Coconut Fiber Rolls for Erosion Control

Coir Log Specifications and Product Information

coir logs for erosion controlCoir logs (often called coir rolls) are an all-natural, 100% biodegradable product offered by GEI Works as an erosion control solution for slopes, banks, shores, and hills. Available for use in areas with moderate slopes and flows, coir logs standard diameters of 9, 12, 16, or 20 inches. The best coir log for a specific project will often depend on the slope, water flow, and erosion control project specifications.

In addition to erosion projects along shorelines, the coir fiber logs are also frequently used in restoration projects along stream banks, marshes, wetlands or beaches.

Questions about coir erosion control logs? We can help! Call GEI Works at 1-772-646-0597 or contact us.

Coir Log Specifications

Diameter 9" (23 cm) 12" (30 cm) 16" (40 cm) 20" (50 cm)
Weight 3 lbs./ft.
(4.5 kg/m)
5.5 lbs./ft.
(8.2 kg/m)
9.5 lbs./ft.
(14.1 kg/m)
15 lbs./ft.
(22.3 kg/m)
Density 7 lbs./ft³ (112 kg/m³) 7 lbs./ft³ (112 kg/m³) or
9 lbs./ft³ (13.4 kg/m³)
7 lbs./ft³ (112 kg/m³) or
9 lbs./ft³ (13.4 kg/m³)
7 lbs./ft³ (112 kg/m³) or
9 lbs./ft³ (13.4 kg/m³)
Lengths 10 or 16 ft.
(3.05 or 4.88 m)
10 or 20 ft.
(3.05 or 6.10 m)
10 or 20 ft.
(3.05 or 6.10 m)
10 or 20 ft.
(3.05 or 6.10 m)
Outer Net 80 lbs. (356 N)
Coir Twine
80 lbs. (356 N)
3 Ply Coir
80 lbs. (356 N)
3 Ply Coir
80 lbs. (356 N)
3 Ply Coir
Openings 2" x 2"
(5 cm x 5 cm)
2" x 2"
(5 cm x 5 cm)
2" x 2"
(5 cm x 5 cm)
2" x 2"
(5 cm x 5 cm)
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Why Choose Coir Erosion Control Logs?

coir logsThere are many great reasons to choose coir rolls for any erosion control or restoration project:

  • Coir logs are placed along edges of streams for bank stability.
  • Higher density rolls are longer lasting and provide extra strength. Densely packed coir logs can last over 5 years.
  • Planting vegetation on and around coir rolls can help provide further stabilization.
  • Coir is a 100% natural material and briodegrades over time, enriching the soil and supporting the environment.
  • Coir rolls are available in 10 or 20 ft. sections, and can be easily connected together by coir twine to form longer rolls for larger products.

To learn more about coir fiber logs, review the Coconut Coir Logs Page.

Other Coir Product Options

coir logCoconut Fiber Wattles: Similar is size and style to the coir log, these coir wattles provide a heighten barrier around your location. Packed much less densely than the coir erosion logs, these wattles are often used for filtration and stabilization around a drain, inlet, or construction site.


coir blanketsErosion Control Mats: Erosion control mats are made of woven coir twines that are placed along banks for restoration and revegetation. Mats are typically constructed with an open weave design that allows for stabilization, as well as planting of vegetation before and after installation. Read about how River Bank Erosion was Solved with Coir Mats.


Questions about coir logs? We can help! Call us at 1-772-646-0597 or request a price quote.