The patented design for bird flight diverters was formulated to provide maximum contrast for approaching birds above or below the device. The profile is based on research that found contrast in low light conditions is the most important aspect in alerting birds of hard-to-see objects such as power lines, guy wires, and shield wires.
UV resistant RPVC plus additional UV resistant black additive
Florescent reflective yellow prism tape
Long lasting glow tape for improved dawn, dusk and night visibility
Unique “V” shape design for maximum contrast at all angles
Easy installation with extending hot- stick, universal hot-stick, or manually
Withstands > 100 mph winds for sustained periods
Size: .075″ thick by 6” wide x 4” tall
Weight: 4.7 oz.
Patent Number: 8,438,998.
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