Below are the pictures and information of the Tower we have purchased for the Emergency Tower Trailer Project.
MW-33 PDF Drawing
Tashjian Crank Up Towers
APPLICATIONS: General communications, amateur radio, two-way radio, light cellular antennas, citizen band radio, television, cameras, and environmental monitoring instrument installation.
FINISH: All crank up towers are HOT DIPPED GALVANIZED after fabrication. They are galvanized in accordance with ATSM A123. The towers are galvanized, hot-dipped, after fabrication in molten zinc so that tube legs are zinc coated inside the tubes as well as outside and completely covering all the steel tower. Drain holes shall be kept clear.
MATERIAL: The towers are made of ASTM-36 structural shapes, ASTM A513 Tubing, ASTM A53 Grade B pipe. Hardware is hot dipped galvanized or Stainless Steel. No plated hardware is used.
WELDING: Welding is done in accordance with AWS D1.1 the latest Revision. Welding rod and gas are selected to insure the highest ductility and to insure embrittlement does not accord during the galvanizing process. Certified AWS welders are used and they certification kept on file.
DESIGN AND ENGINEERING
The crank up towers meets the American Institute of Steel Construction standards for steel structures. The concrete design meets the American Institute of Concrete requirement for concrete and reinforcement. The tower design meets the 1997 Uniformed Building Code as stated in the calculations.
Karl Tashjian is a licensed Registered Civil Engineer.