Towers

 
NCRT
 
Tower base 2 rotor beams
 
 

September / October 2013

The first four pictures taken in May '13

Base2Tower

Fixing the tower to the rotor with HEB260 H-frames. These beams are joined together with 4x M24 bolts.

     
 

Adjustment

Determine position...

     
 

Workshop

Although I did painted the beam (not necessary) they need some drilling and welding before the tower can be mounted onto the base.

     
 


H=240=B, Tw=10, Tf=17

     
 

Adjustment

Determine position...

     
 

Center

Adding marks to align the wooden towerbase template.

-->next--drilling the holes (coming soon)

     
 

Rain protection

The plastic bags are changed for permanent protection.

     
 

Drum

Using 2x large 55 galon (200 liters) PTFE barrels.

     
 

Protection

Water and snow would normally affect the two drive motors.

     
 

Inornate

and cheap (10 euro each) drums which also called barrels in common usage, but this is an unique feature...

     
 

Take Off

@130FT Tower#2

     
 

New Tower Base NCRT

Watch the rotating base...

     
 

October 2013

This year the new mast will be lifted onto the rotating base

     
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