The river mattress is one kind of gabion mattress made of galvanized double-twisted wire mesh and when filled with rocks at the project site, forms a flexible, permeable, monolithic structure for river bank protection and channel linings for erosion control.
River mattresses is “RENO MATTRESSES” DEZE gabion making them under ASTM A975-97 specifications. They are constructed of 2.0-2.5mm galvanized double- twisted mild steel wire mesh with a hex shaped mesh opening of 6x8cm, 8x10cm and 10x12cm with heavier selvedge wire framing. Mattresses are also available with a 0.5mm-1.0mm thickness green/gray P.V.C. coating to protect the mattresses from corrosion.
River mattresses can be supplied in various length, widths and height. The most common sizes are : 12’x 6′, 9’x6′ and 6’x6′ with depths of 6″, 9″ or 12″. We also supply RENO Mattresses in lenghts up to 100′ long and shipped as rolls
All gabion mattresses are pre-assembled in the factory and shipped flat. All the gaions we supply 2%-3% lacing wire for assembly and installation.