Composite utility – lighting POLES

For over thirty years, Top Glass has produced fiberglass composite utility/ lighting poles using a technology called centrifugal casting. This technology  has been developed entirely inside the company and drawing on its design capabilities and production systems.
Due to their mechanical properties and strong resistance to atmospheric agents, fibreglass poles (GRP) adapt to various uses.
They are used as:

    • – traffic light poles
    • – lighting poles
    • – advertising poles
    • – signage and street furniture poles
    • – flagpoles
    • – electrical poles
    • – telephone line poles

Furthermore fibreglass makes them both lightweight and easily portable by hand.  In addition our utility/ lighting poles do not require concrete plinths for installation or grounding in the presence of electrical equipment. Above all they do not require additional surface treatment (such as painting) or periodic maintenance.
As a result these features make Top Glass poles inexpensive compared to traditional options in steel, aluminium, wood or concrete.
Finally our lighting poles are certified according to EC directives.

Lighting fiberglass poles

EXPLANATORY LAYOUT-EXAMPLE OF POLE INSTALLATION
1. POLE
2. TUBULAR PIPE
3. CONCRETE SLAB
4. SERVICE HOLE DIA 50 mm
5. DRY TAMPED GROUND
6. RIDDLED SAND

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Length
L [mm]
Top Dia
d [mm]
Bottom Dia
D [mm]
Weight
[kg]
Avarage Thickness
[mm]
Load on top
[kg]
3.000601105,54200
3.600601207,64200
4.000601278,64200
5.0006014511,34200
5.6006015513,84200
4.00076143104250
4.8007615511,54250
5.00076160174250
5.80076170184250
6.0007617719,54250
6.8007619024,64250
7.0007619425,64250
8.00076210395250/300
9.0007622540,45250/300
10.00076245466250/300
11.00076260566250/300
11.6007627057,56250/300
12.0007627868,26250/300
12.60076290706250/300
13.0007629580,66250/300
13.6007630587,86250/300

 

**  SUGGESTION FOR POLE FOUNDATION AVAILABLE IN THE PRODUCT SHEET

NOTE:

  • THE LOAD ON TOP VALUES INDICATED ON THE TABLE REFER TO RIGIDITY FIXED CONSTRAINT OF THE POLES
  • APPROXIMATE VALUES
  • STANDARD COLOR: GREY/BLACK
  • OTHER DIAMETERS, LENGTHS AND COLORS ON DEMAND

Tapered fiberglass aerial lines poles

NOTE:

  • THE LOAD ON TOP VALUES INDICATED ON THE TABLE REFER TO RIGIDITY FIXED CONSTRAINT OF THE POLES
  • APPROXIMATE VALUES
  • STANDARD COLOR: GREY/BLACK
  • OTHER DIAMETERS, LENGTHS AND COLORS ON DEMAND
download technical sheet
Length
L [mm]
Top Dia
d [mm]
Bottom Dia
D [mm]
Weight
[kg]
Avarage thickness
[mm]
Load on top
[kg]
8.000115250415500
9.000120270616500
10.000120288656500
11.000120304756500

MEAN PHYSICAL-MECHANICAL PROPERTIES

PROPERTYTEST METHODUNITMEAN VALUE
Specific weightASTM D792g/cm31,65
Glass content by weightISO 1172%45 ÷ 55
Water absorptionISO 62%0,5
Dielectric strengthASTM D149kV/mm5
Surface resistivityASTM D1491012
Loss factor at 50 Hz (Tg δ)ASTM D7028——–0,2
Thermal class——–CLASSEF
Longitudinal thermal expansion coefficientISO 11359-2K-115×10-6
Thermal conductivityEN 12667 / EN 12664W/mK0,3
Longitudinal flexural strengthASTM D790MPa350
Longitudinal tensile strengthASTM D638MPa400
Longitudinal tensile modulusASTM D638GPa22
Longitudinal compression strengthASTM D695MPa200
Impact strengthASTM D5942kJ/m2180

 

NOTE

VALUES REFER TO REINFORCED PROFILES WITH FIBREGLASS IN A POLYESTER MATRIX
Tolerance for mechanical properties refers to longitudinal direction: ± 10%.
The data provided is accurate. However, Top Glass does not assume any liability as to its use.

Certificate of Conformity CE for GRP lighting columns