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The various types of grating explained

Based upon where you are from, different countries have different terms for "storm drain".


Accordingly to Wikipedia, a storm drain is largely a tunnel that carry runoffs (rain) from urban areas. For a layman, it helps to think along the line of sewage system that works beneath our cities.


In america, this is actually commonly known as "storm drain" or "storm sewer".


In great britan, this is often called "surface water drain" or "surface water sewer".




In Australia and New Zealand, it is typically referred to as "stormwater drain".


And there it is, when you hear someone mentioning "storm drain", "storm sewer", "surface water drain","surface water sewer" and "stormwater drain", congratulations, you know they mean the same thing.


Functions of storm drain include water grates for drainage draining excess water (rain or storm water) and ground water from pavement, streets and carparks into rivers and streams to protect yourself tree grille from flooding.


Although storm drains accomplish a amazing job of draining excess water from the urban areas, the inlets are essentially openings where left uncovered could be a hazard to pedestrians. Left uncovered, rubbish will go into the storm drains and cause choking which can eventually end up with flooding.


In order to ensure storm drains serve drainage grates for driveway their purposes while minimizing the dangers posed to pedestrians and to prevent choking of the drains, drain covers (gratings) are used to cover the garage floor drain covers inlets (openings) of the storm drains to accomplish the two purposes.


At Jonite, we focus on steel reinforced drain covers (gratings) for your storm drains while preserving the aesthetic aspects of the architecture around the drain covers.




What is a channel drain?


A channel drain is basically exactly the same thing like a trench drain. The fact is, there are several names including line drain, slot drain, linear drain or strip drain which all mean the exact same object.


A channel drain (trench drain) is a type of floor drain that features a channel shaped body characterized by its long length and narrow width.


Channel drains (trench drains) tend to be mistaken for french drains. It is crucial to note that french drains aren't the same as channel or trench drains.


With just about any drains, channel drains (trench drains) too demand a cover to serve as a safety precaution and also to prevent large objects from entering the drains which cause choking.


At Jonite, we focus on steel reinforced channel (trench) grates (channel / trench covers) which provides you with the best of steel in its' strength and durability also, the natural outdoor drain grate charm of stone which is unmatched by another material you could find to develop channel (trench) grates.


Find out more about our range of channel grates (trench grates) here.


Link to: http://www.jonite.us/products/channel-grates

03:24:51 pm . 30 Nov 2015
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