** *** *******, and ** **.

***** **** **********, ****** clearly ******** ***** **********. In **** **************, ** order ** ******* '****-********' laws, *** ******** **** be ******* ******. ****** define ***** **********, ******** a ****** ****, *** make ********** ********* ********. While ***** ********* *** construction **** ******** *** beyond ********* ******, **** modern ***** **** ******** advantages ******** ** **** other.

Major *****

*** ********** ********, ****** are ********* *** ** three *****:

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***** ***** *** **** because **** *** *******, sturdy, *** *** ***********. All ***** ***** *** constructed ** *****, ******* steel ** ********, *** are ********* **** ***** posts *** ******** ***********.

*******, *** ******** *********** and **** **** ****** between *****, *** ********* threats **** * *** role ** *********** **** type ** ****.

** *******, **** ********* as ******** ******* *** security ***** *********, **** simple **** ***** *** cheapest ** ****-***** ****** wire ***** ***** ***** multiple ******** *** **** for **** *** ***** itself, *** ********* *** other **************.

* ***** **** ** fences ******* **** ** separate *****, **** **** walls, *********, *** ********** ironwork. **** *** *****, fences **** ****** ************* elements ***** **** **** security ************, *** *** cosmetic ************** *** ********.

Chain ****

*** **** ****** ******** fence **** ** **** the ***** ********* ** the ***** ******* *******. 'Chain-Link' **** * ****** of ********** ***** *****, usually ******* ** ***** (0.106" ***) *** * Gauge (*.***" ***) *********. High-security *** ********** ***** link *************** ******* * ***** or ******* ****, *** ***** ******* typically ***** ******* *' - **' ****.

*** **** ********** *************, fence ********** **** **** this:

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** ******** ** *** chain-link ******, ***** ****** commonly ******* ******** ******* or ***** ** ******/***** wire ***** *** ***. This ******** *** ******* height, *** ********* *********** potential ********* **** ****** climbing *** ***** *** gaining *****. ** **** cases, *** **** ** clipped ** '**** ****' that ***** ********* ****** the **** ** ******** risk. "*******" ** **** to ******** *** *** tops/bottoms ** *** ****** are **** ********, ******* with ****** ** ****** sections.

Chain **** *********

**** *****-**** ****** *** interwoven ******* ****** **** varmint ******* ** ***** cannot **** *******, *** do *** ******* ***** wind ********** ** *** damaged ** *** ** snow *******.

*********, *** ***** ********** are ********** ** ******* to ******* ********* **********, and ***** ***** *** routinely **** *** **+ years ** *** *****. Unfortunately, ***** ****** ** susceptible ** ****** ******, and *********** *******/***** ****** easily.

*******, ******* ***** **** is ***** **** ****, it *** ** *** or ******* **** **** cutters, *** ********* ** not ****** ****** ** stop ****** ********. ******** and ********* *****-**** ****** can ********* ** ************ with *********** ********* *** a *** ********, ****** it ***** *** ****** installations ** ** ******** no ******* ********* ** transport.

Chain **** ****

***** **** ****** *** comparatively *** ***** ********* type, **** ********** ****** typically ******* ******* $** - $** *** **** installed.

******/********

*** **** **** ****** chain-link ** * ****** style *****. ***** ********* often ******** ****** ****** as ****** *** ******, security *******, **** ****** 'palisades' *** ***** *** most ******** *****, ***** reaching **' ** ****** and **** * ***** of **********, ***** '*** treatments'. * ******* ****** fence ***** **** ****:

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****** ******* ********* ****** between **" *** *****, effectively ********* ** * 'solid ****'. ** *******, commercial ******* *** ****** than **' ****, *** pickets *** ********* ~*"-*" apart. ********* ***** ****** are ***** **** ********* pickets, **** **** ***** with ***** ** **** damaged ****** *** ** replaced ** **-********** ** situations *******. ** **** cases, ******* *** *********** of ***** ******** ** bars **** ****** ** clipped **** ******* **** chain-link.

***** ****** *** ********* stout *** ******* ****** to ********* ******** *****, but *** ***** ********** to ******* ******, ******** the ******* **** ****** be ************* ******* ** the *******. ******* *** also ** *******, *** unless ******** **** ****-******* tops ** ****** **** strands *** *** **** a ******* ***** ********. However, ****** *****-****, ******* cannot ** **** ** deformed ** **** *** generally *** **** ************* acceptable **** *****-****.

