IntelliRope® PE 4.5
4.5mm (3/16") electrifiable rope for semi-permanent and portable fencing situations.
- Virgin polyethylene (v-PE) filaments resist wear and abrasion
- Excellent built-in elasticity
- 3 tinned copper and 3 stainless steel conductive filaments are 400 times more conductive vs. stainless steel only polywires
IntelliRope® PE 4.5 is identical to IntelliRope® PE 6.0, except it has fewer non-conductive monofilaments making it thinner and lighter.
Which conductor is right for you?We offer a wide-range of electrifiable ropes, twines and tapes to fit your situation. Visit this link to compare all Premier conductors.
It is particularly good for humid climates because polyethylene resists mildew better than polyester.
IntelliRope® PE 4.5 can be pre-wound onto:
|IntelliRope® PE 4.5|
|Size||4.5mm (3/16") diameter|
|Color||White / Black / White|
|Conductivity||50 Ω per 1000 ft|
|Conductive Filaments||3 tinned copper + 3 stainless steel|
|Non-conductive Filaments||Virgin polyethylene (v-PE)|
|Visibility to Animals||Good|
|Ultraviolet (UV) Resistance||Good|
|Breaking Strength||750 lbs|
|Probable Lifespan*||10 years|
Regular maintenance is required to adjust the tension of conductors and reset any loose line posts. Tree limbs that fall upon the fence must be removed immediately.
For dry soil and snowy conditions, convert the fence to “positive/negative” by connecting every other strand to a galvanized stake driven into the soil.
Spacing of line posts must be adjusted to terrain. Always put a post at top of hills and bottom of valleys. Vary the spacing of rope strands according to type and size of animal(s), fence usage (boundary vs. subdivision) and the number of strands.
Suggested Strand Height (from ground):
- For Sheep:
- 3-strand fence—35", 24", 12"
- 5-strand fence—36", 27", 20", 13", 7"
- For Cattle:
- 1-strand fence—34"
- 2-strand fence—34", 22"
- 3-strand fence—40", 27", 15"
- For Horses:
- 2-strand fence—46", 24"
- 5-strand fence—60", 48", 36", 24", 12"
- For Gardens:
- 2-strand fence—15", 6"
Listed below are recommended optional components. Your particular situation may require alternative recommendations. Please call and talk to our fence consultants if there are any questions at 800-282-6631.
Windup Systems and AccessoriesItem #238000 -
Effective for winding, unwinding and storing conductors. The SupaReel is the strongest fence reel in the US.$74.00
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Ginger S from Michigan
I use this fence for rotational grazing cattle, dairy & meat goats and feeder hogs. The rope is visible, durable and conducts well. It is easy to re-spool. (I use garden hose carts which are lightweight and easy to roll around.) I find it doesn’t stretch much once I get it pulled tight. I’ve started using the springs and connectors from this company and in combination — works really well. We have switched over all of our line over the last 3 years and I am quite happy. Worth the price since it holds up well, even where I have it up year round.
Robert B from Illinois
Cheryl & John V from Illinois
Intellirope is very easy to use. We can put up a fence in about a third of the time it used to take us. Once the cows/calves see the rope they respect the perimeter.
Premier is an excellent supplier our orders usually arrives within one day of ordering. We get all of our fencing supplies from Premier.
Ginger S from Northern Michigan
We use this for our temporary rotation pens and find it easy to handle and durable. A single strand holds our small herd of a dozen including our bull. A three strand pen held our bull all spring with the cows a mere 300 feet away. Conducts well and reliably and is visible and strong.
Rick C from Louisiana
A pleasure to work with. Wishing it had a couple more hot wires in it but seems to work fairly well. Have bought it 3 times in past 2 years. Love it for installing ease and pleasing to look at.