Tapered Aluminium Alloy masts available in Turkey

  • 26 Jan 2021 19:19
    Reply # 10034698 on 10031729

    I'm afraid I'm going to have to ask the obvious question... Any idea of approx price??

  • 26 Jan 2021 02:57
    Reply # 10032944 on 10031729
    Anonymous wrote:

    These are currently available from a Turkish company called ASAS. These are the details.

    Emre AKYÜZ

    Endüstriyel Ürünler Satış Asistanı

    Industrial Profile Sales Assistant

    ASAŞ Alüminyum Sanayi ve Ticaret A.Ş.


    Rüzgarlı Bahçe Mah., Kumlu Sok., No:2

    Asaş İş Merkezi, 34810, Kavacık

    Beykoz-İstanbul, Türkiye

    T +90 216 680 07 80 F +90 216 680 07 81

    asastr.com

    One of my clients in Turkey has had a mast made there in 6060 T6 alloy. They were willing to leave the bottom part of the mast parallel, and then taper it from 200mm diameter at a deck level point we set, down to 100mm at the top. They could have gone down to 75mm. Another client in France is having two masts made by them, so it seems they will deliver over long distances.

    The process they use is similar to that used by Needlespar's suppliers, in which they roll the tube and squeeze it at the same time. This means the wall thickness gets thicker towards the top of the mast, which is not ideal, but it does give you plenty of material to screw into when fixing masthead fittings.


     Let me point out that 6061 T6 is just about the very best material choice for the job, and most light poles and flag poles are NOT made of it as far as I know.  It is strong, tough, resilient and about as weldable as any aluminum.  There are stronger harder alloys, but they are in many cases unworkable, and prone to cracking and catastrophic failure. 
  • 25 Jan 2021 17:27
    Message # 10031729
    Anonymous member (Administrator)

    These are currently available from a Turkish company called ASAS. These are the details.

    Emre AKYÜZ

    Endüstriyel Ürünler Satış Asistanı

    Industrial Profile Sales Assistant

    ASAŞ Alüminyum Sanayi ve Ticaret A.Ş.


    Rüzgarlı Bahçe Mah., Kumlu Sok., No:2

    Asaş İş Merkezi, 34810, Kavacık

    Beykoz-İstanbul, Türkiye

    T +90 216 680 07 80 F +90 216 680 07 81

    asastr.com

    One of my clients in Turkey has had a mast made there in 6060 T6 alloy. They were willing to leave the bottom part of the mast parallel, and then taper it from 200mm diameter at a deck level point we set, down to 100mm at the top. They could have gone down to 75mm. Another client in France is having two masts made by them, so it seems they will deliver over long distances.

    The process they use is similar to that used by Needlespar's suppliers, in which they roll the tube and squeeze it at the same time. This means the wall thickness gets thicker towards the top of the mast, which is not ideal, but it does give you plenty of material to screw into when fixing masthead fittings.

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