How do you set an ACO Drain?

How do you set an ACO Drain?

ACO drains are simply drainage products manufactured by ACO.

  1. Step 1: Prepare the area.
  2. Step 2: Lay a firm base.
  3. Step 3: Prepare the ACO drain outlet.
  4. Step 4: Assemble the components.
  5. Step 5: Prepare for backfilling.
  6. Step 6: Complete the installation of ACO Drain.

How do you install a trench driveway drain?

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  1. Step 1: Dig the Trench. Your trench will need to be deep enough to allow a 2-inch bed of sand under the channel.
  2. Step 2: Compact the Sand Base. Fix a string at the finished height of the channel.
  3. Step 3: Place the Trench Drain.
  4. Step 4: Backfill with Concrete.

Do you lay ACO drains level?

A common misconception is the belief that a slope is needed for water to drain effectively. However, this is not necessary. As long as the channel is laid flat and level, the water will be able to flow, providing the outlet is below the level of the channel.

Do ACO drains need a trap?

This ACO MonoDrain foul air trap is a necessity if a channel drainage system is to be connected to mains sewers. It features a small water reservoir that holds foul smelling air so that it won’t travel up the pipework and out of the channel grates.

Do ACO drains need a fall?

Although fall is not always essential for such relatively short runs of linear channels, it is critical that the short run of channel now being fitted does not backfall: it must have some fall towards the main line of the channel, otherwise water will simply sit in the channel instead of draining towards the outlet.

Does a channel drain need to be sloped?

When it comes to the in-floor draining system, your floors must have a slope that allows water to flow to the drain channel. It is where the pre-sloped trench drain system comes in. With this system, you need a two-sloped floor to let it work properly.

What fall should ACO drains have?

For such relatively smooth drainage fittings, a fall of 1:100 is adequate.