Global High Mast and Steelpole Fabrications

Global High Mast & Steel Pole's Project Drawings

At Global High Mast & Steel Pole Fabricators, precision and compliance are at the core of our services. Our drawings adhere meticulously to the industry standards, specifically following the guidelines laid out in SANS 10225:2012.

Bottom-Hinge Pole Drawing Drawings

Bottom Hinge Steel Pole
Bottom Hinge Pole Drawing

Flood Light Brackets Model Drawings

Flood Light Brackets Model
Flood lights Brackets

Flood Light Brackets Drawings

Flood Light Brackets Drawing

Mid Hinge Pole Drawings

Mid Hinge Pole Drawing
Mid Hinged Pole
Mid Hinged Pole

MID-HINGE MAST DESIGN AND  SPECIFICATIONS
➢ The mast will be designed in accordance with SANS 0225.
➢ The mast will be manufactured to ISO 9001: 2008.
➢ Hot Dip Galvanised to SANS 121 / SABS 1461.
➢ All poles are manufactured from Grade S 355 steel and is manufactured in accordance with SANS 657/1&3.
➢ All designs, (signed by a registered Professional Engineer) are available on request.

PURPOSE AND APPLICATIONS
➢ Mid-Hinged Poles, also known as Collapsible pole, are designed for ease of maintenance, especially under
restricted conditions.
➢ The hinged mechanism enables the top half of the pole to swing down for maintenance at the ground level
without needing the servicing personnel to climb up.
➢ Applications:
• Area Lighting
• Township Lighting
• Solar Area Lighting.
• Highways and Interchanges
• Prison Yards
• Railway Yards
• Ports and Airports

THE STRUCTURE
➢ The mast consists of a fixed lower section with a base plate secured by holding down bolts to the mast
foundation.
➢ The top section is fitted to the fixed lower portion by slip fitted and steel pins passing through both sections
and secured by nuts and bolts.
➢ Headframe is slip fitted on the top section and secured.
➢ The hinge / counter-balance sleeve is secured with a round steel pin that passes through the side plates of
the fixed lower section.
➢ The hinge / counter-balance sleeve bottom section shall be secured to the fixed lower section by means of a
bolt using a designed spanner to loosen the bolt.
➢ The hinge / counter-balance sleeve bottom section is also secured to the fixed lower section with a
removable safety chain to prevent accidental or unplanned opening of the bottom sleeve section.
➢ Access [Rectangular shape] door is placed and accessible at the bottom section.
➢ The door is secured with a tamper proof screw.
➢ Electrical distribution board is mounted inside the access door.
➢ The trailing cable is plug into the distribution board and is connected to the IP65 splitter box attached to the
headframe.
➢ Flexible cables are used for the connection between the floodlights and the IP65 splitter box.
➢ The photocell is mounted at the lower section above the access door to control the on/off switch of the
floodlights.

Mid-Hinge Mast
15m mid-hinge mast
15m mid-hinge mast

OPTION & ACCESSORIES
➢ 6M to 25M height
➢ Apron customized for weight balancing.
➢ Customize pole size for various application.
➢ Headframe to suit all types of fitting.
➢ Brackets for additional attachment
➢ Portable hand-winch for maintenance
➢ Nylon rope for maintenance
➢ Lighting spike on top of the headframe.
➢ Tamper proof key is provided for access.
➢ Test leads are available on request for testing purposes.
➢ Installation offered with-in South African borders.

Mounting Options + Stepped Pole Options Drawings

Mounting Options and Stepped Pole Options Drawing

Pole Clamp & Post Top Brackets Drawings

Clamp Pole Bracket
Pole Clamp & Post Top Brackets Drawing

Side Entry Spigots Drawings

Side entry Spigot
Side Entry Spigots Drawing

Single and Double Curved Outreach Drawings

Curved outreach Steel Pole
Single and Double Curved Outreach Drawing

Straight Solid Steel Pole Options Drawings

Straight Solid Steel Pole Options Drawing

STEEL POLES SPECIFICATIONS:
➢ The steel poles will be designed in accordance with SANS 0225.
➢ The steel poles will be manufactured to ISO 9001: 2008.
➢ Hot Dip Galvanised to SANS 121 / SABS 1461.
➢ All poles are manufactured from Grade S 355 steel and is manufactured in accordance with SANS 657/1&3.
➢ All designs, (signed by a registered Professional Engineer) are available on request.
THE PURPOSE
➢ Steel poles are mainly use in certain applications, where lighting is required.
➢ Applications:
• Roads [Main and Urban Roads, Residential Streets]
• Sidewalks poles
• Postop lighting poles
• Area lighting poles
• Sports Fields poles
• Council specification steel poles
• Parking areas

