Hi:<< For our tower applications, we're looking at resistance to shearing on
the bolts. The need to achieve perfect torque values is not so
necessary for this sort of application. >>
I was taught the way the Rohn towers and the like, (sleeved leg)
work is: The bolts don't support the weight of the tower, the bolt/nuts squeeze
sleeve onto the top of the leg of the section below it.
Was I taught wrong?
BTW Rohn sells bolt/washer/nut (I hope with PAL nuts) sets for each size of
tower they make, about $3.10 (as I remember) for one section 6 of each)
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