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Mannheim Tower Testing Station - Pylon 2
Freileitungsmastpr├╝fanlage Mannheim

Mannheim Germany

Construction Dates
Building Uses
 - science
Structural Types
 - truss tower
Architectural Style
 - modern
 - steel

 Heights ValueSource / Comments 
Spire213 ft

- Owner: ABB Group (Asea Brown Boveri Group)

- Tower Testing Station Mannheim is a facility for testing static properties of electricity pylons. A pylon is built up on the test bed. From the two towers, which form with the test bed an angle of 90 degrees, ropes are pulled toward the pylon, and then via winches pushing forces are put on the pylon in he test bed. Its reaction toward this forces are registred.

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