Why is it called Heras fencing?

Why is it called Heras fencing?

On 1 April 1952, Frans Ruigrok, the son of a blacksmith, started an enterprise called Hekwerk Industrie Eindhoven in a barn. Ruigrok was the first to opt for standardization and serial fencing production. In 1958, he changed the name to Heras.

What is Heras fencing?

Heras Fence Panels are temporary mesh fencing panels ideally used on construction sites. Heras fence panels are available with standard or hi-vis feet, fence couplers, stabilisers, vehicle and pedestrian access gates as well as fence panel stillages.

What is the length of Heras fencing?

A Heras construction fence panel has a dimension of 3.45m wide x2m tall. While the term Heras is a brand name, building site fence covers have many manufacturers. Its always best measuring your panels before ordering any printed mesh fence banners to make sure as some manufacturers could differ slightly.

What is Heras fencing made from?

What is Heras fencing made of? The poles and metal grid of a Heras fence are typically made from steel with a galvanised finish (i.e. coated in a protective layer of zinc). The poles slot into bracing blocks made from concrete.

What is temporary metal fencing called?

A popular choice of temporary Security Fencing is often referred to as Temporary Fencing, Wire Mesh Fencing or Construction Hoarding.

What is temporary fencing called?

Heras fencing
A common type of temporary fencing is Heras fencing. Fence panels are supported with counter-weighted feet, have a wide variety of accessories including gates, handrails, feet and bracing depending on the application.

What does Heras stand for?


Acronym Definition
HERA Holding Energia Risorse Ambiente (Bologna, Italy)
HERA Higher Education Reconciliation Act of 2005
HERA Human and Environmental Risk Assessment
HERA Higher Education Role Analysis (UK)

How heavy is a Heras panel?


Length 750mm
Width 225mm
Per Unit ~ 14.9 – 18kg

What is an Arris Rail?

Arris Rails are a length of softwood treated timber cut diagonally from a square section to produce a triangular shape. These are then secured to posts to form a frame work for featheredge boards to be nailed to.

Is Heras fencing secure?

Heras’ metal mesh fencing panels are built using robust materials that are anti-climb and anti-vandalism to protect high security sites and critical assets by resisting and significantly delaying a sustained assault.

Is Heras fencing temporary works?

If you’re looking for a way to improve safety on your building site and reduce accidents, the British Standards offer great guidelines on how to use temporary fencing safely. At Heras Mobile, providing safe fencing is our primary purpose.

Is fencing considered construction?

You must have a licence before you do any residential building work in NSW, including fencing, that is valued at more than $5000 (incl GST) in labour and materials. This work is considered fencing no matter what materials the fences and gates are made from.