×
INTELLIGENT WORK FORUMS
FOR ENGINEERING PROFESSIONALS

Contact US

Log In

Come Join Us!

Are you an
Engineering professional?
Join Eng-Tips Forums!
  • Talk With Other Members
  • Be Notified Of Responses
    To Your Posts
  • Keyword Search
  • One-Click Access To Your
    Favorite Forums
  • Automated Signatures
    On Your Posts
  • Best Of All, It's Free!

*Eng-Tips's functionality depends on members receiving e-mail. By joining you are opting in to receive e-mail.

Posting Guidelines

Promoting, selling, recruiting, coursework and thesis posting is forbidden.

Students Click Here

large radomes

large radomes

large radomes

(OP)
Hello. I am in need of a rather large radome. It needs to cover a horizontal flat surface, so it does not need to be a full sphere or even half a sphere. It is more like covering a tennis court, except the area is round. Anyway, it needs to be about 30' across, and only high enough to shed rain and most snow. I could use fiberglass or an inflatable radome. I have a old quote for inflatable, and it is quite expensive (I am thinking of making my own). Does anybody know of any companies I could talk to or have any ideas or experience? Thanks for any suggestions.

RE: large radomes

Hi Mttocs,

You could try a company called Complas who are in the UK.

Complas Ltd : +44 (0)1993 778881

They are part of the Chelton Group, I am sure they have a website but I don't have any details.

However this place is not going to be cheap, but then I suppose that depends on your idea of cheap really!

RE: large radomes

you could try making it yourself using a built up mould this way you would get what you want without incurring costs of development - it would have to be very thick to support itself over this area
what frequency are you radiating/receiving?

Red Flag This Post

Please let us know here why this post is inappropriate. Reasons such as off-topic, duplicates, flames, illegal, vulgar, or students posting their homework.

Red Flag Submitted

Thank you for helping keep Eng-Tips Forums free from inappropriate posts.
The Eng-Tips staff will check this out and take appropriate action.

Reply To This Thread

Posting in the Eng-Tips forums is a member-only feature.

Click Here to join Eng-Tips and talk with other members! Already a Member? Login


Resources

Low-Volume Rapid Injection Molding With 3D Printed Molds
Learn methods and guidelines for using stereolithography (SLA) 3D printed molds in the injection molding process to lower costs and lead time. Discover how this hybrid manufacturing process enables on-demand mold fabrication to quickly produce small batches of thermoplastic parts. Download Now
Design for Additive Manufacturing (DfAM)
Examine how the principles of DfAM upend many of the long-standing rules around manufacturability - allowing engineers and designers to place a part’s function at the center of their design considerations. Download Now
Taking Control of Engineering Documents
This ebook covers tips for creating and managing workflows, security best practices and protection of intellectual property, Cloud vs. on-premise software solutions, CAD file management, compliance, and more. Download Now

Close Box

Join Eng-Tips® Today!

Join your peers on the Internet's largest technical engineering professional community.
It's easy to join and it's free.

Here's Why Members Love Eng-Tips Forums:

Register now while it's still free!

Already a member? Close this window and log in.

Join Us             Close