BENEFITS

Rapid installation - CC can be laid at a rate of 200m2/hour, up to 10 times faster than conventional concrete solutions. The speed at which Concrete Canvas can be installed results in reduced line and lane possession for rail and road projects.

Safe and easy to install - CC is available in man portable rolls for applications with limited access. The concrete is pre-mixed so there is no need for mixing, measuring or compacting on site.

Requires minimal maintenance - CC provides excellent weed suppression, preventing the growth of root growing vegetation which cause the majority of blockages and restricted flows in channels. CC also effectively encapsulates a channel’s profile, reducing or eliminating silt generation and maintaining the hydraulic capacity of the channel.

Long-term scour protection - CC is twice as abrasion resistant as standard OPC concrete, has excellent chemical resistance, good weathering performance and will not degrade in UV.

 

Concrete Canvas (CC) Channel Lining

 

 

INSTALLATION PRINCIPLES

Avoid Voids

Avoid Voids

Secure CC

Secure CC

Prevent Ingress

Prevent Ingress

Hydrate Fully

Hydrate Fully

Prepare the substrate so that surfaces are well compacted, geotechnically stable with a smooth, uniform surface.

It is important to ensure that the CC is jointed at every overlap between layers and that those layers are fixed to the substrate.

It is important to prevent water or wind ingress between the CC and the substrate, both around the perimeter of the installation and along the joints.

It is important to properly hydrate CC, using enough water for the quantity of material used and allowing for drying conditions.

WATCH VIDEO

 

Caerphilly County Borough Council Channel Lining Bedwas Colliery, South Wales, UK (Phase 3) Read More 2017 Case Study
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Network Rail Channel Lining Fosse Way, Sherston, Wiltshire Read More 2017 Case Study (Phase 2)
75 Engineer Regiment Channel Lining Glenridding, Ullswater, Cumbria Read More 2016 Case Study
Vertical Green Channel Lining VIVIX S.A. Read More 2017 Case Study

 

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