This guide establishes the material selection, system design, and layout requirements, aas well as installation procedures for chain link security fence systems intended to substantially increase the difficulty to penetrate, thereby, increasing intrusion delay time. Selection criteria are provided herein for the following materials and fencing components: chain link fabric; fence framework including line posts, terminal posts, and rails; barbed wires; barbed tape obstacles; tension wire; fittings; post ties, rail ties, and hog rings; swing gates; slide gates; and vehicle crash gates. Installation procedures for passive anti-ram systems are also provided herein.
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1.1 This guide provides the material and installation standards for selection in the design of a security chain link fence system. The proper material selection, system installation and layout can substantially increase the difficulty to penetrate; thereby, increasing the intrusion delay time.
1.2 This guide does not purport to address all of the physical protection security concerns. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish the appropriate design for the level of physical protection required and determine the applicability of regulatory requirements or limitations prior to use.
1.3 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to SI units that are provided for information only and are not considered standard.
1.4 It is recommended that Guide F1553 be followed for the format of this guide.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
A121 Specification for Metallic-Coated Carbon Steel Barbed Wire
A392 Specification for Zinc-Coated Steel Chain-Link Fence Fabric
A491 Specification for Aluminum-Coated Steel Chain-Link Fence Fabric
A817 Specification for Metallic-Coated Steel Wire for Chain-Link Fence Fabric and Marcelled Tension Wire
A824 Specification for Metallic-Coated Steel Marcelled Tension Wire for Use With Chain Link Fence
F552 Terminology Relating to Chain Link Fencing
F567 Practice for Installation of Chain-Link Fence
F626 Specification for Fence Fittings
F668 Specification for Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC), Polyolefin and Other Polymer-Coated Steel Chain Link Fence Fabric
F900 Specification for Industrial and Commercial Steel Swing Gates
F934 Specification for Colors for Polymer-Coated Chain Link Fence Materials
F1043 Specification for Strength and Protective Coatings on Steel Industrial Fence Framework
F1083 Specification for Pipe, Steel, Hot-Dipped Zinc-Coated (Galvanized) Welded, for Fence Structures
F1184 Specification for Industrial and Commercial Horizontal Slide Gates
F1345 Specification for Zinc-5 % Aluminum-Mischmetal Alloy-Coated Steel Chain-Link Fence Fabric
F1553 Guide for Specifying Chain Link Fence
F1664 Specification for Poly(Vinyl Chloride) (PVC) and Other Conforming Organic Polymer-Coated Steel Tension Wire Used with Chain-Link Fence
F1665 Specification for Poly(Vinyl Chloride) (PVC) and Other Conforming Organic Polymer-Coated Steel Barbed Wire Used With Chain-Link Fence
F1712 Specification for Steel Chain-Link Fencing Materials Used for High Security Applications
F1910 Specification for Long Barbed Tape Obstacles
F1911 Practice for Installation of Barbed Tape
F2200 Specification for Automated Vehicular Gate Construction
F2656 Test Method for Vehicle Crash Testing of Perimeter Barriers
F2781 Practice for Testing Forced Entry, Ballistic and Low Impact Resistance of Security Fence Systems
U. S. Department of Defense
UFC4-010-01 United Facilities Criteria, DOD Minimum Antiterrorism Standards for Buildings Available electronically from United Facilities Criteria (UFC) Index, http://18.104.22.168//report/doc_ufc.html
barbed tape; heavy industrial framework; high security; K-rated vehicle crash barriers; mesh size; passive anti-ram system; security chain link fabric; vehicle restraint cable system; wire gauge[fixwid]>; Fences/fencing materials; Fences/fencing materials (chain-link)
ICS Number Code 77.140.65 (Steel wire, wir ropes and link chains); 91.090 (External structures)
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