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May 2018

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a series of meetings, of meetings, of things got more got more got complicated. The building's owner, the Gen- eral Services Administration, wasn't comfortable with only 8' tall ' tall ' for the for the for application, so Apex tapped the ca- pabilities of steel of steel of fence manufacturer Iron World Manufacturing of Laurel, of Laurel, of Md. to help devise a custom solution. There was some concern since the job involved working in a parking deck with deck with deck much of this of this of fence securing the top of the of the of side walls to the under- willing to "do things a little differ- ently" on this project. They were, and they did. The final rendition of the an- ti-climb portion of this of this of fence ended up being a 14' tall ' tall ' steel fence surrounded by a 24" concrete " concrete " wall, 1 foot beneath foot beneath foot grade and 1 foot above foot above foot grade, provid- ing a full 15' of ' of ' fence of fence of height with height with height 4' of ' of ' post in post in post the ground! A 12" x 12" channel " channel " was cut into cut into cut the concrete floor and floor and floor excavated in grade, and the Apex crew set their set their set onto 10 brackets at the at the at same time was not for not for not the for the for faint of faint of faint heart. of heart. of Apex Fence Company called on Bruce Jones Fencing out of out of out Jackson- of Jackson- of ville to handle the task. Apex Fence Company has worked with Bruce on many larger projects larger projects larger like the Dobbins Air Reserve Air Reserve Air Base 15,000 lineal foot chain foot chain foot link job link job link and 27,000 lineal feet of feet of feet chain of chain of link for link for link Walmart in Walmart in Walmart Florida. To complicate matters, this park- ing deck is deck is deck completely full of vehicles of vehicles of The co- vehicles so work was work was work enough, it was it was it deck itself deck itself deck shaped ramp an- and these Months a fence still "look being the panels. was go- providing required. that would that would that contraction movement as by using and a 5" in length. " x 3/16" anchored to the fit verti- fit verti- fit hole. I de- exceeded their Iron World loose on the after tak- after tak- after side of the of the of with the structure. Since used, they end of the of the of pickets to clear the clear the clear additional thick- ness of the of the of 5" square " square " sleeve. The two rails that were that were that left loose left loose left were then fastened to the pickets by drilling each individual hole and hammering a factory rivet in rivet in rivet to secure them, just as just as just if they if they if had been fully as- sembled at Iron at Iron at World. The end result was result was result panels that fit that fit that each opening perfectly, and horizon- tal rails follow the transitions up and down 8" from " from " the concrete structure, critical building continued on continued on continued page 74 MAY MAY MAY MAY 2018 2018 2018 2018 2018 2018 2018 MAY 2018 MAY MAY 2018 MAY & Industrial Fencing Solutions Residential, Commercial Ornamental Slide Gates Iron Panels & Gates Aluminum Panels & Gates 866-310-2747 g IRONWORLDFENCING.COM Manufactured In-House! Ship Anywhere in USA! Your Iron Store & So Much More!

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