ASTM F567 - 11a Standard Practice for Installation of Chain-Link Fence


Source: ASTM International

This practice establishes the standard installation procedures for chain-link fences. It includes site preparation, post location, post setting, and terminal post bracing measures. Also included here are the detailed requirements for the top rail and tension wire, tie wires and clips, chain-link fabric, barbed wires, and gates.

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1. Scope

1.1 This practice covers the installation procedure for chain-link fence.

1.2 This practice is intended primarily to guide those responsible for or concerned with the installation of chain-link fence.

1.3 This practice does not intend to preclude any practice that has proven equal to or given better performance under varying conditions, that is, location, weather, intended use, materials, etc.

1.4 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.

1.5 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety problems, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use. For specific precautionary statements, see Section 13.

2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately)

ASTM Standards
F626 Specification for Fence Fittings
F654 Specification for Residential Chain Link Fence Gates
F900 Specification for Industrial and Commercial Swing Gates
F1184 Specification for Industrial and Commercial Horizontal Slide Gates

Index Terms

Chain-link fence/fencing systems; Installation--fences; Zinc-coated fence fabric;

ICS Code

ICS Number Code 91.090 (External structures)

DOI: 10.1520/F0567-11A

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Customer comments

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