What You Should Know About Geotextiles
Geotextiles have been used for thousands of years, dating back to being used by the Pharaohs of Egypt. the Egyptians used them to stabilize roadways and their edges. The product itself is cloth-like and can spend in length up to 100 feet in length . Applications of this product has very little limitation. The ability to be used in extreme temperatures both hot and cold and durability over time. There is no wonder why this tool has lasted so long and is still growing to this day.
Geotextile into the future
By the year 2020, the geotextiles market is expected to reach 9.54 billion (USD) almost tripling in eight years. One of the primary purposes of the tool is to aid in liquid filtration while maintaining the integrity of the soil. It’s widely applicable nature makes it even more attractive and popular.
Uses and Applications
These geotextiles provide water flow in addition to stabilization of soil. The design of the material makes for optimal filtration, letting the things you don’t want out, and keeping the soil in place. Typical applications include access roads, aggregate drains, asphalt pavement overlays, and erosion control. While a majority of the Geotextile use is involved with roadwork, there still many other applications for the tool. For example, any project where the soil is needed to be held down and also to promote vegetative growth, geotextiles can help greatly.
Some different types of Geotextile Applications include:
- Airport runways
- Wall structures
- And others
Asimpa offers a variety of Geotextiles going from High quality woven to non-woven styles. Different fabric composition and construction are suitable for various applications. The non-woven Geotextile is an arrangement of fibers either oriented or randomly patterned in a sheet, resembling felt. Also, geotextiles are typically made from from a synthetic polymer or a composite of natural and artificial material. Along with the Geotextiles, Asimpa carries mono-filaments and ground covers are available for sale as well.
To find out more about geotextiles and how they can be implemented in your next project, give us a call or email and talk with a member of our team. Don’t wait, an easier project is just one call away.