Gabion mattress prevents soil erosion yet friendly to environments
Gabion mattress/Reno Mattress is widely used in riverbed, slope, river embankment and other places where is often attacked by water flow. Its excellent permeability allows water to spread into the soil below it and provides a friendly environment. On slopes, plants are grown on mattress. Not only the plants decorate the slope, but also strengthen the structure.
Steps of gabion mattress installation:
Step 1: Put the bottom, side and end plates in the right place.
Each part of gabion mattress in its right position
Step 2: Let the end, side and division plates upright
Erect the side plates to the bottom one
Step 3: Fasten each two neighboring edges by spiral wire and the interjection to the next should be within 100mm.
Spiral wire connecting each plates and the spacing between two points is less than 100mm
Step 4: Connect the mattress to the next one by tie wire
Connect the two mattress to expand width
Step 5: First groundsill preparation and then pave geotextile.
Prepare work before placing gabion mattress
Step 6: Place the gabion mat on the prepared foundation.
Pave the mattress on foundation
Step 7: Tie two neighboring mattress together
Fastening one mattress to the next
Step 8: Fill stones to the mattress. Use small stones to fill small spacing.
Fill stones to the container and the stones should be placed flat
Step 9: Cover the lid and tie the lid to every neighboring plate by tie wire
A completed gabion mattress
Step 10: Place soil and muck on the mattress.
Mattress is covered by soil and muck
Step11: Grow plants on the soil to give green area.