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PermaFloat

Model 1624

Internet #100431467

24 in. x 48 in. x 16 in. Dock System Float Drum

$125.00 /each

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PermaFloat Float Drums offer durable flotation that can be easily applied to any new or existing dock system. This includes wood, steel and aluminum docks. PermaFloat is rotationally molded, eliminating seams that could result in long term separation and leakage. The shell is 0.150 in. thick and manufactured of tough virgin polyethylene with imbedded ultraviolet inhibitors. This tough durable outer shell protects your dock system from the damaging effects of sun, saltwater and freshwater, debris, oil, gas, marine organisms and pollutants. Army Corp of Engineers approved PermaFloat drums are filled with CFC/CHIC free expanded polystyrene, providing positive uniform flotation. Designed for ease of installation, the PermaFloat extra wide side ribbing provides easy tool access to both mounting holes and slots and adds to the overall structural integrity. The PermaFloat complete Dock Systems offer all but the lumber necessary for dock construction both for the professional and the beg

  • Durable flotation for any type of dock
  • Rugged, seamless rotationally molded encasement
  • Nominal wall thickness : 0.150
  • Ribbed for more strength to withstand wave action and resist impact
  • An integrated (attached) thick mounting flange for more stability and strength
  • Design allows for easy tool access, easy Installation
  • Self venting plug
  • 12-Year warranty
  • Manufactured in the USA
  • Flash dot reflective dock finder included
  • Complete line of dock bumpers and corners available
  • Passed hunt tests
  • Corps of Engineers Approved
  • Buoyancy up to 598 lb.

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What is the weight per float? example 450LBS? or 600 lbs? any one know?

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Building dock 8x20 feet for a risver with current and tide fluctuations. HOw much weight does each float support>
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Buoyant force = Volume of water displaced x (density weight of water – density weight of object)
So, water weighs 62.4 pcf (that’s pounds per cubic feet). The approximate volume of the block is found by the dimensions given – (24x48x16”) divided by 1728 cubic inches per cubic feet = 10.6 CF. The weight of the block is given in the spec’s which = 37 lbs.
So, density weight of the block is 37 lbs. / 10.6
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Buoyant force = Volume of water displaced x (density weight of water – density weight of object)
So, water weighs 62.4 pcf (that’s pounds per cubic feet). The approximate volume of the block is found by the dimensions given – (24x48x16”) divided by 1728 cubic inches per cubic feet = 10.6 CF. The weight of the block is given in the spec’s which = 37 lbs.
So, density weight of the block is 37 lbs. / 10.6 CF = 3.5 pcf.
Buoyant force of 1 block = 10.6 CF x (62.4 pcf – 3.5 pcf) = 625 lbs. per Block, if the block is fully submerged. If you don’t want the block to ever be more that say ½ submerged, then only use half the height of the block when figuring out the volume of water displaced.
To know how many blocks to use, you need to figure how much weight they have to hold per a certain area.
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May 4, 2016
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The float drum has Buoyancy up to 598 lb.
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can this be picked up at store?

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July 29, 2015
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Thank you for your recent inquiry with The Home Depot. This item can be ordered online and shipped directly to your home or business. Unfortunately, it cannot be shipped to a store. For any other questions, please call us at HomeDepot.com Customer Service 800-430-3376. Thank you for shopping Home Depot.
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How deep must water be to use 24 x 48 x 24 permafloat?

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At least 3' deep depending on the weight you put on them.
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How many 24 in x 48 in x 16 in drums would I need for 16' x 12' dock?

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We built a 12'x12' dock and put 6 2'x4'x16" drums under it and it does great. Really depend on how much weight your wanting to put on it and the weight of your dock.
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Rated 4.9 out of 5 by 29 reviewers.
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by exactly what i needed Could have got it for same price somewhere else, but went with home depot because if it didn't work, didn't have to take it back could just take it to the nearest store. July 19, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Great Buy Very good price and the free shipping made it worth it. June 28, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Dock floats Great product, worked so well I'm going to purchase more. June 15, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by good product floats were what I wanted got here when I wanted them and I have nothing more April 12, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Buy with confidence Buy with confidence, these dock floats work perfectly and are easy to mount. I purchased 6 for a new addition to my floating dock. Just install the vent plug and they are ready to float. March 8, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Great quality. Best price I could find on the net Very pleased with purchase. One UIE (user induced error) that I encountered was the vent plugs were not installed and all attached on one float. Didn't realize u was supposed to install until I got to that float which made it a bit tougher since I had already installed on the dock. January 19, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Great product,it was the exact replacement I needed. Easy to install and fit to a tee,it replaced my old one perfectly. September 2, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Perfect for the job The dock floats were each exact and with 2 positioned under each end of two 12' sections, the dock was perfectly balanced September 5, 2015
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