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Ordering Logic

ULS Video ThumbWe want to make placing an order with us as easy as possible. Check out this short tutorial video for an overview of our ordering process.

To assist in properly placing an order using our catalog numbers, it is helpful to understand the ordering logic for our products.

The information required to place an order includes:

  1. Catalog Number (includes design , mounting height, and pole sizes)
  2. Mounting type (AB = anchor bolt; EMB = embedded/direct burial)
  3. Fixture mounting arrangement
  4. Product finish
  5. Options or accessories

For ordering forms and an ordering guide, log into PoleVault.

For the full list of items required to release an order to production download our checklist here.

Note: For special designs and applications not shown in our product listings, we are always more than happy to work through such orders directly. Contact any of us for assistance.

example ordering logic:


LP OrderLogic V3


Square Straight Steel Pole

shaft size

4″ square

Wall Thickness

11 gauge

mounting height


mounting type

Anchor Bolt

fixture mounting arrangement



(Click here for information about our finishing process.)

Dark Bronze

option selection

Welded bracket at 90 degrees from handhole, placed 10′ from base

accessory selection

Flag holder opposite handhole, placed 9′ from base

About Us

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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