Security / Perimeter poles
• Service station poles
• Solar poles
• Robot / Camera / Flag poles
• Lighting arrestor / conductor poles

Steel Pole
Steel Pole Structure

OPTION & ACCESSORIES
➢ 2M to 17M height
➢ Flood light brackets
➢ Decorative brackets
➢ Spigots / Side entries
➢ Straight or curved outreach arms
➢ Luminaires / Solar lights.
➢ Planted or Surface mounted options.
➢ Stubby or Flange bolted options in concrete foundation.
➢ Base plate option on concrete slab
➢ Bottom-hinge option
➢ Reduced tapered poles.
➢ Swaged poles

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Solar & Octagonal Mast Drawings

Solar Octagonal Mast

SABS COMPLAINCE LETTER:
➢ All designs in accordance with SANS 0225.
➢ Poles and Masts will be manufactured in accordance with SANS10214-1987-1.
➢ Hot Dip Galvanised to SANS 121 / SABS 1461.
➢ All poles and masts are manufactured from Grade S 355 steel and is manufactured in accordance with SANS
657/1&3.
➢ All designs, (signed by a registered Professional Engineer) are available on request.
➢ All products are 100% locally manufactured.
➢ ISO 9001: 2015 certified.

THE STRUCTURE
➢ The mast structure is cut and bent from flat steel sheets.
➢ It is bent into sections that fits into each other to make up the total length.
➢ The mast consists of a fixed lower section with a base plate secured by holding down bolts to the mast
foundation.
➢ Access [Rectangular shape] door is placed and accessible at the bottom section.
➢ The door hinges and is secured with a tamper proof nut.
➢ The raising and lowering is accessible through the access door.
➢ The headframe is below the canopy and is attached with stainless steel cables, which is secured with
stainless steel thimbles fitted to the wire rope ends with copper ferrules crimped with a hydraulic crimping
tool.
➢ Above the headframe is the canopy which is fixed accompanied by stainless steel wheels to accommodate
the stainless-steel cables to move through to lower and raise the headframe.
➢ The canopy shall be protected from the ingress of water by means of a steel plate fitted over the top of the
head assembly.
➢ Inside the access door is a safety pin that can be removed when the single drum winch is connected and in
position.
➢ Back-up safety chain is also placed inside the access door and must be un-clipped before the lowering of the
headframe commence by means of the single drum winch.

Railow Apollo High Mast Structure

OPTIONS & ACCESSORIES
➢ Customize mast size for various application.
➢ Headframe to suit all types of solar light fittings.
➢ Lighting spike on top of the headframe.
➢ Maintenance Options:
• Single Drum Winch
• Electrical Power Tool
• Hydraulic Power Tool
➢ Tamper proof key is provided for access.
➢ Installation offered with-in South African borders

Cat Ladder Stadium & Railow Mast

Solar & Octagonal Mast Drawing
Cat Ladder Stadium & Railow Mast Drawing
  • STADIUM / CAT LADDER MAST SPECIFICATIONS:
    ➢ The mast will be designed in accordance with SANS 0225.
    ➢ The mast will be manufactured to ISO 9001: 2008.
    ➢ Hot Dip Galvanised to SANS 121 / SABS 1461.
    ➢ All poles are manufactured from Grade S 355 steel and is manufactured in accordance with SANS 657/1&3.
    ➢ All designs, (signed by a registered Professional Engineer) are available on request.
  • PURPOSE AND APPLICATIONS
    ➢ Stadium / Cat Ladder mast are available from 15 to 40m height.
    ➢ Purpose is to gain access by using an external ladder to do maintenance.
    ➢ Applications
    • Various Sports Field Applications
    • Prison Yards
    • Railway Yards
    • Ports
    • Airports
    • Industrial
    • Area Lighting
 
