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  Minimum Strength Requirements of Mesh and Connections
Test Descriptions Gabions - Metallic Coated (kN/m) Gabions - PVC Coated (kN/m) Mattresses - Metallic Coated & PVC Coated (kN/m)
Parallel to twist 51.1 42.3 33.6
Perpendicular to twist 26.3 20.4 13.1
Connection to selvedges 20.4 17.5 10.2
Panel to Panel
connection using Lacing wire or Fasteners
20.4 17.5 10.2
Punch Test 26.7 23.6 17.8
Mesh Characteristics
  GABION MATTRESSES
Characteristics Metallic Coated PVC Coated Metallic Coated PVC Coated
Mesh Type 8 x 10cm 6x 8cm
Mesh Openings 83mm x 114mm 83mm x 114mm 64mm x 83mm 64mm x 83mm
Mesh Wire 3.05mm 2.7mm 2.2mm 2.2mm
Selvedge Wire 3.8mm 3.4mm 2.7mm 2.7mm
Lacing Wire 2.2mm 2.2mm 2.2mm 2.2mm
Fasteners 3.0mm 3.0mm 3.0mm 3.0mm
Stiffeners:
A) Using Lace Wire

B) Pre-formed
2.2mm

3.8mm
2.2mm

3.4mm
2.2mm

N/A
2.2mm

N/A
PVC Coating Thickness
Nominal

Minimum
N/A 0.50mm

0.38mm
   N/A 0.50mm

0.38mm
  Typical Gabion Sizes
Length (m) Width (m) Height (m) Number of Cells Each Volume (m3)
2.0 1.0 1.0 2.0 2.0
3.0 1.0 1.0 3.0 3.0
4.0 1.0 1.0 4.0 4.0
2.0 1.0 0.5 2.0 1.0
3.0 1.0 0.5 3.0 1.5
4.0 1.0 0.5 4.0 2.0
2.0 1.0 0.3 2.0 0.6
3.0 1.0 0.3 3.0 0.9
4.0 1.0 0.3 4.0 1.2
  Typical Mattress Sizes
Length (m) Width (m) Height (m) No. of Cells Each Area (m2)
3.0 2.0 0.17 3.0 6.0
4.0 2.0 0.17 4.0 8.0
3.0 2.0 0.23 3.0 6.0
4.0 2.0 0.23 4.0 8.0
3.0 2.0 0.3 3.0 6.0
4.0 2.0 0.3 4.0 8.0
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