Silt fence accessories and devices can help silt fence work more efficiently, mainly consisting of hog rings, fencing pliers, zip ties, safety caps (for posts), sod staples and so forth.Hog rings
Hog rings are U-shaped metal rings that are bent into a circular formation in order to fasten silt fence and posts together. Hog rings can be an easy and convenient method for fastening, especially when working with woven or non-woven fabrics.
Fencing Pliers & hog ring pliers
Fencing Pliers & hog ring pliers provide a fast way to can fasten wire mesh to the silt fence. Hog ring pliers feature a tong in the center which holds the hog ring in place, allowing for easy installation. Fencing pliers can squeezed together, which bends and secures the wire mesh in place.
Zip ties (cable ties), normally made of nylon, is a type of fastener for holding items together, primarily wire meshes and fabrics. Because of their low cost and ease of use, cable ties are finding use in a wide range of other applications.
Safety caps (for posts)
Safety post caps are designed to cover the sharp top edge of metal posts for silt fences, both protecting the security of workers and reducing the abrasion of posts.
Sod staples (fence staples or landscape staples) which are rust-resistant, can pin fabric to soil and keep it in place. There are basically two kinds of landscape staples: square top (U shaped) landscape staples and round top landscape staples.