Giraffe Pole™ G5 product drawing

Giraffe Pole™ G5 4m – 7m

Base Mounted

Swivelpole™ products are available from all major electrical wholesalers. To find your nearest wholesaler contact us.

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The medium duty G5 Giraffe Pole™ offers single plane operation for safe and controlled lowering of fixtures and equipment in one easy movement. Needing just one person to operate, eliminates the need for any type of elevated work platform.


  • Versatile design suited to commercial, domestic and industrial applications such as roadways, pathways, accommodation villages, Schools, Universities, Prisons, carparks, retirement villages and tennis courts.
  • Australia only.

Features & Benefits

  • Single plane operation for safe and controlled lowering of fixtures and equipment.
  • One-person operation.
  • Locking mechanism with padlock facility.
  • Access panel at convenient height.
  • Optional cage bolt kit and setting template available.
  • Counterweight provision.

Standard Installed Heights (nominal)

  • 4 - 7m


  • Base plate mounted.
  • The Giraffe Pole™ foundations are based on poor soil unless Geotech Report is supplied.

Technical Specifications

Standard Material & Finish

Structural Steel
Hot-dip Galvanised (HG)

Other Materials & Finishes

Powder coated

Manufacturing Standards

AS 4100
AS 1163, Grade 250
AS/NZS 3678-250
AS 1554.1 SP
Hot-dip Galvanising:
AS/NZS 4680

Design Compliance

The Giraffe Pole™ has been developed to meet the design criteria of a range of site conditions, including cyclonic winds. For additional information on our products and product configurations to suit your design compliance needs, please contact us at Site engineers are responsible for determining the relevant design criteria for the site.

Certification & Classification (HG)

Certified Standards:
  • AS/NZ 1170.0
  • AS/NZ 1170.1
  • AS/NZ 1170.2
  • AS 4100

Maximum Combined Fixture Weight

30kg with counterweight,
20kg without counterweight

Quality Assurance

All Giraffe Pole™ products are manufactured and/or assembled to comply with a prescribed QMS based on ISO 9001 world standards.


The gSwivel™ product range is protected by patents and registered designs worldwide including U.S. Patent No 6957832 and International patent WO2017024348 and can only be sold and or manufactured under licence granted by Swivelpole™ Patent Pty Ltd. All rights reserved.


5 year limited warranty
  • All equipment and goods are warranted by the seller to be free from defects in material and workmanship for five (5) years from the date of shipment. Normal wear of equipment or goods, equipment or goods which are misused, abused, or damaged, or not used in accordance with the seller’s instructions are excluded in this warranty. No warranty shall apply, or responsibility be taken for any modifications, alterations or additions to the standard product design. This includes exceeding recommended maximum weights for any fittings or exceeding the installed height.

    No warranty shall apply on the zinc aluminium or hot-dip galvanised finishes, where the product is exposed to caustic chemical contact or extreme chemical environments.

    Optional material finish of Powder Coating is completed by third parties and whilst all care is taken by SwivelpoleTM, warranty is limited to the (12) months Supplier’s standard warranty. This warranty does not apply to equipment or goods which are misused, abused or damaged or not used in accordance with seller’s instructions. Normal wear of equipment or goods are excluded in this warranty. All care should be taken for the longevity of the powder coat finish.

  • Equipment or goods not manufactured by the seller but supplied through the seller shall carry the warranty of the original manufacturer. The seller’s sole liability under this warranty shall be limited to either replacing or repairing without charge, at its factory or elsewhere at its discretion, any equipment or goods not meeting this warranty, or at seller’s option, refunding the purchase price. The seller shall in no event be liable for any other direct or any special indirect or consequential damages of any kind under this contract or otherwise.
★ subject to change without notice


  • Swivelpole™ Giraffe Pole™ products are designed for installation at Ground-Level in accordance with AS1170.2 and AS4100
  • Foundation sizes have been prepared for generic soil conditions. The design solutions provided are uncertified and may not be suitable for the site-specific soil conditions that exist on a particular site. The sizes are provided for demonstration of mounting solutions purposes and are not to be used for Construction. As each site contains its own unique soil characteristics, the customer should consult appropriately qualified engineers for the site conditions and foundation requirements.