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Geomembrane testing

April 1st, 2024

Q: We are a geomembrane manufacturer and have a client who asked us to test an old geomembrane that we sold to them 20 years ago for a surface impoundment. They are also asking us to test a competitor’s geomembrane used at the same site. Can we issue a formal report to a governing agency […]

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Alternative stress cracking surfactants identified for HDPE geomembrane testing

February 9th, 2022

The Australian geosynthetics testing company ExcelPlas discusses the search for alternative stress cracking surfactants to the pollutant Igepal CO-630. Photograph courtesy Solmax Geosynthetics testing company ExcelPlas in Highett, Victoria, Australia, has identified two alternative stress cracking surfactants for high-density polyethylene (HDPE) geomembranes. Igepal™ CO-630, the non-ionic surfactant used in high-density polyethylene (HDPE) stress cracking bath, […]

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