US 11,655,651 B2
Installing a wire fence to a post
David Aspinwall, Marietta, GA (US); and Curran Lehr, Smyrna, GA (US)
Assigned to NV BEKAERT SA, Zwevegem (BE)
Filed by NV BEKAERT SA, Zwevegem (BE)
Filed on Nov. 25, 2020, as Appl. No. 17/104,292.
Claims priority of provisional application 62/940,972, filed on Nov. 27, 2019.
Prior Publication US 2021/0156167 A1, May 27, 2021
Int. Cl. E04H 17/12 (2006.01); E04H 17/04 (2006.01); E04H 17/02 (2006.01)
CPC E04H 17/12 (2013.01) [E04H 17/04 (2013.01); E04H 17/127 (2021.01); E04H 17/131 (2021.01)] 8 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
1. A method of installing a wire fence to a post,
said wire fence comprising horizontal and vertical wires,
said horizontal wires having horizontal wire ends,
said method comprising the following steps:
a) providing horizontal wires;
b) providing vertical wires;
c) connecting the vertical wires to the horizontal wires to form a wire fence;
d) providing a post;
e) providing holes in said post, one hole for each horizontal wire;
f) driving said post into the ground;
g) providing sufficient length at said horizontal wire ends to allow termination and tensioning of said horizontal wires;
h) inserting said horizontal wire ends through said holes;
i) attaching wire tensioning devices to some of said horizontal wire ends;
j) stretching said horizontal wires by means of said tensioning devices;
k) keeping said tensioning devices on said horizontal wire ends; and
l) placing a cover plate to said post to cover said tensioning devices and said horizontal wire ends.