Unique Features and Benefits of Toro Transition Piece Shelters
Offshore wind farms are subject to some of the most climatic extremes including heavy rain, gale force winds, direct sunlight and high salt levels. With this in mind, a Transition Piece Cover is the perfect structure to utilise in these conditions.
The Toro TP Cover replaces the need for the traditional expensive, clunky steel TP cover.
The PVC membrane is flame-retardant so it can be safely stored in a warehouse or in a vessel. Furthermore, Toro’s TP covers offer side protection against the wind, rain and sun allowing better working conditions for your installation crew.
In addition, the steel frame does not need to be dismantled for the appending of the TP or for pooling the array cable. This makes the work easier and safer since no crane is required.
Our covers have lower cost in comparison with other structural solutions based on heavy steel cans or other lightweight aluminium or fiberglass covers.
In fact, the frame of the TP cover does not need to be removed but used instead for pulling the array cables.
There is no need for a steel tripod to be assembled on the TP flange so the operational time reduces significantly saving hundreds of thousands of pounds.
The geodesic dome shape of the cover contributes to a low wind drag pressure and adds adequate stiffness to resist wind speeds greater than 190 km/h.
The frame is hot-dip galvanised and it is designed as per DNVGL offshore standards. The pattern of the fabric is welded each other so it is waterproof.
The TP covers are stackable and easy to handle due to the low weight.
Rapid installation with the initial assembly is taking place on the ground level. When it is ready a crane is required for appending it and place it on the TP flange
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Tensile Structures – Expert Advice
Toro Shelters has over 20 years experience supplying Tensioned Fabric Buildings. To this end, we have completed numerous projects across a broad spectrum of sectors. We can help advise from both a corporate procurement or engineering perspective. As a result, we will always make sure your solution optimises the return on investment. So, contact us now for an initial estimate.
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