Trailer Mounted Masts/Towers
Towers mounted to trailers provide a dynamic communication solution and altough once the exclusive territory of military, emergency and aid relief services it is now common to see trailer mounted communication towers being utilised in a wide variety of industries. The mining industry in particular has embraced this communication solution and comm trailers feature prominently on almost any remote mine site.
By far the most common design of trailer tower is the telescopic, whether manual, air, hydraulic, spindle, gear or winch driven. By the very nature of vehicles they are often moved to new locations and it is therefore necessary to ensure that tall mast systems can retract to allow for unhindered movement.
Many trailer towers are designed to be left in one position for prolonged periods and these will be designed to allow for minimal maintenance while ensuring performance is not affected. As with other towers additional guy wires can be used to provide additional stability in high winds.