******* ********* *** ***-********** in ******** *** ******* to *** ***** *** quick ********. *******, ********** fence ********** *** ***** enough ** ** *********** and ********* ** ****.

Picket/Palisade ****

******/********* *** ********** ********* and ***** ****** ** price, **** **** ********** types ******* ******* $*** - $*** *** ****, installed.

Welded ******

*** **** ***********, ********, and *********** ***** **** in ****** *** *** 'welded ****' *****. **** chain-link, **** **** ** typically *********** ** ***** wire, *******, **** **** can ** **** **** 0.25" ** ******** *** is *** **********, *** rigidly ****** ******** ** close ********* ** * 'mat-like' *******. ****** **** fences ********* ***** ******* between **' ** **', and *** ** *** rigidity ** *** ******** can ****-***** ** **** greater *******. * ******* welded **** ***** ** shown *****:

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***** **** ********** ******** heights, ****** **** ****** are ******* **** ********* to ***** ****. *** spacing ******* **** ******* is ******* ** ***** that ******* ****** ** inserted ******* ****, *** pulling ******* **** *** top ** ******** * fence ****** ** *********** difficult.

********, *** **** ********* and ***** ******* ********* prevent **** ******** ** even ******** ******* **** pinching **** **** *********** material. ** ***** ** cut ** ******* ** welded ****, ** ******** generally ***** * ***** or ******* **** **** requires ******* *****.

****** ****** ****** ********* have ****** ********* ******** to ********* * ******* vehicle ******, *** **** if * ****** *****, the ********* ****** ****** undamaged. ********** ****** *** weigh ******** ** ******, but ***** **** *** weather ** ****** ****, and ************* ******* *** fence ** **** ********** more ********** **** *****-****.

******* ** ***** ******* installation ******* *** ********* climb-ability, *** ********** **** wire ***** *** *** always ****. *******, **** component ** ***** *** generally **** ** ******* through *** *** ** lifts ** ******. ********** screen ****** *** ** a ******** ** **** pounds *** *** ******* welded ******** ** *** factory ** * *******, meaning ***** ******* *** difficult.

Welded ****** ****

****** **** ****** *** the **** *********, **** high-security ***** ******* ** price ******* $*** - $750 *** ****, *********.

Determining ***** ******

*** **** ****** ******** asked ****** ***** ****** is: "*** **** ****** they **?" ******* **** according ** *********, *** the ****** ** ****** discussed ** ******** *******. However, ****** ******* ** a ******* ** *******, including:

  • ****** *******:* ***** ******** ****** to ********* * ***** boundary *** **** ** 48" ****, ***** * fence ******** ** ********* personnel *** ** **' or **' ****. *** area *********** *********** * fence ******* ******, **** constraints **** ****** *********, trees, ** ****** ************ driving ******* ******.
  • ********* ******: *** **** ****** of ********** ****** **** a **** ***? ** general, ****** *** ****** the ****** ****** **** are *********, ** ***** to ******** *** **** of ***** **** ***** towers *** ** ********* increase *** ******** **********, they ******* *********. *** overall ****** ** *** perimeter ********** ***** ******.
  • **** ** ********:* ******* ****** ******** has ********* ******** *************** and ***** ******** ** an ************ ******** ********. While ******** ******** ********* improves **** * ***** is *********, *** ********** of *** ***** (********* height) **** **** ********* to ********** ****** ***********.

**** **********, ********** ** type, ** *** ********* installing ****** **** ******* lower **** **' ***** ground, *** ****-******** ********** routinely *** ****** **' or ******.

Security ************

** *** ********* ******** we ******* **** ** the ****** ************** ******** into ********* ****** **** increase *** ******* ****** or ******** ** *** stock ************.

***************

** ******* *******, *********** fences *** ******** ** offer *** ******* ******** with ******* ******** "**** Voltage" ** ********* ** volts. ***** *** *********** fence's ********** ***** ****** not ** ***********, *** actual ****** ** *** electrification ** ********* **** 'contact **********' **** '******* death'.

***** ******** *** ****** high, *** ********* *** low, *** ******** ** electricity ** ***** ******** to ***** ***** ** typically **** ** ***** livestock ** *******. *** security ******, ***** ***** discourage ********* *** ********** contact, *** * ********** effort ** ***** **** to **** *********** ****** or ********* ****** ****** easily:

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Rolls ** ****

******* ******** ** *********** fences *** ***** ** barbed ** ***** ****. Wire ***** ******* *** 'anti *****' ***** ** fences *** ******* * lightweight ****** ** ********** standoff ********* **** **** at ****** *****.

