1. Anchor Bolts:
Steel bolts poured in concrete; allows fastening of pole to ground.
2. Banner Arms:
Horizontal metal projections that function to support a banner.
3. Base Cover:
Two-piece metal cover placed at base of pole; function is cosmetic and covers anchor bolts. Base Plate: Welded to base of pole shaft; base plate allows pole to be mounted to anchor bolts.
4. Bolt Circle:
Diagonal measure from the center of one anchor bolt to another.
5. Bolt Square:
Measure from one anchor bolt to another adjacent anchor bolt.
Decorative post used as traffic or pedestrian barrier.
Mounted at top of pole; allows for mounting of multiple fixtures.
8. Drill Pattern:
Specific arrangement of holes, usually drilled at top of pole to allow for fixture mounting. EPA – Effective Projected Area:
9. EPA – Effective Projected Area:
Used to calculate loading of a pole; every object mounted on a pole should have an EPA value.
10. Flange Plate:
Connection plate between two poles.
11. Grounding Provision:
Object, usually a bolt, that is mounted inside pole to allow for electrical grounding.
Hollow structural section.
13. Isotach Wind Map:
Mean occurrence wind map gives 50-year wind velocity for specific areas in the country.
14. Mounting Height:
Height measured from ground level to position of luminaire.
Fixture or lamp mounted on pole.
16. Nut Cover:
Plastic covers that snap over anchor bolt nuts; function is cosmetic.
17. Powder Coat:
A strong paint finish that is applied via sprayed, coloured powder and baked into the surface of an object.
Housing for ballast.
Pipe welded to top of pole to allow mounting of a fixture or bullhorn.
20. Wall Thickness:
Measured thickness of pole shaft.
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