POLYCAST® 500 Series

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Polycast 500 Series


The POLYCAST® 500 Series is Hubbell’s low profile drainage system.  with 1.75″ deep interior (2.5” overall), the 500 Series’

polymer concrete channels are shallow enough to be used in raised concrete platforms such as parking garages and concrete patios.  Drain channels come standard in 48″ lengths and have 4″ bottom recesses for drill out locations and bottom outlet pipe connection.  Only solid end caps are available for such a shallow system.

The 500 Series shallow drainage system is 6.25″ wide (OD) and uses 5.25″ wide grates.  Channels are available in polyester resin for standard drainage applications or vinyl ester for high temperature or chemical resistant applications.

Polycast 500
Cheat Sheet

Channel Length:              4 feet (48″)
Channel Width (OD) :      6.25″
Channel Width (ID) :        4.25″
Inlet Depth:                      1.75″
Depth (OD) :                    2.5″
Outlet Sizes:                    4″ bottom

POLYCAST® 500 Catalog
Full POLYCAST® Catalog
POLYCAST® Installation Guide
POLYCAST® Corrosion Resistance
POLYCAST® 500 Grating Specifications
DURAGUARD® Frame Specifications 
HARDNOSE 700 Specifications

Edge Protection

For higher load requirements ranging from C-F, Polycast offers channel edge protector rails and frames.  Polyguard edge rails, which come in galvanized and stainless steel, are recommended for 500 Series applications seeing frequent delivery truck traffic.

Edge Protectors also give a professional clean, finished appearance to your drainage installation. See options

End Caps

Solid end caps are used to enclose the openings of the channel. They come with a male and female side that can be used on either end of the channel. Buy online

Grate Options

POLYCAST® grates are available in numerous patterns and with load ratings ranging from pedestrian to heavy forklift traffic.  This system offers fiberglass, cast iron, ductile iron and galvanized and stainless steel grating options to meet the project’s requirements. Click for all grate options

Frame Options

The Duraguard series frame are recommended for use with reinforced slotted and perforated grating due to lack of drainage clearance. They are a heavy duty frame made from HDPE, is offered for paved areas with delivery truck or forklift traffic. The HARDNOSE cast iron frame is recommended for any load rating above Class D. It is made from cast iron and protects the 500 Series channel from harsh traffic environments such as forklifts, industrial equipment and construction vehicles. Click to view options

Typical Applications

  • Multi Level Garages
  • Parking Lots
  • Elevated Slabs
  • Hotels
  • Swimming Pools
  • Decks and Patios
  • Grocery Stores

500 Series Trench Drain System Details

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