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Re: [TowerTalk] Tower Anti-Seize

Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Tower Anti-Seize
Date: Tue, 25 May 2004 14:22:57 EDT
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In a message dated 5/24/04 2:28:32 PM Pacific Daylight Time, writes:

> I'm planning to erect a 70 foot tower from sections of Rohn 25.  I'm seeking
>  input on what to use on tower joints to help prevent seizing at the joints.

    I just use some automotive grease - it's cheap and plentiful. OTOH if you 
want the tower to be conductive for shunt-loading or slopers and such, use an 
antioxidant. I don't think there are any for zinc galvanizing but some NoAlOx 
or Penetrox is better than nothing.

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