New Edition of ASTM Standards for Fence Materials and Products Available Now

ASTM International has released the 13th edition of the compilation ASTM Standards for Fence Materials and Products. This new edition is a valuable resource for fencing manufacturers, contractors and suppliers, as well as architects, project designers and engineers.

ASTM Standards for Fence Materials and Products provides the latest fencing and fencing-related standards used in the manufacture of fence materials and products. The compilation, available in print or online, features approximately 50 ASTM International standards that cover:

• Chain-link and wire fence fabric;
• Fence construction and installation;
• Fences for playgrounds, sports fields, sports courts and other recreation facilities;
• Fence fittings and protective coatings;
• Industrial and commercial horizontal slide gates;
• Fencing materials used in detention and correctional facilities; and
• Design and fabrication of wood fencing.

Three new standards are included in the 13th edition:

ASTM F2919, Specification for Welded Wire Mesh Fence Fabric (Metallic-Coated or Polymer Coated) with Variable Mesh Patterns or Meshes Greater than 6 in.2 [3871 mm2] in Panels;
ASTM F2957, Specification for Ornamental Aluminum Fence Systems; and
ASTM F3000, Specification for Polymer Privacy Insert Slats for Chain Link Fabric and Privacy Chain Link Fabric Manufactured Containing Pre-Installed Privacy Slats.

ASTM Standards for Fence Materials and Products is available for $190 USD in print (250 pages, soft cover; ISBN: 978-0-8031-0710-6; Stock #: FENCE14) or online for $175 USD, which includes access to redlines, withdrawn and historical standards (Stock #: FENCECMP). 

To purchase ASTM publications, search by stock number on the ASTM Web site (, or contact ASTM Customer Relations (phone: 877-909-ASTM;

ASTM Staff Contact: Marsha Firman, Phone: 610-832-9612;       

Release #9586

June 16, 2014