Pylons – The Under Appreciated Life Bringer

It has become as essential to the modern world as water and sunlight were to previous ages. From electricity demand, aging infrastructure, wind turbines, new electricity demands for heating and electric cars, pylons are a necessity to everyday life.

pylon2They have even become a point of reverence to some, with the UK publishing a ‘Pylon of the Month’ publication.


Last Month’s Winner: EASTON-NAB, in Yorkshire, UK.

Though some claim they pose negative health risks, ultimately this is yet to be proven, and pylons remain an integral part of life.

Power pylons are probably one of the best known structural steel products – power lines reach into almost every remote part of our country. A power pylon is made from steel angles, channels and plates that are galvanized to protect it from rust.


They are then bolted together to build a latticed upright structure to support the various high voltage power conductors transmitting our electricity.


Shanghai metal manufactures the steel metal products used to produce electricity pylons. To find out more, please visit our websiteLinkedInTwitter, and Facebook.

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Sources: BBC, Independent, Saisc, Pylon of the Month



Siobhan R.// SMC Editor



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