Use & Purposes
Link™ Mattresses provide a highly versatile solution of earth retention and erosion protection for designers and contractors in a wide variety of applications. Link™ Mattresses are used in a wide of hydraulic structures.
Rock Mattresses are a “thin” gabion and traditionally has been used in applications such as creek and channel linings where long term scour is an issue. The confinement of appropriately sized stone within a mesh effectively increases the resistance of such rock to scour for a given flow condition. Rock Mattress product is typically supplied in plan area of 6m x 2m with varying thickness products ranging between 0.17m to 0.3m.
Like the Link™ Gabions the product is traditionally supplied as zinc coated unit but may also be supplied with a plastic coating over the zinc where corrosion is likely to be an issue.
Walter’s Brook Restoration – Linkweld® Weldmesh Gabions
Walter’s Brook had become degraded due to large sediment deposits washing in from drain outlets and severe bank erosion due to inappropriate alignment of the drainage channel.View More Case Studies
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