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Expanded Metal – the new standard in substation protection

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High Security Expanded Metal Fence

Expanded metal fence is the new high security standard for Akron based FirstEnergy. Transmission system upgrades started this year and feature Niles’ SECUREX expanded metal fencing as well as upgraded cameras and enhanced surveillance. The high security expanded metal panels were designed to create a hardened perimeter against copper theft.

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Alternative Energy chooses Expanded Metal Fencing

A major investment in wind power will protect their customers and facilities by choosing high security expanded metal as part of their security solution.

Super-C Expanded Metal Fencing

Super-C Expanded Metal Fencing

WETT, Wind Energy Transmission Texas, is under construction and will be operating high-voltage transmission lines in West Texas as part of a state-wide program to deliver clean, renewable energy throughout the state.  The WETT transmission facilities include 6 new substations all protected by 3/4 #9 standard expanded metal.
Featuring our super-c post and rail design, the anti-cut, anti-climb expanded metal will help protect millions of dollars in infrastructure investments.  The project is currently under construction and is scheduled for completion in 2013.