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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Fall Protection for Spiral Staircases and Curved Structures / Tensile Design & Construct

Fall Protection for Spiral Staircases and Curved Structures

Creating systems that offer fall protection for spiral staircases can be a bit more challenging than for the average staircase. Any serious fall protection system needs to not only
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Transparent Safety Barriers: Enhance Design, Ensure Safety / Tensile Design & Construct

Transparent Safety Barriers: Enhance Design, Ensure Safety

Transparent safety barriers are growing in popularity as they fit well with modern open design that seeks to create connection points between floor levels. Heavy or closed barriers on
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How Green Barriers Blend Fall Protection and Green Solutions / Tensile Design & Construction

How Green Barriers Blend Fall Protection and Green Solutions

Green walls and fall protection barriers are generally seen as two different structures in terms of purpose and appearance. Barriers are largely about safety, while green walls and facades
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