Operation & Maintenance
It is important that once a temporary mast is installed and commissioned, the following inspection and maintenance guidelines are adopted to ensure optimum performance and structural stability of the mast, and to retain warranty validity:
Thereafter, 6 monthly inspections, covering the following:
Following these guidelines will ensure that any deterioration in the condition of components is quickly identified and monitored, allowing planned maintenance and replacement to be arranged. The rate of deterioration of guy wires may vary significantly depending on the environment in which they are installed, the loads experienced, and connection details. Salt spray in coastal areas will have a particularly corrosive effect on guy wires.
Dulas can supply a complete program of planned inspection and maintenance for masts and remote sensing devices installed in the UK.