Tape, Twine, Wire and Rope

Electric Fencing Ropes and Horse fencing tapes.

There is only one thing to be considered when looking at Electric fence tapes, rope or twine - that is the conductivity (the ability to transmit electricity) of the material. An Elephant or horse will not be fenced in by plain rope or tape - add some electricity and anything may be controlled.

The lower the Ohms/metre is, the more electricity it will carry and deliver an effective sting. For example:- Where an energiser is used to charge 1.3 klm of fence using a good conductor (0.3 Ohms/meter) it will draw far less energy from your battery or mains than when using a poor conductor (10 Ohms/m.);- your batteries will last far longer.

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The warranty on these products refer to the UV stability of the compound. Physical damage is not included.

Our electric fencing tape for horses has a wide weave that allows the wind to blow through, helping to ensure that the tape is less affected by wind under all adverse weather conditions. The Electric Fencing Tape is delivered on its own reels and is available in brown, green or white.To view the options available in the various categories - Tape, Twine, Rope or Wire - Please use the drop down feature in the menu or click on the picture above.

By its nature, electric fence tape has high electrical resistance and requires stronger power units. To mitigate this additional step, our 40mm electric fence tape is made with new alloys - TLD Max Technology - that blend the strength of different metals to create the best conducting materials that permit the use of less powerful energisers. This is the optimum width seen by animals of flight (horses, deer, zebra).

TOP TIPS FOR TAPE, ROPE AND WIRE

  • Do not simply tie them together, use the correct joiners to ensure correct connection of the filaments.
  • Make absolutely sure that the tape, rope or wire you use TOUCHES NOTHING BUT PLASTIC. Use efficient fencing insulators.
  • Conductivity is the key to a quality tape or rope - Ohms/meter - the lower this figure is the better the quality.
  • If you are in a windy area consider rope, instead of tape, because it flaps around less
  • Try and use substantial start/end posts if at all possible, they give the fence set up some structure and tension

Electric Fencing Tape

Electric poly tape provides greater visibility than poly wire and is therefore more suitable for fast moving animals. Reinforced edges help protect the tape from wear and tear. Joining poly tape is easy using tape connectors. Tape should only be pulled up hand tight, do not over tension. A tape is subject to increased wear in windy conditions. High wind resistance of wide tape will tend to blow the fence over and the wear rate increases so life expectancy will be lower than rope. The large surface area exposed to sunlight will also limit its life.

Electric Fencing Poly Rope

Electric poly rope has less visibility than tape but is substantially more durable thus making it a good choice for a fence line particularly in exposed areas. It is stronger than poly twine. The micro filaments ensure good electrical energy is carried through the fence line at all times. Use Rope Connections to maintain a sound connection.

Electric Fence Poly Twine

Polytwine is a good fencing choice for temporary fences as it tends to be more visible than steel wire. It is lightweight thus making it easy to handle, install and rewind when used as a portable fence. It is well suited to strip grazing and is easily tensioned and it may be repaired quickly and easily. Poly wire is ideal for temporary grazing, strip or rotational grazing and general pasture and pet control. Should not be used with Horses.

Steel Wire

This section may be broken down into 2 categories;-

  • High Tensile Wire

A high tensile wire fence system requires many unique components and is ideal for permanent installation particularly for very long farm fences. Although not right for every type of animal or enclosure, a high tensile fence is affordable, attractive, easy to maintain and can last over 20 years. High tensile wire may be strung tightly and will not stretch under a load, however - it is difficult to work with.

  • Seven Strand Wire

7 Strand fencing wire is a non-tempered, medium-tensile wire that has a yield point and beyond that it stretches plastically under tension (Hooke's Law). This point is reached before the wire breaks so that when highly strained in a fence it will not retain its tension over long periods and will stretch. It therefore should not be tensioned to the stage where a guitar solo may be played on it and the wire requires more support stakes and posts to prevent it sagging. It is very easy to work with and will outlast any of the polyplastic materials.

