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When using roll stock, begin the assembly process at Step 1.
When using pre-cut panels, proceed
to Step 2.
When using pre-assembled gabions proceed
to Step 3.
Panels may be cut to appropriate sizes in the field. When using roll stock, bottoms, lids, fronts and backs may be rolled out in lengths
up to 300'.
Ends, diaphragms, front and back panels are placed upright on the bottom section of
Secure panels by screwing spiral binders through the mesh openings inadjacent panels.
18" Corner Stiffeners should be placed inside at 12" intervals(4 per cell) and crimped over the line and crosswires on the front and side faces. None are needed for interior cells. Lacing wire may be used as an alternate cell cross tie in lieu of Corner Stiffeners. Tying from front to back at 12" intervals.
Gabions may be filled with graded stone by hand or machine in 12" lifts, cross or corner tying each lift. It is imperative to maintain a constant inside dimension in order to have the lid fit correctly.
After filling, close the lid and secure with spiral binders at the diaphragms, ends, front and back.