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Driven vs Handset Fence Posts

A driven post (i.e, Shaver/KIWI Post Driver) is 10-times stronger than a handset post.  The way the earth displaces when the post is driven makes the post tighter in the ground. A concrete-set post can be as strong as a driven post provided it is set properly and allowed to cure. A concreted post needs a […]

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Does an Electric Fence Have to Make a Complete Loop?

A commonly asked question is, “Does an electric fence have to make a complete loop?”

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Low Impedance vs High Impedance

Historically, there have been three major impedance types for energizers: high-impedance, solid-state, and low-impedance. Of these different types, high-impedance energizers, for the most part, have been taken off the market. These were the older “weed burner” types. They had long, slow pulses, and they did burn through weeds, but they were also known to start […]

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Polytape

The only Polytape with a 20 year Guarantee! In the design of Safe-Fence Electric webbing several important issues were considered. The composition of the plastic monofilament, the type of wire to be used, the breaking strength needed to be effective, and the wire type and size to be used for safe contact, long life and […]

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Improving Poor Ground System

Dry or barren ground is a poor conductor of electricity. Voltage returning to the fence charger will decline substantially in these conditions. In arid regions or sandy soil areas it may be necessary to install grounding around the fence to achieve maximum fence efficiency. You may ground one of the strands of fence, or the […]

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