Original temporary electric fence now deploys even faster

The original anti-vehicle rapid-deploy temporary electric fence system – first used in tandem on the London 2012 Olympics – is now even quicker and easier to roll out with a pre-configured ‘ends’ to pulse-protected ‘zones’.

Three leading names in perimeter security have collaborated to incorporate the new temporary electric fence technology into the established SecureGuard HVM rapid-deploy barrier fencing system.

Electric and electronic fencing expert Harper Chalice Group Limited has developed RapidPulse, a pre-configured ‘start’ and ‘stop’ to each pulse-monitored ‘zone’, to allow rapid deployment of its PulseSecure system.

Steel fencing manufacturer Zaun Limited has created special pairs of posts for the anchor point fencing panels, with crossed bracing bars to bear the load of the electric cabling.

The system can be supplied with any of Zaun’s existing fencing panels – including HiSec, HiSec Super 6 or ArmaWeave – all deployed super-fast with no foundations on top of SecureGuard HVM barriers from Highway Care Security.

Trial installations have seen Harper Chalice, Highway Care Security, and Zaun deploys 30m of HVM barriers and fencing with perimeter intrusion detection in just one hour.

“This is set to revolutionise the market for temporary high-security utilities, roadworks and construction compounds without the need for any civil or groundworks,” says Zaun sales and marketing director Chris Plimley.

The partners first proved the concept at the London 2012 Games, at which they secured various sections of the Olympic Park perimeter with temporary HVM barriers and fencing combined with PulseSecure.

The RapidPulse innovation now makes it possible to install perimeters temporarily, break them down, then redeploy them in a fraction of the time, making secure but mobile compounds a reality as works progress during a project.

Harper Chalice MD Chris Hackett says: “The overall system provides a psychological barrier as well as a physical deterrent.

“And it offers a fantastic solution for ongoing security when a breach in a permanent perimeter is required temporarily for repair, maintenance or upgrade, without reducing the overall protection of the site.”

The system is fully compliant with BS 1722 Part 14 and Part 17 and can be supplied either galvanised or polyester powder-coated with all components manufactured in the UK.

Each post and panel can also be supplied up to 3.5 metres total in height, while pedestrian and vehicle gates can also be incorporated, as can CCTVcolumns, turnstiles and access portals.

The system is ideal for using high-security temporary utilities and construction sites to protect road works or at major events that might be at risk of protests, riots or terrorist activity.

SecureGuard with RapidPulse protects against vehicle attack, pedestrian intrusion and rockfall and debris dispersion.

The barrier is available to rent or to buy.

SecureGuard was developed specifically for the G8 Summit in Northern Ireland and has since been deployed at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games, the NATO Conference in South Wales and the Nuclear Security Summit in The Hague.

It forms part of the National Barrier Asset and has been used to secure the main political parties’ party conferences over recent years.

SecureGuard is a mobile high-security range of products from Highway Care all tested to PAS68:2010 to withstand multiple attacks by a 7.5 tonne truck at speeds of 20, 30 and 50mph without breaching a security perimeter.

Mat White, Highway Care Security sales director, says: “The increased threat of terrorism and high-value crime is driving the need to provide high-security sites and critical infrastructure with safe and effective physical protection.  This provides the ultimate in rapid rollout solutions.”

About Zaun

Zaun Limited is the sole remaining manufacturer of welded and woven mesh fencing systems that manufactures the entire system in the UK.  Zaun makes the mesh, fencing panels, posts, clamp bars and fixings at its state-of-the-art five-acre production facility in Wolverhampton in the West Midlands.  Products have been tested and approved by testing organisations including CPNI, LPCB and Secured by Design.

Zaun works very closely with all stakeholders within the business including employees, local, national and international suppliers and a long-established customer base of fencing contractors to design, manufacture and supply high-quality fencing systems, increasingly often providing expertise in integrating PIDs and other systems into holistic security solutions.

Zaun was founded in 1996 and remains a private company solely owned by co-founder Alastair Henman with a regional office in Dubai.  They are certified to the ISO 9001 quality standard. It is also a member of the Perimeter Security Suppliers’ Association (PSSA), of which Alastair Henman is a director.

Zaun is a proud British manufacturer and founder member of the Made in Britain campaign, a key player in the UK fencing market and one of the fastest-growing companies in an increasingly competitive industry.

News Categories

Related Posts

Posh CCTV upgrade to London Road safety

Posh CCTV upgrade to London Road safety

fencing for big cats

Big cats aplenty as hunt for zoo orders becomes a stampede

Mat White

Zaun excited to announce newcomer to the team

Zaun Plaudits

Zaun fence that saves police time wins security innovation award

Menu