Category Archives: High Tensile Fence

Insulated and Non-Conductive Bracing Systems

  Most fence contractors and professional farm fence builders will likely agree that the backbone of your fence system is the corner posts and bracing. Your corner posts, end posts, and gate posts are the beginning step, and installing them properly will help ensure a quality project. Treated wood posts are most commonly used, but […]

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Protecting Bee Hives-Apiary Fence

Bears are very smart and usually don’t forget, therefore, a psychological barrier will easily prevent the devastation of bees, hives, and honey.  A bear with a sweet tooth can destroy all your efforts and hard-earned money. A well-constructed electric fence will keep bears out of any apiary and do its job for years.  Electric fencing […]

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What Does It Cost To Run A Fence Charger?

Over the years, many people have asked me, “How much is it going to cost to run my electric fence charger?” I usually respond with “pennies-per-month,” but this is pretty easy to compute yourself. The two things you will need to know are how many watts your particular charger pulls and the kilowatt charge from your particular […]

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Woven Wire

Woven wire, commonly referred to as field fence, is made of horizontal wires that are permanently attached to vertical wires (stays).  In most cases, the woven wire has graduated spacing where the horizontal wires are spaced closer together near the bottom and further apart toward the top.  The narrow spacing at the bottom is meant […]

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Top 5 Fence Tools for High-Tensile

There are specific tools you should use to install high-tensile fence.  Kencove has an extensive line up of expert tools for building high-tensile fence. Proper tools ensure that the job is done right every time!  Here is the list of our Top 5 Fence Tools needed to complete a high-tensile fence project. Spinning Jenny– A good […]

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Sacrifice Paddock

A sacrifice paddock is exactly that – a small lay of land utilized for heavy use without ruining valuable pasture.  Every farmer is concerned with livestock over-trafficking profitable fields and pastures during dry, wet, and cold seasons.  The sacrifice area makes problems like mud and manure manageable and decreases pasture maintenance. Usually this paddock is […]

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Wire Gauge Thickness

How does wire gauge correlate to thickness? Have you ever wondered why 12 gauge wire is larger in diameter than 16 gauge?  It doesn’t seem very clear until you think about how wire is drawn. Wire is formed by pulling rod steel through a series of dies that continue to get smaller and smaller.  As […]

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Breaking Strength of High-Tensile Wire

Often confused, PSI and KSI are really just a conversion of one another. In terms of advertising our wire PSI and KSI represent minimums relative to breaking strength. PSI=Pound per square inch KSI=Kilo-pound per square inch=1000 PSI 210 KSI=210,000 PSI PSI  used to calculate the breaking strength of wire Area=(½ x diameter)² x Π Where minimum breaking […]

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Wood Post Information

Treated Wood Resources : Kencove recommends pressure treated southern yellow pine for most applications. Here are some additional resources on treated wood products. CCA Fact Sheet: PDF (11K) ACQ Fact Sheet: PDF (26K) ACQ Material Data Sheet: PDF (47K) Revised EPA statement on CCA: PDF (161K) Metal Fastener / Treated Wood Fact Sheet: PDF (452K) […]

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Suggested Uses

Wedge-Loc Suggested Uses Bracing Suggestions & Ideas Mix and match diagonal & horizontal braces to build your own style of brace.NOTEIf you have a corner that is not square, and is running off on a different angle, just install two separate single diagonal braces in the direction of you fence line and wire the posts […]

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