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Glass or Stainless Steel Wire Balustrades? A Comparison / Tensile Design & Construct

Glass or Stainless Steel Wire Balustrades? A Comparison

When it comes to installing modern transparent balustrades, glass is often a popular choice of material. However, stainless steel wire balustrades offer another option, and they come with a
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How Webnet Mesh Barriers Help Manage Fall Risk at Work / Tensile Design & Construct

How Webnet Mesh Barriers Help Manage Fall Risk at Work

Open areas such as atriums are becoming very much an architectural trend in public and commercial buildings such as shopping centres. Atriums provide a sense of airiness, space and
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Geometric Freedom: Barrier Infrastructure Outside the Box / Tensile Design & Construct

Geometric Freedom: Barrier Infrastructure Outside the Box

The practical benefits of Jakob’s Webnet mesh for barriers are substantial. These include robustness and longevity (lasting up to 25 years), fire and weather resistance, low maintenance needs, the
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Barrier Climbability: Complying with the Construction Code / Tensile Design & Construct

Barrier Climbability: Complying with the Construction Code

Installing a commercial stainless-steel wire barrier is more than just about fall protection. You also need to ensure it’s not climbable. Doing so isn’t completely straightforward though, as the
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The Advantages of Webnet Barriers for Facilities Management / Tensile Design & Construct

The Advantages of Webnet Barriers for Facilities Management

Jakob’s Webnet mesh is a very versatile material in that it can be adapted to suit many different types of commercial barriers. A Webnet barrier is strong enough for
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The New Jakob GreenSolutions: An Update for an Old Favourite / Tensile Design & Construct

The New Jakob GreenSolutions: An Update for an Old Favourite

At Tensile, we always use Jakob materials for barriers, balustrades, green facades and many other types of projects. Jakob’s products are made from 316-grade stainless steel and provide the
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Material Considerations for Commercial Balustrades / Tensile Design & Construct

Material Considerations for Commercial Balustrades

The main purpose of commercial balustrades is to provide safety, and the material you choose can made a difference as to how well it performs in that role. That
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Use of Stainless Steel Cable for Function and Aesthetics / Tensile Design & Construct

Use of Stainless Steel Cable for Function and Aesthetics

Stainless steel cable is a robust and hardwearing material that can be used in a wide variety of projects that need a practical solution. It’s more than that however.
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Design Considerations for Anti-Throw Screens / Tensile Design & Construct

Design Considerations for Anti-Throw Screens

As well as fall protection barriers, wire mesh can be used to create anti throw screens on overpass bridges. These types of screens are necessary in some cases to
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Integrating Biophilic Architecture into Commercial Buildings / Tensile Design & Construct

Integrating Biophilic Architecture into Commercial Buildings

The term ‘biophilia’ was coined by biologist and science writer Edward O. Wilson in the 1980s to describe our natural affinity for life and living things. Fast-forward to the
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