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French Drain Skimmers

French Drain Skimmers

French Drain Skimmers (or FDOT Type II Skimmers) is a hooded cover, mounted over an outlet in a catch basin, that prevents oil and floating debris from exiting the basin. French Drain Skimmers should be used in French drain catch basins and in other locations where there is a need to prevent oil, debris or other floating contaminants from exiting catchbasins through outlet pipes.

The skimmer baffles, cleanout pipe, and angles are primarily constructed of either galvanized steel, aluminum, polyvinyl chloride, polyethylene, fiberglass or acrylonitrile butadiene styrene. All steel components, other than stainless, shall be hot-dip galvanized. Mounting hardware, hinges, and latches are all stainless steel.

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The iskimmer gets even smarter.

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

When you're driving along a highway and notice a large body of water on the sides of the road, they're not just pools of sitting water.  Those retention pond banks serve an essential purpose by collecting stormwater runoff, so it doesn't flood our roads. It also improves the water quality in adjacent rivers, streams, and lakes. But how does it improve that water quality if it's storm runoff? That's all thanks to a smart skimmer installed in these retention ponds. 

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Corrugated Aluminum Baffles

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

In Florida, sometimes there’s too much storm to handle during times like hurricane season. There’s so much water everywhere, from lots of rain to storm surges on the coasts. It can be hard to keep up with what’s tagging along in the stormwater running rampant through the streets. This is where corrugated aluminum baffles work themselves in.

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Can molded fiberglass grating hold weight?

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

If you’re looking for reliable flooring in an area prone to liquids sometimes covering walkways, molded fiberglass grating could be the ticket! This type of grating is composed of resin and glass fiber that is kept continuously kept wet and interlaced through a mold to create the grating. But can that hold the weight of heavy machinery and a fully staffed crew at the same time?

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