Filtration Geotextiles

3.1 oz Nonwoven Light Weight Geotextiles for Drainage and Filtration

filtration geotextiles, geotextiles The 3.1 oz. nonwoven geotextile is a light weight fabric used in filtration, drainage, paving and various other landscaping applications. Whether wrapped around a drain or used to support a paver, these geotextiles can provide a combination of both strength and filtration. Common applications for 3.1 oz nonwoven geotextiles include:

  • French Drains
  • Subsurface Drains
  • Asphalt Overlay
  • Support Under Pavers or Roads

Nonwoven geotextiles shown here feature a 3.1 ounce weight, 80 pound grab tensile strength and approximate AOS of 50 US Sieve. This allows for high a level of water to pass through the fabric when used in drainage or filtration areas. Additional fabrics, higher strengths and woven models are also available.

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Technical Specifications:

Product 3.1 oz. Nonwoven Geotextile
Flyer Nonwoven Geotextile Flyer
Spec Sheet 3.1 oz. Spec Sheet
Installation Geotextile Installation
Test Method
Minimum Average Roll Value (M.A.R.V.)
Weight (typical)
ASTM D5261
3.1 oz/yd² (105 g/m²)
Grab Tensile
ASTM D4632
80 lbs (.35 kN)
Grab Elongation
ASTM D4632
50 %
Trapezoid Tear Strength
ASTM D4533
30 lbs (.13 kN)
CBR Puncture Resistance
ASTM D6241
175 lbs (.76 kN)
ASTM D4491
2.2 sec-1
Water Flow*
ASTM D4491
150 gpm/ft²
(6095 l/min/m²)
ASTM D4751
50 U.S. Sieve
(.30 mm)
UV Resistance
ASTM D4355
70%/500 hrs

*Our nonwoven filtration geotextiles meet or exceed these specifications.


Roll Dimensions (W x L) - ft
12.5' x 360'
15' x 360'

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Looking for a geotextile with a little more strength? Check out our Nonwoven Filtration Geotextiles variety. Sizing for fabric includes 3 oz to 16 oz material options for light weight, medium duty or heavy duty applications.

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Nonwoven Filtration Geotextile Applications

Nonwoven filtration geotextiles are a high quality filter fabrics that can be used for a variety of drainage and filtering applications. These geotextiles are designed to retain fine particles when water passes from fine grained to a coarse grained soil layers. This helps to keep particles separated and prevents water from building up and causing erosion. Common applications include the following:

  • Soil Erosion Prevention
  • Stabilization Under Pavers
  • Erosion Control and Repair
  • Soil Restoration Applications
  • Drainage and Filtration Requirements
  • Drainage and Gas Venting
  • Asphalt Overlay

For increased stabilization or strength, geotextile are also available in additional light weight, medium weight and heavy weight fabrics. View the table below for more information on each of these fabrics and how they can be used in erosion control areas.

Not Sure Which Needle Punched Geotextile You Need?

Nonwoven Filtration Geotextiles are typically classified into three categories based on their weight. Light weight geotextiles range from 3 oz. to 5 oz. in weight, medium weight geotextiles range from 6 oz. to 8 oz. and heavy weight geotextiles range from 10 oz. to 16 oz. Please feel free to view the chart below for more information on each of these fabrics and where they can be used.

Light Weight Geotextiles:

Medium Weight Geotextiles:

Heavy Weight

Uses: Drainage, Landscaping, Filter Fabrics, Asphalt Overlay Uses: Erosion Control, Stabilization, Drainage, Aggregate Separation Uses: Geomembrane Cushioning, Road Stabilization

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