Deciding whether a Heelguard Grate is suitable for you? In this blog, we discuss what a Heelguard Grate is and how they can benefit your next drainage project.
A Heelguard Grate is commonly used in high traffic pedestrian areas such as pathways, paved areas and public walkways. They are designed with safety in mind for pedestrians to lessen the risk of fall and injuries when wearing heels!
Not only do they provide an effective drainage system, but they are also curated to withstand the weight of both pedestrian and vehicular traffic.
RELN offer a range of Heelguard grates for the Surfacewater range.
Features & Benefits
• Pedestrian safe option
• Available in Black Plastic or Ductile Iron
• Anti-slip grate options available, which contain high grip aggregate for wet non-slip properties.
• Prevents your drainage system from being blocked by any leaves or debris
• Aesthetically pleasing to enhance the outdoor appearance of your home
We recommend our Heelguard Grates for the following applications:
• Paved areas
• Public walkways
RELN Heelguard grate is interchangeable within all 100mm profile Channel Drain ranges, including Storm Drain, Storm Mate, Rain Drain, Rain Drain Trade and Rain Mate. Easy to remove, simply insert a screwdriver into the side of the grate and lever out of the channel.
Contact us today to learn more about our Heelguard products.
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|Class Loading||Typical Use||Nominal Wheel Loading kg||Serviceability Design Load kN||Ultimate Limit State Design Load kN|
|RESIDENTIAL||Non-rated usage. Designed for residential applications such as pathways and driveways.||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|CLASS||Areas (including paths) accessible only to pedestrians and pedal cyclists and closed to other traffic.||330||6.7||10|
|CLASS||Areas (including paths and light tractor paths) accessible to vehicles (excl. commercial vehicles) or livestock.||2670||53||80|
|CLASS||Malls and areas open to slow moving commercial vehicles.||5000||100||150|
|CLASS||Carriageways of roads and areas open to commercial vehicles.||8000||140||210|
|CLASS||General docks and aircraft pavements.||13 700||267||400|
|CLASS||Docks and aircraft pavements subject to high wheel loads.||20 000||400||600|
|CLASS||Docks and aircraft pavements subject to very high wheel loads.||30 000||600||900|