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Woven & Nonwoven Geotextile Fabric Application

Geotextiles: Reliable Fabrics for Soil Stabilization & Support


Woven and Non Woven Geotextiles are robust and durable fabrics designed to increase soil stabilization and ground support in a given location. Typically made from polypropylene fibers, these geotextiles are high in strength to allow for maximum slope support, stabilization and erosion control. Geo fabric options include a felt-like nonwoven fabric as well as a woven polypropylene geotextile.


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Examples of Geotextiles


Non Woven Geotextiles

6 oz. geotextile filter fabric
geotextile liner, geotextile filter fabric
12 oz. nonwoven geotextile
Light Weight Nonwoven Geotextiles
Medium Weight Geotextile
Heavy Weight Geotextiles

Woven Geotextiles




Geotextile Fabric Application Guide
Choose the right geotextile for your application with our product guide.


Non Woven Geotextiles


One of the most popular options for drainage, filtration and stabilization is the Nonwoven Geotextile nonwoven geotextilesFabric. Constructed from a felt-like fabric, these geotextiles are light in weight and able to both filter and reinforce construction areas. Nonwoven geotextiles are commonly used in ditches, around pipes, underneath drains, or in
other areas dealing with high levels of subsurface drainage or site runoff. Nonwoven fabrics are typically classified into one of three categories: light weight, medium weight or heavy weight.

Light Weight Geotextiles
Medium Weight Geotextiles
Heavy Weight
Geotextiles

3.1 oz.

3.5 oz.

4 oz.

4.5 oz.

6 oz.

8 oz.

10 oz.

12 oz.

16 oz.

Description: Light weight geotextiles offer some of the highest flow through rates possible for any synthetic material.
Description: Medium weight geotextiles are high in both strength and popularity, featuring some of our most commonly used non woven fabrics.
Uses: Heavy weight geotextiles offer the highest amount of strength and stabilization. Their tensile strength is comparable to woven fabrics.

Great for use as:

  • High Drainage Areas
  • Landscaping
  • Asphalt Overlay
  • French Drains
  • Filtration

Great for use as:

  • Filtration
  • Stabilization
  • Aggregate Separation
  • Erosion Control

Great for use as:

  • Rip Rap
  • High Aggregate Separation
  • Filtration
  • Road Stabilization

Woven Geotextiles


woven geotextilesBy contrast to the nonwoven fabrics above, Woven Geotextiles are most commonly used in applications that require increased support and stabilization. This will include implementation under dirt roads, rip rap, driveways or other areas with increased traffic. Models include the following:


Geotextile Fabric Application Guide


The geotextile fabric application guide below is designed to help customers determine the type of geotextile that may work best to address their erosion control needs. Please feel free to browse through this guide and our product variety to find the best geotextile option for your location.

Geotextiles along with other BMPs are an important erosion control product. Click here to view our infographic on the five ways to control erosion on your site.

Browse by Function:

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Drainage
Nonwoven
(Light or Medium Weight)
3.1 to 8 oz. Fabrics
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Separation

Nonwoven
(Heavy Weight)

Woven

Nonwoven 8 oz. to 16 oz. Fabrics

Any Woven

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Reinforcement

Nonwoven
(Heavy Weight)

Woven

Nonwoven 8 oz. to 16 oz. Fabrics

Any Woven

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Cushion

Non Woven
(Light Weight)

Woven

Nonwoven 3.1 oz. to 6 oz.

Any Woven

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Filter

Non Woven

Woven

Any Nonwoven

Any Woven


Browse by Application


In addition to erosion control options, the list below can also provide additional recommendations on what woven or non woven fabric to use based on strength and geotextile application.

Temporary Erosion Control Coir
Permanent Erosion Control Woven or Non Woven pit liner
Drainage Woven or Non Woven
Roadway Separation Woven or Non Woven
Roadway Stabilization Woven or Non Woven Pit Liner
Geomembrane Liner Protection Non Woven Alpaca Farm
Gas Venting Non Woven
Landfill Leachate Collection Woven or Non Woven
Landfill Drainage Systems Non Woven Alpaca Farm
Steepened Slopes Woven geotextile for drains
Retaining Walls Woven
Embankments Over Soft Soil Woven
Lagoon Closures Woven Drain and Gravel

View All Soil Erosion Control Products to help with your geotextile fabric application requirements.

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Browse By Erosion Type


Beach Erosion: Coir -- Because sand is such a light soil and the beach is home to so many living things, it isrecommended to use a natural fiber product or erosion control mat like coir or straw.

Coastal Erosion: Woven -- The creeping slope of coastal erosion typicallycalls for a stronger fabric or woven geotextile.Riverbank Erosion: Coir, Woven, or Non Woven -- Erosion on the riverbank could useany of the three solutions, depending on the extent of the erosion.Soil Erosion: Coir, Woven, or Non Woven -- Soil erosion could also use any of the three solutions. Each area or soil will have its own unique properties that help determine the type of geotextile used.Water Erosion: Non Woven -- Most areas needing erosion control due to water require a nonwoven geotextile to help absorb and slow the damaging waters.Weathering and Erosion: Geogrid -- Weathering is increased by the elements and chemicals surrounding or affecting the eroded area. We recommend using a geogrid textile for its strength, rigidity and ability to reduce stress.

Wind Erosion: Woven -- The use of woven geotextiles allows for wind and water to pass through, but will protect the sediment.

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