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Light towers are very important during nighttime operations. To safely do a job a night, the best lighting possible is critical. High intensity, vehicle mounted telescoping light towers provide the illumination needed to safely complete nighttime rescue, disaster or investigative operations.

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View articles written by our trained personnel on a variety of topics related to Masts and Light towers for customers and prospects to read. Some of the topics include steps for choosing a mast, what is wind loading and why is it important, mast maintenance and various other topics.

Apparatus Mountings to be Considered before Purchasing a Light Tower

Apparatus Mountings to be Considered before Purchasing a Light Tower

Light towers are necessary for illuminating the scene during night rescue, command and control and disaster operations. Mounted to an emergency vehicle, mobile command center or apparatus, a critical item to be determined before purchase is how and where the light tower will be mounted. A light tower can be mounted...
Lubricating and Cleaning Your Pneumatic Mast

Lubricating and Cleaning Your Pneumatic Mast

Lubricating and Cleaning Your Pneumatic Mast Will-Burt pneumatic telescoping masts come from the factory pre-lubricated and require no scheduled maintenance under normal operating conditions. In extremely harsh environmental conditions, maintenance of the mast might be required. A noticeable gritty film on the...
Night Scan Provides Lighting Solution for East Wayne FD

Night Scan Provides Lighting Solution for East Wayne FD

Night Scan Provides Lighting Solution for East Wayne FD Background The East Wayne Fire District is a two station, part-time volunteer fire department based in Dalton, Ohio. The department serves roughly 66 square miles in both Wayne and Stark counties. They handle about 700 calls a year and respond to fire, EMS and...
Selecting a Mast for Your Application

Selecting a Mast for Your Application

Selecting a telescoping mast for your application can be a confusing process. With the many types of mast models available how do you make the right choice? Masts can be pneumatic, hydraulic, mechanical and manual. If the application requires the mast to be vehicle mounted, any of the four can be specified. Pneumatic m...
Solving the Problems of Cellular Capacity Constraints, Outages and Technology Upgrades with Portable Telescoping Masts

Solving the Problems of Cellular Capacity Constraints, Outages and Technology Upgrades with Portable Telescoping Masts

Solving the Problems of Cellular Capacity Constraints, Outages and Technology Upgrades with Portable Telescoping Masts Issues facing today’s cellular network infrastructure Several issues can stress the capacity and capabilities of a cellular network. The data requirements driven by the advent of the “smart pho...
Specifying Light Towers and Masts for Mobile Command Centers

Specifying Light Towers and Masts for Mobile Command Centers

There are many considerations when it comes to specifying light towers and telescoping masts for a mobile command center. Deciding whether you want high intensity scene lighting, cameras for surveillance, weather stations or microwave equipment for communications transmission is much easier done and accommodated for...
Weatherizing Your Pneumatic Mast

Weatherizing Your Pneumatic Mast

Weatherizing Your Pneumatic Mast This section describes how to prepare a locking and non-locking pneumatic mast for extreme conditions such as freezing or warm weather using the Will-Burt non-toxic, Pneumatic Mast Antifreeze Kit. This optional kit provides enhanced mast performance in extreme weather conditions. Preparing...
Why You Need a Light Tower

Why You Need a Light Tower

Why You Need a Light Tower Light towers are very important during nighttime operations. To safely do at job at night, the best lighting possible is critical. High intensity, vehicle mounted telescoping light towers provide the illumination needed to safely complete nighttime rescue, disaster or investigative operations....
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