Tension Springs are used for several purposes:
- To indicate the amount of tension on the wire
- To act as a shock absorber
- To keep fence tension more uniform
When the spring is compressed to the first notch in the drawbars, it is under 150 pounds of tension, which is common for electric fences. When the second notch is exposed, there is about 250 pounds of tension on the fence.
All of Kencove's springs have a class 3 galvanized coating and strong drawbars. The spring has a normal holding strength of over 2,200 pounds. This is the highest strength and longest lasting spring on the market.