The reliable fence standard
From a basic 4′ residential job to a maximum security prison, chain-link fencing is one of the most versatile products sold. Privacy screens and privacy slats are just a few of the many options available in customizing your chain-link fence. Let a professional help you with your next chain-link fence project by contacting a Capitol sales representative.
Often associated with security, chain-link fences are a versatile choice with many uses.
Vinyl color-coated options can make chain-link fence practically blend into the landscape around it. Black, green, and brown are most often used to minimize the presence of the fence.
Used in parks, sports facilities, swimming pools, and other areas, chain-link fences are also used for temporary structures during special events like parades.
Chain-link is both an economical and secure way to protect children and pets. It provides security while allowing homeowners to see through it. Slats can also be inserted for additional security and privacy. Gates in single walk and double drive styles are often used with chain-link.
Commercial & Industrial
Industrial chain-link is the number one way to provide a safe and secure work environment, with traditional metallic being a popular choice. Chain-link fence is an economical option in establishing security perimeters or enclosing hazardous areas from the public. Several types of sliding gates are available for commercial and high-security applications.
The open weave of chain-link allows a see-through protective barrier for adults to monitor the activity around the pool area.
The American Society for Testing and Materials recommends the following minimum standards for producing chain-link fencing:
A popular choice, chain-link fences must still meet a series of requirements.
When specifying a chain-link fence, the American Fence Association recommends that all architects, engineers, and specifiers consider the following variables:
AFA recommends that local building codes should always be consulted for the minimum fencing requirements in that area.
* The three images above come courtesy of Southwestern Wire.