Stadium Cat ladder high mast
Cat Ladder Mast

OPTION & ACCESSORIES
➢ Customize mast size for various application.
➢ Headframe to suit all types of fitting.
➢ Lighting spike on top of the headframe.
➢ Maintenance Options:
• External access ladder
➢ Tamper proof key is provided for access.
➢ Installation offered with-in South African borders.
➢ Aiming of lights – Optiona

30m Railow mast

THE STRUCTURE
➢ The mast structure is cut and bent from flat steel sheets.
➢ It is bent into sections that fits into each other to make up the total length.
➢ The mast consists of a fixed lower section with a base plate secured by holding down bolts to the mast
foundation.
➢ Access [Rectangular shape] door is placed and accessible at the bottom section.
➢ The door hinges and is secured with a tamper proof nut.
➢ By using the access Ladder, you gain access to the platform. Platform is secured with railings all around for
safety.
➢ Hinge door is opened to gain access on the platform. The platform provides the client the ability to do
maintenance.
➢ The amount of flood lights specified are mounted on top to the headframe.
➢ Electrical distribution board is mounted inside the access door.
➢ The trailing cable is plug into the distribution board and is connected to the IP65 splitter box attached to the
headframe.
➢ Flexible cables are used for the connection between the floodlights and the IP65 splitter box.

Alternative drawings can be requested, please feel free to contact us regarding any alternative drawings.

Our products include:

  • Robot Steel Pole
  • Postop Light Steel Pole
  • Sports Field Steel Pole
  • Streetlight Steel Poles
  • Turbine Steel Pole
  • Bottom Hinge Steel Pole
  • Apollo / Solar / Railow masts
  • Mid-Hinged Poles
  • Steel cage fabrications
  • Concrete Foundations

 

Spotlight on Street Light Poles

Street light poles
Street Light Pole
Street Light Poles

A Symphony of Lights

In some cities, street light poles are not just functional; they are artists in their own right. Cities like Eindhoven in the Netherlands have embraced the concept of “light art,” turning ordinary light poles into a mesmerizing symphony of colors and patterns. These illuminated installations transform the urban nightscape into a canvas of creativity, giving street light poles a new role as contributors to public art.

Intelligent Illuminators

With advancements in technology, street light poles are becoming smarter. Equipped with sensors and connected to city grids, these intelligent poles can adjust their brightness based on real-time conditions, saving energy and contributing to sustainable urban living. They also play a crucial role in smart city initiatives, providing valuable data on traffic patterns, air quality, and more.

Unsolved Mysteries

Have you ever wondered why street light poles are spaced the way they are? There’s a science behind it! The spacing is carefully calculated to ensure optimal lighting coverage while maintaining an aesthetically pleasing streetscape. It’s a delicate balance that city planners and engineers work to achieve, and each street light pole plays a vital role in creating a harmonious nighttime atmosphere.

historical Street lights
Gas Street Light
People gathering under a street light

Historical Beacons

Some street light poles carry the weight of history on their sturdy shoulders. In older parts of cities, vintage lamp posts tell tales of a bygone era. These ornate, antique poles contribute to the architectural charm of their surroundings, transporting us back to a time when gas lamps lit the way.

First gas Light Street Pole

The first street light in the world was installed in 1807 in Pall Mall, London. It was a gas-powered lamp, and while it illuminated the streets, it also had its challenges, including high maintenance and the occasional explosions.

Social Hubs in the Dark

Street light poles unintentionally serve as social hubs. Underneath their warm glow, people gather, share stories, and create memories. From late-night conversations to impromptu street performances, these unassuming structures provide the backdrop for countless human interactions, fostering a sense of community.

Tall street light

The World's Tallest Street light

The city of Las Vegas is home to the world’s tallest street light, standing at a staggering 164 feet. This iconic structure is not just a functional light source but also serves as a symbol of the city’s vibrant nightlife.

Charging station Street light pole

Street light pole as charging stations

In certain urban areas, street light poles are equipped with electric vehicle charging stations. This dual-purpose design promotes sustainable transportation and maximizes the utility of existing infrastructure.

Street Light Art

Famous Street light Art Illustrations

Some cities around the world use street lights as a canvas for artistic expression. For instance, the “Light Walk” in Sydney, Australia, features interactive LED light poles that respond to the movements of pedestrians, creating a dynamic and visually stunning experience.

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