beehive base with cover off

Beehive Base

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The pole shaft will be constructed of seamless extruded tube of 6063 Aluminum Alloy per the requirements of ASTM B221. The shaft assembly shall be full-length heat treated after base weld to produce a T6 temper.

Base Style

Beehive Cast Aluminum Transformer Base of Alloy 356-T6 with Aluminum Door and Stainless Steel Attaching Screw.


4″-5″ Butt Diameters – Contoured 7-1/2″ W x 7-1/4″ H Door Opening with Flush Mount Aluminum Door (Alloy 43F) and Stainless Steel Hex Head Screw. A Grounding Provision incorporating a 3/8″ diameter hole is provided.
Beehive base with cover on


Anchorage Kit will include three (3) L-shaped Steel Anchor Bolts conforming to AASHTO M314-90 Grade 55. Ten inches (10″) of Threaded End will be Galvanized per ASTM A153. Kits will contain three (3) Hex Nuts, three (3) Lock Washers, and three (3) Flat Washers (all components Galvanized Steel). A bolt circle template will be provided.

Base and Anchorage Details

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Beehive base anchorage cross-section

Vibration Damper

When determined necessary by Hapco, a Vibration Damper will be factory-installed inside the pole shaft. Customer specification of the damper is available.

Vibration Dampers
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Mounting Designation

Side Drill Mount

For Side Drill Mount applications specify luminaire type, quantity and orientation. A luminaire drilling template must be supplied at time of order.

Tenon Mount – Welded

For Tenon Mount applications specify both Tenon diameter (2.375″, 2.875″, 3.5″, etc.) and length (3″, 4″, etc.).
round aluminum welded tenon top

Satin Aluminum Finish

Pole surface will contain a uniform Brushed Aluminum natural finish. Finish to be achieved utilizing specially formulated abrasives in a multi-pass, rotary sanding operation.

Powder Coat Finish

Coating material will be a thermosetting polyester AAMA 2604 Super Durable powder electrostatically applied, oven cured and bonded in a closed loop, automated system. Minimum thickness of finish will be two (2) mils. Hapco’s Powder Coat Finish Warranty on aluminum poles is five (5) years.

Finish Options
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Pole Shaft Warranty

Hapco warrants its aluminum pole assemblies for their lifetime to be free of defects in material and workmanship.

Hapco Lifetime Pole Assembly Warranty
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Specification Drawings – RSA No Arm Beehive Base

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Pole HeightProduct No.Butt DiaWall ThicknessOld Product No.