Gabion

Gabion is a cage, basket, cylinder, or box filled with rocks, concrete, or sometimes sand and soil for use in civil engineering, road building, military applications and landscaping.

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Product Description

Gabion is a cage, basket,cylinder, or box filled with rocks, concrete, or sometimes sand and soil for use in civil engineering, road building, military applications and landscaping.

For erosion control, caged riprap is used. For dams or in foundation construction, cylindrical metal structures are used. In a military context, sand-filled gabions are used to protect artillery crews from enemy fire.

We also can produce rolls type, it is also named Hexagonal mesh. Gabion box also have welded mesh type.

Popular Size -Hot dipped Galvanized

wire diameter:2.7mm

mesh size:80×100

selvedge wire:3.4mm

tie wire:2.2mm

size: 2x1x1

Gabion box

PVC Coated
Mesh Opening(mm) Iron Wire Diameter(mm) Inside diameter(mm) Outer diameter(mm)
60X80 2.0-2.8 2.0/3.0 2.5/3.5
80X100 2.0-3.2 2.0/3.0 2.8/3.8
80X120 2.0-3.2 2.0/3.0 2.8/3.8
100X120 2.0-3.4 2.0/3.0 2.8/3.8
100X150 2.0-3.4 2.0/3.0 2.8/3.8
120X150 2.0-4.0 2.0-4.0 2.0/3.0-3.0/4.0

 

Length(M) Width(M) Height(M) Diaphragm(Unit) Volume(M3) Tolerance
2 1 0.3 1 0.6 ±5%
3 1 0.3 2 0.9
4 1 0.3 3 1.2
2 1 0.5 1 1
3 1 0.5 2 1.5
4 1 0.5 3 2
1 1 1 0 1
1.5 1 1 0 1.5
2 1 1 1 2
3 1 1 2 3
4 1 1 3 4

 

Installtion

Step 1. Ends, diaphragms, front and back panels are placed upright on the bottom section of wire mesh.

Step 2. Secure panels by screwing spiral binders through the mesh openings in adjacent panels.

Step 3. Stiffeners shall be placed across the corners, at 300mm from the corner. Providing a diagonal bracing, and crimped over the line and cross wires on the front and side faces. None are needed in interior cells.

Step 4. Gabion box filled with graded stone by hand or with a shovel.

Step 5. After filling, close the lid and secure with spiral binders at the diaphragms, ends, front and back.

Step 6. When stacking tiers of the welded gabion box, the lid of the lower tier may serve as the base of the upper tier. Secure with spiral binders and add pre-formed stiffeners to exterior cells before filling with graded stones.