A metal fence publish, also referred to as (depending on design or nation) a T-post, a Y-publish, or variants on star submit, is a kind of fence post or picket. They are made of metal and are typically manufactured utilizing sturdy rail steel.
But they are usually one of many ignored parts of the fence—all the time in the background, lending assist, overshadowed by flashy pickets. But their form, spacing, and supplies are crucial choices in your fence’s future.
They can be utilized to support varied types of wire or wire mesh. The finish view of the publish creates an apparent T, Y, or other shape. The posts are pushed into the ground with a guide or pneumatic publish pounder. All alongside the post, alongside the backbone, there are studs or nubs that prevent the barbed wire or mesh from sliding up or down the publish.
In this case a hole is drilled into the rock, and the publish is fixed utilizing cement or epoxy. In Australia these are usually known as a star picket and sizing is by size, usually one notch on the highest and holes down the size.
In areas (such because the British Isles) where handled timber is comparatively cheap, wood fence-posts are used and steel ones are unusual for agricultural purposes. In the British Isles metal posts are nonetheless typically used for fencing into solid rock.