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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Another formulation used in the calculation of allowable stress values of geotextiles is based on the American Association of State Transportation and Highway Officials (AASHTO) [17,18].
Due to global infrastructure projects in the emerging markets of Asia Pacific, the Middle East and Latin America, along with governmental policies and environmental standards, demand for geotextiles is expected to grow.
Growth in the geo-synthetics market is faster than that of the construction industry itself, because the use of geotextiles is increasing by the replacement of traditional work methods.
Wen, "Model studies on geogrid- or geocell-reinforced sand cushion on soft soil," Geotextiles and Geomembranes, vol.
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.
During 2006-2010, China's output of geotextiles saw a yearly average growth rate of 35.
New York) was separated from compacted clay loam subsoil by a woven geotextile in 102-liter containers.
A geotextile is a fabric used to hold together the material used to fill potholes on roads and airfields.
Geotextiles usually consisted of polypropylene (PP) or polyester (PET) polymers are made similar to standard textile manufacturing in either woven and nonwoven types.
Specification for circular knit geotextiles published.
It also makes nonwoven geotextiles and woven fabrics for packaging.