Knuckle. The selvage obtained by interlocking adjacent pairs of wire ends and
bending the wire back into a loop.
Line Posts (10). Intermediate posts spaced a maximum of 10 feet (3.04 m)
apart and considered to be the backbone of the fence line.
Line Rail Clamp.
A fitting to secure mid-rail(s) or bottom rail or both, to
the line post.
The clear distance between parallel wires forming a diamond.
North Atlantic Treaty Organization.
Naval Electronics Command.
Naval Facilities Engineering Command.
National Fire Protection Association.
NSN. National Stock Number.
Chief of Naval Operations Instruction.
Picket. A single helically formed steel wire like those used in the
manufacture of chain link fence fabric. Used for field splicing rolls of
fabric into continuous chain link mesh.
A fitting atop a post usually to exclude water from tubular posts.
Post Hinge. A fitting that attaches to the gate post, the pintle of which
fits the frame hinge permitting the gate to swing.
Pull Post. A terminal post used in a line of fence to brace a long stretch of
fence or effect a change in elevation along the fence line.
Poly Vinyl Chloride coating used on fencing and fence materials.
Rail End. A cup-shaped fitting used with a brace to connect the top rail or
brace to a post.
A decorative ornament on top of a gate.