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The Tornado Wire Difference

The contractor's choice for decades. Tornado fencing is available across the UK, Europe, North America and beyond

Made in the UK, our fencing is engineered to be stronger and last longer, giving peace of mind to protect your valuable animals with lower costs over the long term.

Trust in Tornado to make the best quality fences to control your animals

Over the last 50 years, Tornado Wire has become the name in quality fencing across the agricultural, equestrian, forestry and infrastructure sectors.

The only fence manufacturer to have a background in fence contracting. We know what it takes to design, manufacture and install the perfect fence.

Trust in Tornado Our unique understanding of how a fence needs to perform, combined with our meticulous attention to detail in all our processes and our hugely experienced team, allows us to create the fencing solution you are looking for; maximum protection with minimum lifetime costs.

Throughout those 5 decades since humble beginnings as a Scottish farming enterprise Tornado has been an innovator. We have constantly strived to provide the highest quality products and innovations to allow customers to install fences quicker, better and which last longer.

Above all, our customers are at the heart of everything we do– we are happy when our customers are happy. Our approach to achieving this is remarkably simple. We’ll help you pick the best fence for your needs, manufactured to the highest quality, backed up by the best service and advice.

About Us Why Tornado?

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Tornado’s innovative Pro-Strain is a fence straining system offering key benefits over alternative systems. Pro-Strain was created following extensive feedback from some of the UK’s top agri fencing contractors looking for steel systems with better performance. Pro-Strain’s registered designs can replace traditional wooden strainers that often suffer from short lifespan or contain harmful chemical treatments.

Pro-Strain Benefits

  • Larger, more robust than other steel alternatives
  • Installation easily adapted to specific ground conditions and topography
  • Hot Dip Galvanised steel for longevity, without potentially harmful chemicals
  • Lighter-weight components than timber, so ideal for poor access installations
  • Simple and rapid to install, with fewer tools required, no chainsaws are needed
  • Straining posts and pegs can be driven by machine or manually
  • The adjustment allows the system to be fully pre-loaded, minimising movement when the fence net is then attached and tensioned
  • When used in conjunction with steel intermediate posts like Clipex®, then the whole fence has the benefits of galvanised steel lifespan and can be fully and easily recycled at the end of life
  • Alternatively Pro-Strain can also be used with wooden intermediate posts, thus giving the client confidence in the installation critical end-strainers

It is available as individual kits plus multi-packs of the components.

Contact us Pro-Strain Information



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Clipex and Tornado

Outstanding in its Field

In the UK the use of steel posts for fencing is growing fast due to some concerns over the longevity of various timber treatments, as well as the speed benefits.

Tornado has joined forces with Clipex to bring you a range of posts compatible with Tornado Torus Stiff-Stay nets.

Designed in Australia the Clipex post features patented spring-loaded clips, which align with the horizonal line wires of Tornado Torus Stiff-Stay netting, allowing the netting once tensioned to be simply clipped into place.

Clipex posts are hot dipped galvanised in accordance with British Standards with a coat weight of 600 g/m2. They are manufactured from steel with a tensile strength of 520-620 N/mm² and feature Clipex’s strengthening plate and anti-lift.

A range of posts to suit Livestock, Rail and Deer are available in both Standard 3mm wall thickness and 3.5mm Beefy™. Clipex recommend installation of a Beefy™ post one in every four posts along a fenceline.

The standard configuration for livestock fencing is a ground wire, spaced at 50mm above ground followed by a Torus 8 line, 80cm high R8/80 net. This is topped off by two strands of barbed / plain wire, one spaced at 75mm and the top strand at 150mm. This gives an overall fence height of circa 1.1m.

Tornado Clipex posts are widely available throughout the UK.

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