Drainage Systems

3 Considerations

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There are a multitude of variables to consider when planning drainage systems for manufacturing facilities. Weight loads of any equipment or vehicle traffic is one of the first considerations. Knowing the types of fluids that could potentially flow through the system is also a key factor to planning. Does it need to be sanitary? will there be harsh chemicals, extreme temperatures, or flammable liquids?

In addition to these factors is accessibility. It will be necessary to clean the drain from time to time so getting to it will need to be planned as well.

Knowing how much runoff will occur will help to determine the best trench drain system based upon capacity.

Collect & Direct
What is the purpose of the drain? Is the need to redirect runoff or capture and contain chemicals for safe disposal? Contact our experts to help you plan for your next drainage project.

Material Types
If harsh chemicals and extremes temperatures can negatively impact some trench drain systems. Ensure that you know exactly what will be flowing through the channels.

Dura Slope – HDPE

EconoDrain – Trench Former

600 Series – Polymer Concrete 


Recommendations / Comparisons

Zurn Z886POLYCASTTrench FormerDura Slope
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Load Rating C – F
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Load Class C – F
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Load Rating: A – D
Material: HDPEMaterial: Polymer ConcreteMaterial: (poured concrete)Material: HDPE
Length: 80″Lengths: 24″, 48″Length: 96″Length: 48"
ID: 4″ OD: 6.25″ID: 4″ OD: 6.25″ID: 4″, 6″, 8″, 12″
OD: 6″, 8″, 10″, 14″
ID: 4″ OD: 6″
GPM: 530GPM: 470GPM: 86 – 3,918GPM: 396
Slope: 0.75%Slope: 0.65%Slope: 0.5%Slope: 0.7%
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