PalmShield Industrial Louvered Screen SystemsWelcome to American Fence Company’s website. Our website is designed to help our customers choose a fence design that they will love for years to come. We have a huge online photo gallery filled with vinyl, wood, ornamental and chain link fences.

Please feel free to browse around and also check out PalmShield our Aluminum Industrial Louvered Screen and Gate Systems.

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Figuring out how to select and specify vinyl coated chain link can be a little overwhelming. Why the confusion? It all stems from the gauge and coating type. Is it finished gauge or core wire gauge? According to ASTM 668, vinyl coated chain link is specified and ordered by the metallic core wire. However, according to v[read more]

PalmSHIELD’s Equipment Screening Compared to the Competition

Have you ever wondered if PalmSHIELD's equipment screening competitors are able to keep pace in quality and utility? Take a look at this comprehensive yet simple chart that will show you just how great PalmSHIELD is. [read more]

How to Layout an Outfield Fence

There are thousands of youth and community organizations each year that are interested in installing their own ball field fencing. When pencil hits paper to start laying out their field dimensions, they begin to scratch their heads. How do we get a greater distance from center field to home plate than from right or left fie[read more]

How To Use Quick Setting Grout For Fence Posts

Whether you are a first time fence installer or a seasoned professional, you will find some information in this article that you need to know. This "How To" guide will take you through the process, step-by-step, to use quick setting grout for fence posts. What you need to know when using fast setting grout: Perfec[read more]

Understanding Horizontal Cantilever Gate Trusses

What is a horizontal cantilever gate truss? It is a single plane truss very similar to a building truss. Relative to cantilever gates, it is a rigid frame made from smaller tubing. It may be integrated into the gate frame at time of fabrication or it can be a standalone truss with a complete frame that can be mechanically f[read more]

American Fence Rental: Saving Des Moines from Inflatable Ducks

Once again, American Fence Company 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 roadway. You can count on our temporary construction fence to not only protect your site from large inflata[read more]

PalmSHIELD – Planning Guide For  Selecting Mechanical Equipment Screening

How to Select your Mechanical Equipment Screening: A planning guide for assisting in design and selection of materials. The purpose of this guide is to provide an easy step-by-step process to help you decide when you may need mechanical equipment screening. Once you know there is a need, this guide will provide you[read more]

PalmSHIELD’s latest product design—Casino diagonal louvers—has received quite a bit of interest from both designers and architects. They all want to know how they can include these contemporary diagonal louvers in their next mechanical patio rail, dumpster enclosure or equipment screen. PalmSHIELD has provided a ser[read more]