How wide is an ACO drain?

ACO MultiDrain® PPD 1m constant depth channel elements are available in 3 widths: 100mm, 150mm and 200mm.

Can ACO drains be laid level?

A common misconception is the belief that a slope is needed for water to drain effectively. However, this is not necessary. As long as the channel is laid flat and level, the water will be able to flow, providing the outlet is below the level of the channel.

What does ACO drain stand for?

ACO Drainage, Channel Drainage or Linear Drainage is a method of draining surface water from hard surfaces such as tarmac or paving, using a long narrow drain covered by a grating which drains water along its entire length.

What is A15 drainage channel?

A15 channel drains are designed for pedestrian use and use as pavement drainage, driveway drainage and garden drainage as they can hold a maximum of 1.5 tonnes of weight. Driveway channel drains and garden drainage channels are designed specifically to be thin, aesthetically pleasing and as non-intrusive as possible.

How do you fit an ACO drainage channel?

How to install an ACO drain

  1. Step 1: Prepare the area. Excavate a neat trench at the installation site to the depth and width of your chosen ACO drain.
  2. Step 2: Lay a firm base.
  3. Step 3: Prepare the ACO Drain outlet.
  4. Step 4: Assemble the components.
  5. Step 5: Prepare for backfilling.
  6. Step 6: Complete the installation of ACO Drain.

What fall for ACO drain?

For such relatively smooth drainage fittings, a fall of 1:100 is adequate.

How much does an ACO drain cost?

The average cost for a ACO drain is £189. You are likely to spend between £20 and £480 total. Exact price may vary depending on your area and project details. ACO drains are specifically designed channels or gullies that filter excess water around your home exterior and therefore prevent flooding.

How much does an ACO Drain cost?

Do you seal ACO Drain?

Once the assembly has been connected, mask along the grates, ensuring it covers the entire length of the run. The ACO drain can then be lowered into the trench and sealed to the drainpipe before packing it to the correct level.

Do ACO drains need a trap?

Underground Drainage. The Aco Drive Drain system is a surface drain. Consequently, some underground drainage needs to be installed to connect the Aco Drive Drain to the existing drainage system. It is good practice to use a fitting referred to as a P-trap to link the Aco Drive Drain to the rest of the drain system.

How big is an ACO raindrain channel drainer?

ACO RainDrain has a full set of accessories available to provide a wide variety of quick and professional installations. Dimensions. Length: 1000mm Width: 118mm Depth: 97mm Invert: 87mm Weight: 7.38kgs

What kind of material is an ACO drain system made of?

ACO Drain systems consist of manufactured modular trench drains made from stainless steel, corrosion resistant polymer concrete, or fiberglass, together with grates from a variety of materials for all loading applications.

How to calculate the length of an ACO drain?

1. Proposed trench length Look at the image to the right. 2. Catchment area length 3. Catchment area width 4. Rainfall intensity 5. Design storm period 6. Pavement material 7. Required discharge 8. Longitudinal pavement slope 9. Angle of approach to trench 10.

How many soakaway crates do I need for ACO raindrain?

ACO RainDrain has a full set of accessories available to provide a wide variety of quick and professional installations. There are no product documents to show. How many soakaway crates do I need?