Filling | Global Flood Solutions

By: Global Flood Solutions  05/12/2011

The Big Bag Defence System can be filled with many different types of granular fill material;

  • In flood management situations, sand is the preferred choice for fill material as it achieves the best compaction
  • There are a number of different means that can be used to fill the systems, depending on ground conditions and accessibility
  • Methods of Filling
    Loading Shovels
    Side Tip Dumpers (wheel or tracked)
    Tracked Excavators
    Four Wheel Drive Teleporters

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Big Bag Defence System | Global Flood Solutions

The versatility of the system ensures it has many different applications to facilitate in flood management, construction methods, humanitarian efforts and many military applications. The Big Bag Defence System is a revolutionary product that can provide great wall structures in the world of emergency management. Easily Stored• Ease of filling• Flexibility• Safe• Speed• Stacking• Deployment in water• Clean up operations.


Specifications | Global Flood Solutions

Each cell has a capacity of 0.73 cubic metres and a capacity of 3.65 cubic metres for the entire system. Each cell within a system attaches to the next cell with the aid of four conventional spax screws. For flooding applications there is a water sealant on the front side of the system. The overall length of a fully expanded system is 4.5m. The dimension of each cell is 900mm x 900mm x 900mm. There are five individual cells in each system.


Deployment | Global Flood Solutions

Carefully insert four spax or drywall screws through the inverted u-frame in the last cell of one system right through to the u-frame in the first cell of the next system. Next, take another system from the pallet, expand it out to its maximum length and butt it up against the first system. To start the deployment simply pull off the packaging and pull a flat pack system from the pallet.


Clean Up | Global Flood Solutions

Transportation: Each of the five filled components can be safely and easily lifted onto a flatbed truck and transported to a centralised location if not contaminated or transported to tip if contaminated. Lifting: The system is made up of five individual attached cells, each filled cell will detach easily from the next adjoining cell when lifted.