[TowerTalk] Star guying
steve at oakcom.com
Sun Dec 2 01:07:13 EST 2007
It's not uncommon to use a smaller guy when doubled, and therefore a
smaller amount of initial pre-tension. However, rarely do you see
pre-tension on a given strand to be way less than 10% of rated breaking
strength - presumably to limit sag.
> If you double the guys can't you half the tension to present the same amount
> of tension on the tower legs. The star configuration would prevent twist
> movement in the horizontal plan...I don't see a need to double the guy
> tension on the star connection. Any experts out there that can provide
> "standard" practices for star guying?
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