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Perimeter Guarding

There are a number of excellent alternative solutions that MBS can provide for Perimeter Guarding requirements, some of which are listed below. If you would like us to quote for a specific application, or would like to discuss your requirements in more detail, please contact us

Lift-Off Panels

Most Cell Guarding consists of a series of extruded aluminium profile posts, bolted to the floor, and removable framed panels.

Item have a number options available for:

  • Post Type

    • Usually line 8 80x40 light profile
    • Line 6 60x30 profile as a lower cost option if lower strength is acceptable.
  • Floor-Fixing Methods

    • Adjustable Ball Feet
      • Fits to either line 8 or line 6 posts.
      • Compensates for uneven floors.
      • Eliminates the need to accurately drill fixing holes in the floor.
    • Folded Steel Foot
      • Height-adjustable foot which compensates for uneven floors.
      • Robust design is particularly effective at absorbing impact.
    • Adjustable Stand Foot
      • Height-adjustable foot which compensates for uneven floors.
      • Additional side-brace is an option where lateral support is required.
  • Panel Type

    • Mesh Panels: black powder-coated welded steel or woven aluminium/steel.
    • Transparent Panels: polycarbonate, acrylic or PET-G.
  • Frame Type

    • Clamp-Profile 8
      • 40x40 extrusion with deep slot for locating panels.
      • Uses screw-down L-strip ideal for fixing steel mesh panels.
      • Steel clamping-strip especially good for fixing aluminium mesh panels.
      • Lip-seal for locating solid panels.
      • Accepts panels up to 8.5mm thick.
    • Clamp-Profile 6
      • 30x30 extrusion with deep slot for locating panels.
      • Light-weight alternative to line 8 clamp profile with associated cost savings.
      • Options as for line 8.
      • Accepts panels up to 6mm thick.
  • Hanger Type

    • Clamp-Profile Hanger
      • Integrated with the fastening set of the clamp-profile framework
      • Can be used with line 6 or line 8 options.
      • Simply hook over the hanger which is then secured by simple adjustment with a spanner.
      • Ideal for one-man assembly - holds panel positively in position even before final fixing operation.
    • Hanger 6-8
      • Can be used for a combination of line 6 and line 8 posts and panel frames.
      • Fitting position can be varied to suit the customer's needs.
      • Final fixing achieved with a simple grub screw.
      • Ideal for one-man assembly - holds panel positively in position even before final fixing operation.
    • Hanger 8
      • Robust design for panels that need to be removed regularly.
      • Variable fixing positions with final fixing by cap-head screw.
      • Ideal for one-man assembly - holds panel positively in position even before final fixing operation.

Protective-Enclosure System

For Protective Fences where panels need not be removable the Item Protective Enclosure System is the perfect solution:
  • Deep-slotted line 8 profiles allow fixing of mesh and solid panels.
  • Process-free fastening techniques are used saving on machining costs.
  • A number of different feet are available although the Adjustable Stand-Foot provides a particularly elegant solution.
  • Modular hinges provide a number of alternatives for incorporating opening doors.

Dual-Rod Mesh System

Where budgets are particularly tight, the Item Dual-Rod Mesh System provides the answer.

This system utilises a very simple method of Safety Fence construction whereby line 6 or line 8 posts are fixed to the floor and very rigid 8mm welded-steel panels are attached by means of a very versatile hanger which has a number of features:

  • Slotted design allows for lateral adjustment.
  • Rotating locator compensates for misalignment of posts.
  • Hanger used for fixing two panels.
  • Rotating feature allows use as a hinge.
  • Suitable for attachment of 25mm mesh size and lower cost 50mm mesh size.