CETCO’s new RESISTEX Universal GCL Series unveiled

February 2, 2021  |  Geosynthetic Clay Liners

As a new class of polymer-modified geosynthetic clay liners (GCL) that will be added to CETCO’s existing RESISTEX GCL family, the RESISTEX Universal GCL series performs well against calcium chloride (CaCl2). CETCO can now offer customers a comprehensive portfolio of solutions to address a wide spe…
CETCO unveils RESISTEX Universal Geosynthetic Clay Liner series

November 11, 2020  |  Geosynthetic Clay Liners

At this year’s GeoAmericas 2020 Online conference, CETCO paid homage to the event’s motto, “Geosynthetics Solutions for a Fast-Changing World,” by introducing its innovative geosynthetic clay liner (GCL) line extension, the RESISTEX Universal GCL series.  As a new class of polymer-modif…
Coated fabrics for secondary containment applications

March 30, 2020  |  Geomembranes, Geosynthetic Clay Liners

The importance of environmental control In the U.S., dealing with environmentally hazardous liquids calls for conforming to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) rules, along with state and local requirements for secondary containment and under-dispenser containment. As part of your respons…
CETCO launches BENTOMAT DN-HS geosynthetic clay liner

February 13, 2020  |  Geosynthetic Clay Liners, News

CETCO, a leader in geosynthetic clay liners (GCLs) manufacturing, has released the BENTOMAT DN-HS geosynthetic clay liner, a new addition to the BENTOMAT product portfolio that uses proprietary, high-density needlepunching technology to generate superior peak shear strength properties for slope stab…
Savannah River Nuclear Solutions wins award for geosynthetic coal ash project in South Carolina

October 22, 2018  |  Containment, Environmental, Geosynthetic Clay Liners, News

Savannah River Nuclear Solutions (SRNS) received the Project Management Institute (PMI) Award for Project Excellence at the PMI Professional Awards Gala held in Los Angeles, Calif. in October for work completed at the Savannah River Site (SRS) D-Area Ash Basin Project in South Carolina. The prestigi…
Owens Corning to present webinar on geosynthetic leachate reduction

October 9, 2018  |  Geomembranes, Geosynthetic Clay Liners, News

Owens Corning will host a free webinar “Geosynthetic Solutions for Waste Facility Leachate Reduction” on Oct. 11 from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. CDT. The webinar will be taught by Andy Durham, senior geosynthetics engineer with Owens Corning. Managing landfills and waste disposal sites is challenging, esp…
Minnesota Pollution Control Agency updates geosynthetic liner guidelines for stormwater management

August 30, 2018  |  Geomembranes, Geosynthetic Clay Liners, News

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (Minnesota PCA) revised and released new geosynthetic liner guidelines for stormwater management in August. The guidelines specify where liners are required and where liners are recommended, liner specifications (e.g., HDPE, GCL, PVC), and how to select an appr…
New ASTM International standard will help in construction with GCLs

August 2, 2018  |  Geomembranes, Geosynthetic Clay Liners, News

A newly released ASTM International standard will help those who construct and install geosynthetic clay liners (GCLs), which are used to help with containment for: landfills coal combustion residual storage cells mining operations remediation and environmental protection projects The new standard (…
QA/QC for geosynthetics in waste containment is focus of GSI course

June 26, 2018  |  Geomembranes, Geosynthetic Clay Liners, GMA News, GSI News, News

The Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) will host an online course entitled “Course 1: Quality Assurance/Quality Control of Geosynthetics in Waste Containment Facilities,” Oct. 16–18, 2018, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. EDT each day. Robert M. Koerner and George Koerner will…
Dynamic shear strength of geosynthetic clay liners

October 1, 2013  |  Geosynthetic Clay Liners

Part 3: Dynamic strength By Patrick J. Fox and Chris Athanassopoulos View Part 1 and Part 2. Introduction The final segment of our three-part series on geosynthetic clay liner (GCL) shear strength is devoted to dynamic strength, the strength measured for rapid loading conditions. Static shear streng…