SDS-FM Ductile Iron and Steel Pole


The lighting pole shall be from cast ductile iron and steel construction. Shafts shall be 11 Gauge steel. Base shall be ASTM 536, Grade 65-45-12 cast ductile iron.

One (1) access door in the base (6” x 5” minimum opening) shall be secured with stainless steel hardware. A 3/8”-16 UNC grounding lug provision shall be provided inside the base.

Luminaire Mounting

A Ø3” by 3” tall tenon shall be an integral part of the pole provided for post top mounting of the luminaire.


The lighting pole shall be provided with (4) Ø3/4” x 24” long ”L-Type” anchor bolts. Each anchor bolt shall be supplied assembled with (2) nuts, (2) flat washers and (1) split lock washer. The pole shall have a Ø10” bolt circle and requires a 3” anchor bolt projection. All anchorage hardware shall be fully galvanized.


The pole shall be finished with a high performance coating achieved with a three step paint process.  An acid etching industrial wash primer, two part epoxy base primer, and a finish coat that is a two-part aliphatic acrylic polyurethane.  Paint shall be weather, corrosion, abrasion, and UV resistant in compliance with the Society for Protective Coatings SSPC-36 (level 3) paint standard. Color to be specified.