Electric Fence

An Electric Fence insures safety and security as a first point of prevention from intrusion.


Electric Fence

An electric fence is a barrier used to keep you and your family safe. This keep out criminals and protect your property. Electric fencing is also ideal grazing pasture management, including game management on a selected area of a pasture or crop.

Electric fences also create barriers around industrial and commercial properties including housing estates

An electrical fence consists of the following components.

1. Fence energizer

Emits a current pulse.

4. Insulators

Insulate the power from the wooden or iron posts, so that it won’t flow to the ground.

2. Conductor

Tape (plastic) wire. High tensile or equifence for conducting the power.

5. Earthing

Conducts the power back to the energizer when the conductor is touched, this creates a loop.

3. Posts

For fitting the conductor.

Types of Electric Fences:

  • Electrified high tensile wire.
  • Electric poly tape fencing.
  • Electric rope fencing.
  • Twine fencing.

Electricity usage:

The electric fence on average will only see a slight increase on your electricity bill ( about R15 – R20 ) extra per month. A small price to pay for an effective perimeter deterent.

Benefits of an Electric fence:

  • Easy to build.
  • Durability.
  • Universal application.
  • Flexibility.
  • Low maintenance.
  • Less stock loss.
  • Effective security.