STAC Alert (SA-0001) — Corroded Guy Wire with Fibre Core

 

A Canadian carrier recently discovered a hazardous situation related to FIBRE CORE GUY LINES with excessive corrosion and potential breakage. These guy cables can be found on older sites that were constructed in the 1970’s or earlier.

This bulletin is to inform the readers how to visually identify wire rope guys from the ground on telecommunications structures and distinguish between fibre core and steel core wire rope.

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