Barbed tape, also known as Razor Barbed Wire, is a mesh of metal strips or steel tape that's punched in variety patterns to form barbs or blades that are a lot sharper than standard barbed wire. The tape is compacted around a single strand of high electrical cable.
Razor Barbed Tape is manufactured in various sizes, shapes and designs to with the sole intent of inflicting serious cuts to anyone attempting to climb through or over it. It is a great deterrent to would be escape or property egress as well as unwelcomed entry. The manufacture materials used are plain, galvanized and stainless steel. The stainless variety prevents the barbs from rusting to an eventually ineffective bluntness. Typically the core wire is made of galvanized steel and the tape uses stainless.
However, Stainless Steel Razor Barbed Wire is an offered alternative for permanent or long-term installations.