[TowerTalk] How strong are ceramic insulators?

Dan Zimmerman N3OX n3ox at n3ox.net
Wed Oct 1 00:53:31 EDT 2008

"It doesn't seem right that these could stand 1000 lbs.+ of pull."

They don't.  They withstand 1000lbs+ of push ;-)

Look for compression guy insulators.  Ceramic is much weaker under tension
than under compression.

Guy insulators are rated...


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