How do you select geosynthetics for biogas containment systems?

July 27, 2021  |  News, Products

By Hermann Ng, Senior Technical Sales Manager, APAC Biogas production from anaerobic waste stabilization ponds, typically used for treatment of wastewater from farms and industry, is a smart, sustainable, eco-responsible option. A key component of these systems is the geosynthetic materi…
CSPE: The “Benjamin Button” of polymeric liners

July 26, 2021  |  News, Products

Most polymeric liners undergo oxidative aging immediately after installation, and this continues over time, ultimately leading to a reduction of their molecular chain length (this destructive process is referred to as oxidative degradation). In particular, high-density polyethylene (HDPE), linear lo…
Safe filling in geotextile tube dewatering

July 22, 2021  |  Products

A product is only as strong as its weakest point. In the case of dewatering tubes, this applies to the fill openings, since in conventional manufacturing the opening is a round cut through the fabric, which essentially weakens it. Under the Geotube brand, TenCate Geosynthetics has develo…
Geosynthetic clay liners in landfill engineering

July 20, 2021  |  Products

A critical component of a well-conceived waste management plan, landfills are highly engineered facilities. In particular, the design and management of municipal solid waste (MSW) landfills carry environmental significance. The site, design, construction and operation of landfills require stringent …
Coastal protection solution with geotextile sand containers

July 15, 2021  |  Case Studies, Products

Due to climate change, storm surges are becoming more frequent. The coast in the seaside resort of Lubmin, Germany, was exposed to several storm surges over a short time. In case of an additional storm surge, the existing coastal protection dune was in danger of breaking. In 2017 and 2019, a total o…
Tentoma offers packaging of geotextile rolls with core plug applicator

July 12, 2021  |  Products

Automatic insertion of core plugs in rolls is now an option for the RoRo StretchPack packaging machines from Tentoma. The RoRo StretchPack packaging machines have become popular, especially for the packaging of geotextiles. The reason is that the horizontal packaging of rolls in a seamless tubular s…
Tips on choosing a high-quality landfill cover

July 8, 2021  |  Products

There is more to shopping for a landfill cover than just selecting materials. While it is important to select a material capable of handling the UV rays and rough surfaces of a landfill cell, it is also a good idea to consider what the manufacturer of the cover can offer beyond just the right polyme…
Biodegradable nonwoven geotextiles from NAUE

July 1, 2021  |  Products

In civil engineering, geotechnical materials stand for sustainable construction. In addition to classic geosynthetics, NAUE, manufacturer of geotechnical construction materials, presented its first biodegradable nonwoven geotextile, Secutex Green, in 2020. This biodegradable nonwoven geote…
Mining tailings management with geosynthetics

June 30, 2021  |  Products

Tailings are by-products, the materials that remain after the process of separating the target mineral from the uneconomic fraction of an ore. They are different from the waste rock or other material that overlies an ore or mineral body, which are displaced during mining without being processed. Tai…
ASCE 2021 Infrastructure Report Card: Five segments where geomembranes offer cost-effective solutions

June 25, 2021  |  Products

By Felon Wilson, Geomembrane Consultant for Seaman Corp. Every four years, the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) releases a report on the state of infrastructure in the U.S. The report is in the form of a report card with an A to F grade and includes details on the overall grade in the 17 &…