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What are the uses & purposes of Gabion Baskets/Cages 

  • Coastal Protection Systems
  • Flexible Retaining Walls
  • Prevention Of Rock Falls In Critical Areas
  • Scour Protection Systems
  • Weir Structures

What is a Gabion Basket / Cage? 

The use of woven rock filled wire baskets has been in use for over a hundred years. In Australia the product is well accepted and has been used for in excess of 60 years.

Link Gabion Baskets provide a highly versatile solution of earth retention and erosion protection for designers and contractors in a wide variety of applications.  Link Gabion Baskets are typically used for earth retention structures.

Gabion Basket Product Information

Gabions are rectangular woven wire mesh baskets of varying size. Typically the lengths are 2m or 4m and of height either 0.5m or 1m. The traditional use of gabion baskets was that when rock filled they could be designed to act as a monolith mass for retaining wall construction that was quite flexible in nature, was free draining and was quite suited to remote construction areas. Gabions may be supplied as either a heavily zinc coated, Galfan® unit or may be supplied with an additional layer of plastic coating over the zinc coated, Galfan® wire to afford additional protection in locations where corrosion is likely to be a problem.

Global Synthetics is a leading gabion basket supplier, speak to your local sales representative about where you can buy our gabions from.

Benefits of using of Gabion Baskets 

  • Local Stocking To Assist In Timely Deliveries
  • Quality Product
  • Range Of Wire Coating To Suit Varying Environmental Conditions
  • Wide Range Of Sizes

Application

Link Gabion Baskets can be used in a variety of retaining wall structures. They are available in a number of different sizes to suit the many different wall sizes. Gabions may be used for gravity retaining walls, reinforced soil retaining walls and low-height landscaping walls.

  • Sound walls
  • Retaining walls
  • Embankment reinforcement
  • Coastal protection
  • Energy dissipation
  • Landscape features

 

 

 



Case Study

Currumbin Creek – Link Gabion Retaining Wall

Landslips that occurred during the extreme flooding in SE Qld in 2011 and 2013 caused extensive damage to the infrastructure in the area. Currumbin Creek Rd services many houses in Currumbin Valley and was majorly impacted by the downpour.

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