Eide Industries Inc. Cerritos, CA

Project Details

Fabric 1

Vinyl 8028
Producer: Seaman Corp.
Supplier: Seaman Corp.

Design Name
Angela Tasker

Design Company
Eide Industries, Inc.

Fabrication Name
Angela Tasker

Fabrication Company
Eide Industries, Inc.

Project Manager Name
Armando Ruiz

Project Manager Company
Eide Industries, Inc.

Installation Name
Albert Soto

Installation Company
Eide Industries, Inc.

Please describe the project specifications

Eide utilized coated Polyester Vinyl 2028 to re-cover two (2) large overlapping retractable panel doors for the University of Arizona Radio Observatory in Kitts Peak, AZ. The panels are the main doors of a 100-foot diameter fabric dome structure which encloses a 100-ton Radio Telescope. Each panel measures 41' Wide by 60' High, and has an approximate combined 4,920 square feet of surface area. The entire dome is covered with the same flame-retardant and waterproof Vinyl 8028 by Seaman Corporation.

What was the purpose of this project? What did the client request?

Remove and replace a 12 meter Telescope Dome Door Cover that protects a 100-Ton Radio Telescope within a 100' Diameter Dome.

What is unique or complex about the project?

One 30-ton Crane, one 65’ Boom Lift (provided by the Arizona Radio Observatory) and several other lifts were required during the take-down and installation process.

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