Low Dielectric Large Antenna Test Fixture

 

Application

Military. Antenna support structure for outdoor testing of large antenna.

Previous limiting technology

Steel and/or Aluminum

Challenge

Structure could not influence antenna patterns. The entire 28’ support structure needed to be free of any metallic components including fasteners and be produced in 8 weeks. The structure is 28 feet long and needed to withstand 25 Kt wind loads

Solution

Produced a completely composite structure utilizing extruded epoxy and fiberglass components and composite fasteners

Product/Service Areas

Dielectric Test Fixtures