Blog

Bridge Safety Screens: Complying with the Regulations / Tensile Design & Construct

Bridge Safety Screens: Complying with the Regulations

Bridge safety screens on footbridges over roads and railway lines help prevent people from falling and objects from being thrown or dropped over the edge. State and territory governments
Read More
Security and Protection Barriers Using Jakob Webnet / Tensile Design & Construct

Security and Protection Barriers Using Jakob Webnet

When it comes to designing protection barriers, safety is always the first priority. But there are often other needs that come into play as well. For example, the barrier
Read More
Materials for Commercial Balustrades: 7 Things to Consider / Tensile Design & Construct

Materials for Commercial Balustrades: 7 Things to Consider

Commercial balustrades or barriers can be constructed from a range of materials including glass, metal, timber, Chainlink, stainless steel wire, concrete, perspex, composite panelling and more. The material you
Read More
Barrier Considerations for Footbridges Over Busy Roads / Tensile Design & Construct

Barrier Considerations for Footbridges Over Busy Roads

Barriers on footbridges over busy roads need to address multiple safety issues. This includes prevention of climbing and of objects being thrown or dropped over the edge onto passing
Read More
Creating Community and Engagement with Activated Barriers / Tensile Design & Construct

Creating Community and Engagement with Activated Barriers

The use of multi-storey open design is growing in popularity in educational institutions. For example, vertical schools are popping up with increasing frequency, especially in inner-city areas where land
Read More
Webnet Mesh Barriers for Sporting Fields and Playgrounds / Tensile Design & Construct

Webnet Mesh Barriers for Sporting Fields and Playgrounds

Jakob’s Webnet mesh barriers can be used for a number of applications in sporting fields and playgrounds. This is because the material comes with the properties required of safety
Read More
The Pros and Cons of Commercial Barrier Materials / Tensile Design & Construct

The Pros and Cons of Commercial Barrier Materials

When it comes to a safety barrier for fall protection, not all materials are created equal. You need to consider the performance of the material, and factor in visual
Read More
Fall Protection for Pedestrian Bridges with Irregular Design / Tensile Design & Construct

Fall Protection for Pedestrian Bridges with Irregular Design

If you need a robust barrier material to provide fall protection for a pedestrian bridge with an irregular geometric design, you can’t go past Jakob’s Webnet mesh. The reason
Read More
Facade Innovations Using Next Generation Webnet Mesh / Tensile Design & Construct

Facade Innovations Using Next Generation Webnet Mesh

Jakob’s Webnet mesh is not only cost-effective, lightweight, high-strength and pliable. Its ability to be formed into a variety of shapes and configurations means it lends itself to all
Read More

Let’s Celebrate 10 Years With 10 Projects at Tensile

This month we celebrate 10 Yrs. at Tensile Design & Construct. We feel very blessed, especially considering the challenges that 2020 have bought us all. Looking back on the
Read More

Selected Clients