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SKZ expands geosynthetics testing capacity with new high-pressure autoclaves

July 25th, 2023

Nowadays, manufacturers rely on high-quality geosynthetics that are used for many decades. The German Plastics Center (SKZ) is responding to the growing demand for a qualitative estimate of the service life of geosynthetics by expanding its testing capacity by another six to a total of 20 systems for high-pressure autoclave testing (HPAT). The great advantage […]

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IISc constructs geosynthetics testing facility for better walls and roads

August 24th, 2022

A new testing facility at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) with more realistic assessment of dynamic soil properties has helped scientists in their attempt to design geosynthetics that can sustain severe earthquake conditions and also reduce the cost of construction of roads. It can also help them estimate the optimal amount of geosynthetics needed […]

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TechFab India’s advanced facility for interface testing of geosynthetics fully operational

June 24th, 2022

TechFab India’s state-of-the-art geosynthetic-soil interaction testing facility is now fully operational at its in-house laboratory located in Rakholi, Silvassa, Union Territory of Dadra & Nagar Haveli. This facility has a large pullout apparatus for conducting laboratory pull-out tests on geosynthetics in accordance with ASTM D6706 and a large direct shear apparatus for evaluating the interface […]

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