geogrid News

  • Geogrid rail embankment solution model

    By developing a cost-effective, rapid and highly sustainable solution for the Brigg Line embankment in Lincolnshire, Arup and Network Rail, with Tensar International and support services and construction company Carillion, have demonstrated a reinforced soil retaining wall approach using geogrids cast into in-situ reinforced concrete wall facing units that can be used to solve similar challenging ...


    By Tensar International

  • Tensar Geogrids offer sustainable solution for trackbed stability

    TENSAR International will be demonstrating the performance properties of its geogrids as a cost-effective, sustainable means of maintaining trackbed stability through ballast reinforcement at Railtex on Stand 666.Independently proven full scale laboratory tests - and monitored site trials on the National Rail Network - have shown that Tensar geogrids increase the maintenance cycle for track over ...


    By Tensar International

  • Tensar corporation makes major investment to increase geogrid production capacity

    Tensar Corporation the leader in geosynthetic soil reinforcement and stabilization, is making a major investment to increase the output capacity of its geogrid production plant in Morrow, Ga. Expansion in the production will come on stream in 2012 enabling an increase in output of 30 percent. “Significant growth of our TriAx geogrid sales in the Americas has prompted the move,” said ...


    By Tensar International

  • ASTM D7737 - 11 standard test method for individual geogrid junction strength

    This index test method is to be used to determine the strength of an individual junction in a geogrid product. The test is performed in isolation, while in service the junction is typically confined. Thus the results from this test method are not anticipated to be related to design performance. The value of junction strength can be used for ...


    By ASTM International

  • Railway track maintenance requirements could be halved with Tensar TriAx Geogrid

    The Tensar TriAx TX190L has been developed specifically for improving rail track ballast stability and reducing sleeper settlement. This leads to a reduced maintenance cycle frequency and life cycle cost saving for rail networks. TX190L is a new large aperture version of Tensar’s revolutionary and highly successful TriAx geogrid, with large apertures designed to match track ballast particle ...


    By Tensar International

  • Tensar Geogrid technology offers sustainable solutions for Rail Trackbed and structure stability

    Tensar International has led the world in the design and manufacture of trackbed stabilisation, ground stabilisation and soil reinforcement solutions since the 1970s. Continuous development and innovation of geogrids and geotextiles, including many patented designs, have led to their use in railways across Europe and the world, as well as road, bridge, embankment, runway and many other ...


    By Tensar International

  • Tensar international announces price increase for stabilization geogrid products

    Tensar International Corporation has increased prices for its subgrade improvement and road base reinforcement geogrid products globally. The increase, effective February 15, has been implemented to partially offset significantly higher polymer raw material costs. "Polymer cost increases have continued throughout 2010", explained Robert Vevoda, Tensar International President and Managing ...


    By Tensar International

  • New network rail certificate of acceptance for Tensar TriAx TX190L Geogrid in rail track ballast and sub-ballast applications

    Tensar TriAx TX190L geogrid has been developed specifically to improve rail track ballast stability and so maintain track geometry. Its unique advantages are recognised in the November 2012 issue of Certificate No. PA05/05505 by Network Rail’s Technology Introduction Group, Asset Management Services; Network Rail endorsement is widely regarded internationally as representing the highest ...


    By Tensar International

  • ASTM D6637 - 11 standard test method for determining tensile properties of geogrids by the single or multi-rib tensile method

    The determination of the tensile force-elongation values of geogrids provides index property values. This test method shall be used for quality control and acceptance testing of commercial shipments of geogrids. In cases of dispute arising from differences in reported test results when using ...


    By ASTM International

  • Tensar international to assume CONTECH construction products’ distribution business for Tensar Biaxial and Triax geogrid products

    After 25 years of successful collaboration, Tensar International Corporation, and CONTECH Construction Products, Inc. have mutually agreed that Tensar will take on distribution responsibility for geogrid products in the United States. Under the terms of the agreement and effective May 2, 2011, Tensar International will assume CONTECH’s geogrid distribution business, which includes exclusive ...


