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What are some different types of precast concrete trench drains?

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Examples of precast concrete trench drains include the ACO Trench Drain System, Jay R. Smith Channel Slope polymer concrete system and ABT PolyDrain system. Additional systems include Hydrotec's Mini 100, Maxi 100 and Maxi 200.

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The ACO Trench Drain System features corrosion-resistant polymer concrete and includes catch basins, closing end caps, outlet closing caps and locking systems. The ACO trench system is suitable for multiple commercial applications, including gas station and airport drains.

The Jay R. Smith Channel Slope polymer concrete system with integral metal rails is an efficient surface water drainage system that provides an aesthetic appearance for use in shopping malls and major entryways. The Channel Slope system comes in varying styles and sizes.

The ABT PolyDrain system contains grates, frames, catch basins and channel end plates. The components are chemical-resistant and have low water absorption and freeze rates. ABT's pre-slope drains allow efficient drainage in flat grade conditions.

Hydrotec's Mini 100 model drain systems have a load class rating of A and B for residential construction and can hold up to 28,000 lbs. The Top 100 models have a load class C rating for parking lots and general commercial areas and can hold up to 56,200 lbs. Hydrotec's Maxi drain models have a load class rating of C, D, E and F. These models are suitable for highways, industrial areas, airports and loading dock facilities.

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