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Erosion Control Coir Mat

Coir Rolled Erosion Control Products

erosion control coir matCoir Erosion Control Mats (RECPs) are some of the strongest and longest lasting erosion control products on the market today. Also known as Erosion Control Blankets (ECBs), coir mats work to increase soil stabilization, decrease erosion and allow vegetation to effectively take root. Coir geotextiles are made from a natural and biodegradable coconut fiber. Coir erosion mats are the perfect option for environmentally sensitive, steep slopes, or climates where shade or cold temeratures increase seed germination time.


  • Wetland Restoration
  • Stream Bank Restoration
  • Slope Stabilization
  • Hillside Erosion Control
  • Channel Filtration & Control

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If you have questions about any of our products, give us a call at +1-772-646-0597 or request a price quote.

Technical Specifications

Semi-Permanent Control (4-6 years)
Product Openings Weight Sizes Uses
Control Mat 40 0.75" x 0.75" 460 g/m2

3.28 ft x 83 ft
6.56 ft x 166 ft
9.84 ft x 166 ft
13.1 ft x 83 ft

Slopes: 3:1 or less
Flows: up to 8 fps
Control Mat 60 0.75" x 0.5" 600 g/m2 6.56 ft x 166 ft Slopes: 3:1 to 2:1
Flows: up to 10 fps
Control Mat 70
0.5" x 0.5"

780 g/m2
3.28 ft x 83 ft
6.56 ft x 166 ft
9.84 ft x 166 ft
13.1 ft x 83 ft
Slopes: 2:1 to 1:1
Flows: up to 12 fps
Control Mat 90
0.3" x 0.5" 980 g/m2 3.28 ft x 83 ft
6.56 ft x 165 ft
9.84 ft x 156 ft
13.1 ft x 83 ft
Slopes: 1:1 or greater
Flows: up to 16 fps
Temporary Control (9-24 months)
  Weight Sizes  
Control Mat OCF 30 283 g/m2 8' x 112' Slopes: > 2:1
Flows: < 8 fps
StrawCoco Mat 322 g/m2 7.5' x 120' 3:1 to 2:1 slopes
Temporary Control (6-9 months)
  Weight Sizes  
Jute Mat 4.7 oz/sy 4' x 225' Slopes: < 3:1
Flows: < 6 fps
Straw Mat 271 g/m2 7.5' x 120' 3:1 to 2:1 slopes
Excelsior Mat 390 g/m2 8' x 90' rolls Slopes: > 3:1
Flows: < 6 fps

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Learn More about Erosion Control Mats

straw fiber matCoir Mats (RECPs) are a natural way to control erosion in areas with either temporary or long-term erosion control needs. Designed to offer a environmentally sensitive solution to erosion control, each product is designed to biodegrade over a specific period of time. As the matting degrades, the erosion blanket will work to enrich the surrounding environment and contribute to extended vegetative growth.


Semi-Permanent Coir Erosion Control
Typical Lifespan: 4-6 years

coir mat 40Some of the most commonly used coir matting models are those designed as an open weave or geotextile style mat. Offering a higher strength design, these erosion control mats are able to accommodate areas with steep slopes or increased water flow.

  • Control Mat 40
  • Control Mat 60
  • Control Mat 70
  • Control Mat 90
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Semi-Temporary Control Mats
Typical Lifespan: 9-24 months

coir mat ocf 30 Semi-Temporary Coir Mats offer a perfect medium between long term control and short term straw mats. Featuring a blend of 70% wheat straw and 30% coconut fiber, these mats are able to offer an extended lifespan in a standard RECP design. Models include:

  • Control Mat OCF 30: Mattress Coir stitched between two organic jute nets.

  • Coir Straw Mat: 70% Wheat Straw and 30% Coconut Fiber, stitched between two synthetic nets.


Temporary Erosion Control Mats
Typical Lifespan: 6-9 months

straw matOne of the shortest term erosion control coir mats are ones made from wheat straw, jute, and/or excelsior wood materials. These erosion blankets typically last around 6 to 9 months and are used in level areas with low slopes or low water flows. Mats include:

  • Jute Mats
  • Straw Mat
  • Excelsior Mat

For more information on these materials, please check out our Straw Erosion Control Blanket Page.

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Permanent Control Mats

For long term erosion control, we also offer a UV stabilized synthetic fiber mat (also known as a TRM) that contains heavy duty synthetic materials. Turf reinforcement mats are not biodegradable and should not be used in permanent control matwetlands or environmentally sensitive areas.

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Erosion Control Anchoring and Accessories

Regardless of which mat you choose, every product requires stakes, staples or pegs to install. For these and more accessories, please contact our sales team. Options include:

  • Biodegradable Stakes and Pegs
  • Wooden Stakes
  • Sod Staples


metal staple

biodegradable pegs

Other Coir Product Options

We also offer 75 foot economy priced coir roll for stormwater management, erosion control, landscaping, roofing applications and more. It is backed with a figerblass mesh for structural strength, and can be easily cut to fit your application. See pricing here on our GEI Works Webstore.

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