Crimped to increase tightness when stretched, our Black 6-gauge Tension Wire is perfect for holding the bottom of your chain link fence to your line posts. It can even replace your top rail if you’re looking to reduce overall cost or want to make your fence more difficult to climb.
How the part fits? Tension wire is used for multiple applications. You will see tension wire most commonly used as bottom tension wire in substitute of bottom rail. Bottom tension wire will help prevent people and animals from pushing their way underneath a fence. You can also use tension wire in substitute for your top rail, this will make it harder for people to climb. This will also help you save some cost.
Where is it installed? Tension wire can be installed on the bottom and top of your fence. It is most common on the bottom of your fence.
How many do you need? You will need as many feet as your total footage of your chain link fence. Galvanized tension wire come in rolls of 1000’. Black tension wire comes in rolls of 500’.
You will want to roll out your tension wire on the outside of the fence. You will then stop at your terminal post and attach it to your end band and start tightening the wire. When the tension wire is tightened you will crimp hog rings every 2’ to secure the tension wire.