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FlexMac DT: a fast and easy-to-use solution for flooding

Flood and emergency works

Maccaferri’s FlexMac DT is a reliable and stable solution designed to combat floods and adverse events hitting Albania.

Protect your homes, your lands and your livestock! Protect your livelihood!

We present to you our bespoke product designed to address emergency cases of flooding: FlexMac DT. To download the brochure, click here.

FlexMac DT is a modular structure made from double twisted, heavily galvanized steel wire mesh panels, reinforced with vertical steel bars. The cells are connected together in the factory and then folded to reduce shipping volume and facilitate rapid deployment.

Speed and efficiency of installation are vital when dealing with flood and emergency conditions.

FlexMac DT is used to rapidly construct large barriers to protect assets from being flooded. Filled onsite using locally available materials, the product is up to 40 times faster to construct than sandbags. FlexMac DT’s versatility makes it an effective solution for many emergency situations involving flooding.

The main applications of this product are as follows:

  • Floods
  • Emergency river works
  • Landslide and erosion control or emergency works
  • Bank restoration
  • Emergency dam problems
  • Coastal erosion
  • Protection of plants and storage facilities
  • Provision of basins for

Maccaferri FlexMac DT offers an efficient and effective response for the following phenomena:

  • Rapid and simple deployment
  • Flexible and light
  • Simple connection between units
  • Uses locally available fill material
  • Easy to transport
  • Re-usable

After use, FlexMac DT can be folded up and efficiently stored for use in case of another emergency. Thus, it can be a temporary or permanent solution. When used as a permanent solution, post-emergency, FlexMac DT can be covered and revegetated in harmony with the environment.

Other Maccaferri solutions are also used as part of post-hazard rehabilitation measures:

  • Erosion protection (TRM) blankets and mats
  • MacTube containment tubes
  • Retaining structures
  • Soil reinforcement
  • Ground stabilisation

For more information please contact us. Technical and Commercial Department. We will be glad to provide you with more information on the FlexMac DT solution.

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