What is StockGuard made of?
The 4 cm traditional electric tape is made of 10 wires in 30% thicker stainless steel (0.016 inches), no copper oxydation, 29 totally UV resistant polyethylene threads (0.020 inches) and 2 stout bumpers (0.04 inches) at the tape edges that have been added for cut protection and no elongation, making it a stiffer tape (unlike some other brands electric tapes) to increase effectiveness and protect against wear.
On top No. 1 is a cheap tape of low quality that won't last long, with wires as thin as a hair that will get cut easily resulting in a loss of power. These wires of .1mm diameter have been proven to get cut after 6 sparks on our torture test stainless steel machine.
Underneath No.2 is a StockGuard tape made of wires of 0.4 millimetre diameter has been proven to have a resistance up to 17517 sparks. Our torture test machine consists of 3 fence chargers working in tandem at triple speed to give 3 pulses/second.
- We offer you a free personalised quote.
- A design service backed by 50 years practical experience.
- 40mm electric horse fencing tape and fittings from approximately $1.78 per metre (this is based on wooden posts at 5m spacing with a basic paddock plan of at least 1500m of tape. This is just a ballpark figure.)
- Backed by 25 year guarantee* on horse fence tape
With over 50 years of practical experience in the horse industry in Australia and overseas we aim to deep dive on the topics you want to know about when you're planning your property's fencing.