Welded pierre gabion can hold their shape better and they don’t bulge out when filled with stones, compared with hexagonal mesh units. Welded pierre gabion are easy to handle, which means more efficiency, less labor and higher productivity on the job. The installation man-hours of welded gabions can be 40% less compared with the woven pierre gabion and also welded wire mesh can better maintain the “cage” shape compared with hexagonal wire mesh material.
Types of woven pierre gabion structures – by shape.
Pierre gabion boxes – rectangular design width and height, usually 1 m and a length of 4 m. For the strength of long box divided internally by transverse diaphragms.
Reno Mattress – rectangular design of large area and low altitude, usually from 17 to 50cm for the strength of long mattresses are also divided internally by transverse diaphragms.
Pierre gabion sack – a cylindrical structure. For the strength of long boxes are also divided internally by transverse diaphragms.
- Control and guide of water or flood
- Flood bank or guiding bank
- Preventing of rock breaking
- Water and soil protection
- Bridge protection
- Strengthening structure of soil
- Protection engineering of seaside area