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Removable grates

ACO offer the industry’s widest range of removable foot friendly grates in various materials including stainless steel, galvanised steel, ductile iron and plastic for a number of different load classes and standard widths.

This extensive grate range is available with ACO’s precast modular Polycrete® Channels and stainless steel trench drains. Systems are available in a variety of widths, depths, lengths and load ratings suitable for urban pavements and protecting buildings from stormwater.

Interested in learning more about specifying the right grate for your application? Click here to read more, or click here to contact us.

Stainless 5 Star grate

ACO’s Stainless 5 Star Heelsafe® Anti-Slip grate gets its name from the pattern of 5 small raised nodes that give the grate its slip resistance features. As one of the most popular grates in the ACO range, this is suitable for a wide range of areas and aesthetic finishes.

The grate features DrainLok barless and boltless locking system for added security.

Manufactured from grade 304 stainless steel, the grate is corrosion resistant and tested to Class B (80kN) load class makes it ideal for footpaths, car parks and residential properties.

Key features

  • Available in 50, 85, 100, 200 and 300mm widths
  • Slip rated to AS 4586: P4 wet pendulum, C/C1 wet-barefoot, R11/R111 oil-wet inclining platform test
  • Narrow 6mm slot for heel safety
  • Load Class B (80kN), suitable for footpaths, car parks and residential properties
  • Compatible with: ACO Drain, BalconyDrain and ProfiLine systems

1 Test direction (perpendicular/parallel) relative to the grate’s length.

Stainless 5 Star Grate
Stainless 5 star grate

Iron Wave grate

ACO’s Iron Wave Heelsafe® Anti-Slip grate has a continuous rippled wave design. It’s curved 7mm slots make for an interesting design feature in urban areas and residential homes.

The grate features DrainLok barless and boltless locking system for added security.

Manufactured from ductile iron, the grate is tested to Class D load class and is ideal for areas with vehicular traffic.

Key features

  • Available in 100, 200 and 300mm width
  • Slip rated to AS 4586: P4 wet pendulum, R10 oil-wet inclining platform test
  • Narrow 7mm slot for heel safety
  • Load Class D, suitable for roads, freeway shoulders, warehouse and loading docks
  • Compatible with: ACO Drain channels
Iron Wave
iron wave

Galvanised Intercept grate

ACO’s Galvanised Intercept Heelsafe® Anti-Slip grate is a galvanised ductile iron grate.

The grate features DrainLok barless and boltless locking system for added security.

ACO’s Galvanised Intercept grate is tested to Class D load class makes it ideal for areas with vehicular traffic.

Key features

  • Available in 100, 200 and 300mm widths
  • Slip rated to AS 4586: P3 wet pendulum, R10/R101 oil-wet inclining platform test
  • Narrow 7mm slot for heel safety
  • Load Class D, suitable for roads, freeway shoulders, warehouse and loading docks
  • Compatible with ACO Drain channels

1 Test direction (perpendicular/parallel) relative to the grate’s length.

Galvanised Intercept Grate
Galvanised Intercept grate

Iron Intercept grate

ACO’s Iron Intercept Heelsafe® Anti-Slip grate is a ductile iron grate. Over time, ductile iron oxidises and gives an orange hue to the iron, making ductile iron a great choice for historic applications. The grate features DrainLok barless and boltless locking system for added security and is.

ACO’s Intercept grate is tested to Class D load class makes it ideal for areas with vehicular traffic.

Key features

  • Available in 100, 200 and 300mm widths
  • Slip rated to AS 4586: P3 wet pendulum, R10/R101 oil-wet inclining platform test
  • Narrow 7mm slot for heel safety
  • Load Class D, suitable for roads, freeway shoulders, warehouse and loading docks
  • Compatible with: ACO Drain channels

1 Test direction (perpendicular/parallel) relative to the grate’s length.

Iron Intercept Grate
Iron Intercept grate

Plastic Intercept grate

ACO’s Plastic Intercept Heelsafe® Anti-Slip grate is available in both grey and black.

The grate features DrainLok barless and boltless locking system for added security.

Manufactured from polyamide, the grate is corrosion resistant and tested to Class A (10kN) load class makes it ideal for pedestrian areas.

Key features

  • Available in 100mm width
  • Slip rated to AS 4586: P4 wet pendulum, C/B1 wet-barefoot, R9/R101 oil-wet inclining platform test
  • 9mm slot for heel safety
  • Load Class A (10kN), suitable for pedestrian areas
  • Compatible with: ACO Drain channels

1 Test direction (perpendicular/parallel) relative to the grate’s length.

Plastic Intercept Grate
Plastic Intercept Drawing

Galvanised Longitudinal grate

ACO’s Galvanised Longitudinal Heelsafe® Anti-Slip grate is rated to load class B (80)kN and is suitable for areas such as footpaths, car parks and residential areas.

Featuring ACO’s DrainLok barless and boltless locking system for added security, Galvanised Longitudinal grates are suitable for public spaces.

Key features

  • Available in 100mm width
  • Slip rated to AS 4586: P3 wet pendulum and R10/R121 oil-wet inclining platform test
  • Narrow 8mm slot for heel safety
  • Load Class B (80kN), suitable for footpaths, car parks and residential properties
  • Compatible with ACO Drain channels

1 Test direction (perpendicular/parallel) relative to the grate’s length.

Galvanised Longitudinal Grate
Galvanised Longitudinal Grate

Stainless Splitwire grate

ACO’s Stainless Splitwire Heelsafe® Anti-Slip grate uses the popular ACO 5 Star pattern with two inverted bars to achieve an elevated slip resistance level.

