WATTS Trench Drains (ASPE CEU)

WATTS Trench Drains (ASPE CEU)


[0:11] Chapter 1: Introduction to ATS Spec Tool and WATTS Trench Drains

  • Zach Allison introduces the ATS Spec Tool designed for engineers.
  • The tool assists with product selection and specification.
  • WATTS products are featured for ease in creating specifications for projects.
  • They host learning sessions, like the current webinar on trench drains.

[1:07] Chapter 2: Overview of Trench Drains

  • Michael O’Brien discusses the advantages of trench drains over point drains.
  • Trench drains, also known as channel or linear drains, are ideal for rapid water removal and efficient indoor floor cleaning.
  • They are useful in a wide range of environments, from athletic facilities to industrial settings.

[5:17] Chapter 3: Installation and Application Considerations

  • In-depth explanation of the installation process, including concrete and support requirements.
  • Discussion on the underfoot and adjacent support for the trench drain structure.

[7:11] Chapter 4: Types of Trench Drain Systems

  • Different materials and designs suited for various applications and load considerations.
  • Review of polymer concrete and plastic channels’ advantages and assembly methods.

[10:45] Chapter 5: Load Ratings and ADA Compliance

  • Explanation of load classification standards for trench drains.
  • Insights into ensuring compliance with ADA regulations and the significance of grading materials.

[13:58] Chapter 6: Slope, Width, and Outlet Design

  • The importance of slope design in trench drains for solid transport.
  • Standard and custom width options to accommodate various flow requirements.
  • Outlet design options for indoor and outdoor applications.

[18:13] Chapter 7: Special Considerations and End User Questions

  • Addressing unique installation contexts, like above-grade and hygienic-sensitive areas.
  • Responding to audience questions about product details, installation nuances, and specific use cases.

[23:41] Chapter 8: Conclusion and Summary

  • Summation of learned objectives, such as identifying trench drain applications and considering performance evaluation.
  • Sign-off from presenter, encouraging further questions or interest in the ASPE CEU content.