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50m XHD TallTower™

The 50m XHD TallTower is a highly versatile meteorological tower designed specifically for wind resource measurements. Ice-rated for cold climates, it exceeds EIA-222-F standards.

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50m XHD TallTower | No Paint, Anchors

#4046

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50m XHD TallTower | Paint, Anchors

#4056

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Built from the same proven design as our 60m XHD TallTower™, the 50m XHD TallTower delivers the same industry-leading performance in a smaller, more cost-effective package. This tower is ideal for projects that need data collected up to a 50 meter height or projects that have limitations on budget or space.

FAA-compliant industrial paint, guy guards, marker balls, and obstruction lighting and monitoring systems are available to ensure that your tower complies with visibility requirements. Please review your local regulations and contact our sales team to discuss which of our options would be best for your location.

Add a SymphoniePLUS®3 Data Logger and a Symphonie Sensor Kit to your order to complete your wind resource assessment system and enjoy the savings of NOW System pricing.

The Install Kit | 60m HD, 50m XHD, 60m XHD TallTowers™, which includes a ginpole and winch, is sold separately and required for installation.

  • Strong steel tube construction
  • Compact Envirocrate™ packaging
  • Rugged tilt-up tower
  • Guy wires
  • Bright yellow guy wire guards
  • Screw-in anchors
  • Grounding kit
  • All necessary hardware components for tower assembly

 

  50m XHD TallTower | No Paint, Anchors (#4046) 50m XHD TallTower | Paint, Anchors (#4056)
Installation  
Tools required See manual available in the Dcouments + Downloads tab:
50m XHD and 60m XHD TallTower Installation
See manual available in the Dcouments + Downloads tab:
50m XHD and 60m XHD TallTower Installation
Winch required 4254 - Winch | 7000 lb. - 50m XHD, 60m XHD Towers 4254 - Winch | 7000 lb. - 50m XHD, 60m XHD Towers
Ginpole required 3930 - Ginpole | 60m HD, 50m XHD, 60m XHD Towers 3930 - Ginpole | 60m HD, 50m XHD, 60m XHD Towers
Physical  
Erected height 50.48 m (165 feet 7-1/4 inches) 50.48 m (165 feet 7-1/4 inches)
Tube diameter 203 mm (8") and 254 mm (10") 203 mm (8") and 254 mm (10")
Footprint Choice of two pre-engineered footprints:
  • Standard: uses 3 anchor radii, largest = 50 m (164 feet)
  • Small: uses 2 anchor radii, largest = 33.5 m (110 feet)
Choice of two pre-engineered footprints:
  • Standard: uses 3 anchor radii, largest = 50 m (164 feet)
  • Small: uses 2 anchor radii, largest = 33.5 m (110 feet)
Guyset levels 11.8 m (38 feet 7 inches), 23.1 m (75 feet 10 inches), 30.9 m (101 feet 5 inches), 38.7 m (127 feet 1 inch), 46.6 m (152 feet 9 inches) 11.8 m (38 feet 7 inches), 23.1 m (75 feet 10 inches), 30.9 m (101 feet 5 inches), 38.7 m (127 feet 1 inch), 46.6 m (152 feet 9 inches)
Tube length(s) 2.21 m (87 inches) maximum 2.21 m (87 inches) maximum
Materials  
Tube Galvanized steel Galvanized steel
Guy wires 6.35 mm (1/4 inch) 7x19 galvanized aircraft cable (stainless option available) 6.35 mm (1/4 inch) 7x19 galvanized aircraft cable (stainless option available)
Guy rings Galvanized steel Galvanized steel
Anchors Screw-in, 152 mm (6 inch) diameter, 1.7 m (66 inches) long galvanized steel (other anchor types sold separately) Screw-in, 152 mm (6 inch) diameter, 1.7 m (66 inches) long galvanized steel (other anchor types sold separately)
Baseplate Galvanized steel Galvanized steel
Wire rope clips 6.35 mm (1/4 inch) galvanized steel (stainless option available) 6.35 mm (1/4 inch) galvanized steel (stainless option available)
Structural  
Wind and Ice Loading capabilities See manual available in the Dcouments + Downloads tab:
50m XHD and 60m XHD TallTower Installation
See manual available in the Dcouments + Downloads tab:
50m XHD and 60m XHD TallTower Installation
Safety features  
Obstruction marking None Painted towers meet the requirements of FAA AC 70/7460-1K. The paint color used for obstruction marking complies with Federal Standard FED-STD-595 and passes ASTM D3359 Standard Test Methods for Measuring Adhesion by Tape Test.
Anchor - Rock

Anchor - Rock

Use these anchors to secure TallTowers in solid rock.

Cable Ball Set

Cable Ball Set

Improve the visibility of your met tower with durable cable balls.

Grounding Kit

Grounding Kit

Protect your sensors and loggers from electrostatic discharge with a purpose-built grounding kit.

Guy Wire Guards

Guy Wire Guards

Mark and protect your TallTower™ guy wires with high visibility guards.

Install Kit | 60m HD, 50m XHD, 60m XHD TallTowers™

Install Kit | 60m HD, 50m XHD, 60m XHD TallTowers™

Use this tool kit for the installation of 60m HD, 50m XHD, and 60m XHD TallTowers.

Anchor - Screw-In

Anchor - Screw-In

Use these anchors to secure NRG TallTowers in normal clay soil without many rocks.

Anchor - Arrowhead

Anchor - Arrowhead

Use these anchors to secure TallTowers in rocky soil.

Guy Wire Replacement Kit | 50m XHD Tower

Guy Wire Replacement Kit | 50m XHD Tower

Guy wires must be replaced each time your TallTowers™ are redeployed. Be confident that you have the equipment you need for your upcoming campaign with our 50m Guy Wire Replacement Kit.

Tool Kit | 50m XHD, 60m XHD TallTowers™

Tool Kit | 50m XHD, 60m XHD TallTowers™

This tool kit is specifically designed for use with NRG 50m XHD and 60m XHD TallTowers.

Mounting Boom | 1.53m (60.5"), Tubular

Mounting Boom | 1.53m (60.5"), Tubular

Mount your anemometers and wind vanes on NRG TallTowers™.

Ginpoles

Ginpoles

Use our specially designed ginpoles to raise and lower NRG TallTowers™.

Mounting Boom | 2.4m (95"), Tubular

Mounting Boom | 2.4m (95"), Tubular

Mount your anemometers and wind vanes on NRG TallTowers™ according to industry best practices.

Mounting Boom | 2.87m (113"), Tubular

Mounting Boom | 2.87m (113"), Tubular

Mount your anemometers and wind vanes on NRG TallTowers™ according to industry best practices.