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Designed / tested towers:
100 types for Indian and overseas clients
 

 

 

 

 

Tower Testing Station :

Gammon T & D has state-of-the-art tower testing facility that is fully automatic with Supervisory Control & Data Acquisition (SCADA) software technology. Our tower testing station has been accorded "Recognition of IN-HOUSE R&D centre" by Government of India, Ministry of Science and Technology.

The testing facility can test towers with maximum height of 85m (280 ft), maximum base width of 30 m (100 ft), and upto 1200 kV with multiple loading combinations upto 62 nos.

The testing station is located in the same area of tower factory at Wardha. This reduces proto delivery time & member substitution. Tower crane expedites tower erection & dismantling. Tested many self supporting and guyed towers upto 765 kV as well as monopoles.

We have designed / tested more than 100 types of towers up to 800kV including extra high River Crossing towers for Indian and Oversees Clients, out of which more than 30 types of towers including 735kV Guyed Towers & 275kV Monopoles have been carried out at our Deoli (Wardha) Test Bed.

We have tested towers for various clients in Canada, Mexico, Malaysia, Italy, Botswana, Nigeria, Ethiopia, Mozambique & India.


 

Cross Rope Chainette Type Guyed - 735 kV Single Circuit Transmission Line Tower Testing for M/s. Hydro-Quebec, CANADA

This is first time in India that testing of such tower is conducted at any of the existing test beds.

The Height of tower is 60.5 meters (approx. 200 feet) having Weight of 17 MT. The distance between bottom base is 31 meters and between Peak is 45 meters. The distance between anchor points is 136 meters, for which special guy anchor foundations are made. The type of tower is named as FKD- Chainette (cross rope) Type by our client and testing is done in the presence of their representatives with destruction at 135 %.

 

 

 

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