    By Tensar International

  • Geotextiles and Geogrids Market in UAE and GCC Will Reach 182.5 Million By 2019 : Transparency Market Research

    Transparency Market Research is Published new Market Report “Geotextiles and Geogrids Market in UAE and GCC - Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019," the GCC (excluding UAE) geogrids market was valued at USD 83.3 million in 2012 and is expected to reach USD 182.5 million by 2019, growing at a CAGR of 11.6% from 2013 to 2019. In terms of volume, the ...


  • New Costa del Sol Housing Devlepment Stabilised

    Spain remains a popular place for UK homeowners seeking a ‘second home’ in the sun. When creating an exclusive, quality housing development to appeal to the discerning UK buyer, walls and embankments are a popular part of landscaping and design to ensure an attractive residential environment. Manilva’s prestigious new housing development under construction near Malaga is being designed with ...


    By Tensar International

  • New High Performance Soil Reinforcement for Roads, Bridges and Slopes Endorsed by BBA Certification

    Tensar International’s newly developed RE500 series of uniaxial geogrids have been awarded British Board of Agrément Certification* for roads, bridge abutments, retaining walls, slopes and embankments in UK highway construction. RE500 uniaxial geogrids show significant long term strength improvements to create potentially lower cost structures for clients.“Independent BBA endorsement of our RE500 ...


    By Tensar International

  • Future of reinforced soil structure engineering identified

    A call for industry and universities to drive forward key opportunities for research into polymer geogrid applications has been made following a successful symposium to mark 25 years of technological advancement in the field.More than 150 people attended the Jubilee Symposium on Polymer Geogrid Reinforcement in London which identified important new directions for further development in ...


    By Tensar International

  • Rapid response to bridge flood misery

    Following November 21’s flood destruction of the town’s bridges over the River Derwent in Workington, Cumbria, Army Royal Engineers have used Tensar International’s TriAx™ geogrid to help construct new bridge abutments for a 40 ton temporary footbridge. Connecting the north and south of the town, the actual bridge will take a week to assemble, and is expected to be in place for Monday 6th’s ...


    By Tensar International

  • International Success for Tensar’s TriAx™

    A YEAR since its launch, Tensar International’s innovative TriAx™ geogrid has won a hat trick of awards.Adding to its UK triumph at Civils 2007, where it was awarded the prestigious accolade of ‘Product of the Year’, TriAx has now scooped two further European wins just six months since the start of its international roll-out. Gold medals were achieved at the Brno International Building Fair – ...


    By Tensar International

  • Tensar TriAx wins award for Best New Product 2009

    Better Roads Magazine has presented Tensar International with the “2009 Best New Products Top Rollout” Award for Tensar TriAx geogrid.This adds to the list of prestigious awards being gathered by TriAx internationally!Throughout the year the editors of Better Roads review products new to the highway and bridge industries. They ask questions about the importance of these and whether they may ...


    By Tensar International

  • PRESTIGIOUS IGS 2010 AWARD FOR TENSAR DEVELOPMENT

    Tensar International Corporation’s innovative TriAx™ geogrid, and the technical developments it represents, has won one of civil engineering’s most prestigious awards, from the International Geosynthetics Society. Tim Oliver, Tensar International Vice President Marketing, explains: “The IGS Award is all the more significant because it is presented for achievement in the ...


    By Tensar International

  • Tensar celebrates Traix success

    Tensar International has won the prestigious Civils 2007 ‘Product of the Year’ award with its innovative new TriAx™ at Civils 2007 (20-22 November, Earls Court 2, London). Unlike conventional geogrids – comprising square or rectangular apetures – TriAx has a unique triangular structure which offers a multitude of performance benefits for a variety of ground stabilisation applications. ...


    By Tensar International

  • Tensar wins patent cases against Chinese infringers

    International ground stabilization specialist, Tensar®, has successfully defended  its TriAx® product range against several Chinese patent infringements. The TriAx geogrid – patented in many countries around the world by Tensar for  use in ground stabilization, road, rail and other applications – has received  numerous awards for innovation and achieved ...


    By Tensar International

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