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Towers

Many of the large telecommunication towers for radio and television were built in the time frame of 1960 to 1990. Since many are approaching 50 years old, damage assessments and maintenance procedures are the priority for these structures. Exponent provides the following services in this area:

 

  • Review of cracks in the windshield of the tower and the anchoring areas
  • Assessment of damaged areas of the towers (cracks, concrete spalling , corrosion)
  • Planning of the repair measures for damaged areas
  • Quality assurance in the execution of maintenance measures
  • Review of the cables and planning of exchange of pardunes of guyed towers
  • Assessment of surface coating
  • Detection of the reinforcement (with or without pretension) for the definition of new openings
  • Periodic inspections
  • Check the operator platforms for hazardous substances