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With massive construction going on in Des Moines, IA it is critical that temporary fences are used properly for workers and pedestrian safety. Having installed thousands of temporary construction fences, our crews have sat idle at many job sites while the contractor frantically tries to figure-out [read more]

How to select and specify vinyl coated chain link can be confusing. Why the confusion? It all stems from the gage and coating type. Is it finished gage or core wire gage? According to ASTM  668, vinyl coated chain link is specified and ordered by the metallic core wire. However, according to[read more]

AFC Des Moines Protects the City with Temporary Fence

Check out this Temporary Construction Security Fence! This first project is in downtown Des Moines, Iowa. It consists of 4’ tall chain link fence that is on top of concrete K rail (AKA Jersey Barrier). When completed, the project will be a multi-tenant housing facility that will also o[read more]

How To Layout Your Next Outfield Fence

There are dozens of youth and community organizations each year who are interested in installing their own ballfield fencing.  American Fence Company can help. When pencil hits paper to start laying-out their field dimensions, they begin to scratch their heads.  How do we get a greater distance f[read more]

American Fence Company doing their Civic Duty

Once again, American Fence Company of Iowa rises to meet its civic duty.  American Fence Company’s temporary construction fence prevents the young but very large chick from tumbling to his peril along this City of Des Moines road way.   You can count on our temporary construction fence to not o[read more]

It is construction season in the Midwest!  American Fence Company of Iowa is ready to meet your immediate site security needs.  We have over five thousand temporary fence panels in inventory.  The equates to over thirteen miles of temporary site security fence!   Standing ready are over forty i[read more]

Announcing our new Casino design, a diagonal louver or slat system

Are you looking for a more contemporary design?  PalmSHIELD’s new Casino panels provides a real eye-catching appeal. When architects and designers are looking for that really unique design that may be the focal point; the Casino design is perfect for enclosing outdoor patios and cafes’.  These[read more]

Aluminum Bar Grating Panels

Are you interested in a security fence that offers great ventilation and visibility? PalmSHIELD now offers aluminum bar grating panels among its security fencing options. Aluminum bar grating panels are made up of bars that are installed parallel to each other and cross rods that run perpendicula[read more]