I am in process of erecting my US Tower TX489MDPL. US tower does not
mention anything about grouting the tower bolts. In fact it appears that
a bit of adjustment might be needed to level the tower once it is set in
place on the triangular tower base.
Rohn depicts the bolts of each leg of their self supporting towers being
grouted. I assume that this provides protection to the bolts from water
collecting at the bolts and causing corrosion. Does the grout also
provide support for the tower leg??
Should I erect my tower, adjust the bolts for proper leveling and then
grout around the bolts? Seems logical.
Should I try to force grout under the triangular base or should I leave
space for drainage. If the grout is to provide support I would have to
do the former. If I do grout up to the base, wont the metal contacting
the grout eventually rust??
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