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brewery drains, trench drains in breweries, brewery floors

3 Things I learned about trench drain at BrewExpo America

I attended BrewExpo America in Philadelphia this spring. I learned a little about brewery floors and drains, and I’d like to share the experience. Stainless Drains Were Out in Force Stainless drains were all the rage at the Expo. Typically, they were 6” wide with a V-shaped interior. The channels sloped to an outlet or […]

highway drains 101

Controlling Highway Runoff: Linear Drainage vs. Inlets

Without containment, storm water can cause traffic hazards on highways. Rain storms send water rushing across highways and bridges, leading to increased runoff into the environment and a greater risk of hydroplaning due to sheet flow. Highway engineers use two types of drains to control surface water on highways: Linear Drainage Systems Catch Basins (Inlets) […]

trench drain system, slot drain system, trenchdrain, iron grating, trench drain grates

The Skinny on Slot Drain

Slot drains are a growing segment of the drainage market, but they haven’t broken into popular use – in America at least. Compared to trench drain systems, little is known about this type of drainage system. There are a few slot drain systems in the American market. More likely, trench drain manufacturers offer accessories that […]

Light rail system, Dublin railway,

Dublin: Old World Trench Drain Systems

Since returning from Dublin, I’ve developed a theory that Ireland is called the Emerald Isle because the plants are so well watered.  Whether the sky is overcast or sunny, it seemed as if I could expect a stray shower to pop up at a moment’s notice.  Frequent rains, combined with the island’s mild climate, create […]

Steelers-vs.-Chiefs

Trench Drain at Arrowhead Stadium – Kansas City, Missouri

I got an insider’s look at stadium drains by going to a football game. Arrowhead Stadium, home of the Kansas City Chiefs, uses a wider breadth of trench drain systems than its sister stadium, Kaufman Stadium, home of the Kansas City Royals. Heel-proof Trench Drains Arrowhead Stadium has recently gone through a remodeling, adding a new press […]

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