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TIMBERG

We are the leading supplier of treated wooden poles.

Our eucalyptus poles are used for overhead transmission and telephone lines. We also supply poles for building, fencing and agricultural applications.

Top Quality and Service
Dedicated transport fleet
Exporter of the year

About us

In the South African market we serve customers such as Electrical Contractors, Power Utility Companies, Municipalities, Retailers and Farmers. Our poles comply with relevant standards, including SANS754, SANS457-3, ESKOM DSP34-1647 & ISO9001:2015 requirements. Approximately 70% of our products are destined for export to countries such as Botswana, Mozambique, Tanzania, Kenya, Malawi, Zambia and Namibia. We have also exported to Ethiopia, Madagascar, DCR, Lesotho, Angola, Europe and the Middle East.

With our dedicated fleet of trucks we can deliver wooden transmission poles up to 22 meters in length to our local and export clients. We pride ourselves in quality service from pre-sales stage through to on time delivery.

Our timber is sourced internally from our own plantations and from external commercially grown plantations that comply to FSC standards.

Timberg is the front runner in the industry with regard to quality and service. The manufacturing, quality assurance, testing and research resources of Timberg are of a world-class standard. Timberg has been nominated several times by the Johannesburg Chamber of Commerce as Exporter of the Year for its excellent service towards development of Africa.

Products

TRANSMISSION & UTILITY POLES

Specifications
SIZE
SIZE:

1 – 24 METRES

MINIMUM TOP DIAMETER
MINIMUM TOP DIAMETER

32 -300 MM

SPECIES
SPECIES

EUCALYPTUS

STRENGTH
STRENGTH

50 – 75

Specifications
Treatment Creosote or CCA
Penetration Depth 15 mm minimum
Minimum depth of Sapwood 15 mm
Minimum depth of preservative impregnation 15 mm
Method of Marking Aluminium Plate with ACT SANS logo
Minimum Net Preservative Retention 115kg/m³ & 20kg/m³
Impregnation Treatment Method Creosote or CCA, Full Cell (Bethel)
Modulus of Elasticity 11000N/mm²
Seasoning Kiln or Air Dry
Average Weight of Pole According to size
Canti-lever & Mid-point Loading As per SANS:754 and SANS:457-3
Certification
SANS754
SANS457-3
SANS1288
ACT
ESKOM DSP34-1647
Accreditation
ISO9001:2015
Merchandising
Gang nails Pole Caps
Drilling Colour Coding
Labelling Wire Binding
Slant Cut

SPECIFICATIONS

Timberg poles conform to the following standards:
Accreditation
ISO9001:2015 Quality Management System-Requirements

 

Certification
SANS754 Eucalyptus Poles, Cross arms and Spacers for Power Distribution & Communication systems
SANS457-3 Wooden Poles, Droppers, Guardrail Posts and Spacer blocks Part 3: Hardwood species
SANS1288 Preservative treated timber
ACT African Certification & Testing approved to wood and wood products EAC 6 NACE16, manufactured in compliance with SANS754, SANS457-3 and SANS1288
ESKOM DSP34-1647 National Specification for Creosote treated wooden poles, Cross-arms & Spacer blocks

We encourage our clients to visit our factory. Certification and validation of our products and quality processes may also be done by client representatives such as SGS.

A, B & C

Does NOT Comply

E, F, G, H & I

Does Comply

specifications

TRANSPORT

Transport

Timberg have a dedicated fleet of Trucks (some equipped with cranes) with highly skilled Driver’s and are able to deliver poles to all destinations in South Africa as well as most destinations in Africa. Our Logistics department have trained staff who are capable of ensuring fast efficient (road or rail) cross-border deliveries as well as Shipment of poles to any destination Globally.

Please contact our Sales Team for any enquiries.