Low Dielectric Large Antenna Test Fixture
Military. Antenna support structure for outdoor testing of large antenna.
Previous limiting technology
Steel and/or Aluminum
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
Produced a completely composite structure utilizing extruded epoxy and fiberglass components and composite fasteners