Installing DKL201 air terminal to 60‑mm (2.36‑inch) mast - DKL202 - DKL201

DKL201 and DKL202 Installation Guide

Document code
M211785EN
Revision
D
Language
English (United States)
Product
DKL202
DKL201
Document type
User guide

Lightning protection kit DKL201 is suitable for the following Vaisala masts with a diameter of 60 mm (2.36 in) at the top:

  • Vaisala DKE100 Series Guyed Frangible Mast
  • Vaisala DKE200 Series Frangible Lattice Mast
  • Vaisala DKP200 Series Tiltable Pole Mast
  • Vaisala Long Pole Mast DKP110
Figure 1. DKL201 kit for 60‑mm (2.36‑in) mast
1
Hex screw M6×45 DIN933 A4 (9 pcs)
2
Air terminal bracket (2 pcs)
3
Flat washer A6.4 DIN125 A4 (18 pcs)
4
Spring washer B6 DIN127 A4 (9 pcs)
5
Hex nut M6 DIN934 A4 (9 pcs)
  1. Place the air terminal brackets on both sides of the mast. The installation height is 30 cm (11.8 in) from the top of the mast.
    CAUTION To prevent equipment damage, install the air terminal so that its tip is as high above the sensors as possible.
    CAUTION Position the air terminal bracket so that the mast down conductor and the other cables can be routed down on the opposite sides of the mast.
  2. Install all the screws except the one on the top right corner of the brackets. Do not tighten the screws yet.
    1
    Hex nut M6 DIN934 A4
    2
    Spring washer B6 DIN127 A4
    3
    Flat washer A6.4 DIN125 A4
    4
    Flat washer A6.4 DIN125 A4
    5
    Hex screw M6×45 DIN933 A4
  3. Install the air terminal between the screws so that the bent lower end of the air terminal comes out from between the upper screws.
  4. Install the remaining screw, washers, and nut.
  5. Tighten all 9 screws.