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geotextiles

[¦jē·ō¦tek‚stīlz]
(civil engineering)
Woven or nonwoven fabrics used with foundations, soils, rock, earth, or other geotechnical material as an integral part of a manufactured project, structure, or system. Also known as civil engineering fabrics; erosion control cloth; filter fabrics; support membranes.

Geotextiles

Cloth or clothlike materials intended for use in the soil, usually for filtering or containing soil water. Some types are used to prevent or control erosion.
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Keywords: Bishop method; geotextile reinforcement; limit equilibrium; slope stability.
According to recent data from EDANA, about 750 square kilometers of geotextile nonwovens are manufactured and sold annually, and of this, 60% is used in road construction.
The reason we set up a plant [via our joint venture] in Saudi Arabia is that the GCC market for geo-synthetics is growing at a rate of 20% per year, and the Kingdom represents 70% of the geotextile market in the GCC," he says.
Using geotextile is very effective on reduction in footing settlement for higher settlements (s/B > 6%) [4].
And, since mines are frequently situated in remote areas with limited access, and with very large spaces being lined, a lightweight, easy-to-transport geotextile system offers faster, more efficient installation of ballast, www.
Alyaf's GCLs, marketed as ALFCLAY, have high quality bentonite between two geotextile layers to form a sandwich-type composite of around 10 mm thickness.
According to Li Lingshen, President of China Nonwovens and Industrial Textiles Association (CNITA), in the next few years, China will further increase its investment in major infrastructure projects such as railways, highways, airports, and water conservancy and environmental protection projects, and each of them will have a continuously growing demand for geotextile fabrics.
In order to test the Geotextile impact on gully controla research project has been conducted in 2009 and one region in Southeast of Omidiyeh in Khuzestan province was selected.
New York) was separated from compacted clay loam subsoil by a woven geotextile in 102-liter containers.
As part of the reinforcement of the Monmouthshire and Brecon canal in South Wales, engineers have specified Terram's specialist geotextile and cellular Erocell systems to prevent erosion on a section of the waterway.
The Keybag wrap-around pipeline weight from Keymay Industries is manufactured from a non-woven geotextile chosen for what Keymay describes as its excellent hydraulic properties as well as the proven strength of the material and its long-term durability underground.