Mast Systems

What is wind loading? And what can the BlueSky Mast support?

AL1 and AL2 Mast Systems are rated for 70 MPH winds up to their maximum deployable payloads, but can sustain higher winds speeds based on the Please refer to wind load charts for each system height. The AL3 Mast Systems are rated for 90 MPH winds up to their maximum deployable payloads. Please refer to wind load charts for each system height.

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Do BlueSky Mast Systems require guying?

BlueSky Mast always recommends guying all mast systems using a 4 guy configuration at 80% the total height of the mast. Mast Systems 7 Meters and above include primary guy kits Mast Systems 11 Meters and above include primary & secondary guy kits

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What materials are BlueSky Mast Systems made of?

Masts are made of black anodized, aerospace aluminum alloy Hardware and fasteners are stainless steel and blackened to eliminate glare Guy cords are Spectra, a knot-resistance woven plastic fiber with a strength-to-weight ratio 10 times that of common cable

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What is the difference between Standard and Lift Series Mast Systems?

Standard Series Mast Systems are Manual Push-Up Systems. You manually insert the center mast poles up through the tripod to deploy the mast. Lift Series Mast Systems use a mechanical lift kit (self braking winch and base plate) to deploy the center mast poles up through the tripod.

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What is the difference between AL1, AL2 and AL3?

The difference between the AL1, AL2 and AL3 Mast Systems is the OD (Outside Diameter) and wall thickness of the center mast poles. The AL1 and AL2 Center Mast Poles both have a 2 inch OD, but the AL2 Center Mast Poles are 2x the wall thickness and can support more deployable weight than the AL1 Center Mast Poles. The AL3 Center Mast Poles have a 3.5 Inch OD and can support the heaviest deployable payloads of all BlueSky Mast Systems. Visit our Mast System Overview page to find out which system is right for you.

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