Since it was introduced to the utility market in 2008, the uPole™ has been accepted on standards with over 100 municipalities, IOUs, and electric cooperatives, and the list is growing.
Our sand-hardened utility pole is manufactured using fiberglass-reinforced plastic (FRP) materials. FRP is resistant to all known mechanisms of degradation.
The strength and durability of the uPole provides dependable and cost-effective defense against weather-related threats to an electric utility's ability to deliver power to its customers.
Fire testing report – Our uPole received an "A" fire rating in an independent fire rating test related to wildfire exposure.
- Eliminates maintenance costs related to rust and corrosion, rot, woodpeckers, termites, water absorption, long-term creep, snow and ice, and hot and arid exposures
- Fire resistant
- Approximately 40% lighter than wood poles
- High Basic Impulse Level (BIL) compared to wood per NEETRAC testing
- Supports standard transformers, crossarms, and other hardware
- Termite resistant