NexSens Vaisala WXT-Series Sensor Mounting Arm
- 6" EMT pipe is used for quick and easy weather sensor attachments
- 304 SS U-bolts provide corrosion resistant and durable pipe attachments
|M-ARM-E||Mounting arm for Vaisala WXT-Series sensor, 3 ft|
|Usually ships in 3-5 days|
- (1) 3' Aluminum slotted unistrut channel, 1-5/8" x 13/16"
- (1) 6" EMT pipe for sensor mounting
- (1) 304 SS U-bolt, 5/16"-18, for use with 1" pipes
- (1) 304 SS U-bolt, 5/16"-18, for use with 2 pipes
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