blast fence


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blast fence

A barrier used to divert or dissipate a jet or propeller blast. It is made up by joining a number of blast deflectors or having a continuous wall behind aircraft that are being run up. See blast deflector.
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Another specialist in this field, APS (Airport Protection Systems) Germany GmbH of Puchheim, near Munich, (formerly R&M Protection Services prior to BDI's asset acquisition) has a long background of designing and manufacturing blast fences, run-up pens and the like.
The project also included installing new runway and taxiway signage, and the construction of a 400-foot-long blast fence at the east end of the runway to protect nearby civilian traffic, and a detention basin for stormwater management.
Horst Schafhaupt, Sales Manager for the company, told Airports International that demand for the products was different in many ways today as airports were anxious to make greater use of their land and were, therefore, likely to be more selective and precise in their location of blast fences, run-up pens, etc.