NRG Systems

50m XHD TallTowerâ„¢

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.

  Paint, Anchors (#4056)
Installation  
Tools required 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
Ginpole required 3930 - Ginpole | 60m HD, 50m XHD, 60m XHD Towers
Physical  
Erected height 50.48 m (165 feet 7-1/4 inches)
Tube diameter 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)
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)
Tube length(s) 2.21 m (87 inches) maximum
Materials  
Tube Galvanized steel
Guy wires 6.35 mm (1/4 inch) 7x19 galvanized aircraft cable (stainless option available)
Guy rings Galvanized steel
Anchors Screw-in, 152 mm (6 inch) diameter, 1.7 m (66 inches) long galvanized steel (other anchor types sold separately)
Baseplate Galvanized steel
Wire rope clips 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
Safety features  
Obstruction marking 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.

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