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Dec
2
2015

Different types of grateing 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 functions beneath our cities.

In the states, this is actually also known as "storm drain" or "storm sewer".

In great britan, this is actually popularly known as "surface water drain" or "surface water sewer".

In Australia and New Zealand, it is commonly known as "stormwater drain".

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

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Functions of storm drain include draining excess water (rain or storm water) and ground water from pavement, streets and carparks into rivers and streams to counteract flooding.

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

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In order to ensure storm drains serve their purposes while minimizing the risks grates for drains posed to pedestrians and to prevent choking of the drains, drain covers (gratings) are widely-used to cover the inlets (openings) of the storm drains to achieve two purposes.

At Jonite, we concentrate on steel reinforced drain covers (gratings) that cover your storm drains while preserving commercial floor drain covers the aesthetic areas of the architecture around the drain covers.

What is a channel drain?

A channel drain is basically the exact same thing as a trench drain. Actually, there are several names like line drain, slot drain, linear drain or strip drain which all small drain cover refer to commercial drain covers the exact same object.

A channel drain (trench drain) is a kind of floor drain which has a channel shaped body portrayed by its long length and narrow width.

Channel drains (trench drains) are generally mistaken for french drains. Make sure you understand that french drains are not the same as channel or trench drains.

With any kind of drains, channel drains (trench drains) too need a cover to serve as a safety precaution as well as to prevent large objects from entering the drains which cause choking.

At Jonite, we specialise in steel reinforced channel (trench) grates (channel / trench covers) that provides you with the best of steel in its' durability and strength along with the magnificence of stone that is certainly unmatched by another material you can find to develop channel (trench) grates.

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

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

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