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  1. Farmer Tapes, White

    Starting at: Excl. Tax: £9.50 Incl. Tax: £11.40

    Tough and Reliable tape at a bargain price

    • 20 or 40mm tapes.200m reels,
    • Multiple Stainless steel filaments for reliable conductivity.
    • Perfect for short and temporary fences.
    • Grouped filaments for added reliability.
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  2. Happy NT 20
    Excl. Tax: £29.75 Incl. Tax: £35.70

    20mm Happy Electric Fence Tape

    • At 0.33 Ohms/meter - 65 times better conductivity than standard tapes.
    • The edges are re-enforced for greater stability and the tapes are supplied with a 2 year* warranty.
    • Attractive variation of colours is available ensuring your individuality
    • Perfect for your horse.
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  3. Happy NT 40
    Excl. Tax: £43.80 Incl. Tax: £52.56

    40mm Happy Electric Fence Tape

    • At 0.20 Ohms/meter - 72 times better conductivity than standard tapes.
    • The edges are re-enforced for greater stability and the tapes are supplied with a 2 year* warranty.
    • Attractive variation of colours is available ensuring your individuality
    • Perfect for your horse.
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  4. Ranger Horse Tapes

    Starting at: Excl. Tax: £16.50 Incl. Tax: £19.80

    Premium Horse Tape

    • A high number of specially woven TLD conducting filaments - Super tough, highly conductive and minimises wind flap.
    • 0.22 Ohms/meter - very good conductor. Highly reliable.
    • Choice of 20 or 40mm Tapes . 200m reels
    • Three Year Warranty*
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  5. Turbomax Tapes

    Starting at: Excl. Tax: £20.50 Incl. Tax: £24.60

    The Ultimate Horse Electric Fencing Tape

    • At just 0.09 Ohms/m it is highly conductive - 100 times better than a standard tape.
    • Vertical weave means the tape is super-tough and reconnects broken filaments for complete reliability.
    • Reinforced edges. White for greater visibility.
    • 12mm, 20mm or 40mm tape in 200m reels available
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  6. Double Bargain Packs

    Starting at: Excl. Tax: £20.00 Incl. Tax: £24.00

    • 400m of Fencing Tape at a Bargain price
    • Multiple stainless steel conductors for reliable conductivity.
    • Perfect for short temporary fences.
    • The green tape blends nicely into the background.
    • 2 x 200m Reels. 20mm or 400mm in Green or White
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  7. Farmer Tapes. Green

    Starting at: Excl. Tax: £9.50 Incl. Tax: £11.40

    Perfect low priced tape for splitting fields or small areas.

    • Multiple Stainless steel conductors for reliable conductivity.
    • Perfect for shorter temporary fences.
    • The Green colouring blends the tape into the background perfectly.
    • Grouped filaments for added strength. 200m, 20 or 40mm Tape.
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  8. HotLine TurboCharge Tape. 40mm
    Excl. Tax: £56.00 Incl. Tax: £67.20

    40mm Hotline Turbocharge Premium Green Polytape

    • Premium 40mm Tape from Hotline
    • Excellent Conductivity of 0.07Ohms/m
    • 5 Stainless Steel Conductors, 5 Copper Conductors
    • Supplied in 200m Reels
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  9. EquiStop White or Brown Tapes

    Starting at: Excl. Tax: £30.00 Incl. Tax: £36.00

    Popular tape in Europe - a brand you can trust

    • Polyplastic monofilaments along the edge provides amazing strength against even the largest animals.
    • Thick stainless steel conductors - great electrical conductivity.
    • Highly visible white or more subdued brown tape.
    • Supplied in 200m reels, 40mm wide tape. 5 year warranty.*
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  10. White Farmer 6mm Rope.

