Different types of gratting explained

Depending on where you are from, different countries have different terms for "storm drain".

Accordingly to Wikipedia, a storm drain is essentially a tunnel that carry runoffs (rain) from urban areas. For a layman, it helps to think along the line of floor drain cover sewage system outdoor drainage grates operates beneath our cities.

In the US, this is actually best known "storm drain" or "storm sewer".

In the UK, this is typically referred to as "surface water drain" or "surface water sewer".

In Australia and New Zealand, it is typically referred to as "stormwater drain".

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

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 protect yourself from flooding.

Although storm drains perform a amazing job of draining excess water from the urban areas, the inlets are essentially openings where left uncovered can pose a danger to pedestrians. Left uncovered, rubbish will enter the storm drains and cause choking which might eventually end up with flooding.

To make sure storm drains serve their purposes while minimizing the potential risks 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 accomplish the two purposes.

Over at Jonite, we specialize in steel reinforced drain covers (gratings) for your storm drains while preserving the aesthetic aspects of the architecture around the drain covers.

What is a channel drain?

A channel drain is basically the same thing as a trench drain. In fact, there are other floor drains in concrete names such as line drain, slot drain, linear drain or strip drain which all refer to exactly the same object.

A channel drain (trench drain) is a type of floor drain that features a channel shaped body identified by its long length and narrow width.

Channel drains (trench drains) tend to be mistaken for french drains. Make sure you understand that french drains aren't the same as channel or trench drains.



With any type of drains, channel drains (trench drains) too need a cover to serve as a safety precaution and to prevent large objects from entering the above ground pool cover drain drains which cause choking.

At Jonite, we focus on steel reinforced channel (trench) grates (channel / trench covers) that provides you with the best of steel in its' strength and durability and also the natural splendor of stone that is definitely unmatched by another material you can find to develop channel (trench) grates.

Explore our range of channel grates (trench grates) here.



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