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FASERFIX channels within HAURATON warehouse yard

FASERFIX: concrete drainage channels

Maximum stability, as tough as nails. FASERFIX ideal material for heavy-duty drainage: strong, durable, and reliable.

FASERFIX channels
Visual of FASERFIX ingredients

What is FASERFIX?

Since the early 1970s, HAURATON has been producing FASERFIX manufactured from fibre-reinforced concrete. The fibres added to the concrete is what makes this type of drainage channel extra special.

The natural fibres from basalt, act as micro-reinforcement for the concrete drainage channel by amplifying the resistance and stability of the overall design. 

FASERFIX attains a high compressive strength and resilience compared to other concrete systems on the market.

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What are the special features of FASERFIX concrete?

FASERFIX concrete is:

FASERFIX concrete is resource-friendly
Resource-efficient

FASERFIX concrete is produced in a resource-conserving manner with defined processes at the HAURATON plant in Ötigheim. The main ingredients sand, gravel, water and cement are procured via short transport routes from local producers. The basalt fibres are extruded into filaments from melted raw material, in this case, natural volcanic rock.

FASERFIX is fully recyclable
Sustainable

FASERFIX concrete is fully recyclable. The process of concrete quarrying is carried out by crushing and screening technologies. This results in aggregates that are reused in the construction industry, e.g. as secondary raw material in concrete production, in road construction or as a binder in oil spills.

FASERFIX concrete is resistant
Resilient

Concrete is an extremely durable material and can withstand exposure to surface areas where aggressive liquids (diesel, petrol, oil or corrosives) are present e.g. petrol station forecourts, logistic areas or coastal areas.

Fibre-reinforced concrete has a higher tensile strength with a lower tendency to crack than concrete without fibres. The use of basalt fibres gives FASERFIX impact resistance and fracture strength to encounter extreme heavy loads over a long period.

FASERFIX concrete is not combustible
Non-flammable

Concrete provides effective fire protection. Concrete cannot burn and does not liquefy even when it is exposed to high temperatures. In the event of a fire, concrete components can offer maximum safety by containing or preventing the spread.

Your benefits with FASERFIX

High load capacity
FASERFIX channel installed within a industrial estate
Fibre-reinforced concrete has extreme strength, durability and resistance
High-performance frame and recessed cover (product-dependent) ensures a stable connection between grating and channel body
Unique grating to edge-frame connection (additional protection against longitudinal/lateral movements)
Proven structural design for superior resistance to heavy loads and dynamic forces
Gratings up to class F 900
Secured performance
Durability
High stability
FASERFIX installed at Marina Yacht Park in Gdynia
Resistant to environmental influences such as frost, saline conditions, high humidity, extreme temperatures, strong UV and corrosive substances
Increased impact and wear resistance, due to basalt fibres
Fire resistance class A1 (non-flammable) according to DIN 4102
Temperature stable; climate operating temperatures from -25°C to +200°C
Secured quality
Secured performance
Cost minimization
Secure installation
Installation of FASERFIX channel body
90 % time savings with SIDE-LOCK edge-rail design for quick grating removal/replacement during maintenance
Channels units have thicker sidewalls; reduced dimensions regarding concrete encasement
Strong, impact resistant units; no breakages during transport, site storage or installation
Time saving
Safety
Design flexibility
Range of grating options for FASERFIX channels
Numerous grating options are available in different materials such as; ductile iron, composite, galvanised or stainless steel
Narrow slot width available for pedestrian areas
Available in 6 different nominal diameters from 100mm to 500 mm
Design flexibility
Uniqueness
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HAURATON expertise

HAURATON’s drainage experts will be happy to advice you on the appropriate FASERFIX product for your project. They can also support you on the hydraulic performance calculation, installation details, through to project completion. Get in touch to speak to an expert.

FASERFIX references

FASERFIX SUPER installed at Lucy Zodion distribution centre

FASERFIX SUPER installed at Lucy Zodion Industrial Unit

Building of Central Park Distribution Centre

FASERFIX SUPER installed at Central Park Distribution Centre

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