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1

Why are Gatic Civil Drainage becoming a significant supplier in the market?

Filcoten channel drainage offers many advantages over polymer concrete channel, and is environmentally friendly.

2

What is the most popular type of channel drain in the UK?

Resin-based polymer concrete channel

3

Why is FILCOTEN called the most innovative channel drain in the UK?

Filcoten channel drain is one of the strongest and most environmentally friendly channel, manufactured with 100% green energy.

4

Who would use FILCOTEN channel drainage products?

Ground workersCivil engineersSpecialist petrol filling station contractorsHousebuildersLandscapersUtility companies

5

What is FILCOTEN channel drain used for?

To drain car parks, transport yards, pedestrian areas and superstore carparks of surface water

6

Who manufactures and supplies FILCOTEN channel drain?

Gatic Civil Drainage

7

FILCOTEN channel drain is manufactured using energy from renewable sources.How much of the energy requirements for manufacturing comes from hydropower?

Hydropower accounts for 86% of the energy requirements for manufacturing.

8

Why are the environmentally friendly credentials of FILCOTEN channel drain important for developers and contractors?

There is increasing pressure and new legislation to use environmentally friendly and recyclable products in projects

9

What are the accessories that complete the FILCOTEN channel drain range?

Sump unitsSilt bucketsEnd caps/outletsAnti-vandalism locking devicesGratings (including mesh, slotted and heelsafe)

10

For channel drain applications, what do we mean by an infrequently trafficked area?

Places where traffic may occasionally travel over

11

What is the width of FILCOTEN SELF channel drain?

100mm

12

What type of locking system does FILCOTEN SELF use?

Snap on locking system

13

FILCOTEN SELF has a galvanised steel and ductile iron grating options. What are their loading classes?

Galvanised Steel - A15Ductile Iron - B125

14

What applications is FILCOTEN SELF suitable for?

Domestic dutyHousing applicationsCar parksPedestrian areas

15

What is the width of FILCOTEN TEC?

100mm

16

What type of locking system does FILCOTEN TEC use?

A 4 point snap on locking system

17

What kind of grating does the FILCOTEN TEC have?

A ductile iron heelsafe grate

18

What applications is FILCOTEN TEC suitable for?

Medium dutyCommercials applicationsCar parksPedestrian areas

19

What widths are available for the cast iron FILCOTEN PRO G?

100mm150mm200mm300mm

20

What widths are available for the galvanised steel FILCOTEN PRO V?

100mm150mm200mm

21

What loading classes are suitable for FILCOTEN PRO V or PRO G?

C250D400E600F900

22

What applications is FILCOTEN PRO suitable for?

Heavy dutyIndustrial applicationsFactoriesWarehousingCar parks

23

What are FILCOTEN channels made from?

Cement bonded fibre composites

24

How are the FILCOTEN channels moulded?

Using anchoring ribs

25

What advantage does the cement bonded fibre composites give to FILCOTEN channels?

Immense strength, and a strong bond when installed with a concrete surround

26

Why are FILCOTEN products one of the strongest channels in the UK?

When installed, the channel bonds with the cement surround creating a strong structure.

27

Why are FILCOTEN products suitable for fuel storage / forecourt applications?

Non-flammable, and have a high compression strength

28

What prevents the FILCOTEN from cracking and shrinking?

The thermal expansion properties of the fibre composite material and bond between concrete surround

29

What are the 5 main non-environmental advantages of using FILCOTEN products?

Non flammableHigh compressive strengthDoesn’t break easilyLong service lifeTemperature, frost and UV-resistant

30

What does a customer usually mean if they ask for "Aco channel"?

Regular drainage channelsACO is a popular brand name for channel drain, but is often an inferior product choice for the project.

31

True or false: FILCOTEN systems require a built in fall or decline.

FalseThere is very little hydraulic advantage with FILCOTEN channels, water is distributed evenly.

32

When with a customer, what are the five key questions that need to be asked for channel drain?

Channel width and depthType of trafficking it will receivePreferred grating typeWhen is the product requiredOrder to place or a tender

33

What is the standard for drainage channels in vehicular and pedestrian areas?

BS EN 1433:2002

34

Classification, design and testing requirements for channel drainage come under what standard?

BS EN 1433:2002

35

What is the standard for gully tops, gratings and manhole covers for vehicular and pedestrian areas?

BS EN 124:1994