Manhole Covers

What Are Manhole Covers?

Manhole covers also known as drain covers are a necessary part of many streets, sidewalks, and roadways. It is a removable plate forming the lid over the opening of a manhole, an opening large enough for a person to pass through that is used as an access to underground utility. It is designed to prevent anyone or anything from falling in, and to keep out unauthorized persons and material.

These covers keep debris and storm water from falling into the manholes below. The removable manhole cover frame comes in various shapes and designs. Round manhole cover is the most popular choice which is often seen near traffic signals and street lights. Because the circular cover of manhole is designed for easy installation. Top manhole covers manufacturer India can offer wide range of cast iron manhole frames.

Types of Manhole Covers Made By Manhole Covers Manufacturer 

There are mainly three different types of manhole covers offered by the best suppliers in India which are as follows ‐

1. Cast Iron Manhole Cover

Cast iron and ductile iron manhole covers are made from a type of premium cast iron that is strong, or capable of being drawn out into a wire. These are the best quality of iron cover which has a solid top. Ductile Manhole covers are comparatively very expensive and also prone to theft because of good resale value of Iron.

Cast Iron Manhole Cover

2. FRP Manhole Covers

FRP Manhole Covers are made using thermoset material. The material comprises of polyesters combined with Fibreglass reinforced materials to sustain against wear-n-tear for heavy load vehicular traffic. These manhole covers Kolkata  are cheaper than iron manhole cover offered by manhole covers manufacturers. Being India's largest selling manhole cover, they are very expensive as compared to Precast Concrete Manhole Covers.

FRP Manhole Covers

3. Precast Concrete Manhole Cover

Precast Concrete Manhole Covers are most famous type of manhole cover frame sold by top manufacturers and exporters. These manhole frame are made of Concrete with suitable reinforcement, the process of manufacturing has been laid down in BIS code IS: 12592 (2002).

Compared to Cast Iron & FRP manhole covers this product range of Manhole Covers have comparatively provide better strength & are also cheaper. Make sure to buy premium quality manhole cover from trusted manhole cover manufacturers like Om Concrete Products PVT LTD who maintains international standards involved in providing a high-quality material. 

There are various types precast concrete manhole covers & frames available in Indian market like -

Precast Concrete Manhole Cover

Features Of Manhole Cover Made By Manhole Covers Manufacturer 

  • Manhole Covers is a plug that prevent unauthorized access to manhole.
  • Manhole Covers are used perform inspection, cleaning, and removal of any obstruction present in the sewage line
  • They are often round but can be rectangular, or square manhole cover that you can customise as per your requirement.
  • They come with a smooth finish and can withstand heavy pressure.
  • Manhole covers have a high compressive strength which makes them highly durable.
  • They can withstand all types of weather conditions and rusting processes.

Benefits of Manhole Covers Made By Manhole Covers Manufacturer 

  • They can prevent rainwater from flooding the street below and allow for drainage.
  • Manhole covers are cheap and easy to install while offering a secure barrier.
  • Manhole covers protect a specific location or group of pipes, valves, or fittings from unauthorized access.
  • Manhole covers help keep sewers clean by keeping out small objects that can clog the sewer pipes.
  • They also reduce the chance of animals using the sewers as a place to build dens.
  • Manhole covers also make it easier for workers to install manholes without having to worry about accidentally digging into a pipe.
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We manufacture different types of manhole covers including - RCC Manhole Covers and Frames, RCPC Manhole Covers and Frames, SFRC Manhole Covers and Frames and PFRC Manhole Covers and Frames. We offer high-quality products that comply with latest specification as per IS 12592 bureau of India Standards (BIS)

FRP manhole covers

Different Applications Of Manhole Covers

  • Manhole covers facilitate underground drainage systems.
  • They serve as entry points to sewer management maintenance.
  • Integrates with telecommunication networks and cables.
  • Manhole covers give safe access to electrical and utility chambers.
  • They prevent stormwater flooding by allowing excess water to drain.
  • Manhole covers enhance traffic management systems if placed strategically on highways and roads.

A Guide To Manhole Covers Maintenance Tips That You Should Know

Here is a maintenance guide to ensure the longevity and robust durability of manhole drain covers:

  • Conduct routine checkups to identify signs of visible damages, cracks, or misalignment in manhole covers.
  • Regularly clean the surrounding area of manhole covers to keep it free from debris and dirt accumulation.
  • Extend the lifespan of manhole parts by lubricating hinges, locks, and moving parts with oil and grease.
  • Inspect to clean the manhole top surface with cleaners and water to avoid slippage issues.
  • Periodically invest in coating and painting the manhole tops with sealants to make them corrosion-resistant.
  • Fasten loose bolts, nuts, and manhole parts to prevent infrastructural damages and avoid severe accidents.
  • Promptly address visible signs of wear and tear and do the needful repairs and replacements to maintain integrity.
  • Schedule once in six months of professional inspection to enhance the overall conditions of your manhole covers.
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Why Choose Our Manhole Covers?

In the tapestry of Kolkata's vibrant urban landscape, our drain manhole covers are the beacon of stability and prime reliability. As the top manhole covers manufacturers, we provide strong, durable, long-lasting, and elegant solid top covers that do not just serve the purpose. But make sure, that you invest in the leading manhole covers that are cost-effective and value for money.

While, sudden environmental challenges can deteriorate the condition of alternative manhole covers present in the marketplace. We, at Om Concrete Products, use premium quality materials in the processing of manhole covers that make them resistant to corrosion and slippage issues.  Apart from that, we offer customization options for various sizes, shapes, and designs of your chosen manhole covers. So, doesn't that make us one of the top and demanding manhole covers manufacturers? 

Frequently Asked Questions About Manhole Covers Kolkata

1. Should I Buy Lightweight Manhole Covers?

Modern manhole covers have truly evolved when it comes to the weight features of manhole top covers. Lightweight manhole covers like the FRP covers in Kolkata are made from high-quality fiberglass materials that are easy to carry and maintain.

2. What Are The Heaviest Manhole Covers?

We have a variety of pre-cast and thermoset material manhole covers ranging from heavy to light in weight. However, our best extra heavy-duty - EHD35 manhole cover weighs 235 Kg and is the perfect choice for heavy vehicular traffic and footprints in areas like highways, garages, and roadways.

3. Where Should I Use A Manhole Cover?

Manhole covers can be used in any place that requires access to utility points, electrical chambers, and sewer passages. So, you can use our best manhole covers in areas that have problems related to water accumulation like footpaths, patios, highways, roadways, garages, and driveways.

4. Which Type Of Manhole Covers Are More Prone To Theft?

Ductile or cast iron manhole covers are made with high-quality iron materials that are strong and durable. However, due to its high scrap value, it is often eyed by many thieves and robbers. 

5. Do You Provide Customization Options In Manhole Covers?

Absolutely! We at, Om Concrete Products can customize different types of manhole covers according to your preferences, choices, and needs. We have a variety of customizable manhole covers in various shapes, sizes, colors, and textures for your infrastructural needs. 

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