Heavy-Duty StandThis ultra-durable light support stand easily withstands the demands of a busy studio, with a maximum height of 13' (390cm). The stand closes down to 45" (115cm) for portability. Bowens Light Support Stands represent exceptional value for the money. They are constructed from black anodized aluminum for a sturdy, attractive and non-reflective appearance. Bowens stands also feature high-quality aluminum locking clasps, rather than plastic ensuring ultimate stability and maximum safety.