Durable FILCOTEN concrete drainage channels

The drainage channel offers the excellent properties of FILCOTEN HPC (High Performance Concrete) and supplements them with additional safety aspects. The anchor pockets on the sides of the linear channel provide a safe hold in the concrete bed. Due to the special construction of the galvanized steel, cast iron or stainless steel frames, the grilles can be attached easily and safely. Adjacent cover surfaces can be optimally attached to the side of the edge profile. In the BG-FILCOTEN® series, the linear gutter is also available with a lower total height. The system can withstand loads up to class F 900 (according to EN 1433).

Building materials

The high-quality concrete FILCOTEN® HPC (High Performance Concrete) is a material that combines excellent technical properties with durability. The optimized high-density structure of the HPC allows the construction of drains in a very stable lightweight construction - but what makes it unique is the idea behind it. The idea is unique - the result is revolutionary. The engineers wanted to create a linear flume that combines two extremes: maximum performance and minimal impact on the environment. Thanks to intensive development work, they have achieved their goal. Linear gutter FILCOTEN® HPC combines this contrast and is therefore unique on the market.

FILCOTEN concrete is the material of the future

FILCOTEN concrete is the material of the future when it comes to drainage channels. This is due to the many benefits it offers. This makes it extremely strong and stable, which means it lasts a long time and requires little maintenance. In addition, FILCOTEN concrete is resistant to chemicals and extreme temperatures, making it also suitable for industrial applications. Another major advantage of Filcoten concrete is that it is easy to install. This saves time and money during the construction of, for example, a road or parking lot. It also has good water drainage, which is important to prevent flooding during heavy rainfall. Finally, FILCOTEN concrete is versatile in use. It can be used in various situations, such as the drainage of a terrace or street. It is also possible to install a concrete gutter with a grid, which provides a beautiful finish and extra safety. All in all, FILCOTEN concrete is an excellent choice when it comes to drainage channels. Its strong properties, good water drainage and versatility make it a material that will only be used more and more in the future.

Excellent technical properties combined with durability.

An important property of FILCOTEN® HPC is that it is UV-resistant. This means that the color of the concrete will not change due to exposure to the sun. This ensures that the drain always looks neat and tidy. In addition, the concrete has a long lifespan. The material is resistant to weather influences and will not wear out or damage quickly. This means the drain will last for years without the need for repairs. FILCOTEN® HPC also has a high load capacity. This means that the drainage channel can support a lot of weight without breaking or deforming. This makes the material very suitable for use in, for example, parking garages or on industrial sites. Finally, the concrete is resistant to chemicals. This makes the material suitable for use in, for example, laboratories or factories where hazardous substances are used. In addition, the drain gutter is easy to install, making installation of the gutter quick and efficient.

Different sizes and shapes

Different sizes and shapes of FILCOTEN concrete drainage channels There are different sizes and shapes available when it comes to FILCOTEN concrete drainage channels. For example, monolithic, U-shaped and ribbed (for parking garage) gutters are available. In addition, different widths and depths are also available, so that a suitable drain can be found for every situation. Standard dimensions Standard dimensions are also available for concrete drainage channels. These dimensions are based on the average needs of households and businesses. For example, drain channels with a width of 100 mm to 400 mm are available. In addition, there are also drainage channels with a depth of 135 mm to 535 mm. Connection options with other drainage systems It is possible to connect concrete drainage channels to other drainage systems. For example, a connection can be made to the sewer or to an infiltration system. This allows rainwater to be drained efficiently. FILCOTEN concrete gutter with grate FILCOTEN is a brand name for concrete drain gutters with a specially designed shape. This shape ensures that the water is drained quickly and efficiently. These concrete gutters are also available with a grid. This grid ensures that leaves and other debris do not end up in the drain and it does not become clogged.

Material FILCOTEN concrete

The material FILCOTEN concrete is an excellent choice for a concrete drainage channel. It has several advantages that make it suitable for this application. The material is durable and wear-resistant, meaning it lasts a long time and requires little maintenance. In addition, FILCOTEN concrete is lightweight yet strong, making it easy to handle during installation. It is therefore also easy to install. In short, FILCOTEN concrete is a versatile material that is perfect for a concrete drainage channel.

Applications

Driveways, parking lots and garden paths are common applications for concrete drains. These gutters ensure that water is drained efficiently, so that no puddles form and the site remains safely accessible. Concrete gutter with grate is a popular choice due to the durability and strength of the material. FILCOTEN is a brand specialized in concrete drainage channels and offers different types that are suitable for various applications. Concrete drains are also widely used for industrial applications, for example in factory halls where a lot of water is used. In inner-city areas, concrete drains are often used in the construction of roads and sidewalks to prevent flooding and ensure the safety of pedestrians and cyclists. In short, the concrete drainage channel is a versatile solution for various applications.

 

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Technology

 

Minimal weight

Maximum Robustness

Resistant to extreme temperatures and UV light

  • FILCOTEN® HPC enables a lightweight construction
  • quick and easy installation
  • dimensionally stable and robust concrete elements
  • highest stability and durability
  • high compressive strength, far exceeding the requirements of EN1433
  • highest resistance to frost and road salt
  • UV resistant

Refractory

Perfect connection with concrete bed

High drainage capacity

  • Building material non-flammable - class A1
  • so no harmful smoke development
  • ideal coefficient of expansion, identical to the concrete environment
  • low water absorption and penetration depth
  • smooth channel surface for high drainage performance and best self-cleaning effect

 

Sustainability

 

Verified Life Cycle Assessment

Sustainable production

Resources are fully conserved

  • more ecological transparency, according to ISO 14040/14044 or EN 15804
  • perfect for sustainable construction projects
  • Production with 100% green energy
  • resource-saving manufacturing process
  • 100% recyclable, certified
  • Quality class UA (certified by the Bautechnische Versuchs und Forschungsanstalt Salzburg)

 

Certified sustainability and low emissions
  • Certified environmental and energy management according to ISO 14001 or 50001 at the Oberwang / AT location
  • Certified building biology material that meets the strict test criteria of the Institute for Building Biology Rosenheim (IBR) with regard to heavy metals, VOCs, biocides and radioactivity, styrene-free

 

FILCOTEN® HPC, environmentally friendly without BTEX substances

An environmental certificate has been issued by the IBR (Institut fur Baubiologie Rosenheim) for the BG-FILCOTEN® grid gutter. The building material FILCOTEN® HPC does not contain any BTEX substances. BTEX stands for Benzene, Toluene, Ethylbenzene and Xylenes

FILCOTEN® HPC is a building material composed of fiber concrete C60/75. Compared to classic concrete channels of type M, the weight saving of 70% provides advantages in transport and handling. The biggest advantage is that the FILCOTEN® HPC grid gutter has the dimensions and approximately the same weight as a drain gutter made of polymer concrete, but does not contain the so-called chemical BTEX substances.

 

Gutter types M & I in accordance with NEN EN 1433

A European harmonized standard, NEN EN 1433, applies to line drainage.
Various gutter types are described in this standard.
A distinction is made between gutter elements that must be installed without a foundation and concrete casing (gutter type I) and those with a concrete foundation and casing (gutter type M).
Many of the gutter systems supplied in the Netherlands are of the so-called type M.
In contrast to type I, installation of type M must be carried out carefully. Each supplier refers to the relevant installation instructions.
In fact, the drainage channel is only suitable for the specified traffic load when it is covered with the prescribed quality and quantity of concrete.
The use of gutter type I saves considerably on installation time and the load capacity is no longer dependent on installation with concrete.
By means of a so-called DoP statement and a marking on each gutter element, you can immediately see which type it is.

 
 
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