multi-axial geogrid News

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • TRIAX ACHIEVES THREE POINT TURN-AROUND FOR LORRY PARK

    When civil contractors required a rapid solution to transform 3,500 sq m of almost lagoon-like land into a transport park for articulated lorries, the unique properties of Tensar’s new triangular structured geogrid – TriAx™ - offered particular performance benefits. By using this latest geotechnical development, the contractors, Leiths (Scotland) Ltd, were able to stabilise the soft and variable ...


    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

  • A66 JUNCTION STABILISED BY NEW TRIAX™ STRUCTURE

    The ongoing Highways Agency A66 Carkin Moor to Scotch Corner project involves upgrading the original single carriageway to address safety concerns, particularly at junctions and crossings. Where differential settlement is threatening a remodelled junction, Tensar’s revolutionary new TriAx™ geogrid provides an additional dimension of stability, saving design and build contractors Balfour Beatty ...


    By Tensar International

  • Tensar International continues global expansion with New Russian Plant

    Tensar International has signed an agreement to build a manufacturing plant in Russia. Tensar is the majority shareholder in this joint venture, with remaining investment coming from Russian partners. Don Meltzer, CEO of US parent company, Tensar Corporation, and Bob Vevoda, Chief Operating Officer and President of Tensar International, met with their Russian JV partners in London earlier this ...


    By Tensar International

  • Tensar Wall and Slope Technology Speeds Brownfield Housing Site Start

    Tensar Technology is playing its part in the award winning transformation of a Brownfield site in County Durham. 250 new Yuill homes will soon stand on the former Elddis Caravan manufacturing and colliery site outside of Consett. Tensar’s rapid, cost-effective and environmentally sound technology has facilitated progress of the ongoing £3 million project. As an essential partner in the early ...


    By Tensar International

  • ASTM D6916 - 06c(2011) standard test method for determining the shear strength between segmental concrete units (Modular Concrete Blocks)

    The shear strength between segmental concrete units (with and without geosynthetic reinforcement) and is used in design of reinforced soil retaining walls. This test is used to determine the shear strength for the design of the facing stability of segmental retaining walls. Performing a series of these shear tests at varying normal ...


    By ASTM International

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