Gatic launch Filcoten, the UK’s strongest channel drainage

  • 12 Oct 2015

Gatic Filcoten channel drainage

Gatic Civil Drainage, part of Alumasc Water Management Solutions (AWMS),  launch Filcoten, the UK’s strongest channel drainage

Gatic Filcoten is a fibre reinforced, cement-bonded composite structure that consists of mineral building materials and is 100% recyclable.

Innovative design

  • 70% lighter
  • quicker and easier to install
  • more durable with improved impact stability
  • non-flammable

The market leading Slotdrain manufacturer recognised the need for a more robust and eco-friendly channel drain.

Gatic Sales Manager, Steve Mascall:

“Filcoten is a channel drain like no other. It’s extremely strong and boasts exceptional environmental benefits. Uniquely, it’s manufactured using 100% natural energy including water and wind generated power.

Gatic’s products are used in the most demanding industrial, commercial and residential projects. Filcoten is the ideal choice for projects that demand a resilient and sustainable water management solution. It gives specifiers and contractors the opportunity to win new projects with a market leading brand.”

Gatic’s reputation as a global leader in the manufacture of engineered access covers and surface water drainage systems has been established for almost 90 years. As one of the four brands that form AWMS, Gatic is part of a complete solution in water management, from rain to drain.

To find out more about Gatic Filcoten, call 01304 203545, follow @AlumascWMS or visit

Gatic Civil Drainage,
Poulton Close,
CT17 0UF

Phone: 01304 203545
Fax: 01304 215001

Visit the Gatic Civil Drainage website

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