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Gatorshield® Satellite Dish Ground Mounting: The choice satellite of manufacturers

The strength, longevity, and reliability of Gatorshield tubing make it the perfect choice for satellite dish ground mounting. Learn more about its advantages and specifications.

Requirement: High-strength, corrosion resistant tubing for mounting satellite dishes.

Fulfillment: Gatorshield tubing from Allied Tube & Conduit has been the choice of satellite dish manufacturers, since the industry’s early days for two simple reasons. First, no other tube provides the advantages that are an integral part of the Gatorshielf brand. Secondly, it is readily available in standard satellite industry sizes that ensure a proper fit without the need for costly and time-consuming adjustments.

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Gatorshield Advantages Include:

  • Excellent Strength
  • Unsurpassed Corrosion Protection
  • Ease of Fabrication
  • Proper Size Availability for Direct TV, Dish Network, Hughes, and Wildblue.

“What is Gatorshield?”

The protection of Allied’s steel tubing comes from an inline hot-dip galvanizing process. Our signature process produces superior corrosion resistance by utilizing a triple-layer of protection. First 99.99% pure zinc is applied, followed by a conversion coating. Finishing the process is a clear organic topcoat that seals in the protection and produces a smooth, shiny appearance. This galvanizing process is performed on the mill to produce a finished product that does not require secondary operations such as batch hot-dip galvanizing.

The advanced processing technique of in-line galvanizing was first introduced by Allied back in 1959. Allied Tube has successfully employed these techniques to transform industry and product standards.

Gatorshield is available in these sizes commonly used in the satellite industry:

Diameter Gauge
1,660 18
2,000 16
2,000 9
2,375 10

Contact your sales rep for complete size and gauge capabilities.

Gatorshield tubing is available in bundle quantities through our North American distribution network. For further details or to place an order, contact your local Allied distributor.

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