multi-layer geogrid News

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Free Webinar: Optimization for Paved Roadways Online

     Road pavements can fail prematurely due to the lateral displacement and weakening of base course aggregate or asphalt fatigue. The structural strength provided by geosynthetics allow for the installation of thinner aggregate sections, reduced asphalt thickness, or the improved performance of conventionally designed structures. Join us for a free webinar November 10th at 10:00 ...


    By Nilex

  • Tensar Enables Extreme Fluid Waste Stabilisation at Knostrop Sludge Lagoon

    To cap a 120,000sq.m lagoon containing ultra-soft sludge at Knostrop Waste Water Treatment Works (WWTW) adjacent to the A1M near Leeds, Yorkshire Water turned to Mott MacDonald Bentley (MMB) to devise a bespoke solution. MMB based their solution on experience gained from an earlier scheme on a smaller sludge lagoon, at Dowley Gap near Bingley in Yorkshire. In this project, MMB collaborated 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Tensar temporary sacrifice helps complete missing link

    Along the Dishforth to Leeming section of the North Yorkshire A1 upgrade, new carriageways are being built adjacent to the in-use existing highway. By using a Tensartech TR2 Wall solution to create a temporary structure while raising a below grade section, the Carillion/ Morgan Sindall joint venture contractors are saving extensive time and helping to minimise traffic disruption. The existing 150 ...


    By Tensar International

  • Natural appearance and sustainable construction of steep slopes with Tensartech systems

    Vegetated embankments and steep slopes are favoured methods of construction for infrastructure projects, including roads, bridges and railways. Tensar International’s Tensartech NaturalGreen and GreenSlope Systems, for reinforced earth retaining slopes up to 45º and 70º respectively, offer rapid and low cost construction, proven performance, and high sustainability with excellent vegetated ...


    By Tensar International

  • Tensar Solutions Assist Environmentally Sensitive Link Road Scheme

    As part of the £8 million Blackbrook Diversion scheme for the A58 near St Helens, planners routed the new 1.3 km single carriageway through an environmentally sensitive area with very poor and diverse ground ...


    By Tensar International

  • Tensar retains the old with the new in steel city

    Construction of the basement car park and foundations for a superstore, on a steep site in Sheffield, meant building over and in front of an existing Victorian wall which could not be structurally loaded. Tensar International designed an innovative Tensartech wall solution over a TriAx® foundation mattress to overcome poor load bearing soil conditions, which also helped to reduce the ...


    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

  • Tensar supports Roman Villa recreation for C4

    The proposal to recreate a Roman Villa/ Bath House on an English Heritage site at Wroxeter, near Shrewsbury, for Channel 4’s January 20, 2011 programme ‘Rome Wasn’t Built in a Day’ , was made possible by constructing it on a reinforced concrete raft foundation over a rock mattress mechanically stabilised with Tensar’s TriAx geogrid. Evans Wolfenden ...


    By Tensar International

  • Tensar smooths fans` road to Euro 2012

    Tensartech TW1 structural and retaining walls are being installed in a new raised dual carriageway to bypass the historic City of Wroclaw in South East Poland. The road will give access to the new Miejski Stadium in time for its role in the UEFA Euro 2012 football finals. Wroclaw Municipality and its main contractor, Skanska, chose the Tensar solution for the 5km bypass project because of its low ...


    By Tensar International

  • Tensar International launches GlasGrid TF (tack film) as part of the GlasGrid pavement reinforcement system

    Tensar International Corporation has introduced GlasGrid TF (Tack Film) into the United States, Canada and Latin America markets. GlasGrid products, in use for more than two decades, are manufactured by Saint-Gobain Technical Fabrics (SGTF), a global leader in construction reinforcement solutions. The introduction of GlasGrid TF is the culmination of five years of company research, testing and ...


    By Tensar International

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