Guying Poles

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Guying Poles
1010607 Guying PolesA guy is a brace or cable fastened to the pole to strengthen it and keep it in position. Guys are used wherever the wires tend to pull the pole out of its normal position and to sustain the line during abnormal loads caused by sleet, wind, and cold. Guys counteract the unbalanced forces imposed on the poles. The guy should be considered as counteracting the horizontal component of the forces with the pole or supporting structure as a strut resisting the vertical component of the forces.
Anchor or Down Guys An anchor or down gu…
Thomas M. Shoemaker; James E. Mack: Lineman's and Cableman's Handbook, Twelfth Edition. Guying Poles, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2012), AccessEngineering Export