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8 m telescopic composite mast, push-up, 1.6 m retracted


  • The MT 100/8-1.6 (MT1590) is a push-up 8 m composite telescopic mast designed to support headloads up to 7 kg*.
  • Composite GRP tube material offers exceptional stiffness and lightweight.
  • Unique bayonet mechanism for locking tubes into position. Lift tube, twist and drop into locked position.  No complicated tube clamping mechanism.
  • Fully extended height 8 m. Mast can also be used at lower heights as required.
  • Retracted height 1.65 m.
  • Suitable for elevating lighter top loads such as omnidirectional antennas, wire antennas, sensors and optronic equipment.
  • Suitable for military and professional applications.
  • Metal parts are plated and painted.
  • Supplied with ground mounting kit as standard.
  • Tripod mounting assembly available. Manufactured from lightweight GRP composite material.
  • Vehicle and shelter mounting brackets available. Brackets also available with slope compensation and 90° tilt system for stowage.
Extended Height 8 m
Retracted Height 1.65 m
Upper Adaptor 40 mm diameter spigot
Weight (mast only) 9.5 kg
Maximum Headload* 7 kg
Material Composite epoxy, GRP
Installation Ground mounted with 3-way guys
Colour NATO Army Green 24 x 5 (other colours available)
Operational Temperature Range – 30°C to + 55°C
Storage Temperature Range – 40°C to + 70°C
Setup Time 10 minutes (two operators)

* Typical values shown.  Actual values will be subject to a combination of top load weight, top load area and pointing accuracy required.