Questions about PVC fences

The full name of pvc fence is pvc plastic steel fence; its “plastic steel” is called because the only disadvantage of plastic is its poor rigidity. Therefore, when assembling the structure, the plastic structural parts are lined with steel as reinforcing ribs according to the wind load requirements to make up for its shortcomings, so it is called plastic steel fence. Today, when PVC fences are widely used, there must be many questions about daily care, so let Xubang share some little knowledge about PVC fences with you.

1.What material is used for PVC fence?

It is somewhat similar to the materials used in PVC plastic steel doors and windows, but the performance is much better. It is a composite material with special PVC profile as the main component. The main material components are imported from abroad, which can ensure sufficient strength and weather resistance of the fence. PVC is a non-toxic, harmless, energy-saving and recyclable green environmental protection material.

2. How to make PVC fence?

PVC fence is made of profiles, injection molded parts, and in a few occasions, aluminum profiles are required to be assembled by special tenon joints. The manufacturing of profiles is similar to the process of making cakes. First, more than ten kinds of raw material components are fully mixed, and then processed into materials at an appropriate temperature and time; then the reinforcing materials are sealed in the profiles and connected to become fences. The reinforcement material is isolated from the atmosphere, and any part of the new PVC fence developed by the company will not rust.

3. Will PVC fences turn yellow?

The product will not turn yellow, because a large amount of imported light and heat stabilizers and ultraviolet absorbers are added to the entire section of the profile.

4. Will the PVC fence break?

General fence products are subjected to soft and hard heavy object impact tests according to corporate standards; while balcony railings are subjected to load tests according to the standards of international authoritative testing organizations such as BOCA, ICBO, SBCCI or NES. Can withstand normal impacts. However, it must be installed correctly according to the installation instructions. If it breaks due to an accidental major blow, it is also easy to replace.

5. How about the wind resistance of PVC fence?

The fence is designed to withstand general wind loads. The resistance to wind load depends on the installation of the columns and horizontal crossbars, as well as the type of fence. The sparse fence is the most resistant to wind loads. Install according to the instructions, the fence can resist normal wind load.

6. Will PVC fence be brittle in winter?

Most PVC fences have reduced flexibility during freezing, but unless they are hit abnormally, the PVC will not rupture or crack during freezing. The design of the product adapts to the weather changes in the north and south of China. The recipes used in Northeast and South China will be different.

7. Will PVC fences expand when heated?

In the design, the factors of thermal expansion and contraction have been considered.

8. How to clean PVC fence?

Like other outdoor products, PVC fences will also become dirty; but water, detergent and washing powder are sufficient to make them clean as new. It can also be cleaned with a soft brush or alkaline water. Avoid scratching or rubbing the surface of the PVC fence with hard objects.

9. How to install and fix the PVC fence?

The uprights of the PVC fence can be fixed with concrete after digging a pit, or directly fixed with expansion screws on the concrete floor. The fence piece and the column are connected by a special tenon type. No ordinary screws and nails are used at all.

10. If fixed with concrete, how big should the pit of the PVC fence post be dug?

Generally it is twice the diameter of the column; the depth of the pit depends on the height of the fence, generally 400-800MM. Pour the cement to 5 cm above the ground and cover it with soil.

11. Will it crack, peel, or be moth-eaten?

Will not crack, peel, and moth-eaten.

12. Will there be mildew or fog?

Long-term damp will be fogged, but it will not be moldy, and the fog layer can be quickly removed with detergent.

13. How does the price compare to wrought iron and steel fences?

It is slightly higher than steel and iron, but after 2-3 years of paint maintenance, the actual price of steel and iron fences has already exceeded that of PVC fences. The steel fence has a short lifespan due to rust. Therefore, in terms of the long life of PVC fences of more than 25 years, the comprehensive price and performance-price ratio advantages of PVC fences are very obvious.

14. Can it be used for livestock or safety fences?

It is most suitable for farms, livestock or safety fences.

15. Can you make a gate?

Can be the most beautiful doors of all kinds.

16.How long is the service life of PVC fence?

In theory, the service life is unlimited, but it is generally guaranteed for 20 years.

17.Do you need maintenance?

There is no need to remove rust and paint like steel fences. It is as beautiful as new if it is washed with water and detergent frequently.

18. Is it anti-graffiti?

Although it is not anti-scribble, most of the paint can be removed effortlessly. The paint can be removed by flushing with water, solvent or 400# water sandpaper.

19. Will the PVC fence burn?

PVC is a self-extinguishing material. When the fire source is removed, the fire extinguishes itself.

20. Are there any spacing requirements for PVC fences?

PVC fences can be divided into several categories: PVC fence fences, PVC isolation fences, PVC green fences, PVC balcony fences, etc.; PVC fence fences, PVC isolation fences, PVC green fences, etc. have no clear spacing requirements (generally, the spacing is between 12cm-15cm Between), the PVC balcony fence must be produced and processed according to the corresponding national regulations.

Post time: Oct-13-2021