Steel Guy Wire for Tower Support
Guy wire is also called guy strand, guy line and guy rope. It has
applications in various industries, including telecommunications and the
transmission and distribution of electricity. Steel guy wire stabilizes
free-standing structures such as radio transmission cell towers that
support antennas for broadcasting and telecommunications. Though some radio
transmission cell towers are self-supported, guyed towers are more common
in wireless, broadband and point-to-point communications.
Guy wire's high strength-to-weight ratio makes it ideal for securing large
structures to the surrounding area. These wires create an angle between the
tower and the ground, so they take up space but are more cost-effective
when considering initial cost, transportation and installation.
Steel Guy Wire Specifications for Towers
At Bekaert, we offer the widest selection of steel wire products for
various industries, including power utility, data transmission and
telecommunication markets. We manufacture wire that conforms to your
specifications with options to change the wires per strand, minimum weight
of the coating and minimum breaking strength.
Quality and safety are industry standards, and Bekaert maximizes both by
building every piece in your order to your exact specifications. We're
dedicated to your satisfaction and only create guy wires for radio towers
that promote secure installation.
Steel Guy Wire and Anchors for Tower Use
Radio masts and towers are some of the tallest human-made structures.
Therefore, they need reliable stabilizers. To create that support,
installation teams affix the guy strands to the vertical mast. These
connections occur on the upper parts of the support tower. The other end of
the guy strand attaches to the ground via an anchor. There are several
kinds of anchors available for tower use, including:
Dead man anchors.
Benefits of Steel Guy Wire for Towers
Companies need steel guy wire for transmission towers because of this
wire's numerous advantages, including longevity and strength. High winds
can cause your towers to move, and guy strands must have the strength to
hold them in place. Steel guy wires also resist breaking, even under
excessive tension. That means steel guy wire is your company's safest
choice for stabilizing tower supports.
Guy strands must withstand long-term exposure, which is why steel guy wires
come in a variety of corrosion-resistant coatings. Most guy strands have a
galvanized zinc coating. At Bekaert, we offer quality Class A, Class B and
Class C galvanization to protect your guy wires from degradation and
breakage. We also offer our unique Bezinal® coating — a zinc and aluminum
alloy with incredible corrosion resistance.
Why Choose Bekaert?
When you place an order with Bekaert, you enter a solid partnership with
our company. You can experience our flexibility and ability to create steel
wire in any configuration you request. As North America's largest
independent manufacturer of steel wire solutions, we have the experience to
produce the products you need. We're also proud to offer expert advice and
support to all our clients — we can guide you toward safer and more
cost-effective and sustainable operations.
Request more information about steel guy wire
for your tower company today.