Steel Sign Post - U Channel, Round and Square Types

Steel sign post is widely used in the public events, outdoors, street, park and other places for guidance and warning. In different applications and using conditions, you should choose different types of steel sign post for maximum security and economical. Here are several types of steel sign posts, you can browse them and find the perfect one suitable for you.

U channel sign post

Two sign boards are mounted onto the green color U channel sign post.
SP-01: U-channel sign post is widely used to secure and mount the warming tip sign boards.

U channel sign post is the most widely used sign post type. It is made of high quality steel, which is accord with ASTM A1011 Grade 50, ASTM A-653. The high quality material supplies high strength to be used in the outdoor applications. The U channel sign post is commonly galvanized or baked enamel treated to improve the corrosion and rust resistance and extend service life.

Posts are pre-drilled with 3/8" diameter holes along the post surface with 1" on center spacing. The pre-drilled holes make it easy to mount sign properly.

The U channel has a smooth top end and a tapered bottom end. The flat top end is convenient for hammering the sign post and the tapered bottom end for easy and fast installation into ground.

The U channel sign post can be divided into lightweight, heavy duty and extra heavy duty types. These have different sheet thickness, post structure and post weight and can be used in different applications.

A green color baked enamel U channel post on the white background.
SP-02: Green color U channel sign post.
A hot dipped galvanized U channel post on the white background.
SP-03: Hot dipped galvanized U channel sign post.
A black color baked enamel U channel post on the white background.
SP-04: Black color U channel sign post.

Lightweight U channel sign post – most economical type

Lightweight U channel sign post is the most economical and can be used for supporting lighter signs in temporary applications. It is not suitable for supporting heavier signs in high winds or permanent applications.

Specifications of lightweight U channel sign post

  • Material: high quality steel sheet.
  • Surface treatment: galvanized or baked enamel.
  • Sheet thickness: 14 gauge.
  • Weight: 1.12 lbs. per feet.
  • Length: 4', 5', 6', 7' and 8'.
  • Hole diameter: 3/8".
  • Hole spacing: 1".
A green color baked enamel lightweight U channel sign post on the white background.
SP-05: Lightweight U channel sign post.
A cross section of lightweight U channel sign post and detailed data.
SP-06: lightweight U channel sign post drawing.

Heavy duty U channel steel sign post – most popular type

Heavy duty steel sign post is the most popular and widely used type. It is maintenance free and easy to mount. The heavy duty steel sign post has almost double weight of lightweight steel sign post, which can be used for heavier sign board and in harsh conditions and weather.

Specifications of heavy duty sign post

  • Material: high quality steel sheet.
  • Surface treatment: galvanized or baked enamel.
  • Sheet thickness: 11 gauge.
  • Weight: 2.0 lbs. per feet.
  • Length: 7', 8', 9', 10', 11' and 12'.
  • Hole diameter: 3/8".
  • Hole spacing: 1".
A black baked enamel color heavy duty U channel sign post on the white background.
SP-07: Heavy duty U channel post.
A cross section of heavy duty U channel post and detailed data.
SP-08: Heavy duty U channel sign post drawing.

Super heavy duty U channel steel sign post – most stable type

Super heavy duty U channel steel sign post is the most stable type. The heavy weight of steel sign post can supply maximum tensile strength. It is an alternative choice for square sign post and round sign post. The super heavy duty U channel steel sign post is widely used in extremely harsh environments and conditions for permanent sign mounting applications.

Specifications of super heavy duty U channel steel sign post

  • Material: high quality steel sheet.
  • Surface treatment: galvanized or baked enamel.
  • Sheet thickness: 10 gauge.
  • Weight: 3.0 lbs. per feet.
  • Length: 7', 8', 9', 10', 11' and 12'.
  • Hole diameter: 3/8".
  • Hole spacing: 1".
A black baked enamel color super heavy duty U channel sign post on the white background.
SP-09: Super heavy duty U channel post.
A cross section of super heavy duty U channel post and detailed data.
SP-10: Super heavy duty U channel sign post drawing.

Features of U channel steel sign post

  • Corrosion and rust resistance. The galvanized or baked enamel surface treatment can supply excellent corrosion and rust resistance.
  • High tensile strength. The high quality steel sheet have high tensile strength to be used in the high wind environments.
  • Easy to mount. There are several round holes along the post surface, which is convenient and fast to install the sign boards.
  • Different standard for choice. Lightweight, heavy duty and extra heavy duty types are widely used in temporary or permanent applications.
  • Tapered bottom end is easy to dig into the ground.
  • Flat top end is easy to hammer the post into the ground.
  • Maintenance free. It can save maintenance cost during several years.
  • Durable and service life. The U channel steel sign post is robust to be used for a long period in perfect condition.
A top detail of U channel sign post on the white background.
SP-11: Flat top is easy to hammer into the ground.
A bottom detail of U channel sign post on the white background.
SP-12: Tapered bottom is easy to dig into the ground.

Round steel sign post

Different from square sign post or U channel sign post, which has pre-drilled holes along the post surface. The round sign post has a smooth post surface, which is regard as the simple but robust type of sign post. The round post is also a economical choice with low cost and wide range of applications. It is widely used in street, traffic, public events and other places to support the warning or guidance sign boards.

Round pipe sign post is made of high quality steel pipe with hot dipped galvanized surface treatment for excellent corrosion and rust resistance performance. 2-3/8" outer diameter can be suitable for most of mounting hardware. The round pipe sign post can be made into any desired height and angle to suit different applications. Additional, the sign board can be bolted directly onto the post or clamped to the outside of post.

