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ACO FlowDrain

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ACO FlowDrain Commercial Trench DrainsFlowDrain provides an ideal solution to long runs in concrete slabs. The fiberglass channel body with steel frame provides a quick and simple way to create a smooth, corrosion resistant trench drain. A choice of grates in different materials and slot configurations can be secured to the metal frame. FlowDrain is available in 3.75” (FG100) and 8” (FG200) internal widths.

Typical applications

  1. Parking lots & garages
  2. Airports
  3. Gas stations
  4. Industrial areas
  5. Commercial areas
  6. Internal applications

FG100 Specs
FG200 Specs
Installation Instructions


  1. Sloped (1.0%) channel units - neutral channel units, end caps and a choice of catch basins provide a complete trench drain system.
  2. Fiberglass - a lightweight material that is made from polyester resin binder reinforced by glass matting and fibers (see Material Properties)
  3. FG200 8” internal width - modular nine foot (2.75meters) and three foot (0.915meters) channels. ‘V’ shaped bottom improves flow hydraulics.
  4. Interconnecting end profiles allow easy and effective joining of channels. Sealant can be used to create a sealed joint.
  5. Bolted grates - FG200 grates are lockable with two 1/2 - 13 x 11/2” bolts fixing directly into the steel frame at 18” (457mm) intervals.
  6. Black coated steel frame provides grate support and protects the channel edge from damage. Available for FG100 & FG200.
  7. Wide choice of grates in various materials and styles (including ADA compliant) for applications up to Load Class E (see Loadings)
  8. Bracing blocks are supplied to brace deeper channels during the concrete pour, details are given on each channel.
  9. FG100 3.75” internal width - modular three meter (9’-10”) and one meter (39.37”) channels. ‘V’ shaped bottom improves flow hydraulics.
  10. Nelson studs attached to the frame act as concrete anchors to secure channels into concrete surround.
  11. Snap-fit studs hold channel body securely to frame and allows quick assembly on-site. Supplied with frame.
  12. Installation brackets - provide simple and easy installation using No. 4 or 5 rebar.
  13. Direction arrows on the sides of the channel indicate flow direction and ensure channels are installed correctly.
  14. Galvanized or stainless steel frame provides grate support and protects the channel edge from damage. Available for FG100 & FG200.
  15. QuickLok - FG100 available with patented, boltless locking system provides quick fitting and removal of grates. Helps to reduce installation / maintenance time and costs (see QuickLok)

Call 800-277-5015 to place your order for FlowDrain!