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LARSEN & TOUBRO LIMITED

EPC Power Business Unit



Construction Management
Capability Center
Standard Tech. Specification
No:
Vadodara


General Specification of Mobile
Lighting mast


Mobile Light Mast Page 1






TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION
FOR
MOBILE LIGHTING MAST (9 m)





Rev.
No.
Description
Prepared Reviewed Approved
Name Date Name Date Name Date
1
Specification of Mobile Light
Mast
M.Vasud
evan
10/12/10 Mr.Vivek
and
Ghosh
10/12/10 Mrs.
Nutan
Dutt
10/12/10


LARSEN & TOUBRO LIMITED
EPC Power Business Unit

Construction Management
Capability Center
Standard Tech. Specification
No:
Vadodara


General Specification of Mobile
Lighting mast


Mobile Light Mast Page 2

Technical Specification for Mobile LightingMast

1. SCOPE OF WORK:
The specifications cover technical requirements design, fabrication, supply, erection & commissioning
of 9 meter high, including the height of trolley & cradle, Lighting Mast Tower mounted on trolley base with
pneumatic tyres and Diesel Generator. The Lighting Mast Tower should be complete with 8 Nos of 400 watt
Long range floodlights for illumination/lighting arrangements at quarries, haul roads and Loading points &
dump yards etc. The mast offered should have type test certificate from a Govt. Laboratory/Institution for
specification detailed below.
2. Codes and Standards:
The material shall comply with all the relevant standards and technical specifications.
3. Engine:
The engine shall be fitted with quick starting system. The engine shall be capable of driving the fully
laden appliance at speed from starting without any preliminary running period, even under abnormally cold
atmospheric conditions. The operating temperature of the engine cooling water shall be thermostatically
controlled.
4. Fuel System
4.1 The fuel tank shall have a minimum capacity of 8 Hrs continuous running. A fuel tank contents gauge
shall be fitted on the instrument panel in the driving compartment.
4.2 The fitting orifice shall be of ample size, and shall be accessible position. The cap shall be clearly
marked to show that it is for fuel.
4.3 A heavy-duty alternator/generator shall be fitted to the engine to supply the vehicle 12 or 24 V dc
electrical system. The alternator/generator shall be fitted with the necessary control unit.
4.4 A trickle charger shall be fitted in the cab and it shall be fitted with socket for connection to 230 V
ac electrical systems. A red pilot lamp, to indicate when the battery is being charged from an
external supply shall be provided.
4.5 All important electrical circuits shall have separate fuses suitably indicated and grouped into a
common fuse box, which shall be located in an accessible position. Provision shall be made to carry
spare fuses in this box.



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5.0 Alternator Unit:
5.1 A 230 V, 50-cycle alternator with its independent engine shall be provided.
5.2 The alternator shall be screen protected, continuously rated, self-regulating, self excited, class `E'
insulation type, having an output of not less than 5KVA at 0.8 power factor, (4 kW) 220 V Three
phase, 50 cycles.
5.3 The alternator shall be equipped with a direct-coupled flange mounted exciter, which shall
automatically keep the alternator voltage constant and provide an approximately straight-line
voltage characteristic within 5 percent at all loads, and at any pre-set factor between 0.8 and unity.
6.0 Technical Requirements (Towers)
6.1 The design and construction features of the tower shall generally meet the following basic
requirements. The material used in the fabrication / construction of tower and its design shall
conform to the BIS or other International standards amended up to date as referred above. _
6.2 Type of Towers Required: Trolley mounted having pneumatic tyres with following requirements
Material of construction : Steel tubes / M.S.Plates
Regional basic Wind speed : 50 m/sec (180 km /hr )
Mean probable design life : 25 years
Height of the Towers : 9 meter including the height of trolley & cradle
Winches : 9 mtr. Should be with Manual winches
Number of Lights : Four.
The Tower should be designed with a provision for at least 4 lights to be fitted on one side of the
cradle if required.

6.3 Hinging/ Telescopic Arrangement:
The system should have an arrangement for installing and maintaining lights at ground level. The
tilting arrangement of the Tower should be perfectly balanced and should not give any jerk or need
a push / pull to activate the operation.

