Guying, Tripods & Support

Guying, Tripods & Support 2017-01-11T09:31:51+00:00

Below are some examples of the range we offer. Please contact us for a quote or for more information.

Tripod Stand

Tripod Stand

This tripod is designed for the free standing of NH Series masts on hard surfaces. It is constructed of steel and folds into a compact unit for storage/transit. It can also be easily detached from the mast. The mast can be rotated and locked in any position and the feet are adjustable to suit uneven ground. The stand is intended for use in light winds only and should not be left unattended. Top guys are required for windy conditions. Weight 17kg. Radius of legs 1,300mm.

Field Stand

Field Stand

This four legged stand is for field erection of NK Series masts.

Constructed from aluminium alloy it has adjustable legs for irregular ground conditions. These fold into the mast for transit. Ground pegs are supplied for anchoring the feet and base plate. The top bearing and base plate permit the rotation of the mast and a thumbscrew locks it in any desired azimuth direction. Weight 12 kg.

Note for NK.6, Nk.9 and Nk.11 masts, top guys should be fitted at wind speeds above 40kph. For NK.16 mast, top guys are required at all wind speed.


Top Guy Assembly

For use in inclement weather conditions or to give more directional stability to top of mast. In some cases masts will withstand higher wind speeds. This assembly comprises a detachable aluminium guy collar, D shackles, 3 pre-stretched polyester guys 5mm dia. fitted with rope grips and nylon adjusters. (Ground stakes not included)

The guy collar is designed to clamp to the upper end of the second from top section of mast.

For Ref. No. see spec tables for the masts.


Top Guy AssemblyBase Guy Assembly

This arrangement is generally the easiest method of erecting a mast on open ground. The kit is complete with mast fittings, 3 guys, adjusters, base plate, ground stakes and pegs.

The NH and NK kits have polyester guy ropes and special ‘one way’ adjusters that allow the mast to be set vertically while still supporting it by hand. The NL and NX kits have galvanised wire guy ropes and conventional rigging screws.


Grounding

Ground Stakes
Fabricated from steel angle with reinforced cap. Finish Hot dip galvanised Length 750mm weight 2.3kg.

Ground Pegs
For base plate or field stand. Galvanised steel, length 300mm weight 0.3kg.

Trolley-Tripod-Pic-2-open-(2)Trolley Tripod

Man moveable tripod system, avoids the need to carry heavy equipment.
Supports masts up to 11m.

NHKL-3LT Tripod SystemTripod System

This Tripod system has been designed to specifically handle a majority of the N-Series and TPM lines of masts that we offer. The system is able to be adjusted to go from a shorter mast like the NH5 to a larger NK9 very simply and quickly. The adjustable outriggers allow for a greater stability, and allow for the system to be leveled on uneven terrain, when the mast is deployed. It has been designed inhouse for our masts and is capable of holding the mast systems for varying periods of time.

Rapid Deployment Unit

Our Rapid deployment Unit (RDU) can easily be assembled, having your mast erected in minutes. Built to SMC’s usual high standards, it offers a robust base for your telescopic mast.

Fitting most 4 x 4 and Station Wagon vehicles. The vehicle weight holds the foot of the base in place, whilst mounted to the roof rack or guttering of your vehicle. Special fitment brackets can me made to order. A unique swivel base allows adjustment of aerial or lamp direction.

This unique bit of kit can be placed under any wheel of your vehicle.

Heights of up to 12m can be achieved subject to your head load.

Please contact a member of our sales team to discuss your requirements.

Cable Guide

Cable Guide

These stainless steel cable guides screw into tapped holes especially provided in each mast collar. They will permit feeder cables of up to 12mm dia. to be attached to the mast without disconnecting the end terminations. Eye 26mm dia. (Cable guides and supports are sold individually).

Part # CG2612