Double Insulated Wire: DCPIW34
If you intend to build permanent electric fences, you're going to need double insulated wire.
All of it looks the same to the less experienced user. But the differences are in the details—gauge, tensile strength, insulation thickness and single coat of insulation vs. double coat.
If you intend to use for temporary or semi-permanent fences, look to MaxiShock Insulated Cable.
- 12.5 gauge
- Outer diameter is .37"
- Extra-thick layer of galvanized zinc
- 120,000 psi (tensile strength)
- 15-20 years of probable life
- Rated for up to 20,000V protection
- Has a double layer of polyethylene insulation for underground use
Listed below are recommended optional components or related items. Your particular situation may require alternative recommendations. Please call and talk to our consultants if there are any questions at 800-282-6631.
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Rebecca H from Oregon
I lost a ewe to a cougar in daylight, 9 AM. That's a first so it made me go over every part of the electric fence. The energizer tested fine, but then nothing. I think the cable that was on it before for grounding wasn't very good. This stuff is, and is easy to use. The fence is hot now, full charge a half mile from the charger.
John M from Mo
This is what you need when you want to go underground or bypass metal. Use the insulated cable, the other that they sell, the non-cable will not strip from the insulation. I made that mistake and re-ordered. No hassle, no problem. Great product, great company to work with over the years. I have miles of fence and many, many gates.
Thomas R from New York
Used it underground for an electrical fence to keep the deer from devouring shrubs & flowers. Works great!
Jim J from Missouri
Well insulated and easy to work with.
Silvio M from California
Great wire, well insulated.