Composite Crossarms can support 12,000 lb per position.

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Made up to 14 ft long, Lewtex® fiberglass-reinforced composite crossarms can be used on steel, concrete, and wood distribution poles and are processed with 3-stage UV protection for maximum life. The 4 x 7½ in. versions are suited for extra heavy-duty under build and H-frame applications. Lewtex crossarms for transmission structures are made in lengths up to 54 feet. Suited for applications within utility pole industry, products withstand demanding applications in severe climates.



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Shakespeare Composite Structures(TM) Ships High-Load Composite Crossarms



Shakespeare Composite Structures(TM) has begun shipping a new line of extra strong, extra rigid fiberglass reinforced composite crossarms for a variety of applications in the utility pole industry. The Lewtex® crossarms have load capabilities up to 12,500 pounds per position and are made up to 14 feet long.

Shakespeare Composite Structures(TM), the industry leader in composite utility poles, acquired Lewtex, the leader in design and manufacture of composite crossarms in the United States, in 1998. The new high-load crossarm is the first expansion of the Lewtex® line since the acquisition.

Offering the same benefits as Shakespeare Composite Structures(TM) durable composite utility poles, composite crossarms and dead ends are widely used on steel, concrete, and wood distribution and transmission poles. Their exceptional strength and endurance make them ideal for demanding applications in severe climates. Like all Lewtex® crossarms, the new product is processed with three-stage UV protection for maximum life. The 4"x7½" structures are well suited for all extra heavy duty under build and H-frame applications. Lewtex crossarms for transmission structures are made in lengths up to 54 feet.

Now a division of Genlyte Thomas Group, LLC (Louisville, KY), Shakespeare Composite Structures(TM) has since the 1950's pioneered the use of fiberglass reinforced composites in lighting and utility poles.

Shakespeare Composite Structures(TM) is on the World Wide Web at www.skp-cs.com. For more information, just call. (800-800-9008).

Contact:
Bill Griffin
803.276.5504
800.800.9008
Fax: 803.276.8940
Email: http://skp-cs.com/contact.asp
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