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Article Date: 22nd December 2017

Wade International - Enhancement to Online Catalogue

Linear Drainage - Floor Gullies - Access Covers - Roof Outlets

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To enhance the search capabilities of our online product catalogue, we have enabled the facility to search for products based on their load rating class.

Load classes are quoted based on BS EN 1433 for Linear Drainage products, and BS EN 1253 for other products, as summarised below.

Linear Drainage - BS EN 1433

  • A15 Areas which can be used only by pedestrians and pedal cyclists.
  • B125 Footways, pedestrian and comparable areas, private car parks and car parking decks.
  • C250 Kerbsides – maximum of 0.5 m into the carriage way and a maximum of 0.2m into the footway.
  • D400 Carriageways of roads (including pedestrian streets), hard shoulders and parking areas, for all types of road vehicles.

Floor Gullies/Access Covers/Roof Outlets - BS EN 1253

  • K3 Areas without vehicular traffic, such as bathrooms, shower areas, retirement homes, hotels, schools, swimming baths, leisure centres, balconies, terraces and roof gardens.
  • L15 Areas with light vehicular traffic such as cycleways and domestic drives.
  • M125 Areas with vehicular traffic, such as car parks, factories and workshops – not including light commercial vehicles or heavy wheel loads.

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