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ASTM releases new edition of standards for fence materials.

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January 7, 2010 - The 11th edition of "ASTM Standards for Fence Materials and Products" features latest standards for all aspects of fencing industry. It includes 6 new standards and 22 revised standards since it was last published in 2007. Standards cover topics such as chain link and wire fence fabric, fence construction and installation, fence fittings and protective coatings, industrial and commercial horizontal slide gates, and design and fabrication of wood fencing.

ASTM International - West Conshohocken, PA

Original Press Release

New Edition of ASTM Standards for Fence Materials and Products Now Available

Press release date: January 6, 2010

W. CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., - ASTM International has announced the release of a new edition of "ASTM Standards for Fence Materials and Products," a compilation featuring the latest fencing and fencing-related standards for all aspects of the fencing industry. The 11th edition includes six new standards and 22 revised standards since it was last published in 2007. The 48 ASTM International standards included cover the following topics: chain-link and wire fence fabric; fence construction and installation; fences for playgrounds, sports fields, sports courts and other recreational facilities; fence fittings and protective coatings; industrial and commercial horizontal slide gates; fencing materials used in detention and correctional facilities; and design and fabrication of wood fencing. Architects and fencing manufacturers, contractors and suppliers will find "ASTM Standards for Fence Materials and Products" to be a valuable resource. "ASTM Standards for Fence Materials and Products" is available for $164 in both print (250 pages; soft cover 8 ½ x 11"; stock # FENCE10; ISBN: 978-0-8031-8401-5) and CD-ROM (stock # FENCECD10; ISBN: 978-0-8031-8402-2). For purchase information, contact ASTM Customer Service (phone: 610-832-9585; fax: 610-832-9555; service@astm.org) or visit the ASTM Web site at www.astm.org. ASTM International is one of the largest international standards development and delivery systems in the world. ASTM International meets the World Trade Organization (WTO) principles for the development of international standards: coherence, consensus, development dimension, effectiveness, impartiality, openness, relevance and transparency. ASTM standards are accepted and used in research and development, product testing, quality systems and commercial transactions.

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