Airport Drainage Systems

As global market leaders in drainage, ACO has a history of strong innovation and the experience to deliver solutions that meet the demands of the modern aviation industry. ACO products assist airport operators and planners to enhance safety and comfort in airport buildings, in front of the terminal and on the apron.

ACO Polymer Concrete external surface drainage systems combine corrosion resistance with low maintenance costs, ease of installation and versatility making them the ideal solution to many environmental problems encountered with the removal or containment of surface liquids.

ACO Polymer Concrete channel systems are manufactured in numerous widths and depths and can have built in slopes, stepped falls or can be constant depth.

The corrosion resistant qualities of polymer concrete being unaffected by salts, petrol, diesel, oil, many acids and alkalis and virtually non-porous make it the ideal product for use in airport environments where ordinary concrete may be subject to deterioration.

Surface Water Drainage System

ACO Qmax System

ACO Qmax System

ACO Technologies PLC part of the ACO Group based in the U.K. was presented with the Queen's Award for Enterprise - Innovation 2006 - for its new, high-capacity surface water drainage system, ACO Qmax.

ACO took two years to develop the Qmax system, which provides a completely new approach to controlling the run-off of surface water from large open areas such as car-parks, distribution yards and airport runways.

Its unique ovoid-shape and high capacity allow it to quickly drain large volumes of surface water while protecting the main sewer system from flooding and the surrounding environment from contamination due to leakage.

Qmax has also pioneered the concept of 'value-engineering' - a new approach to on-site construction that saves both time and money.

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ACO CR-Frame System

ACO CR Polymer Concrete Sub Frame

The ACO Polymer Concrete CR Sub Frame complete with F900kN ductile iron gratings was developed specifically for use with cast in - situ concrete channels to provide a strong, secure and durable solution by the prevention of loose gratings and the degrading of ordinary concrete at the channel surface.

Installed in airports in Saudi Arabia, Cairo International Airport and recently specified and ordered for the new King Shaka Airport in Durban South Africa.

The CR System has proved to be a simple and cost effective method of ensuring a solution to the surface problems that can be encountered by casting an all concrete channel.

For more information on the ACO CR-System contact our Technical Department

ACO S-Range

ACO Heavy Duty Channel Drainage System

The ACO S Channel Drainage System has been used extensively on airports worldwide including Kuwait, Dubai, Oman, Ghana, Johannesburg, Athens, Paphos Cyprus and Malta.

The S System consists of a one meter long polymer concrete channel with a cast iron rail incorporated and two ductile iron F900 kN gratings bolted to the unit eight times every meter to ensure security.

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ACO Monoblock range

ACO line drainage - monocast ACO DrainĀ® Monoblock

ACO Monoblock is a one-piece polymer concrete drainage system developed as a solution for a range of surface draining applications from load classes C 250 to F 900.

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ACO Airport Manhole Covers

Airport Manhole Covers

ACO produce a wide range of high precision access and manhole covers manufactured in ductile iron, stainless steel, aluminium or galvanised steel to suit all load classes.

Especially suited for use on airports are the ACO Secant multiple recessed covers and the ACO Servocat access covers.

The Airport manhole covers come with easy opening features, giving an ideal solution for manhole covers that need frequent access for a variety of purposes.

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ACO Light Oil Separator

Petrol, Oil and Grease Separators

ACO Light -Oil Separators are built to EN Standard 858 setting new benchmarks for separator technology. ACO free standing or underground Grease Separators are adaptable and versatile combining precise engineering with in depth expertise, quality assurance and product tested to suit International standards.

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ACO Airport Catalog.pdf (3.65MB)