Floor drainage system

Saint-Gobain, floor drainage

Saint-Gobain PAM UK’s range of VortX cast-iron floor-drainage products is designed in accordance with BS EN 1253:2004. The range comprises over 60 components to create complete floor-drainage solutions. Gratings and rodding eyes come in square or round shapes in nickel bronze or stainless steel for use in a variety of floor finishes and are available threaded or direct fit.

Included in the range is a bottle trap that can easily be removed for cleaning and maintenance (patent applied for). It incorporates a twist-lock fitting of dip tube and cup. The fastening operation is simple and robust. This bottle trap is made of ABS and has excellent chemical resistance.

VortX floor gullies are made from cast iron and grey epoxy coated in accordance with the BS EN 877 standard.

Cast-iron vertical and horizontal shower drains come in diameters of 60 and 110 mm with decorative stainless-steel gratings for tiled and vinyl floor finishes.

VortX is supplemented with a range of raising pieces, spigot adapters and reducing bushes in cast iron.

A set of funnels designed specially for fitting onto VortX grates for condensate applications is available in oval or circular styles.

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