The value of scrap iron is rising increasingly and the number of thefts to the detrietment of local authorities and service companies are rising as well.
Every day we read that covers have been stolen to be sold and melt. Beside an economic damage caused by the need to replace the stolen products, there is also the risk of serious accidents and injuries caused by dangerous openings on the road.
Once the strong point of cast iron covers, their high weight is becoming now their weak point because it makes them even more attractive to thieves.
Kinext™, the exclusive composite material, makes KIO manhole covers not subject to theft.