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Gabions & Reno Mattresses

GABIONS:

Gabions are cages which are engineered from double twisted hexagonal woven steel wire mesh. Delivered flat-packed, our gabions are assembled and then filled with stones at the project site.

There are numerous uses for these modular units and are typically used to form flexible, permeable and monolithic structures such as retaining walls, channel linings, hydraulic control structures and erosion protection. They are increasingly being used in architectural applications as well.

Gabion baskets are made from high-quality steel wire, which is heavily galvanised. An additional protective polymeric coating is also applied for gabions that are to be used in more aggressive environments, or where a longer design life is required. An additional protective polymeric coating is also applied for gabions that are to be used in more aggressive environments, or where a longer design life is required.

 

RENO MATTRESSES:

Reno Mattresses are units manufactured from double twisted hexagonal woven steel wire mesh 6×8 type, made of heavily galvanised wire. Reno mattresses are divided into uniformly portioned cells by internal diaphragms positioned at 1 meter lateral centres; the diaphragms are created by inserting an upright double-mesh fold in the base panel, which improves diaphragm stability during filling operations.

Reno mattresses are filled with stones at the project site to form flexible, permeable, monolithic structures such as river bank protection and channel linings for erosion control projects. In order to reinforce the structure, all mesh panel edges are selvedged with a wire having a greater diameter.

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