NRG Systems

Super 60m XHD TallTowerâ„¢

The Super 60m XHD TallTower is a highly versatile meteorological tower designed specifically for wind resource assessment.

  Paint, Anchors (#7725)
Installation  
Tools required See manual available in the Dcouments + Downloads tab:
Super 60m TallTower
Winch required 4730 - Winch | 80m XHD Towers
Ginpole required 4831 - Ginpole | 80m XHD Towers
Physical  
Erected height 59.8 m (196.2 ft)
Tube diameter 203 mm (8 inches) and 254 mm (10 inches)
Footprint Standard: uses 2 anchor radii, largest = 50 m (164.0 feet)
Guy radii 45 m (147.6 ft) / 50m (164.0 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)
Guy wire diameter 7.9 mm (5/16 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)
Tube length(s) 2.21 m (87 inches) Maximum
Tube joints Tube-Joints secured by 3 evenly spaced 5/8" diameter bolts
Materials  
Tube G-90 galvanized steel, hot roll base C1015 or C1020, conforms to ASTM A568
Guy wires 7X19 galvanized steel wire rope per Federal Specification RR-W-410F
Guy rings G-90 galvanized steel
Anchors 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
Wire rope clips 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 Super 60 m 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. 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.

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