60T Soakaway Crate – 400L Attenuation Crate

£65.00

  • Size: 1000mm x 1000mm x 400mm
  • Weight per crate: 16 kgs
  • Load bearing:60 tonnes
  • Capacity: 400 Litres / 2.5 Per Cubic Metre
  • Void Ratio 95.5%
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Description

60 Tonne Soakaway Crate

Our soakaway water crates are lightweight modular cells with high void ratio that can be used to create stormwater underground storage systems for car parks, landscaped areas as well as heavier duty use areas within commercial, residential, retail or industrial areas. Soakaway crates are used to effectively manage excessive rainwater and create permeable infiltration schemes.

Advantages of using water storage/attenuation systems:

  • Decreases the possibility of flooding during heavy rain falls
  • Rainwater is cleaned by the geotextile surround
  • Grey water storage for use in flushing of toilets, watering of plants and cleaning of vehicles etc.
  • Decreases environmental problems caused by development
  • Prevents extreme peak flows to main drainage and water purification systems
  • Allows development of difficult sites by using attenuation / water storage

Soakaway Crate Installation Instructions (Excerpt from Downloadable Install Guide):

  1. Excavate the designated area to your required length, width and depth (this depends on the number of soakaway crates you decide to use) and level the base of the ‘hole’.
  2. Lay a layer of sharp sand to the base of the excavation and level this off as well as you can.
  3. Install your soakaway crates into the excavation and if using more than one, connect them together using clips or cable ties.
  4. If necessary, connect pipes into the crates.
  5. Backfill the area with the soil you removed during the excavation.

Additional information

Weight 130 kg

Installation Guide

How can Soakaway Crates be used?

Answer:

Soakaway crates can be used under a range of applications as either attenuation systems for drainage or water storage systems for water reuse.


Do I need to use membrane with Soakaway crates?

Answer:

Yes, a Woven Membrane or Non-Woven Membrane is required when installing soakaway crates. Learn which one you require by reading our installation guide.


Where can I find installation instructions?

Answer:

Install guides can be found on the ‘downloads’ tab. In addition, more information on installations can be found through our blogs and YouTube videos.


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