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What is the product?

Gabions are baskets made of netting with a hexagonal mesh of steel wire with a zinc-aluminium coating and possibly plastic coating, formed by a cage (front, back, base and cover), sides and any partitions.

Product Applications

Gabions are mainly used in civil engineering for retaining walls, dikes, protecting embankments, shore protection, sound-damping constructions, cladding of concrete walls, sheet piling, … 

What does Copro do?

  • 4 to 8 inspections per year at the distributor and/or production unit
  • Sampling and monitoring of control tests
  • Review of the production process and production control
  • Follow-up of complaints

How do you recognize a certified product?

  • Per package of a maximum of fifty gabions: Label with reference to COPRO certification and to PTV 868-1 or PTV 868-2 (gabions with polymer coating). Each package is sealed with a stamp issued by COPRO.
  • 8-digit quick code on the delivery note, based on which the product sheet can be found on the COPRO Extranet (

What are the benefits of the certified product?

  • Confidence in the quality of the product and its compliance with Standard Specifications 250 (Flanders), Qualiroutes (Wallonia) and TB 2015 (Brussels).
  • COPRO has regularly checked whether the product delivered meets the requirements PTV 868-1 or PTV 868-2 (with polymer coating).
  • The client can spend more time on other tasks (installation, a posteriori checks, transport inspections, etc, …).

Gabion TRA 68

  • De Saedeleer Tom +32 471 98 11 87 gbz.qrfnrqryrre@pbceb.rhue.orpoc@reeledeased.mot Certification manager
  • Vandenneucker Kris +32 478 31 07 64 xevf.inaqraarhpxre@pbceb.rhue.orpoc@rekcuennednav.sirk Inspector