Engineered Access Covers and Surface Water Drainage Systems
Gatic are generally considered to be the foremost international manufacturer of engineered access covers and surface water drainage systems for use in airport environments.
The company offer a full range of Gatic covers/gratings and frames as well as the Gatic Slotdrain system. With a portfolio of prestige projects going back over 70 years Gatic products have been specified and supplied to many international airport projects including London Heathrow, London Gatwick, Manchester, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Charles de Gaulle Paris, Hamburg, Dusseldorf, Barcelona, Valencia, Lisbon, Porto, Stockholm, Dublin, Cairo, Tripoli, Kuwait, Baghdad, Kandahar, Doha, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore, Hong Kong, Singapore, Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur and Canberra as well as numerous military airport establishments worldwide.
Our products are fully proven by the test of time in airports where safety and reliability are key factors in product selection.
Gatic offer a best in class technical support and design service and welcome the opportunity to provide solutions to customers access or drainage requirements.
The company is a subsidiary of The Alumasc Group plc and is independently assessed and approved to ISO9001 and ISO14001
Gatic Assist Lift Covers and Frames
Gatic Assist Lift Covers are the ideal solution where frequent access to underground services and equipment is required.
Designed for one person operation the hinged covers are available as single and double units and incorporate stainless steel springs to provide the lift assistance. An integrated hold open safety bar is included with a slam latch fitted as standard.
Load tested to 900kn the covers will withstand, with adequate factors of safety, wheel loadings imparted by the heaviest aircraft in service.
Download our full Assist Lift brochure as a PDF. This brochure contains detailed technical information about our range of Assist Lift Covers, as well as key applications, features and benefits.
Gatic Slotdrain High Capacity Surface Water Drainage System
Gatic Slotdrain – Download PDFGatic Slotdrain is now widely recognised as one of the most advanced and innovative solutions for surface water drainage.Originally developed in conjunction with leading construction professionals from the airport sector Gatic Slotdrain is quickly becoming the system of choice in many regions of the world, due to the benefits provided to the client, engineer and contractor.
Gatic Slotdrain has been load tested to 900kn and will withstand, with adequate factors of safety, wheel loadings imparted by the heaviest aircraft in service.
The channels are safe, durable, neat and discreet with a standard 30mm throat intake opening, there is also the option of a treadsafe bar where pedestrians might transverse the channel.A wide range of channel sizes are available which can be joined together to form the most efficient step fall design.The company offer, without obligation, a comprehensive technical support and design service to provide solutions to customer’s drainage requirements, in addition Gatic Slotdrain Interactive Design Software is available for engineers who wish to carry out their own design and detailing.
Gatic Access Covers and Frames
Access Covers – Download PDFThe Gatic range of ductile iron engineered removable access covers are ideally suited to the demands of a modern airport. Load tested to 900kn the covers will withstand, with adequate factors of safety, wheel loadings imparted by the heaviest aircraft in service.
Covers are available with either a non slip solid top or are recessed for concrete infill at site. Sizes range from single man access covers through trench covers for pipe/cable access to multi part units with removable support beams, which facilitate uninterrupted access to large chambers, where there are below ground services.The machined fit between the covers and frames ensures that the covers are non rocking, secure, gas/airtight and will prevent ingress of water into the chamber.
Gatic Drainage Gratings and Frames
The Gatic range of ductile iron engineered removable drainage gratings are ideally suited to facilitate the removal of surface water from aprons/runways/taxiways etc.
Load tested to 900kn the gratings will withstand, with adequate factors of safety, wheel loadings imparted by the heaviest aircraft in service.
Gratings are available in a variety of widths from 300 through to 810 clear opening whether as single catch pit units or butted together in a continuous trench run.
The machined fit between the gratings and frames ensures that the gratings are non rocking under traffic.