The grate features DrainLok barless and boltless locking system for added security.

Manufactured from grade 304 stainless steel, the grate is corrosion resistant and tested to Class B (80kN) load class makes it ideal for areas with light vehicular traffic.

Key features

  • Available in 100, 200, 300mm and customised widths
  • Slip rated to AS 4586: P5 wet pendulum, C/C1 wet-barefoot, R11/R111 oil-wet inclining platform test
  • Maximum 6mm slot width for heel safety
  • Load Class B (80kN), suitable for footpaths, car parks and residential applications
  • Compatible with ACO Drain systems

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1 Test direction (perpendicular/parallel) relative to the grate’s length.

Splitwire Grate
splitwire grate

Stainless Linéaire grate

ACO’s Stainless Linéaire Heelsafe® Anti-Slip grate has a slimline wire at just over 3mm and a narrow gap of 3mm. This makes it ideal for areas that may have barefoot traffic, such as balconies, door thresholds and bathrooms.

Manufactured from grade 304 or grade 316 stainless steel , the grate is corrosion resistant and suitable for pedestrian traffic.

Key features

  • Available in 75, 85, 100, 123mm widths
  • Slip rated to AS 4586: P1 wet pendulum
  • Narrow 3mm slot for heel and barefoot safety
  • Compatible with ACO’s BalconyDrain and RainTrak
Lineaire

Stainless Affiner grate

ACO’s Stainless Affiner Heelsafe® Anti-Slip grate has a slimline wire at just over 3mm and a narrow gap of 3mm. With a smooth finish, it has a clean aesthetic and is ideal for areas that may have barefoot traffic, such as balconies, door thresholds and bathrooms.

Manufactured from grade 304 or grade 316 stainless steel , the grate is corrosion resistant and suitable for pedestrian traffic.

Key features

  • Available in 75, 85, 100, 123mm widths
  • Slip rated to AS 4586: P1 wet pendulum, A wet-barefoot inclining platform test
  • Narrow 3mm slot for heel and barefoot safety
  • Compatible with ACO’s BalconyDrain and RainTrak 
Affiner

Stainless Twinwire grate

ACO’s Stainless Twinwire Heelsafe® Anti-Slip grate uses the popular ACO 5 Star pattern across two connected bars to achieve an elevated slip resistance level.

The grate features DrainLok barless and boltless locking system for added security.

Manufactured from grade 304 stainless steel, the grate is corrosion resistant and tested to Class B (80kN) load class makes it ideal for areas with light vehicular traffic.

Key features

  • Available in 100, 200, 300mm and customised widths
  • Slip rated to AS 4586: P5 wet pendulum, C/C1 wet-barefoot, R12/R121 oil-wet inclining platform test
  • Maximum 6mm slot width for heel safety
  • Load Class B (80kN), suitable for footpaths, car parks and residential applications
  • Compatible with ACO Drain systems

1 Test direction (perpendicular/parallel) relative to the grate’s length.

Twinwire Grate
Twinwire grate

Plastic Slotted grate

ACO’s Plastic Slotted Heelsafe® Anti-Slip grate has a raised microgrip pattern on top of the grates nodes for slip resistance.

The grate features DrainLok barless and boltless locking system for added security.

Manufactured from polyamide, the grate is corrosion resistant and tested to Class D load class makes it ideal for areas with vehicular traffic.

Key features

  • Available in 100mm width
  • Slip rated to AS 4586: P5 wet pendulum, C/C1 wet-barefoot, R12/R131 oil-wet inclining platform test
  • Narrow 8mm slot for heel safety
  • Load Class D, suitable for roads, freeway shoulders, warehouse and loading docks
  • Compatible with: KlassikDrain and SlabDrain

1 Test direction (perpendicular/parallel) relative to the grate’s length.

Plastic Slotted Removable Grate
plastic slotted removable grate

Stainless Wedgewire grate

ACO’s Stainless Wedgewire Heelsafe® Anti-Slip grate has a raised mechanical node along the wedgewires, giving the grate it’s slip resistance characteristics.

The grate features DrainLok barless and boltless locking system for added security.

Manufactured from stainless steel grade 304, the grate is corrosion resistant and tested to Class B load class makes it ideal for areas with vehicular traffic.

Key features

  • Available in 100mm width
  • Slip rated to AS 4586: P3 wet pendulum, C/B1 wet-barefoot, R10/R101 oil-wet inclining platform test
  • Narrow 6mm slot for heel safety
  • Load Class B (80kN), suitable for footpaths, carparks and residential properties
  • Compatible with ACO Drain channels

1 Test direction (perpendicular/parallel) relative to the grate’s length.

Stainless Longitudinal Wedgewire
Stainless Longitudinal Wedgewire

Available as part of a complete drainage system

ACO Drain

ACO Drain

ACO Drain is a range of polymer concrete channels with lockable grates, ideal for external paved and shared-zone areas. Modular channels are available in various widths with a built-in 0.5% fall, so flat and drainable pavements can be achieved.

ACO Drain’s wide range of products suit general purpose, heavy duty and restricted depth applications.

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ACO Buildline

ACO BuildLine

ACO BuildLine is a range of drainage products designed to protect the building from rain and runoff at and around the building level, from the ground level up to the roof line.

These specialty products intercept and collect surface water at building thresholds, balconies, green roofs, building facades and other outdoor areas.

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