ACO International - Airport Drainage Solutions

ACO International Airport Surface Water Drainage, Manhole Covers and Siphonic Roof Drainage

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.

Airport Heavy Duty Drainage SystemAirport High Capacity Drainage

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

Surface Water Drainage 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.

Siphonic Roof Drainage

Siphonic Roof Drainage

ACO produce a comprehensive range of Gravity Roof Drainage Systems manufactured from Aluminium or Cast Iron suitable for installation into flat roof areas, terraces, balconies and multi storey car parks.

ACO Siphonic Drainage Systems are manufactured in stainless steel or cast iron is safe, rugged with a high discharge capacity suitable for the drainage of large roof areas, warehouses or offices.

For further information regarding ACO's Siphonic roof drainage please do not hesitate to contact us using the links found above.

Airport Manhole Covers

Airport Manhole Cover

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 man hole covers that need frequent access for a variaty of purposes.

ACO CR Polymer Concrete Sub Frame

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 effect method of ensuring a solution to the surface problems that can be encountered by casting an all concrete channel.

Stainless Steel Drainage Systems

Stainless Steel Drainage Systems

ACO Group are a major producer and supplier of custom Stainless Steel Surface Drainage Systems manufactured from both Grade 304 or 316 Austenitic Stainless Steel.

The corrosion resistant and hygienic qualities of the ACO channel systems manufactured from stainless steel make them the ideal products for use in catering and food production areas where hygiene is essential and where other types of material could be subject to deterioration.

ACO stainless steel channel systems have been installed in many Airline Catering Facilities including Cathay Pacific and Lufthansa, Hong Kong : Emirates Flight Kitchens Dubai and Abu Dhabi Flight Catering Kitchens in the United Arab Emirates also Lagos Airport Catering Kitchens.

Channel Drainage SystemACO S 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.

Petrol, Oil and Grease Separators

Petrol, Oil and Grease SeparatorsACO 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 International

Hitchin Road
Shefford, Bedfordshire, SG17 5TE, United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0) 1462 816 666
Fax: +44 (0) 1462 850 957