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Street Lighting - Surface Treatment of the Lighting Columns and Signposts

Street Lighting

All new Lighting Columns, brackets and Illuminated Traffic Signs shall have a factory applied surface protection as specified in Table 1, below, over their entire length. In addition the internal and external surfaces of the roots of all Lighting Columns and Illuminated Traffic Sign posts will be protected at the factory to a height of 250 mm above ground level by the application of a two pack epoxy glass flake protective coating, Amercoat 4560 GF, or equivalent, on top of the galvanising. Specified requirements are shown below in Table 1.

Colour of Columns for Lighting and Illuminated Traffic Signs

The paint colour shall be confirmed by the Authority unless otherwise directed by the Service Provider. Lighting Columns shall be chosen from one of the following approved colours and will be consistent with lighting columns already installed in the area:

  • grey (to BS 18B25)
  • black
  • light green (to BS 12C39)
  • dark green (to BS381C Ref 227)
  • dark blue (to BS 20C40)
  • red (to BS 04D45).

All Illuminated Traffic Sign posts shall be black.

Table 1 - Protection requirements for lighting columns, sign posts and feeder pillars

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1. Contract Title:

Ameron Full PSX inc., GF Root int’l & ext’l

Struct. No:

Lighting Columns

Grid Ref:

N/A

2. Date of Issue of Documents to Tenderers:
3. Environment and Accessibility: INLAND: DIFFICULT ACCESS 4. Required Durability of System:-
Please refer to Paint manufacturers warranty/guarantee statement.
5. Paint System to be Applied over: Galvanise to BS EN ISO 1461
6. Details 1st Coat
Internal & External to 250mm Above Ground.
2nd Coat
Internal to 250mm Above Ground& External Overall.
3rd Coat
Internal & External to 250mm Above Ground.
4th Coat
External Upper Section to Ground Level & Overlapping 3rd. Coat down to C/Slot
Description T Wash Amercote 71 Primer Amercote 4560 Glass Flake. Amercote PSX 700 Polysiloxane Finish

1. Contract Title:

Ameron Full PSX inc., GF Root int’l & ext’l

Struct. No:

Lighting Columns

Grid Ref:

N/A

2. Date of Issue of Documents to Tenderers:

Colour

Brand Name and ref No.

Where applied

How applied

Min dry film thickness(mdft)

Min wet film thickness

Colour n/a

Amercoat 59 TW or equivalent

In Shop

Brush Wash Coat

n/a

Grey or Red Oxide

Amercoat 71

In Shop

Airless Spray

50 nm

Black

Amercoat 4560GF

In Shop

Airless Spray

300 nm

BS4800 – 18 B 25

AMERCOAT PSX 700 – 18 B 25

IN SHOP

A.SPRAY

100-125 ?m


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