Geotextiles


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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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In terms of volume, geotextiles was the largest product segment of the geosynthetics market in 2014.
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The vertical integrated production plants are located in Dubai (UAE) and Al Jubail (KSA) and will serve the demand for geotextiles in the GCC for railway projects.
Alyaf nonwoven geotextiles are engineered to offer excellent tensile strength with good elongation in all directions, superior puncture resistance to static and dynamic loads, high permeability with fine opening size, high porosity to prevent clogging of the filter, and resistance to rot, chemicals and UV," Nafady said.
Geotextiles usually consisted of polypropylene (PP) or polyester (PET) polymers are made similar to standard textile manufacturing in either woven and nonwoven types.
Requirements with which non-woven geotextiles must comply are indicated in table 1.
Although synthetic fabrics currently account for about 98% of the geotextile market, natural fibre-based geotextiles should have good possibilities for increasing their share in the future.
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Bonar, a company formed through the combination of Bonar Technical Fabrics and Colbond, is a well-established supplier of geotextiles with manufacturing facilities in Belgium, Hungary and Saudi Arabia.