Gabion basket

For landscape and coastline protection

  • Construction
Made In Italy

Gabions are modular building bloks formed of wire mesh and filled on site with rock, stone or crushed concrete. They are filled on the premises, often with locally available material and are an effective and relatively inexpensive capital cost. Because they are flexible and porous they can absorb some wave and wind energy, consequently reducing the erosion problems associated with impermeable sea defences such as concrete seawalls. Gabions can be placed as sloping “mattresses” or as near vertical cubic baskets. The latter are intended for bank or cliff stabilizaition. Steel-welded gabion baskets are very robust wire mesh rock-filled baskets primarily used as retaining walls. Their characteristic rigidity makes these baskets particularly suitable for high and freestanding structures. They are used in many situations: stabilization of earth movement and erosion, river control, water basin, canal refurbishment, landscaping, retaining walls. They can be manufactured in welded mesh or woven wire. Welded mesh gabions do not need tensioning. This allows them to keep their shape, to be free from bulges and depressions and fit easily against the wall. It is possible to cut holes in them if needed to pass pipes or whatever through and they can be machine filled.

Fact file

Gabion basket panels

Mesh
Electro welded
Mesh
Square
Coating
Zinc
Ø Wire
4.0 – 5.0 mm
Panel size
87×21 – 87×84 inches

Gabion basket Esafort

Mesh
Electro welded
Mesh
Square
Coating
Galvanized by means of Galvafort Process after welding
Ø Wire
0.10 - 0.15 inches
Roll lenght
84 - 300 feet
Technology
Galvafort_process_blue  Galvaplax_process_green  Galvatec 

Note

Other sizes and finishing upon request.

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