ASTM A390 – Standard Specification for Zinc-Coated (Galvanized) Steel Poultry Fence Fabric (Hexagonal and Straight Line)
This specification covers zinc-coated fence fabric intended for enclosure of poultry, or to prevent entry into special areas. It is available in three styles as: poultry netting; poultry-and-garden fence fabric; and chick fence fabric. The zinc used for the coating shall be any grade of zinc conforming to the specified requirements. Wire tests shall be made to conform to the specified requirements.
1.1 This specification covers zinc-coated fence fabric intended for enclosure of poultry, or to prevent entry into special areas. It is available in three styles as:
1.1.1 Poultry Netting, consisting of a mesh of woven wire with openings hexagonal in shape,
1.1.2 Poultry-and-Garden Fence Fabric, consisting of a series of horizontal (line) wires with vertical (stay) wires wrapped around the line wires, forming rectangular openings, and
1.1.3 Chick Fence Fabric, similar to poultry-and-garden fabric except that the wires at the bottom of the fabric are placed at a closer spacing.
1.2 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only.