turf reinforcement Articles

  • Tickville Gulch Turf Reinforcement Mats - Case Study

    The Vmax SC250 Turf Reinforcement Mat provides a revegetation option able to withstand FEMA-set high flow rates A drainage canal serving several farms and registered as a U.S. Waterway needed to be redirected to accommodate new development. Federal regulations and soft soils throughout the project area required special considerations for the channel lining and material anchoring. ...


    By Nilex

  • 3-D Woven Technology: The “Next Generation” in Turf Reinforcement Mats

    The designers at Propex have taken the technology in their high performance turf reinforcement mats (HPTRMs) and used it to design the next generation of turf reinforcement mats (TRMs). These new netless, composite-free three-dimensional woven TRMs are designed to deliver superior, long-term performance, and are proven to outperform traditional methods like rock riprap, concrete paving and first ...

  • High performance vegetated solutions-research synopsis - Case Study

    Research objective Measure performance of the Geoweb® (GW) material combined with a turf reinforcement mat (TRM) (integrated system) with topsoil infill and vegetation under varying shear stresses and flow rates to quantify both hydraulic forces and corresponding soil loss. The test consisted of a series of continuous one-hour flows over the GW-TRM system at incrementally ...


    By Presto Geosystems

  • Highway Shoulder Use of Grasspave2

    Highway shoulders can be an excellent application for Grasspave2 porous pavement. Grasspave2 is a turf reinforcement structure, designed for heavy truck loads, with the ability to maximize root zone mass, storm water infiltration and natural filtration capabilities for highway runoff. There are a few guidelines to ensure maximum success, and this paper will present them below. Design ...


    By Invisible Structures, Inc.

  • Geosynthetics for a green appearance case study

    At the end of September, TenCate Geosynthetics North America introduced TenCate Miramesh SG. This is an open-mesh biaxial geotextile in which synthetic turf fibres have been integrated. It has been designed specifically to be a face wrap material for steepened slope applications and to provide an instant and permanent green appearance. The synthetic turf fibres provide an extra layer of UV ...

  • Pyramat HPTRM succeeds where others fail at restoring shore

    BACKGROUND This site is on Lake Winnebago in Wisconsin. The lake is very large, the biggest in the state, and gets significant ice buildup every year that wreaks havoc on the shoreline. DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION This site has 8 foot wave action that has been documented by the Department of Natural Resources. In years past concrete sea walls had been installed, but the walls cracked and were ...

  • ArmorMax® is Solution for Alberta, Canada Transportation case study

    Background In Alberta Canada. Alberta Transportation identified two ditches. H614:02 north ditch and H894:04 east ditch that had experienced severe erosion. Both ditches service drainage needs for adjacent farmland that comprises hundreds of acres of land. The bed slopes on the two ditches averaged approximately 7%, which enabled the silty soils to easily erode even during modest storm ...

  • Gordy Pump Station - St. Mary Parish Gordy, LA case study

    The first levee armoring project designed by the New Orleans District of the Corp of Engineers (COE) post Hurricane Katrina utilized Armor-Max®, an Anchored Reinforced Vegetation System. It was installed in December 2006 on the land side of the levee to prevent erosion from overtopping. ArmorMax® is a combination of a high performance turf reinforcement mat (HPTRM) and earth percussion ...

  • The Point in Patterson Heights, Calgary, Alberta - Case Study

    Project Name: The Point in Patterson Heights Products: Terratame2 Applications:  Swale Reinforcement Erosion Control City: Calgary State/Province: Alberta Install ...


    By Invisible Structures, Inc.

  • Boggabri Erosion Control Flumes, New South Wales - Case Study

    Background During the past ten to fifteen years, the resources sector has seen phenomenal growth however in the areas of coal, gas and petroleum the expansion has been unprecedented. In NSW, coal mining in the Hunter Valley near Singleton and Muswellbrook has always been the focus of attention for coal mining and growth, however despite expectations that deposits will be available for some ...


    By Presto Geosystems

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