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What’s a Packaged Metering Manhole?

The Packaged Metering Manhole was introduced to the wastewater market by Plasti-Fab, Inc. in 1982. In its simplest form it consists of a flume molded into a composite (FRP) manhole. The full range of flumes may be integrally molded into the composite manhole, along with inlet and outlet adapters, pipe stubs, and monitoring accessories for…

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Plasti-Fab Engineered Composite Flow Control Gates . . . . . There Is a Difference!

Article courtesy of Mike Keegan with Plasti-Fab, Inc. Referring to a Plasti-Fab gate or stop log as FIBERGLASS  is like stating a Porsche Carrera GT is just a CAR.  They both might fit the basic definition, but that is where the similarities end!  Conventional fiberglass molding and fabrication techniques (spray-up or chopper gun processing) are…

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FRP / Engineered Composite Gates vs. Traditional Metal Gates

The overall benefits of a Fiberglass Reinforced Plastic (FRP) product compared to aluminum, coated aluminum and steel products, go far beyond what is immediately evident when reviewing technical data sheets and test results.  Depending on the environment and severity of product exposure, the practical requirements and suggestions for use along with comparative data collected from…

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