Discussion of Post Galvanizing Toe Cracks in Base Plate to Pole Shaft Welds

"Toe cracks” in galvanized base plate to pole shaft welds can lead to long-term defects, requiring steel pole repair. This white paper provides the necessary steps utility companies can take to minimize or eliminate the occurrence of post-galvanizing “toe cracks” in the fabrication of tubular steel transmission poles.

Toe Crack Weld Repair