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Sensors and Accessories

Introduction

APRS World, LLC offers sensor mounting booms in a variety of shapes and sizes. These are customized to meet our customers needs, so call us to discuss the best solution for your application. See sample shapes below and click to see a larger drawing.

Straight Boom Z Boom L Boom

Pricing and Purchasing


Universal Booms / Brackets, 12.7mm (0.5in) tubing

Z-Boom, 330 mm (13 in) Offset

$23.00 USD

Part: APRS6608
Weight: 0.50 lbs

Z-boom for offset mounting of sensors. Standard size - 330 mm (13 in) offset. Custom sizes available upon request.

Note: This version does not come with the small holes pre-drilled.

Stub Mast, 279 mm (11 in)

$9.00 USD

Part: APRS6611
Weight: 0.20 lbs

Stub mast for mounting #40R anemometer or wind vane. Standard in Wind Data Logger packages that include the #40R Anemometer.

Mounting boom, wind sensor, 60.5 in (5 ft)

$125.00 USD

Part: APRS6606
Weight: 10.00 lbs

Mounting boom for anemometer or wind vane. Offsets sensor 60.5 in (5 ft) from tower, mast, or other structure. Made from stainless steel with one aluminum crimped connection. Suitable for marine and other harsh environments. Typically mount with hose clamps, which are not included.

Half clamp for 1/2" tubing

$30.00 USD

Part: APRS6615
Weight: 0.25 lbs

Clamp for attaching 1/2" tubing to a flat surface. 6061-T6 aluminum. Includes four stainless steel socket head cap screws and nylock nuts.

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Universal Booms / Brackets, 12.7mm (0.5in) pipe

These components are used to mount wind sensors with 12.7mm (0.5in) threaded pipe components. 12.7mm (0.5in) threaded pipe is commonly refered to as 12.7mm (0.5in) schedule 40 pipe, 12.7mm (0.5in) schedule 80 pipe or 12.7mm (0.5in) rigid conduit. We use it for mechanically attaching anemometers and wind vanes to a variety of booms and other structures. It is the primary method of attaching wind sensors to our heavy duty 50.8mm (2in) booms, listed below.

Anemometer to 1/2" NPT female adapter, stainless steel

$35.00 USD

Part: APRS6607
Weight: 0.50 lbs

Anemometer to 1/2" NPT female adapter, stainless steel.

Anemometer to 1/2" NPT female adapter, aluminum

$25.00 USD

Part: APRS6609
Weight: 0.50 lbs

Anemometer to 1/2" NPT female adapter, aluminum, 6061-T6.

1/2" pipe sweep, 6" rise

$10.00 USD

Part: APRS6630
Weight: 1.50 lbs

Galvanized steel 1/2" pipe sweep. Makes gradual 90 degree bend in 1/2" threaded pipe. Male threads on both ends.

1/2" pipe nipple, 6" long

$6.00 USD

Part: APRS6631
Weight: 1.00 lbs

Galvanized steel 1/2" pipe. Male threads on both ends.

1/2" pipe nipple, 12" long

$12.00 USD

Part: APRS6632
Weight: 2.00 lbs

Galvanized steel 1/2" pipe. Male threads on both ends.

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Tower-Specific Boom Mounting Kits, Heavy Duty

These kits are the parts needed to attached a heavy duty boom and wind sensors to specific types of towers. They include everything that bolts to the tower up to the point of the actual 50.8mm (2in) square boom.

Boom mounting kit, Rohn 45G Tower

$80.00 USD

Part: APRS6612
Weight: 10.00 lbs

Boom mounting kit for Rohn 45G Tower and customer-supplied 2" square boom. Includes boom mounting bracket, four round tower u-bolts and three square boom u-bolts. Does not include boom or sensor mounting brackets. Bracket is powder coated or galvanized. Tower u-bolts are galvanized, square boom u-bolts are zinc plated (stainless steel available at additional charge). Additional hardware is galvanized.

Boom mounting bracket can also accommodate 1/2" to 1" schedule 40 pipe. For this use, the customer supplies appropriate u-bolts or they can be substituted on request at time of order.

Full technical details can be found in the Rohn 45G Boom data sheet.

Boom mounting kit, Rohn 25G Tower

$70.00 USD

Part: APRS6613
Weight: 10.00 lbs

Boom mounting kit for Rohn 25G Tower and customer-supplied 2" square boom. Includes boom mounting bracket, four round tower u-bolts and three square boom u-bolts. Does not include boom or sensor mounting brackets. Bracket is powder coated or galvanized. U-bolts and hardware is galvanized.

Boom mounting bracket can also accommodate 1/2" to 1" schedule 40 pipe. For this use, the customer supplies appropriate u-bolts or they can be substituted on request at time of order.

Full technical details can be found in the Rohn 25G Boom data sheet.

Boom mounting kit, Bergey GL Tower

$80.00 USD

Part: APRS6614
Weight: 10.00 lbs

Boom mounting kit for Bergey GL Tower and customer-supplied 2" square boom. Includes boom mounting bracket, four round tower u-bolts and three square boom u-bolts. Does not include boom or sensor mounting brackets. Bracket is powder coated or galvanized. U-bolts and hardware is galvanized.

Boom mounting bracket can also accommodate 1/2" to 1" schedule 40 pipe. For this use, the customer supplies appropriate u-bolts or they can be substituted on request at time of order.

Full technical details can be found in the GL Boom Bracket data sheet.

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Boom Components, Heavy Duty

These components, along with the Universal Booms / Brackets, 12.7mm (0.5in) pipe parts and Tower Specific Boom Mounting Kits, Heavy Duty allow you to assemble a complete sensor boom. System design and assembly details are in the 50.8mm (2in) heavy duty boom data sheet.

Sensor boom, 2" (51 mm) square tube, 6 ft (1.8 m) long

$60.00 USD

Part: APRS6640
Weight: 12.00 lbs

2 in (51 mm) square tube. 14 gauge or thicker. Powder coated black or galvanized. Other lengths available upon request.

2" (51 mm) Square Boom to 1/2" NPT female pipe saddle, without end cap

$25.00 USD

Part: APRS6641
Weight: 2.50 lbs

Saddle clamp adapts 2" (51 mm) square tube to 1/2" NPT female pipe thread. Typically installs over 2.8 mm (0.11 in) or thicker square tube. Powder coated black or galvanized. Includes galvanized nuts and bolts.

2" (51 mm) square boom to 1/2" NPT female pipe saddle, with end cap

$25.00 USD

Part: APRS6642
Weight: 2.50 lbs

Saddle clamp adapts 2" (51 mm) square tube to 1/2" NPT female pipe thread. Typically installs over 2.8 mm (0.11 in) or thicker square tube. Powder coated black or galvanized. Includes galvanized nuts and bolts.

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Tower Specific Boom Mounting Kits, Light Duty

Mounting boom kit, Bergey GL tower, 1/2" pipe

$65.00 USD

Part: APRS6610
Weight: 3.00 lbs

Mounting boom kit for Bergey Excel GL (Guyed Lattice) towers. Includes everything, besides 1/2" rigid conduit / pipe, for mounting an anemometer or wind vane to the tower.

Note: Kit does not include pipe coupler. Hardware stores typically sell pipe with coupler attached.

Mounting boom kit, SSV tower, 1/2" pipe

$65.00 USD

Part: APRS6620
Weight: 3.00 lbs

Mounting boom kit for Rohn / Bergey SSV towers. Includes everything, besides 1/2" rigid conduit / pipe, for mounting an anemometer or wind vane to the tower.

Note: Kit does not include pipe coupler. Hardware stores typically sell pipe with coupler attached.

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