Without Ground Anchors
With the ever-increasing desire to create beautiful landscapes in challenging urban environments and roof gardens there are many occasions where a standard tree anchoring system cannot be used due to the location of buried services or shallow planting areas. Platipus have developed permanent tree anchoring systems, using stainless steel accessories, available in a wide range of options to suit individual applications:
- Roof Gardens
- Concrete Planters
- Coastal environments with high levels of salinity
- Sites exposed to high winds and heavy rainfall
- On-structure applications where root development is restricted by shallow and narrow planting pits
D-MAN Anchor System – Plati-Mat®
Deadman Anchor System – Plati-Mat®
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D-MAN™ Anchor System
The award-winning D-MAN is a strong, compact and lightweight system primarily designed to replace the traditional kerbstone or deadman sleeper. D-MAN can be used individually or in multiples where cells simply lock together. It has a distinctive letterbox style wire tendon anchor point and a unique cup for valuable water storage. D-MAN is made from recycled plastic and when combined with Plati-Mat® and our own engineered ratchet tensioner provides excellent stability to the tree.
RF1PDMAN Anchor System – Plati-Mat – Installation Guide
RF2PDMAN Anchor System – Plati-Mat – Installation Guide
Deadman Anchor System
Designed to satisfy the requirements of a specialist market, traditional deadmen systems have enabled Platipus to offer effective solutions for planting in difficult urban environments, where services may be a problem. The systems use kerbstones or sleepers as anchor points and providing that the soil placed on top of the kerbstones or sleepers has been well compacted before placing the tree in the pit, the systems offer a fast and efficient method of securing rootball trees up to 40′ high.
RF1RDMP & RF2RDMP 3-Leg
RF1RDMP & RF2RDMP 4-leg
RF3RDMIP & RF4RDMIP 4-leg
Deadman System – Dual Tensioner
In addition to our standard systems, we also provide individual bespoke tree anchoring systems to resolve challenging planting situations such as roof gardens, containers, solid bases, and unusual urban sites.