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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…)

What Are K-Rated Fences and Who Uses Them?

Monday, May 15th, 2017
k-rated fences

K-rated fences are great for properties that require higher security.

Chances are, if you are familiar with security fencing and developing a perimeter security plan, you’ve heard of K-rated fences. However, what exactly are K-rated fences and where should they be used? (more…)

How to Choose an Automated Gate

Friday, April 28th, 2017
choose an automated gate

The right automated security gate can go a long way.

Picking the right automated gate is critical when it comes to ensuring that your perimeter security plan is doing its job. As the experts in high security fencing, here are our favorite tips to help you choose an automated gate for your home or business. (more…)

Aluminum vs. Steel Security Gates: Which is Better?

Friday, March 17th, 2017
Steel Security Gates

Which is right for you: aluminum or steel security gates?

Choosing the right security gate is a crucial part of your perimeter security plan, whether you have a commercial or residential property. The two most popular materials for security gates are aluminum and steel. While both materials seem very similar, they have a lot of differences that can have an effect on how well they work for your perimeter security. (more…)

Which Security Fence is Right For You?

Tuesday, June 7th, 2016
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Your business might need that little extra something to help you feel safe.

Are you new to high security fencing?  You’re probably overwhelmed by the number of options available on the market.  Everyone’s needs vary drastically when it comes to security.  Your business might need that little extra something to help you feel safe.  Something like a K rating might confuse you–this kind of rating isn’t used for much else, so unless you’re familiar with it, you’ll need some help choosing the right fence for its rating.  Luckily, Hercules High Security has all the possible solutions for your problems, and we can help you to understand exactly what you’re looking for.  

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Could a Distracted Driver Damage Your High Security Facility?

Thursday, April 7th, 2016
distracted driving awareness month

A distracted driver could hinder the security of your perimeter and take lives. April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month, how will you spread awareness?

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month, as observed by the National Safety Council. Thousands of people die in car crashes every year, but those numbers seems to be steadily increasing due to distracted drivers using their cell phones and other devices behind the wheel. Distracted driving fatalities are preventable! Even if you are a safe driver, you or your property could still be negatively affected by the actions of a distracted driver.

Hercules High Security is here to tell you about how Distracted Driving Awareness Month relates to your high security facility. (more…)