A detailed clamp and an installation drawing on the white background.
SP-13: IA-01 type accessory and installation method.
A detail double round clamp and an installation drawing on the white background.
SP-14: IA-02 type accessory and installation method.
A detail of IA-03 bracket and an installation drawing on the white background.
SP-15: IA-03 type bracket and installation method.
A detail of IA-04 bracket and an installation drawing on the white background.
SP-16: IA-04 type bracket and installation method.
A detail of IA-05 bracket and an installation drawing on the white background.
SP-17: IA-05 type bracket and installation method.
A detail of IA-06 bracket and an installation drawing on the white background.
SP-18: IA-06 type bracket and installation method.
A round sign post with pedestrian crossing sign on the road.
SP-19: Round steel sign post is widely used for supporting guidance sign posts.

Specifications of round pipe sign post

  • Material: high quality steel pipe meets ASTM A1011 Grade 50, ASTM A-653.
  • Pipe diameter: 2-3/8".
  • Pipe thickness: 14 gauge or 16 gauge.
  • Height: 5' to 12'.
  • Surface treatment: hot dipped galvanized, powder coated or painted.

Features of round pipe sign post

  • Simple structure. There is not pre-drilled holes along the post surface.
  • Easy installation and uninstallation. We can supply various clamps or clips for mounting the sign board.
  • Economical. The round pipe sign post is more economical than the square sign post.
  • Corrosion and rust resistance. The hot dipped galvanized surface treatment can supply excellent corrosion and rust resistance.
  • High strength. The high quality steel pipe has high strength to withstand the high wind or external forces.
  • Durable and long service life. The excellent corrosion and rust performance and high strength make the round sign post a durable life.
  • Painting or warning stickers can be added. We can paint the round sign post or attach the stickers onto the post for warning and reminding.

Square steel sign post

Two square sign post are supporting the guidance sign.
SP-20: Square sign post is widely used for traffic sign supporting.

Square sign post is the most flexible and stable type among all the steel sign post. It features superior torsional stability and telescoping ability. Made of high quality square pipe, which meets the ASTM A1011 Grade 50, ASTM A-653 standard. The square pipe sign post will be hot dipped galvanized or painted to improve the corrosion and rust resistance performance. Additional, the painted sign post is colorful to warn and remind people or blend with surrounding environments.

Different types of square pipe sign post

The square pipe sign post has various types according to the structure and surface. Just refer to them and choose which one is best for you.

A galvanized standard square steel sign post on the white background.
SP-21: Standard square steel sign post.
A galvanized telescoping square steel sign post on the white background.
SP-22: Telescoping square steel sign post.
Several bundles of non-perforated square steel sign posts on the ground.
SP-23: Non-perforated square steel sign post.
Several bundles of perforated square steel sign posts on the ground.
SP-24: Perforated square steel sign post.
Several bundles of galvanized square sign posts on the ground.
SP-25: Galvanized square sign post.
Several bundles of white color square sign posts on the ground.
SP-26: Powder coating square sign post.
A square steel sign post is embedded into the grassland.
SP-27: Embedded in type.
A square steel sign post is concreted in the ground.
SP-28: Concrete in type.
A square steel sign post with signs is bolted down to the concrete ground.
SP-29: Bolt down type.
  • According to the structure
    • Standard square pipe sign post. Similar to the round post and U channel post, it has the fixed height when it is produced. When you purchase the standard square pipe, you should know the detailed application and accurate height and tell us. We will customize your desired post.
    • Telescoping square pipe sign post. It features flexible structure. No matter you need what height of the sign post, this types square sign post can satisfy your requirements. Just bolt the post at the suitable holes to get your desired sign post height. This type of square sign post is suitable for the perforated square pipe only.
  • According to the post surface
    • Perforated surface. The square post will be pre-drilled several holes evenly along the four sides of the square post. This design make the square sign post is easy to mount. And you can choose where you want to posit the sign board.
    • Non-perforated surface. This design is similar to the round pipe sign post, which should use the clips or clamps to fix and mount sign board. We can supply various accessories for mounting your sign boards at the square posts.
  • According to different surface treatment
    • Hot dipped galvanized. The hot dipped galvanized surface treatment can supply bright surface and excellent corrosion and rust resistance performance.
    • Powder coating. We can make the sign post into different colors, including white, green, yellow and other colors can be customized according to customers' requirements.
  • According to different fixation type
    • Embedded in. The square steel sign post is widely used in the soil and soft grounds.
    • Concrete in. It is suitable for the hard surface. Dig holes and put the sign post in and then pour the concrete in to fix the sign post.
    • Bolt down. It is widely used in the concrete, brick and other hard surface and ground. Just place the sign post on the suitable place and fix the sign post with bolts and nuts by tools.

Specifications of steel sign post

  • Material: high quality steel pipe.
  • Surface treatment: hot dipped galvanized and powder coating.
  • Color: white, blue, yellow, green and other colors based on RAL.
  • Post size: 1.5" × 1.5", 1.75" × 1.75", 2" × 2", 2.25" × 2.25", 2.5" × 2.5".
  • Post thickness: 12 gauge or 14 gauge.
  • Hole diameter: 7/16".
  • Length: 8', 10', 12' 14' and 24' for choice.

Features of square steel sign post

  • Can mount your signs at all four sides.
  • Easy installation. Just mount your signs at the square steel sign post with bolts and nuts.
  • Smooth surface. There is no any burrs on the surface, holes and ends of the sign post.
  • Excellent corrosion and rust resistance. The steel sign post has galvanized or powder coating surface treatment to improve the anti-corrosion performance.
  • Standard or telescoping type to satisfy different height requirements.
  • Different fixation type. Embedded in, concrete in, bolt down and breakaway types to suit different application and using condition.

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