**** ****-******** ************* *** in *********** **** ****** as ******* ******** ***** or ********, *** **** electrified ******, * ********* effort *** *** ***** through ***** ***** ******. The **** ******* ** wire ** *** ***** time ** ***** ** intruder ** ********* ** neutralize ********* *** *********** for ***** ******* ** detect *** *******:

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Intrusion *********

** ** *** **** common *********** ** ****** is ********* ********* **** alarms **** *** ********* is ********, ****** *** cut, ** **** ***** climbed **.

** *******, ************ **** microwave *********, ********* *****, acoustic *******, *** ******* detection ******* *** **** in *********** **** *****.

*** *******, *** *** tests ****** **** ******** ***** Tested (*****-**), ** ******* ******************** ******* ******** ********* Detection ********** ****.

************

******* ******** *** ********* to ***** *** ************ cameras. ***** *** *********** can ** *********** ** terms ** ********* ******, image *******, *** ********* of *** ********* *****, technologies **** ***** *********, thermal *******, *** **** are ***** ******** ********* regular ****** ***** *******.

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******* ****** *********** ** the ******** ** ******* light ***** ***** *****, especially ***** * ****** or '**** ********' **********. Since ******* ********** **** on ***** **********, **** locations ******* '********* **** spots'. ****** ***** *****, the ****** ********* *** be ** ****, *** adding ***** ********* *** '*****-***' ******** ** ***** lines. ***** **** *** have * ***-******** ****** on *** ******** ** fences, ******** *** **** a ****** ****** ** the ************* ****** ********* hours:

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*****

* ******** ******* ** fence ******* *** *****, which *** *********** ******* sections ** *****. *** correct **** ******* ** the *********** *** ***** site ********** - ********* gates *** ****** ** stop ********* ****** ******* vehicle *********** - *** a **** ***** ** standard ********* *** **** styles *** *********.

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[****: **** ***** *** originally ********* ** ****, but ******* *** ******** in ****.]

Comments (14)

**** *** **** ****** at****** ********* ******** *******? ** ********* ***** Ironclad ***** ****** ** about **** **** ** chainlink ****** *** **** a *** ***** ***. We **** **** **** with ** ****** **'* really *****. ** **** upgrade ** *********** *** facility **** ******* **** good *********. *** *********** of *** *** ******** should ** ****** ********* at ******* ****** ** the ***** **** ** the *****.

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***** *********:

****** *** ********** *****. The ******* ******** ********* at *** ** ****'* online *****. ****'* * recording ** ****:

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* **** ** ********** customer **** * ***** chain **** ******** **** where **** **** ***** trucks. **** **** * manual ******* **** **** a *********** **** ********* them ** **** ***** vehicle, *** *** *** lock ** ****** *** gate. ****'** *** **** break-ins *** ****** **** the ******** ****** ** the ****. ******* **** been ********* *** *** customer ****** *** ****** should ** **** ******* for ****** *********** **** the ******* ** **** license ******. (******* ** a ****** ***** ***) Employees **** *** ** at ******* ***** ********** the ***, ********* ***** am *** **** **, and ****** *** ****/********. The ******** ****** ***** like * **** *** for **** **** ** customer. ***, **** ******* about "****** *****" ** a ****** **********. *** you ******* **** **** on *** ***** *** wind ***** *** ******?

** **** ****** ** chosen *** ** ******** it **** ****** ***** be ********* ** ***** existing ***** ******, ** false ****** ***** ** quite ******.

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**** ** **** **** fence ** ** *** roof ** * *** story ********. *'* *** it ** ** ***** a *** ***** * month. *** *********** ** the ******** ****** ** adjustable *** **'** ***** it ** *** ** we **** ***********. **** on *** ****** ***********, I ***** ** ***** detect ******* ******** *** fence, *** ***** *** someone ******* **.

** **** *** ******** on *** *** ***** zone. **** ** ** really *****, **'** ****** that **** *** **** up ***** ********** ******* for *** **** *****. We *** ******** ****** of ********, *** **** of **** *** ******* for *** **********, *** together * ***** **'** got ****** ****** **** covered.

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** *********! ***** *** for ********** *****! *'* glad ** **** ********* County *******’* ****** ** happy **** *** ******** Fence ***** ****** *** guys *********.

