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5 Different Types of Wire Fences

04 / 08 / 2021

When it comes to the construction of wire fences, there are so many types to choose from, each with their own benefits and drawbacks. Find the right material for your project and keep your property safe by learning about the different types of wire fences and related information.


Woven wire fence

This is a common fence around playgrounds, fenced backyards and commercial areas. Woven wire fences are made by weaving metal wires into various structures. Chain link fencing is a common example of woven wire fencing. Woven wire fences are characterized by a loose structure that is very flexible in stretching and bending. However, because all of the wires are interwoven, if one wire is cut, the entire fence will begin to disintegrate.

 Woven wire fence

Welded Wire Fencing

Welded wire fencing is formed by forming a square or rectangle of wire in a horizontal and vertical configuration. These wires are then interconnected by a technique called spot welding to form a sturdy fence that has no features and is less flexible than traditional woven wire fencing.


Barbed Wire Fence

Barbed wire is made of steel and is used primarily to control cattle and livestock. It is a twisted wire that differs from traditional woven wire in that the wires are twisted together rather than connected to each other. Barbs are formed at regular intervals on a section of barbed wire. Hence the name. Animals that try to break through the barbed wire will feel pain from the sharp barbs.

 Barbed Wire Fence


Vinyl Coated Wire Fencing

The standard color for vinyl coated wire fencing is black or green. It is fencing that has been welded or woven and then coated with a vinyl coating. Vinyl coated fencing looks great and lasts a long time because the wire is protected by the galvanized coating and vinyl. This type of fence is often installed around yards to control pets, or around playgrounds and swimming pools to protect children.


Electrified Fence

Electrified fencing is usually made of thin steel or aluminum. Its purpose is to give intruders an electric shock if they are encountered. Most of today's electrified fences are used for agricultural purposes. It is installed to control animals such as horses, sheep or poultry. Just touch the electrified fence and most animals will know to stay away.

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