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EPA Tables

Effective Projected Area (EPA) is the total surface area of various accessories (such as banners and lights) that a light pole can support at a given wind speed.

To determine if your selected pole will work for your project, you must consider the light pole’s total EPA and the wind speed of the project location.

At United Lighting Standards, we provide an EPA table that includes ratings up to 180mph based on 2020 FBC / ASCE-7, AASHTO LFRDLTS-1, or 2013 AASHTO LTS-6 specifications. This resource is intended to help you quickly find the information you need to select the right pole for your next lighting job.

Click here to download our EPA table.

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United Lighting Standards has been committed to designing, fabricating, finishing, and packaging high-quality steel and aluminum poles since 1971. We adhere to standards set forth by AASHTO, ASTM International, and NEMA. All of our products are built using fabricating and welding procedures outlined in the American Welding Society (AWS) manual for steel and aluminum to eliminate welding defects and ensure structural integrity.

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