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    ASTM F2611 - 15

    Standard Guide for Design and Construction of Chain Link Security Fencing

    Active Standard ASTM F2611 | Developed by Subcommittee: F14.50

    Book of Standards Volume: 01.06

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    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.

    This abstract is a brief summary of the referenced standard. It is informational only and not an official part of the standard; the full text of the standard itself must be referred to for its use and application. ASTM does not give any warranty express or implied or make any representation that the contents of this abstract are accurate, complete or up to date.

    1. Scope

    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.

    ASTM Standards

    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

    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 Crash Testing of Vehicle Security Barriers

    F2781 Practice for Testing Forced Entry, Ballistic and Low Impact Resistance of Security Fence Systems

    Chain Link Fence Manufacturers Institute

    WLG2445 Chain Link Fence Wind Load Guide for the Selection of Line Post and Line Post Spacing Available from Chain Link Fence Manufacturers Institute, 10015 Old Columbia Road, Suite B-215, Columbia, MD 21046, http://www.chainlinkinfo.org.

    U. S. Department of Defense


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 77.140.65 (Steel wire, wir ropes and link chains); 91.090 (External structures)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 31151609(Chain links)

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    DOI: 10.1520/F2611-15

    Citation Format

    ASTM F2611-15, Standard Guide for Design and Construction of Chain Link Security Fencing, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2015, www.astm.org

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