Technical Comparison

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When compared to Advan-Edge, Multi-Flow, Enkadrain, J Drain, and AKWA Drain, the Hydraway 2000 Drain System is stronger and faster allowing for 11,400 PSF and 71% available open space with openings on all sides for water intake. When it comes to drainage solutions, no other product comes close to the superior quality of Hydraway.

Product Comparison

Properties Test Method Hydraway 2000 Advan-Edge Multi-Flow Enkadrain J Drain AKWA Drain
Core Material HDPE HDPE HDPE HDPE Polystyrene Polystyrene
Compressive Strength ASTM D-1621 11,400 PSF 3000 PSF 6000 PSF 1000 PSF 7858 PSF *** 6000 PSF
Percent of open space to allow for water “In-Flow” 71% 10.4% 3.9%** Not published 54% 55%
Open sides for water intake for horizontal applications Yes – both sides open No – both sides are closed one side open N/A yes yes
Flow Rate ASTM D4716 21 GPM/ ft. width 17 GPM/ ft. width 29 GPM/ ft. width 5.0 gal/min.ft 30 21
Size compared 12×1″ 12×1″ 12×1″ 12×1″ 12×1″ 12×1″

Geotextile Fabric

Properties Test Method Hydraway 2000 Advan-Edge Multi-Flow Enkadrain J Drain AKWA Drain
Weight (oz/sq yd) 4.8oz. 3.4 oz 4.0 oz 3.54 oz unknown unknown
Grab Tensile Strength ASTM D-4632 120 lbs. 120 lbs. 100 lbs. 125 lbs. 100 lbs. 145 llbs.
Grab Elongation ASTM D-4632 50% 60% 50% 40% unknown 60%
Puncture Strength ASTM D-4833 65 lbs. 30 lbs. 50 lbs 35 lbs 65 lbs. 50 lbs.
Mullen Burst ASTM D-3786 225 psi 90 psi 200 psi 160 psi 210 psi 150 psi
Trapezoidal Tear ASTM D-4533 50 lbs. 40 lbs. 42 lbs 40 lbs unknown 70 lbs
UV Resistance ASTM D-4355 70% 70% 70% unknown 70% 70%
Apparent Opening Size (AOS) ASTM D-4751 70 60 70 45 70 80
Permittivity ASTM D-4491 3 1.8 sec. 0.7sec 1.8sec 2.5 sec unknown 1.0 sec
Permeability ASTM D-4491 4 0.21 cm/sec unknown 0.1 cm/sec unknown unknown 0.4 cm/sec
Water Flow Rate ASTM D-4491 135 unknown 100 185 140 80
Bond to core method Heat Fusion not bonded not bonded Glue Glue Glue

All information is gathered directly from each manufactures published data sheets posted on the respective web sites .
**Estimate based on measurement of an independent engineer.
***Based on actual 3rd party testing. Test result available upon request.