In many industries a hygienic environment is a high priority.
A cleaning regime implemented by a company can occur multiple times per day to ensure their environment is up to standard and maintained for their employees and customers using the facilities.
Often in larger environments, a considerable amount of cleaning liquid, water and non-toxic chemicals are used to ensure the facilities are properly managed and therefore a suitable drainage system is required to accommodate all of the waste water.
Drainage Design and Performance
In most cases, a lightweight drainage design is chosen, which enables the drain cover to be removed with ease and assist the daily cleaning of the drain channel where build-up of unwanted waste can occur. This allows the operative to collect and dispose of the waste appropriately preventing system blockages and bad smells.
The chosen drain cover should be durable and safe, and be designed with the potential foot traffic in mind. In showers, wet rooms and changing facilities, there is a high chance of people walking around bare foot, therefore a drain cover should have drainage holes or slots that are small enough to prevent snagging of their toes and tripping.
In addition, the drain cover should have excellent durability to withstand a constant foot fall without any chance of warping and denting its profile.
Stainless Steel Material Choice
To cater for these demanding environments an appropriate material choice for your drainage system is required. Stainless steel is a popular choice because it has excellent chemical resistant properties, which means the cleaning materials used in the daily regime have zero effect on the integrity of the material.
Stainless steel is known for its use in wet conditions because it does not corrode, rust or stain. This will ensure your drainage system and the drain cover, which will be prominently on show, will provide your facilities with a continuous showroom appearance.
Waterside Hotel and Leisure Club Project
Situated in the vibrant city of Manchester, The Waterside Hotel and Leisure Club has recently had a £1.1m refurbishment of their leisure facilities. Included in the refurbishment was a complete drainage package for their changing room and shower facilities, which connected their gymnasium and swimming pool for their customers.
With specially designed 5mm laser cut holes, the drain cover boasts excellent drainage while protecting the user from injury on the drain.