    Starting at: Excl. Tax: £16.50 Incl. Tax: £19.80

    Low price and Effective - does the job

    • 4 Ohms/m - good conductivity.
    • 6 Stainless Steel conductors - 200m or 400m reel.
    • Breaking strain of 750Kg - tough and resilient.
    • Extremely tough and durable - lasts for ages.
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  11. Ranger HotStop Rope

    Starting at: Excl. Tax: £21.00 Incl. Tax: £25.20

    Premium Electric fence rope at a great price

    • Highest conductivity on the market, 0.22 Ohms/m - OVER 100 times better performance than a standard market rope.
    • Incorporates the new TLD Max metallic alloy technology.
    • Highly visible Yellow and White strands.
    • 6mm  Rope in 200 or 400m Reels - 3 year warranty*.
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  12. FlexBraid Rope

    Starting at: Excl. Tax: £22.50 Incl. Tax: £27.00

    New on the Market with advanced technology

    • Braided - not twisted. This makes the rope extra tough and resilient.
    • Braided rope absorbs pressure and then snaps back like a huge rubber band
    • 0.55 Ohms/m. Excellent conductivity - better than most on offer.
    • Highly visible white braiding
    • Extreme 3 year warranty* - the longest on offer.
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  13. Green Powerline 6mm Rope

    Starting at: Excl. Tax: £20.80 Incl. Tax: £24.96

    Premium Green Electric Fence Rope

    • 0.22 Ohms/m - extremely good conductivity, surpassing any green rope on the market
    • Extremely tough and durable - lasts for ages. 3 year warranty*.
    • Green colouring is aesthetically attractive.
    • Suitable for long fences. 200m or 400m reels.
    • Perfect to keep in an awkward Houdini horse.
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  14. Turbomax Electric Fencing Ropes

    Starting at: Excl. Tax: £31.50 Incl. Tax: £37.80

    Top of the Range Electric rope - for the best fences

    • Best conductivity on the market, 0.17 Ohms/m - 100 times better performance than a standard market rope.
    • Great for long fences and extensive yards.
    • Extremely tough and durable - lasts for ages. 5 year warranty*
    • Highly visible with Grey and White strands.
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  15. Mixal Aluminium Wire
    Excl. Tax: £31.00 Incl. Tax: £37.20

    Aluminium Electric Fencing Wire

    • At 0.009 Ohms/m it is by far the best conductor of electricity.
    • Perfect for permanant fence where the greatest effect is required.
    • Easy to use and set up.
    • Increased Magnesium content reduces corrosion.
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  16. HotStop 7 Strand Wire

    Starting at: Excl. Tax: £8.75 Incl. Tax: £10.50

    Top Quality - Amazing conductivity at an amazing price.

    • 0.12 Ohms/meter - Brilliant conductivity - Top Quality
    • Very tightly wound and far superior to Standard 7 strand wires.
    • 7 galvanised filaments stranded together - tough, flexible and easy to use.
    • 200 or 400 meter Spools, 1.5mm diameter
    • Will outlast all ropes and tapes.
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  17. Galvador 1.6mm Wire
    Excl. Tax: £22.00 Incl. Tax: £26.40

    Out of stock

    Premium alloy galvanised wire - Top of the Range

    • 0.07 Ohms/meter - amazing conductivity that surpasses all other types of electric fencing.
    • One solid steel wire - massive strength for even the largest animals.
    • Breaking strain of 750kg.
    • 1.6mm in a 315m reel.
    • Could last 20+ years.
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  18. Galvador 2.5mm Wire
    Excl. Tax: £75.00 Incl. Tax: £90.00

    Premium alloy galvanised wire

    • 0.04 Ohms/meter - amazing conductivity that surpasses all other types of electric fencing.
    • One solid steel wire - massive strength for even the largest animals.
    • Breaking strain of 1000kg.
    • Supplied as a 2.5mm wire in 625meter rolls.
    • Could last 20+ years.
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  19. Green Powerline
    Excl. Tax: £12.50 Incl. Tax: £15.00

    Quality Green Electric Fence Twine

    • 0.35 Ohms/meter - Great conductivity. 200m Reel
    • High quality polywires for added strength.
    • 3 Intertwined filaments for strength and power.
    • 3 Year Warranty
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  20. Braided R3 Twine

    Starting at: Excl. Tax: £21.00 Incl. Tax: £25.20

    New on the Market with advanced technology

    • Braided - not twisted. This makes the twine extra tough and resilient.
    • Braided twine absorbs pressure and then snaps back like a huge rubber band
    • 0.59 Ohms/m. Excellent conductivity - better than most on offer.
    • Supplied with a 3 year Warranty*
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