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"F" Series Figure 1A and 2 Installations

Outdoor Sign Rotators

Fig 1A

Rotator mounts inside sign at the bottom. The Rotator size is based on the area, shape, and weight of sign.

The center shaft and collector are stationary while the frame of rotator turns.

Fig 2

Rotator is mounted above sign and usually includes frame and louver covers to protect from weather. This is a hanging rotator and sign, special features machined in rotator are provided to make this a safe installation.

Sign Rotator drawing

 

* Value: The sign area measured in square feet. multiplied by "D" (see above) must not exceed value on this chart.
Model
Max Sign Length (ft)
Max Bending Moment ft lbs

*Value

A
B
C
D
Base Width
FS
8
600
30
4 1/8"
2 1/4"
13 5/8"
24"
8"
FM
8
900
45
4 1/2"
2 1/4"
13 5/8"
24"
8"
FL
8
1,550
75
4 5/8"
2 3/8"
14 7/8"
30"
9"
FG-200
12
3,620
180
5"
2 3/8"
14 7/8"
30"
9"
FG-243
12
6,000
300
5 1/2"
2 5/8"
16 3/8"
30"
10"
FG-293
15
12,000
600
6 3/4"
2 5/8"
16 3/8"
30"
10"

 

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Note: Bending moment is the important consideration in determining rotator size in these two types of installations.