MultiDrain® Systems Product Lines
MultiDrain has a number of product lines that offer design flexibility and affordability. EconoDrain is their premier product. It is the most affordable drainage solution in the marketplace for a variety of common applications. If your drainage project requires a steel or polymer concrete lined system because of chemical or design constraints, consider using Alfa polymer concrete channel or MultiDrain's steel lined systems.
EconoDrain Trench Forming System
EconoDrain trench forming system is a pre-sloped system with an expanded polystyrene (EPS) form. The system offers fast and affordable drainage for a variety of applications. Designed in 4”, 6”, 8”, 12”, 18” and 24” system widths, it is used in a number of industrial, commercial and residential applications, including driveways, courtyards and commercial loading bays.
The standard grating supplied with Econodrain is a high volume ductile iron grate which has an H-20 load class. Other grates are available as well. Bar grates, ADA compliant grates and ductile iron grates with H-25 load capabilities are available for most systems. Heavy duty FAA load class grates with 3 point locking systems are available for the 8” and 12” wide systems. Ornamental cast iron grating is available for the narrow width channels, as are some styles of Jonite decorative stone grates (see photo to left).
EPS forms and painted steel frames come in standard 8’ lengths, though 4’ and 2’ lengths are also available. The EPS forms are supplied with a radiused bottom and standard 0.5% slope. However, forms can be supplied with a flat channel bottom, without a slope or with a custom slope up to 2%.
Because of its three component installation, the system is easy to work with. The EPS forms lock into the bottom side of the frame securely. With a simple bolt adjustment, frames can be set to elevation on a rebar anchoring system. A unique center form wedge ensures the stability of the form during installation and helps to lock adjoining forms together. Concrete is poured around the form to form the channel and lock the frame in place. Once the concrete is cured, the center wedge of the form is extracted and the form walls are easily removed, leaving a smooth concrete channel behind.
Complex channel designs are easily managed with the aid of “T” and “L” intersection forming kits. In-line and stand alone catch basin systems are also available in a variety of sizes. For more information on EconoDrain and how you might use it in your next project, download the Econodrain Brochure or Econodrain Display or contain your sales representative at TrenchDrain.biz to get a quote started today.
Alfa Channel is a 6” pre-sloped polymer concrete trench drain system with a 4” interior width. Channels are one meter in length, have a radiused bottom and a built-in 0.6% slope. Neutral channels are available at designated depths to extend the length of the run. Sidewall extender panels are also available for extending the length and depth of the drainage system. Channels interlock to form a straighter, more secure run and are less hassle to install than other systems.
A variety of grating options are available to extend load capabilities from pedestrian to aircraft traffic. Galvanized and stainless steel perforated and slotted grates are common for driveway and pedestrian walk ways. Ornamental cast iron grates are also available for the Alpha Channel. For warehouse and roadway applications, a variety of ductile iron frames and grates are available which are designed to take the heavy loads and frequent traffic. Alpha Channel accessories include catch basins, grate locking devices, end caps and installation hardware.
Download the Alpha Channel Brochure to learn more. For help on designing a drain system using Alpha Channel, contact Trenchdrain.biz.
MultiDrain® Steel Liner System
MultiDrain® is a former/liner system that combines the advantages of our EconoDrain trench forming system with a pre-engineered steel liner. The system features metal galvanized or stainless steel former liners for trench widths of 8 – 24 inches. The EZ Frame Z-rail grate frame anchors into the concrete and provides easy grade adjustments. In cases that require fast fluid removal, trench slopes from 0 – 1 percent are offered.
MultiDrain® can be installed in less time than conventional form-and-pour systems or pre-cast polymer concrete systems. The frame-and-lining system requires only that the frame be secured and adjusted before concrete is poured; the result is a steel trench body grating options. MultiDrain® is a custom, made-to-order product made to fulfill your specific site drainage project requirements.
For more information on the MultiDrain steel liner system, download the MultiDrain Brochure or contact your TrenchDrain.biz representative at 610-638-1221.