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Capiphon Drainage Short Brochure

Introduction to Capiphon Drainage.

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General Brochure

Drainage Brochure showing the many applications in which Capiphon Drainage is being used.

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Capiphon Continues to Outperform Slotted Pipe

10 months after installation, Capiphon pipe and belt continue to drain sooner, longer and therefore better than slotted pipe.

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Installation Savings

Comparative costing of two drainage jobs shows significant savings on installation.

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Drainage Characteristics of Capiphon

Slide presentation of the ICID paper.

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Enhanced Biofilter Treatment of Stormwater by Optimizing the Residence Time (Redahegn Sileshi, Rober

This paper describes the initial tests investigating the basic hydraulic properties and the clogging potential of Capiphon. A pilot-scale biofilter using a trough 3m long and 0.6 x 0.6m in cross section was used to test the variables affecting the drainage characteristics of Capiphon as an underdrain material (such as length, slope, hydraulic head, and type of sand media).

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Examining the Clogging Potential of Underdrain Material for Stormwater Biofilter (Redahegn Sileshi

The tests were conducted using two different species of green algal that were encouraged to grow in the biofilter device for several weeks before draining. The results indicated that the biofouling had only a small effect on the discharge rates, even though the algal growth was extensive

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Capiphon Technical Features & Performance

Product Description, Handling & Storage, SAFETY SHEET, Technical Specifications, Flow Rates, Design and Installation Information, Building and Road Regulations and A/ANZ Standards

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Capiphon drawing water up in tank test

These snapshots from a video show the water level in a test tank dropping below the outlet through which the belt passes.

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Capiphon drawing water up in tank test full of soil

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Capiphon Flow Rates

Poor drainage over the years had led to a soggy base under the Hot Tub which, in turn, led to the timber of the tub starting to rot. Water may also have been coming down through the cut into the embankment to add to water splashed out during use. Capiphon belts under paving solved the problem.

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Capiphon Installation Guidelines

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Capiphon Installation Tools List

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Capiphon Usage - Disclaimer

Capiphon Drainage is not a drainage contractor or adviser. You should consider seeking independent advice to check how the website, email and telephone information relates to your unique circumstances. It is highly recommended that such a person should inspect the site in person and make appropriate tests and measurements.

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How to Use Capiphon as an Intercept Drain

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How to Use Capiphon behind a retaining or basement wall

This site is classified as class E. Drainage plans and quotes were obtained for both conventional ag. pipe and Capiphon. The quote for Capiphon was almost 50% less.

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Capiphon Product Warranty

Capiphon Drainage New Zealand Pty Limited ACN 129 296 957 (Capiphon) warrants to the purchaser of the Capiphon Drainage Belt (Belt Product) from Capiphon and to the last purchaser of the Belt Product prior to its installation that, subject to the Conditions of Warranty set out below....

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Capiphon Product Information

The farm has an earthen-wall dam that has been leaking for many years. The leakage has made the wall potentially unstable, and has made the land at the base of it unworkable. Base of dam wall is now stabilised. The land below the wall is now trafficable, and there is more usable available.

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Drainage Characteristics of Capiphon Belt and Pipe - Some Comparisons with slotted pipe with sock

Paper presented to the International Commission on Irrigation & Drainage (Adelaide June 2012): Initial studies showed that Capiphon drainage technology out performs slotted pipe with sock (Drain Coil) in soil. It also had a higher flow-rate in free water at low hydraulic head. In soil when flooded, Capiphon commenced flow before, and continued to drain long after Drain Coil had ceased. Its capillary and syphonic action resulted in drawing water upwards, pulling the water table down to at least....

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Capiphon Safety Data Sheet

Physical, chemical, environmental and other factors involved in using and being exposed to Capiphon The information set forth herein has been gathered from standard reference materials and/or supplier test data and is, to the best knowledge and belief of GWST , accurate and reliable. Such information is offered solely for your consideration, investigation and verification, and it is not suggested or guaranteed that the hazard precautions or procedures mentioned are the only ones, which...

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Flow Reports for Capiphon Drain Belt

Translation from the original Chinese report, conducted by the Chinese Research Institute of Water Resources and Hydroelectric Power.

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Final Report On Evaluation of Capiphon Drain Belt

TRI/Environmental was commissioned by the AASHTO APEL program to test a new product submitted for use by state Department of Transportation’s (DOTs) in the United States. The purpose of the project was to characterize basic properties of a water extracting mat used in soils. The name of the product is Capiphon Drain Belt, produced by Capiphon USA.

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Trifold Brochure

An A4 trifold brochure to pop in your pocket so that you can easily give it to people who have never heard of Capiphon before.

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The experiment report of the capillary drainage belt and the proposal of construction

PowerPoint presentation reporting on a trial of Capiphon drainage in a tunnel, and notes on the subsequent construction methodology. Taiwan 2012

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WHAT SAND TO USE? - A Simple Permeability Test

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Serious Alternative to Ag Pipe

Ag pipe is also called aggie, agricultural pipe, ag line etc. Capiphon also out-performs slotted pipe.