Some of the key benefits include:
Our standard units are up to 70% lighter than traditional
concrete drainage products and fall within the 25kg limit for
manual lift, eliminating the need for on-site machinery for
Health and Safety
The lighter unit weight means fewer workplace injuries, lost
workdays or costly compensation claims. The risks from harmful
dust, noise and vibration when cutting the units are much reduced
compared to concrete.
The innovative one-piece design means there is no need for
jointing two components as required with some existing systems -
and a reduced risk of breakage if left exposed on site. There is
also reduced risk of failure of the unit as often happens on
concrete channels with metal gratings.
PDS products are manufactured to a high aesthetic finish. The
units can be provided in a range of colours to match the appearance
of your scheme or to delineate road edges.
The superior quality finish provides better hydraulic efficiency
and improves the self-cleaning capabilities of the system compared
to concrete or metallic units.
All our units are tested to Group D400 loading class, highly
resistant to side impact and up to 30 times stronger than
equivalent concrete products, making them almost unbreakable during
and after installation - as demonstrated in this video. The
materials are fully resistant to petrol, diesel and oil, and are
not affected by road salts.