Spotlight on ACO Drains

by scott douglas

When it comes to Channel Drains, ACO is a leader in Innovation, Sustainability, Design, Development and Reliability across the Globe.

ACO provides Channel Drainage Solutions suitable for Domestic and Commercial Installation embracing Easy Installation Techniques to Secure Property including Pedestrian Precincts and Driveways.

The Aco Drain Group

The Aco Group was founded in 1946 by Josef-Severin Ahlmann and now employs over four thousand staff in over forty countries.

Aco currently has thirty production sites in fifteen countries.

Channel Drainage Solutions by Aco include Building Drainage, Internal and External Drainage, Landscaping, Sports, Retail, Roads, Airports and Environmental Projects.

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ACO UK

Aco Technologies was established in the UK in 1984 and is based in Bedfordshire.

In the UK, Aco Drainage Solutions include the use of Building Materials such as polymer concrete.

Innovation and Design are integral to Aco, and their wide range of products provide a solution to Rainwater, Surface Water and internal and external Drains.

The ACO Range is suitable for public areas, Domestic Applications, including Garage Thresholds and is Manufactured to provide High Durability and effectiveness.

Aco also provides solutions for Oil Separation and Storm Water Attenuation.

Aco Channel Drain Assurance

Aco Test every Product beyond requirements to ensure each aco drain meets the most demanding and most rigorous performance standards earning BSI Creditations across the range.

Aco Channel Drainage is used on Formula One Circuits across the Globe, meeting the Sport's demands whilst providing Safety for Drivers, personnel, and Visiting Fans.

Drainage prevents the build-up of Surface Water with adequate Drainage Channels laid directly on the entire length of the Track.

Channel Drains

When it comes to Domestic Slot Drainage, the Aco Hexdrain is a Popular Aco Drain commonly used on a House Driveway and Landscape Paving Projects.

Aco Hexdrain

With its High Load Class of fifteen, this Aco Drain can accommodate Pedestrian and Vehicle Traffic and can be positioned on a Property Driveway to provide a Drainage Channel for Surface Water.

A Load Class of Fifteen means Channel Drainage has been tested under a Load of 1.5 Tons, and is therefore suitable for Heavy Domestic Vehicles including 4x4s.

Manufactured from recycled polypropylene, the aco hex drain is a robust Drainage Channel and is Fully Certified to bs en 1433 2002.

This High-Quality Channel Drain is easy to Install and Simply Clips together to accommodate any length of Channel Drainage and can be Purchased with End Caps.

Channel Drainage using Aco Hexdrain Benefits
  • High Load Class Range
  • Easy Installation
  • Connecting Channel Drainage
  • Recycled Materials
  • Black Plastic Grating
  • Friction Fitting
  • Anti Shunt Technology
  • Micro grip Grating Finish
  • Anti Splay Features
  • Can be Cut
  • Micro Grip Surface Finish

Typical Applications

  • Garage Thresholds
  • Pedestrian Precincts
  • Patio Paving and Paths

Slot Drainage Accessories

  • End Caps
  • Sump Unit
  • Outlet Connector
  • Leaf Guard
  • Corner Unit

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Channel Drain Installation

Choose a Level Area to install your Channel Drainage

Dig a Channel for the Drainage using the correct level of Depth and Width and lay a 50mm Concrete Bed.

Use a Line 3mm below the final surface across the channel.

Remove a Knockout in the Drainage Channel to install the Outlet and any Accessories such as a Leafguard.

Aco caps can now be attached to the Drainage ends.

To Connect more than One Channel Drain, slide them into place.

Cut Drainage Channels to size if required.

Now lay your Aco Channel Drainage on your bed of Concrete.

Fill the trench to the required Depth and place your surface back around the Channels.

Install your Channel Drain Grating.

Your Aco Drain is complete providing you with a runoff for Rainwater.

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For more Information on Aco Slot Drainage Installation, watch the easy to follow  video below.

 

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You can also download the ACO Installation Guide, and if you have any further questions, our Technical Experts are on hand to help.

 

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