As part of our 'Fencing the Proven Way' Guide, WIREMARK® have prepared a handy pocket table for choosing the right wire for your job.

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Application
Recommended Wire
High Tensile
Soft/Low Tensile
Electric Fencing 1.60mm, 2.00mm, 2.50mm  2.50mm
Lead Out Wires (for electric fencing) 2.50mm, 3.15mm  
Coastal, Corrosive Situations Zinc Aluminium Alloy Coated - 2.50mm, 3.15mm  Zinc Aluminium Alloy Coated - 3.15mm, 4.00mm
Braces Wire in End Assemblies 2.50mm, 3.15mm, 4.00mm  
Support Wire in Overhead Irrigation Systems 1.60mm, 2.00mm  
Training Wires and Overhead Support Wires for Orchard Applications 2.50mm, 3.15mm  
Tieback, Artificial Shelter Applications and Canopy Support Wires 3.55mm, 4.00mm  
Temporary Electric and Strip   1.60mm, 2.00mm
Tying and Lacing Wire   2.50mm 
Horse Containment   4.00mm
Footing Wire   4.50mm