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Which High-Security Options are Right for Your Business?

Thursday, August 4th, 2022
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Some careful consideration and a chat with a professional can help you determine which high security options are right for your business.

If you’re concerned about the safety of your business, employees, visitors, and patrons then you might be considering having high-security options installed for the best possible protection. However, you usually don’t want to make your facility impenetrable or intimidating because this could scare off potential business. It can be helpful to get an idea of what security methods similar businesses use and where you feel your business needs protection.

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A Primer on Crash-Rated Fencing

Thursday, July 21st, 2022
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Crash-rated fencing is a critical security feature of many high-risk facilities.

The standards set for crash-rated fencing and security barriers were established by the Department of State (DoS) and the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM). The rating assigned to these high-security barriers is set by the DoS based on the crash test standards set by the ASTM. 

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Facilities That Use Crash-Rated Fencing

Friday, June 24th, 2022
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Some industries require crash-rated fencing to keep potential problems away from their facilities.

When you consider who might use crash-rated fencing, some might be more obvious than others. The White House, for instance, is a critical government building that is protected by a crash-rated fence. However, there are many other facilities, compounds, and buildings that are usually kept secure by the unparalleled protection of crash-rated fencing.

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Choosing the Right High-Security Fence for Your School

Wednesday, March 30th, 2022
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Children should be protected without feeling imprisoned. The right high-security fence will keep your school secure without feeling like a prison.

Choosing the right high-security fence for your school can be a difficult decision. You’re running a school, not a prison, but it’s imperative to keep the lives of students and faculty safe from outside threats and deter crime from school grounds. Luckily, high-security fencing comes in many different styles, and there are options that will protect your school without making it intimidating or suffocating to students and faculty.

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Crash-Rated Gates and Bollards: Common Structures and Applications for High-Security Barriers

Friday, January 28th, 2022
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Bollards are one of a few essential high-security barriers for your property.

There is no denying the crazy world that we all live in. In fact, with many recent acts of violence and a lot of civil unrest, protecting property becomes increasingly important. The reality is, having the right security measures in place typically comes with the addition of fence installations as well as adding crash-rated gates and bollards for even more extra security. Ultimately, many acts of violence can occur with the use of a vehicle — which is exactly why crash-rated gates and bollards become significantly more important than other types of high-security fences. Here are a few key things to understand about the different crash-rated gates and bollards out there to improve your security measures and properly protect any commercial business and property for many years to come.

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Why Your Property Can Benefit From a Crash-Rated Cable Fence

Friday, December 11th, 2020

Why Your Property Can Benefit From a Crash-Rated Cable Fence

Crash-rated cable fences are worth your consideration. Contact Hercules High Security for more information.

If you own or manage a high-security facility or company, you will need a fence that provides you with a higher-than-average level of protection. These fences are not only crucial for keeping out potential intruders and unauthorized guests, but with crash-rated fences, you protect your property from physical damage as well. While a crash-rated cable fence will require a larger initial investment in your fence, it is well worth the cost as it provides incomparable levels of security. The primary benefits of installing a crash-rated cable fence are outlined below. 

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What Are Crash Ratings and What Do They Mean?

Wednesday, December 11th, 2019

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Fences such as this one, with K4 crash ratings, can withstand significant damage.

Security gates and fences are issued a “K” rating to communicate their security abilities and strength. A K rating is a Crash Test Certification issued by the Department of State (DOS) to any fence, gate, bollard, or barrier, which indicates how the barrier reacts to a vehicle of a specific weight at a particular speed. Essentially, the K crash ratings indicate the stopping power of a barrier. The crash ratings indicate something specifically for each gate and are communicating to people designing security barriers what they can expect. Read on to learn how each crash rating differs, and what each rating means for your security needs.  (more…)

Does Your Facility Need a Crash-Rated Fence?

Friday, September 13th, 2019

Does Your Facility Need a Crash-Rated Fence?

Here are a few things to consider when deciding if your facility needs a crash-rated fence.

If you are looking into a new or replacement fence for your facility, you have likely stumbled upon crash-rated fences and gates. How can you tell if you need such a strong high-security fencing option? There are a few factors that can influence your property’s security needs. These factors include the materials and assets on your property, the traffic surrounding your facility, and the consequences of a potential security breach. Here are a few things to consider when deciding if your facility needs a crash-rated fence.  (more…)

4 Types of Property That Need a Crash-Rated Fence

Wednesday, June 12th, 2019

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If your property is one of these four types of high-risk target, you should strongly consider opting for a crash-rated fence to ensure that your assets are protected.

Not all commercial properties require the protection of a crash-rated fence. Crash-rated fences are designed to withstand vehicular attack and tested to withstand impact from an incredibly large vehicle at various speeds. If you are in the market for a new security fence, you may be wondering whether or not you need the superior protection of barrier that is crash rated. If your property is one of these four types of high-risk target, you should strongly consider opting for a crash-rated fence to ensure that your assets are protected.

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5 Benefits Of Automated Gates

Friday, September 7th, 2018

5 Benefits Of Automated Gates

Automated gates work by either punching in a code or pressing on the entry transmitter so that the gates will open

Automated gates work by either punching in a code or pressing on the entry transmitter so that the gates will open. Otherwise, they will remain locked and closed until your or someone with permission to open them comes along. Automated gates have more benefits than just that though, and here are a few examples. (more…)