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Full Line of Structures

Built to last, save space, and gain efficiency

TAPP’s 50 years of pole manufacturing experience gives us the expertise needed to fully design, engineer, and manufacture monopole steel structures that are guaranteed to last for a lifetime. We offer a complete line of steel monopoles designed for cellular, PCS, microwave dishes, whip antennas, LNA’s and FM antennas. Pole usage is a common solution in urban markets where space is limited; with that in mind, our monopoles are fabricated with appearance, ease of assembly, and economics in mind. 

Monopoles Built Right

  • Aesthetics are also important

    TAPP understands that not only do our structures have to last a lifetime, but also need look great. We work hard to ensure your structures look great no matter where they are erected.

  • Welding Done Right

    All of our welders are AWS certified ensuring quality welds every time. TAPP also does 100% base plate penetration, and 80% seam weld penetration for maximum protection.

  • Smart Designs

    All structures are designed to national codes such as EIA/TIA -222 latest revision, UBC, and IBC. TAPP takes into consideration atmospheric factors, such as wind and ice, as well as load factors, including the weight and projected area of the structure and accessories.

Our Design

  • Standard or Custom Pole Shafts

    Our standard pole shaft is either 16 or 18 sided. TAPP also offers rounded poles for specific cases. Shafts are tapered steel sections up to 60 ft. in length, using only longitudinal seam welds. Custom poles can be designed and fabricated as per customer specifications.

  • Lighter Base Plates

    TAPP’s unique combination of 100% full-penetration for base plates along with the particular steel materials used gives us the ability to offer lighter and stronger base plates that equate to lower transportation and assembly costs.

  • Anchor Bolts

    Templates and anchor bolts are provided either loose on a pallet or assembled if required. Anchor bolts are fully galvanized with five heavy hex nuts each.

  • Finishing

    All steel components with a diameter below 120 inches can be hot dip galvanized. Otherwise, components may be metallized. Powder coating and other paints can be offered to embelish the structure if required. Epoxy based finishes and corrocote are available for corrosion protection on embedded poles.

Blend into the Environment

  • Flag Poles

    Commonly found in heights up to 150 ft., our flag poles can be made to higher elevations if requested by our customers. These ABS concealment radomes are designed to be RF friendly. The radomes are supported by an internal galvanized steel spine and internal flanges with the requested coax opening.

  • Pine Trees

    Built to emulate the feel and look of a standard pine tree, TAPP offers branches in 4,6, 8, and 10 ft. sizes. Antenna mount branches are available upon request. Branches are RF-friendly and contain non interfering reflective material. The pole is galvanized and clad with realistic bark, camouflaged paint, or partial bark and paint.

  • Palm Trees

    Available as a Date Palm or Mexican fan fronds. TAPP offers three types of densities: light 40 fronds, medium 60 fronds, and heavy 80 fronds. Poles are galvanized and clad with realistic bark or camouflaged paint to achieve a natural look that blends seamlessly into it’s surroundings.

ON TIME MATTERS

  • On Schedule Every time

    TAPP understands that construction accounts for nearly 2/3 of client’s costs, being late and increasing that cost is never an option.

  • 98% on-time deliveries. Wow.

    Thanks to TAPPs state-of-the-art Dynamic MRP based ERP system that ensures planning, scheduling, and tracking of structures are always up-to date, TAPP has successfully delivered projects on time 98% of the time.

  • Best lead-times in the industry

    With over $30M of pre-purchased raw material on hand, combined with highly automated machinery, TAPP can offer extremely competitive lead times on any project.

CAPACITY FOR ALL

  • 1.5 Million sq. ft. of production space

    With 2 state-of-the-art manufacturing plants, over 1,000 employees, and nearly $100 Million in production investments in the last 3 years, TAPP offers world-class manufacturing capabilities.

  • Best machinery in the industry

    Our manufacturing plant carries 28 robotic seam welders, 15 press brakes, and 7 plasma cutting machines to tackle structures over 110” in diameter and 1.25” in thickness.

  • 3 Million pounds per week

    TAPP’s plants are highly automated with high-speed computerized controlled equipment that requires very little human interaction, ensuring optimized efficiency and output.