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***** ********** ** **** some ******* *** *********** fencing ******** ** **** if *******. * **** spoken **** * ****** official ******** **** ** in *** ****, *** from **** * **********, they'll ********* *** ***** fences, **** *** **** voltage *** ********** ******* two ******* ********* ******.

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**, **** ***, * promise. ** *** **** to *** *** *** Department ** ******* ****** a ***** ****** ** built, ***** ****** *-***-**. **'* ** ***** on **** **** ** fencing ** *** *** all ***** ** **********.

**** **** * **** I *** * *** of ******** ** ******* for *** ****. ********* had ******* *** * way ** *** **** the **** ** *** building ** ******. ** fixed *** *** **** got **** *** ****, but **** ***** *** installed ** * **** fence **** ***** **** on *** **** ** the ********, ***** **** the ****** ******** ******. Now ** **** *** onto *** ****, ****'** have * **** **** getting *** ** **. Total ******* **** ****** $45,000.

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******* **** **** ***** reading. *** ***.* **. 3 **** *** ******* guidelines ** **** ** ASIS ********** ******** ******** Measures (**** *** ****-****).

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*** ** **** *** onto *** ****, ****'** have * **** **** getting *** ** **.

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* ****** ***** *** of *** ***** ********; always ******* *********** *** all ***** ** **** in *** ********. *** nit-picky ****: *** ** worth ****** **** '***** wire' *** ** ******** to ** '********** ****'.

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**'* ** ************* **** razor **** ** ******* to ********** ****, *** that ** ** ********* and ** ******** ** cut, *** **** ****. We've *** *** ***** type, **** **** ******, and ******** ******* ****, with ****** ***** ****.

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** * ***** ** completely ***** *** **'* all *** ***** **** thing.

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* ***** ***** **** for *** ******** ** sorting *** '***** ** fences', **** *** *** same. ****** ***, * would *** **** ****** of ***** ** '****' my ****, ** ******** on ** *** **** matter. *******, * ** appreciate *** *************** *** believe *** *** **** likely *******.

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***** *** *** *** great *******.

****** **** ******* ** very ******* ** ***** Africa, *******, *** ***** here ** **** ********* cut ******* **** **** battery-powered ***** ******** **** a ***** ******* ******. Like *** ******** ********, there *** **** *** cons *** *******, ********** need ******** **-***** (* physical *****, ********* ******, visual ************ *** ** appropriate ********). ********* ******-**** also ******** *** ***** properties ** ****** *********. At ******** ***** ****** COVID * *** ***** some **-******** ****** **** fencing **** ** **** for *******, * *** told **** **** *** a ****** ********** ** cutting, ** ********** *** needs ** ** ***** of *** ***** ** product *******.

*********** ******* ** **** popular, *** ** ***** just * ***** ***** of ******** ** ********* are *** ****** ** breach ****. **** ******** create **** ******** ** short ******** ** ******* the ***** ***** ** the ****** ** *** night ***** ** ***** ignored ** *** ****** until *** **** ** cleared ***. ** ***** the ********** ** ****** verification *** ** *********** response. * *** ***** here ** **** * house, ****** ** ******** that *****'* **** ** electric ***** **** ** targeted, ** *** ***** one ********* *** **** sticks ***.

****-*** ******** *** **** important *** *** ** a ******* ** ***** of ******* **** * welded **** ***** ** 'concreted ** *** *** fence ** ***. **** then ******* ** * lengthy *** ********* ******.

**** ** *** ***** worth.

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***** **** **** & IPVM ****.

****, * **** *** see **** (* **** some **** ******* ** too). * ** ******* a ***** ** ********* protection ***** ***. **** article ******** ****** **** everything * *** ******* for. ******* ***** ** the **** **********. **** to ****, **** ** find. ** ** *******, no ****** ***** **********, etc. ***** ****.

* ****** *** * searched *** **** ******* / ******* ******* ** and **** *** ******* content. *** **** *** I **** ** ***** handed, ***** ****** ******* is * *** **** and ***** ******* ******** of ******** ***** ********** to ****. * ** sure **** *'* ******* for ** ****** *** of *** **** ******* expensive **** ***** *'** bought (***** **** ** my ****** ** ***** away). ******* ** **** and **** **** ****; if **** * **** isn't ********* ********* ** may ****** *** *****. I **** **** **** has **** **** ****** away *** **** ******* has ****** ***** *** from ** *** **** standpoint.

* ***** **** *** be, *** ****** ** considered * ****** ** security *********. (****, ** you're ********, **** *****!)

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