Back Stops Installation Grand Rapids

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Backstop fences are very common in baseball, basketball, and softball grounds. They show their usefulness in protecting the viewers from those balls flying in the air, by blocking their way to the stands. Backstop fencing comprises of chain links and are commonly very tall in their height. The top part of these fences is curved towards the inside of the playing area. This curved structure of the back-stop fences helps a lot in stopping the balls from entering the stands. Grand Rapids Fence Company  is your local fence company that can help you with the installation and maintenance of any type of backstop fencing for any commercial or home project at the best price available in the market.

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Materials Required For Chain Link Back Stops And Their Dimensions

  1. Backstop Fencing
  • Fence height: 4.88 m
  • Size of chain link mesh: 50mm
  • Made in such a way that it can add a layer of containment to the thrown pitched and batted balls.
  1. Materials Of Chain Link Mesh
  • Wire gauge of chain link: 9 gauge
  • Size of the chain link mesh: 50mm
  • Fabric wire of the chain link: Zn-5A1-MM coated wire, zinc coated wire, or PVC wire (in most cases it is a 9-gauge core wire and 0.15mm PVC coated layer around it).
  • Fabric selvage of Chain Link: knuckle and knuckle.
  1. Gates
  • Size of the chain link mesh: 50mm
  • Height of the fence: 2.4m
  • It helps in providing maintenance access and emergency access to the ground and can even be used for the officials and the players.