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A Professional Fence Company should have a variety options for Commercial Gate applications. The gate systems are designed to restrict unwanted entry and ensure the protection of assets and employees. Gate systems are designed to work efficiently with repeated mechanical use in any setting. Hurricane Fence Company offers the latest in Commercial Gate System trends and technology in a plethora of scales and styles. These maneuverable fence barriers can be engineered to meet the needs of everything from small Residential Secured Access to the most complex structural demands.

Where Is ATFP Fence Needed?

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AT/FP perimeter security systems are needed in any area that is in danger of attack from outside forces. Most commonly, we think of military bases, federal buildings and jails for this type of elevated security fencing. Other fence customers that are currently using this type of security are schools, banks, high tech data centers, and many other purposes. Typically any place that is housing large quantities of information, important people and money are high on the terror watch list. These fences are also commonly used by military and civilian airports and at nuclear power and industrial plants. In addition to these, federal institutions utilize this product for reserve banks, the Federal Bureau of Investigations and many other government fence needs. Very high levels of protection are essential in the mentioned target areas. ATFP fences are used for the protection of products, personnel and the general public. These types of institutions have been terrorist targets in the past, and because of this, AT-FP fence was developed.

What Type Of Fence Styles Can Be ATFP Compliant?

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Essentially, any type of fence can be modified to meet AT/FP requirements.

What Is Barbed Wire And Barbed Tape?

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Barbed Wire & Barbed Tape: Most Popular Uses
Without a doubt, the primary use for barbed wire and barbed tape in the United States is for area security. The discussion below will give you a better understanding of the uses and benefits to using one over the other. Both types are almost always used in a commercial environment. The aggressive appearance of the barbs is sometimes thought to detract from the appearance and land value but, as you’ll see below, the utility of this fence security measure is invaluable!

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What is ATFP? And Related K4 K8 K12 Perimeter Security?

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Anti-Terrorism/Force Protection (ATFP) is generally defined as a federal security program formed to protect personnel, information, and critical resources from outside attacks.  These attacks could be attempted by the use of Rocket Propelled Grenades (RPG), truck bombs, or any means of weighted attack force. Areas of planned security could include law enforcement personnel, intelligence and training. For our purposes we will only discuss the physical security of a site.

What Do I Need To Know About Chain Link Fence?

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Chainlink is one of the most popular fence materials on the market. Its popularity primarily stems from its low price point and its ease of installation due to the material’s flexibility. Chain-link fence adapts to almost any terrain comfortably.

How Is A Qualified Fence Contractor Selected?

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Selecting a contractor to install or repair a fence is an important decision. Customers should expect professionalism and competence for the price that they will pay. There are many individuals who list their services however many lack the experience or qualifications to complete a difficult fencing project. Before choosing a fence contractor, it is important for each customer to consider his or her needs. Commercial, Governmental and Residential fencing projects all have different project requirements. A contractor that succeeds in one of these sectors may not necessarily be experienced in others.

Who Provides Dependable Fence Solutions?

Hurricane Fence Company

Hurricane Fence has been a dependable provider of fence solutions for nearly twenty years. Owners, John Lowndes and Dennis Sulser, first opened Hurricane Fence in Richmond’s Fulton Hill neighborhood in 1994 and have been helping serve and expand their loyal customer base ever since.

Which Fence Companys Provide Military Fence?

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Military fencing is a heavy-duty style of fencing that is usually of the chain link variety. It is erected with heavy walled posts and rail that are made of schedule 40 or SS40 pipe. Military fences usually have barbed wire or razor ribbon on top and are installed with heavy 9 gauge or 6 gauge fabric. Military fences are designed with national security in mind and must be very strong. The fence will often need to stretch for miles and over all types of terrain to maintain security around the entire military facility. It is obvious that not just any fence company can undertake this type of jobs. Military fence jobs require a well-established fence company with years of experience.

What are K Ratings for Fence and Gates?

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A ‘K' rating is a Crash Test Certification issued by the Department of State (DOS) to a fence, gate, barrier or bollard indicating perpendicular impact penetration of a vehicle of a specific weight at a specific speed. In other words, it measures the particular stopping power of a barrier in relation to the speed and weight of an incoming vehicle.  The K rating weight of the vehicle is standard at 15,000 lbs. These DOS standard barriers can only allow the truck to penetrate no more than 36 inches past the bed.

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