Unknown Facts About Telescoping Flagpole

Telescoping flagpoles are made up of several aluminium tubes of varying diameters that fit into each other. Starting from the top section, each section is elevated and locked into place (the section holding the flag). The ropes on telescoping flagpoles should not tangle, rust off, or clang against the pole in windy weather. They are made in heights ranging from six to thirty-five feet. Telescoping flagpoles retain their strength-to-height ratios due to the tapered effect, but they are also not as durable as one-piece poles.Do you want to learn more? Visit https://atlanticflagpole.com/blogs/news/telescoping-flagpole

Three factors should be considered when purchasing a telescoping pole: tubing size, locking mechanisms, and spring assist.

Telescoping flagpoles with the highest diameters in proportion to their height are the biggest. When matching flagpoles of the same height, look for the part with the largest diameter tubing. The thickness of the pole’s wall, or its thickness, has some bearing on its weight, but not nearly as much as the diameter of the pole.

Since most manufacturers hold a monopoly on their processes, locking mechanisms will differ from one manufacturer to the next. Look for a self-indexing and self-locking device. This means that when each segment is lifted, it is led into the locking position automatically.

Positive locking systems, rather than pressure or expansion-based systems, should be used. Look for a locking mechanism of little or no moving parts to reduce the chance of a broken bolt.

Check to see if the vendor has a spring assist system. The spring assist device allows assembling smaller flagpoles a breeze, except it’s needed for flagpoles above twenty feet tall because the pole weight will range from twelve to twenty pounds.