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[Towertalk] Trylon towers

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Subject: [Towertalk] Trylon towers
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Date: Mon, 2 Sep 2002 14:21:57 EDT
In a message dated 9/2/02 1:13:54 PM Eastern Daylight Time, 

>      This is a non-issue. The amount of exposed material is insignificant - 
>  maybe less than 1% of the tower surface area. 
>      Edge rusting hasn't been a problem with other zinc plated towers like 
> the 
>  Rohn BX series or the Delhi towers (they had other more significant 
>  problems). 

Depends on the environment.
If you have seen what happens say in Aruba, you would be concerned about edge 
corrosion. It gets under the skin and spreads like wildfire, stuff disappears.
Normal non-corrosive atmosphere, yes, I would not worry much, but in coastal 
areas it is a problem.


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