Zareba® 1/2 Inch Poly Tape - 656 Feet

Model #: PT656WH-Z

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  • Temporary fencing
  • 1/2 Inch Polytape
  • 656 foot (200 meter) spool
  • Contains 5 strands of electrical conductors
  • Breaking load of 150 lb
  • Service Experts Available To Answer Your Installation Questions

Zareba® 1/2 Inch Poly Tape - 656 Feet (200 Meters)

This fence wire is excellent for containing your horses since it makes it easier for both you and the horses to see the fence.

Our Zareba® 1/2 Inch Poly Tape - 656 Feet (200 Meters) is ideal for equine fencing since it is more visible than traditional wire. Contains 5 strands of electrical conductors and has a breaking load of 150 lb. Makes attractive white rail look.

Roll contains 1/2 inch x 656 feet of white poly tape.<

You may also need poly tape insulators and a poly tape to fence charger connector to complete your project.


Zareba® 1/2 Inch Poly Tape 656 Feet (200 Meters) - Specifications

  • 1/2 Inch Polytape
  • Highly visible to horses and other animals
  • 656 foot (200 meter) spool
  • Contains 5 strands of electrical conductors
  • Breaking load of 150 lb
  • Easier to install, repair and splice than regular wiring
  • Will not rust
  • Note: This is not designed to function under extreme tension and must be used in conjunction with a permanent fence

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Most Recent Customer Reviews

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Review posted on
July 6, 2019
Quality product and service By TB100

Quality Product, easy to order, called customer support and they were very helpful in helping me with my needs. Shipped and arrived in a couple days. Product works great!

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Review posted on
June 24, 2017
Awesome. By jLiz

This stuff is great!! I used this 1/2 inch poly tape for our temporary horse grazing fence. One of the horses is something of an escape artist but I haven't had any problems since replacing the wire with tape. (: Sturdy stuff, visible, lovely overall!

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Review posted on
May 17, 2017
Works great. Easy to use. By Willie

Nothing has bothered or tried to go through at all. Was having trouble with regular fence

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Review posted on
April 25, 2017
Excellent product, great price By pz

Excellent product great price.

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Review posted on
August 20, 2016
Just what I needed. By Dfarmboy57
Have two main uses for this poly tape. First of all I use it with my beef cattle when I strip graze. It's high visibility and strength make it perfect for this purpose. My second main use is as a top run around my bull and weaning paddock. Not does it provide an excellent force to keep things in, it's high visibility lets deer see it better so they're not constantly jumping through it and knocking it down. Highly recommend this product.
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Review posted on
July 14, 2016
Good price and fast delivery By Bui7
Ordered Sunday and arrived in time for delivery next weekend
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Review posted on
May 31, 2016
Zareba poly Tape By Alice
I am happy with our purchase, have not had a problem since putting it up.
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Review posted on
May 12, 2016
Perfect Solution to our Problems By Achilles
Our horses were pushing through electric wire fencing. We placed the Zareba 1/2 Inch Poly Tape 3 ft inside our perimeter fence. Not a problem since. It's high visibility and flexible nature keeps them within the pastures perfectly.
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Review posted on
April 4, 2016
Buy 4 get one free offer By Pam Z
Same great product that I get from my local feed store but a MUCH better price by buying it direct! Thank You!!!
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All About


Features and Benefits

  • Highly visible to animals
  • Lightweight
  • Wind passes through, low wear & tear
  • Convenient to install and repair
  • Will not rust

Ideal Uses

  • Excellent for horses
  • Temporary fencing
  • Rotational grazing
  • Equine fence kits

Zareba® Systems electric fence poly tape provides even greater visibility than poly wire or poly rope. Reinforced, rip-stop edges also help protect the tape from wear and tear.

The open weave design allows wind to pass through, reducing wear and increasing the longevity of the fence line.

Splicing poly tape is easy using specially designed splicer buckles. Use a poly tape tensioner to maintain tape tension as needed.

For best results, energize poly tape fence lines with a low impedance fence charger. Poly tape should not be used with a continuous output charger.


Expert Tips


The height and spacing of the wires will vary with the animal you are containing. Position one electrified wire at animal’s shoulder height; this will cause it to hit the fence with its nose, making it back up.


Use poly tape for horse fencing or in rotational grazing since the animals can easily see this highly visible electric fence wire. Splice poly tape with splicer buckles specially designed for easy splicing and repairing of poly tape.


Poly wire is lightweight, so it is very easy to handle. You can rewind it very easily, move it and re-use it. Splice poly wire by tying a good, tight knot to maintain connections. Use a poly wire line tightener on each line and each side of the fence to maintain wire tension.


Also highly visible, this electric poly rope is also used for horses and livestock. When repairing poly rope, use a splicer designed for poly rope to maintain a good electrical connection.


Use a low impedance fence charger with poly wire and poly tape products.


For a permanent perimeter fence, you may want to use high tensile or steel wire as your fence wire.

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Fence Wire FAQs

Q: Why is poly tape better for use with horses than regular wire?

A: It's a matter of visibility. Horses can see the tape more readily than wire. Remember, electric fencing is a psychological barrier: after a horse has met up with a poly tape electric fence and has felt the shock, when it sees the poly tape again, it will remember the shock and stay away from the fence.


Q: Why should I place one wire at the animal's shoulder?

A: Positioning one electrified wire at animal’s shoulder height will cause the animal to hit the fence with its nose, making the animal back up. See illustration below.


Q: What is the advantage of using high-tensile wire rather than aluminum wire?

A: A: High tensile wire is designed to be both a psychological barrier and a physical barrier. High tensile wire not only carries a shock, it is also sturdy enough to prevent a large bull from penetrating the fence line (as long as it has been installed correctly.)

In addition, aluminum wire can stretch out over time as tension is applied to it (very slowly). High tensile wire will not stretch; this affordable barrier can last for many, many years.

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