ACO Stainless – industrial drainage

Case Studies

St Joseph’s College Sports Field Grandstand, QLD

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The school decided to build new facilities to accompany upgrades to the playing surface. Drainage was therefore required in several new hardstand areas including the stadium’s suspended slab.

Bright Brewery, Bright, Victoria

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A durable linear surface drainage system was required for the new production site and to ensure effective drainage on the level floor, the drainage runs had to have built-in falls.

Brisbane Square, 266 George St, Brisbane QLD

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A shallow grated trench drain was required to fit into the suspended concrete slab. The drainage system also needed to efficiently remove the surface water from the flat pavement, ...

Splash Aqua Park and Leisure Centre, VIC

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Designers needed the surface area around the perimetre of the pools to be as flat and level as possible and requested a discreet, pedestrian safe drainage system that would not stand out in the pavement

3 Hooks Seafood, Marrickville, NSW

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The new facility uses strong chemicals and very hot water to clean and wash down the food preparation areas, requiring a corrosion resistant drainage system capable of withstanding heavy and constant wheel loads from forklifts.

Chilli Panda Restaurant, Perth, WA

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Hunan cuisine is significantly oilier than other cuisines from China and designers wanted a floor drainage system that would provide a high level of slip resistance for the workers in the kitchen.

Scotch College, Claremont, WA

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During a recent redevelopment of the middle school, the commercial kitchen that provides meals for the boarders required an upgrade to comply with modern day food hygiene regulations

Rockliff Seafoods, Mooloolaba, QLD

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Seafood processing facilities wash down equipment and floor areas continuously and require an efficient and durable drainage system capable of withstanding salt water from the catch.

Beak & Johnston, Arndell Park, NSW

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To comply with hygiene standards, aggressive chemicals and very hot water is used to wash down the facility and the processing equipment, requiring a durable, corrosion resistant drainage system

Aviagen Chicken Hatchery, Goulburn, NSW

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The hatchery has special floor surfaces installed that allows for thorough washing and sanitation to improve hygiene and chick quality

Hawker Hall Restaurant, Melbourne, VIC

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The kitchen design required a continuous, uninterrupted, safe floor area between the benches and the cooking equipment.

Krispy Kreme Store, Penrith, NSW

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The Krispy Kreme processing and preparation areas are regularly washed with hot water, sterilising agents and cleaning chemicals

Water Labyrinth Forrest Place, WA

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The water feature has become the focal point of the square, however the splash of the fountain created problems for pedestrians. 

Woolworths – Annerley, QLD

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Woolworths has its own specifications requiring designers to adapt them to specific projects.

QE2 Medical Centre, WA

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The facility will comprise 6 levels of highly automated laboratories and containment facilities for the investigation of high risk infectious diseases.


Arnott’s Biscuits Factory , NSW

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The drainage system needed to be strong and robust enough to withstand the weight of forklift traffic.

Morgans Seafood, Redcliffe QLD

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For the wash down areas, the client sought a hygienic and durable drainage solution for the salt water environment. 

The Ivy – Sydney, NSW

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The architects required an upmarket and sophisticated look throughout the entire complex, including the functional utility areas.

Coles Supermarket, Lithgow NSW

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ACO’s stainless steel channel and grate systems have been part of Coles’ brief since 2007. 

Dreamworld, QLD

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Water is used in a number of the shows and therefore draining the timber stage is of critical importance