They are ﬂexible retaining systems, constructed as connected galvanized steel mesh cages ﬁlled with high strength (such as coarse quartzite gravels), granular, cheap material.
Gabion cages are produced from either galvanized steel wire or PVC-coated stainless steel wire. Rock having sppeciﬁc gradation, ﬁlled within the cages. Rock ﬁll is chosen to be resistant to abrasion in open atmosphere conditions.
Areas of Usage :
- Highways and Rail Roads
- Erosion remediation
- Bridge approach ﬁlls and culverts
- Retanining Strutures
- Slope Stability
- Prevention to rock fall