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6.4 Trolley Base:
The trolley base shall be fabricated from channel frame work. The base shall be provided with
suitable number of riggers of suitable extendable length to provide complete stability of towers
when fully erected. The riggers after extension shall be fixed with the help of screw jacks having
suitable free base of steel / cast iron. The stability calculations shall be submitted with the offer.
The trolley base shall be provided with solid rubber tyres to facilitate pulling / dragging without
damaging the haul roads. The design should be such that the extension of outriggers is minimum.
The base should be so designed as to make its assembly and de-assembly on site within a very
short time.

6.5 Anti rust Treatment and Painting
The total tower structure shall be given anti rust treatment by painting after sand blasting. Before
painting two coats of primer shall be applied. During final painting of complete tower structures
standard safety colour code shall be complied with so as to provide clear visibility to the operation
of dumpers, dozers, tippers etc. for safety against collision / damage during night time.
6.6 Winches:
The winch used shall be of suitable design and robust construction making it reliable and
easy to operate. The enclosed type gears shall be appropriately designed, machine cut duly heat
treated and ground to achieve adequate strength against wearing etc. The rope drum shall be
made of ERW heavy duty tube and fabricated as per BIS 10887. It shall be suitably mounted on ball
bearings. The drum shall have suitable wire rope anchoring arrangement. The surface of the drum
shall be finished smooth. The ropes used with both the telescoping and the tilting winches shall be
of suitable size. 6 x 37 construction, fiber core and breaking strength giving a factor of safety of
more than ten and shall confirm to relevant BIS, as amended up to date.
The winch would shall be complete with manually / motorised operated / power tool
operated arrangement designed and fabricated for easy operation of the winch; a screw and
friction disc type self actuating braking system which applies automatically on load/weight of the
tower sections and the luminaries on its top.




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6.7 Tools & Tackles
A tool box made of sheet steel containing a set of general purpose tools/spanners and a special
tools/tackles (special key) for the luminaries would be supplied along with each Tower.
6.8 Spare Parts
A set of spare ropes would be covered under scope of supply and would be dispatched with each of
the tower supplied.
6.9 Mast LightingControl Panel (MLCP)
The MLCP shall be of outdoor type having IP 55 class of protection with two incomers one for
power from D.G. and other from mains with a selector switch for the same. The MCBs shall protect
the outgoing cables from short circuit. RCBO of 30 mA rating shall be provided with main incomer
MCB of adequate rating. The cables from MLCP to the individual luminaries shall be prewired and
so laid and protected that it does not infringe with raising and lowering of the segments of the
tower. For motorized winches the interlocking arrangement should be provided to ensure that the
tower tilting winch cannot be operated while the tower is in telescopic mode and vice versa. There
shall be a separate provision for single phase welding machine in the MLCP.
6.10 Protection against Lightening
Since these areas are lightening prone area, the tower shall be provided with five pronged
lightening conductor which shall be connected to the earth terminal at bottom frame through
suitable size of flexible copper cable.

7.0 Technical Requirement (Luminaries)
The long range, high intensity, energy saving HPSV / metal halide lamp flood cum search light
should be dust, moisture and vermin proof. The fitting should be complete with highly polished stainless
steel mirror reflector-cum-body, pilfer proof and captive bolting system, incorporated vibration isolators,
toughened front glass of min 5 mm thickness, focusing arrangement, neoprene rubber gaskets and steel
inserts at threaded portions. The fittings should be suitable for use with both tubular & elliptical lamps but
should not in any way infringe with performance of the fitting.
The flood lights should meet the requirements as laid down in IS 10322 Part 5 Sec V and IS 13383.
The fittings offered should have Type Test Certificate including for Photometry for all tests specified in the
type test clause and also for wind load test and leakage current test from a NABL approved Government


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Test House. At the rated voltage of 240 volts, at a distance of 10 meters, the flood light should produce a
minimum illumination of 6000 lux when measured along the axis and 40 lux at 30 degree to the axis. The
fitting should be complete with 400 Watt HPSV / metal halide lamp and its control gear.

