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80m XHD TallTower™

Taller turbines demand higher wind measurements. With its top sensor level at 80 meters, this 81.3 meter tower will give you reliable data at or near the hub height of today’s most commonly-used turbines.

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80m XHD TallTower | No Paint, No Anchors

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80m XHD TallTower | No Paint, Anchors

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80m XHD TallTower | Paint, No Anchors

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80m XHD TallTower | Paint, Anchors

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The 80m XHD TallTower is a highly versatile meteorological tower designed specifically for wind resource measurements. Built to withstand heavy ice and wind loads, this tower meets the applicable sections of ANSI/TIA-222-G.

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 option would be best for your location.

Installation tools (listed under "Accessories") are sold separately and required for installation.

  • Strong steel tube construction
  • Bolted tube section joints for even greater load-bearing capacity
  • Compact Envirocrate™ packaging for ease of transport and assembly with minimal waste on site
  • Reinforced steel base plate—no concrete foundation required
  • FAA-compliant industrial paint and obstruction lighting options offered
  • Extra rugged 80m XHD TallTower
  • Guy wires
  • Bright yellow guy wire guards
  • Screw-in anchors
  • Grounding kit
  • All necessary hardware components for tower assembly
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Installation  
Tools required Please see NRG 80 meter XHD TallTower manual Please see NRG 80 meter XHD TallTower manual Please see NRG 80 meter XHD TallTower manual Please see NRG 80 meter XHD TallTower manual
Winch required 4814 - Winch | 80m XHD Tower 4814 - Winch | 80m XHD Tower 4814 - Winch | 80m XHD Tower 4814 - Winch | 80m XHD Tower
Ginpole required 4831 - Ginpole | 80m XHD Towers 4831 - Ginpole | 80m XHD Towers 4831 - Ginpole | 80m XHD Towers 4831 - Ginpole | 80m XHD Towers
Physical  
Erected height 81.3 m (266.7 ft) 81.3 m (266.7 ft) 81.3 m (266.7 ft) 81.3 m (266.7 ft)
Tube diameter 203 mm (8 inches) and 254 mm (10 inches) 203 mm (8 inches) and 254 mm (10 inches) 203 mm (8 inches) and 254 mm (10 inches) 203 mm (8 inches) and 254 mm (10 inches)
Footprint Standard: uses 3 anchor radii, largest = 55 m (180.4 feet) Standard: uses 3 anchor radii, largest = 55 m (180.4 feet) Standard: uses 3 anchor radii, largest = 55 m (180.4 feet) Standard: uses 3 anchor radii, largest = 55 m (180.4 feet)
Guy radii 45 m (147.6 ft) / 50m (164.0 ft) / 55m (180.4 ft) 45 m (147.6 ft) / 50m (164.0 ft) / 55m (180.4 ft) 45 m (147.6 ft) / 50m (164.0 ft) / 55m (180.4 ft) 45 m (147.6 ft) / 50m (164.0 ft) / 55m (180.4 ft)
Guyset levels
  • 9.9 m (32 .5 ft)
  • 19.36 m (63.5 ft)
  • 28.82 m (94.6 ft)
  • 38.28 m (125.6 ft)
  • 47.74 m (156.6 ft)
  • 57.86 m (189.8 ft)
  • 67.64 m (221.9 ft)
  • 77.42 m (254.0 ft)
  • 9.9 m (32 .5 ft)
  • 19.36 m (63.5 ft)
  • 28.82 m (94.6 ft)
  • 38.28 m (125.6 ft)
  • 47.74 m (156.6 ft)
  • 57.86 m (189.8 ft)
  • 67.64 m (221.9 ft)
  • 77.42 m (254.0 ft)
  • 9.9 m (32 .5 ft)
  • 19.36 m (63.5 ft)
  • 28.82 m (94.6 ft)
  • 38.28 m (125.6 ft)
  • 47.74 m (156.6 ft)
  • 57.86 m (189.8 ft)
  • 67.64 m (221.9 ft)
  • 77.42 m (254.0 ft)
  • 9.9 m (32 .5 ft)
  • 19.36 m (63.5 ft)
  • 28.82 m (94.6 ft)
  • 38.28 m (125.6 ft)
  • 47.74 m (156.6 ft)
  • 57.86 m (189.8 ft)
  • 67.64 m (221.9 ft)
  • 77.42 m (254.0 ft)
Guy wire diameter Guy Levels 1-6: 7.9 mm (5/16 in); Guy Levels 7 & 8: 9.5 mm (3/8 in) Guy Levels 1-6: 7.9 mm (5/16 in); Guy Levels 7 & 8: 9.5 mm (3/8 in) Guy Levels 1-6: 7.9 mm (5/16 in); Guy Levels 7 & 8: 9.5 mm (3/8 in) Guy Levels 1-6: 7.9 mm (5/16 in); Guy Levels 7 & 8: 9.5 mm (3/8 in)
