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Frequently Asked Questions

For civil infrastructure projects, a wide range of trench drain systems can be used depending on the project requirements.

These trench drains are either monolithic with non-removable grates or can be accessible with removable lockable grates.

ACO offers a dedicated range of trench drains for roads & highways; rail, bus, truck stops, bridges & tunnels, seaports and container terminals

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ACO offers dedicated ranges of trench drains for airside or landside of the terminal buildings These innovative solutions are proven systems that can meet the extreme demands of airports.

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Trench drains in roads and motorways are used to remove surface water quickly to eliminate aquaplaning and reduce splashing. Trench drains are often used in lieu of conventional kerb inlet pits to offer continuous linear drainage in limited construction depth areas

ACO offers a dedicate range of trench drains for road, highways and motorways.

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Pit spacing depends on the catchment hydraulics and topography of the road being drained. Pits are integrated in trench drains so that as a system, they can provide continuous drainage.

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Highly specialised drains are needed for the water management of track infrastructure. These drains are developed to suit grooved rails and track slabs.

ACO offers a dedicated range of trench drains for light rail projects

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Wharves and docks provide the most challenging environments for any pavement elements and trench drains must be integrated carefully into the slab.

ACO offers a dedicated range of trench drains for sea port pavements.

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