Sack gabion, is a cylindrical shape gabion basket. It can be filled with stones for emergent and temporary applications, such as flood controlling.
Sack gabions are pre-assembled in the factory, with all components connected, folded flat and bundled for shipment. Lacing wire is shipped separately.
Common Sizes of Sack Gabion
On project site, the folded Sack Gabion units are taken out from the bundle, unfolded and pressed out to their original shape ready for assembly.
By rolling the mesh panel into a cylindrical shape and overlapping the selvedged edges, the sack gabion is ready to erect. Lacing closed one end, and then fill the sack gabion with stones, closed the other end, the assembly is finished. Then you can throw the sack gabion into rapid flood or pile the sack gabion up to defend the floods.
Same as gabion box and gabion mattress, the sack gabion can also be made of galvanized steel wire, PVC coated wire and galfan wire. The mesh opening size and wire thickness are all similar to gabions and revet mettresses.