8.0 Design Calculations and Drawings:
The detailed design calculations for the Lighting Mast Tower and trolley details for at least
one type of Mast duly approved by a Government Institution, general arrangement drawings
showing plan, elevation, end views and circuit diagram along with bill of material for the equipment
quoted must be submitted with the quotation. The tower should be type tested for the parameters
of the NIT from a Govt Lab.

9.0 Past Experience :
The supplier must submit details of the past experience - giving purchase/supply order
reference & value; quantity supplied consignee details etc. for design, fabrication / manufacture of
this item to Government Undertakings / Departments.

10.0 SITE CONDITION :
The equipment and the materials to be supplied and installed by the vendor shall be suitable for
the continuous and trouble free operation under the following site conditions.:
Temperature : Max.:45 degree C. Min. 5 degree C
Relative Humidity : Varies from 61%to 85%.
Seismic condition : Zone II as per IS:1893 part-3
Atmosphere : Extremely rainy during summer.
Basic Wind Speed : 0 to 44 km/hr



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11.0 GENERAL CONDITIONS:
11.1 All necessary arrangements for erection of mast are to be made by the party including supply of all
safety appliances and tools to workmen.
11.2 Transportation of men and materials to the site will be party's responsibility.
11.3 The persons who are authorized to carry out electrical works should have Valid Electrical
Supervising License and Work Permit as per I.E. rule.
11.4 For installation, testing and commissioning of mast, party should have Electrical Contractor's
License .
11.5 The party should submit detailed schedule of programme of work within 15 days from the award of
order.
11.6 The whole work should be completed within 3(three) months from the date of site clearence to
the entire satisfaction of Engineer-in-charge.
11.7 The party will be responsible for their tools, tackle and materials at site till the masts are finally
handed over.
11.8 The party will take all safety measures during the execution of the work. L&T Limited will not
compensate to the party in any way for any loss of man and material.
11.9 If due to improper execution of the work or due to negligence on the part of the partys workmen,
L&Ts property is damaged, the party will compensate for the loss.
11.10 The party will submit six sets of operation and maintenance instruction manual and as built
drawings of all the components of mast.
11.11 All the works shall be carried out as per relevant codes, practices rules and regulations. The
workmanship will be of very high standard.
11.12 Party shall make own arrangement for boarding and lodging of their working personnel.
11.13 The work shall be carried out under direct supervision of the party. The party shall submit monthly
progress of work to the Engineer-in-charge in writing.
11.14 After completion of job, supplier shall carry out the measurement of achieved illumination level
and shall furnish the test report.
11.15 Any deviation shall be clearly spelt out along with the offer.
11.16 Party has to submit the documents/Test reports of the indent before supply of materials or during
the time of inspection .


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12.0 BID EVALUATION / REJECTION CRITERIA
12.1 Bidders not submitting the following documents along with their quotations will not be considered
for evaluation:
i) Filled in Data Sheet
ii) Design calculation for mobile mast.
iii) Quality Assurance Plan of manufacturer for mobile mast and shaft.
iv) Catalogue of Mast and Luminaries and DG.
v) Control panel details with single line diagram, GA diagram and bill of materials.
vi) Complete Manual for DG Controller and Engine.
Special Notes :
1) Supply, Erection, testing and commissioning jobs of the mobile mast to be done by the party at
indicated sites.
2) The quotations along with the following documents should be submitted to us for technical
scrutiny failing which offer shall not be considered for evaluation.
i) Design calculations of Mast,
ii) Catalogue of mast and luminaries.
iii) Catalogue of DG Controller;
iv) Feeder Pillar Details with GA drawing & SLD for the power distribution for the lights.
v) Filled in Data Sheet
vi) Test certificates of steel plate, wire rope, drum winch.
vii) Quality Assurance Plan of manufacturer for high mast shaft and accessories.
3) Mast and accessories with fittings will be inspected by L&T's Engineers at the premises of
supplier/manufacturer before dispatch.
4) The bidder should submit the documents related to back up services, guarantee and supply of
spares from OEM or Original Equipment Supplier.
5) Bidder to quote separately for Radio graphic Tests of the Mast.
6) Mast should be designed to have maintenance free life of 25 years and should be guaranteed for a
period of 25 years against any manufacturing/design defects.