Tube wall thickness 8 in & 10 in dia. tube wall thickness = 3.4 mm (.134 in) nominal (10 GA); Transition 2.8 mm (.109 in) nominal (12 GA) 8 in & 10 in dia. tube wall thickness = 3.4 mm (.134 in) nominal (10 GA); Transition 2.8 mm (.109 in) nominal (12 GA) 8 in & 10 in dia. tube wall thickness = 3.4 mm (.134 in) nominal (10 GA); Transition 2.8 mm (.109 in) nominal (12 GA) 8 in & 10 in dia. tube wall thickness = 3.4 mm (.134 in) nominal (10 GA); Transition 2.8 mm (.109 in) nominal (12 GA)
Tube length(s) 2.21 m (87 inches) maximum 2.21 m (87 inches) maximum 2.21 m (87 inches) maximum 2.21 m (87 inches) maximum
Tube joints Tube-Joints secured by 3 evenly spaced 5/8" bolts Tube-Joints secured by 3 evenly spaced 5/8" bolts Tube-Joints secured by 3 evenly spaced 5/8" bolts Tube-Joints secured by 3 evenly spaced 5/8" bolts
Materials  
Tube G-90 galvanized steel, hot roll base C1015 or C1020, conforms to ASTM A568 G-90 galvanized steel, hot roll base C1015 or C1020, conforms to ASTM A568 G-90 galvanized steel, hot roll base C1015 or C1020, conforms to ASTM A568 G-90 galvanized steel, hot roll base C1015 or C1020, conforms to ASTM A568
Guy wires 7X19 galvanized or stainless steel wire rope per Federal Specification RR-W-410F 7X19 galvanized or stainless steel wire rope per Federal Specification RR-W-410F 7X19 galvanized or stainless steel wire rope per Federal Specification RR-W-410F 7X19 galvanized or stainless steel wire rope per Federal Specification RR-W-410F
Guy rings G-90 galvanized steel G-90 galvanized steel G-90 galvanized steel G-90 galvanized steel
Anchors None 203 mm (8 in) dia. single and double helix screw-in earth anchors (when applicable) N/A 203 mm (8 in) dia. single and double helix screw-in earth anchors (when applicable)
Baseplate G-90 galvanized steel, 4.8 mm (.188 in) thick, 7 GA G-90 galvanized steel, 4.8 mm (.188 in) thick, 7 GA G-90 galvanized steel, 4.8 mm (.188 in) thick, 7 GA G-90 galvanized steel, 4.8 mm (.188 in) thick, 7 GA
Wire rope clips 9.5 mm (3/8 in) and 7.9 mm (5/16 in) drop-forged, galvanized steel 9.5 mm (3/8 in) and 7.9 mm (5/16 in) drop-forged, galvanized steel 9.5 mm (3/8 in) and 7.9 mm (5/16 in) drop-forged, galvanized steel 9.5 mm (3/8 in) and 7.9 mm (5/16 in) drop-forged, galvanized steel
Structural  
Wind and Ice Loading capabilities Wind and wind with ice limit loads meet ANSI/TIA-222-G Standard. Please see NRG 80 m XHD TallTower Manual Appendix A for details. Wind and wind with ice limit loads meet ANSI/TIA-222-G Standard. Please see NRG 80 m XHD TallTower Manual Appendix A for details. Wind and wind with ice limit loads meet ANSI/TIA-222-G Standard. Please see NRG 80 m XHD TallTower Manual Appendix A for details. Wind and wind with ice limit loads meet ANSI/TIA-222-G Standard. Please see NRG 80 m XHD TallTower Manual Appendix A for details.
Safety features  
Obstruction marking See Obstruction Lighting Product Page for Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) AC-70/7460-1K compliant options. See Obstruction Lighting Product Page for Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) AC-70/7460-1K compliant options. See Obstruction Lighting Product Page for Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) AC-70/7460-1K compliant options. In conjunction with lighting, 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. See Obstruction Lighting Product Page for Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) AC-70/7460-1K compliant options. In conjunction with lighting, 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.

Anchor - Screw-In

Anchor - Screw-In

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

FAA-Compliant Obstruction Lighting System

FAA-Compliant Obstruction Lighting System

Keep your met tower lighted with this FAA-compliant system.

Tool Kit | 80m XHD Tower

Tool Kit | 80m XHD Tower

This tool kit is specifically designed for use with NRG 80m XHD and Super 60m XHD TallTowers™.

Anchor - Arrowhead

Anchor - Arrowhead

Use these anchors to secure TallTowers in rocky soil.

Winch with HPU | 80m XHD Towers

Winch with HPU | 80m XHD Towers

This heavy-duty winch is rated to install NRG Super 60m XHD and 80m 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.