Air-channel testing of thermally bonded flexible polypropylene geomembrane seams

April 1st, 2013 / By: / Feature, Geomembranes, Testing & Codes

By Timothy D. Stark, Richard W. Thomas, and Thomas J. Dehlinl Introduction For more than a decade, thermal welding has proven to be an efficient and cost-effective procedure for field-seaming geomembranes. Thermal welding of polyvinyl chloride (PVC) geomembranes has allowed use of air-channel tests in lieu of destructive peel tests to verify field seams meet […]

 

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