Protecting EPS geofoam block with EIA geomembranes

July 10th, 2024

FIGURE 1 EPS geofoam protected with XtrmPly EPS Wrap EIA /KEE and geotextiles EPS geofoam has emerged as a popular material in construction projects due to its lightweight and versatile nature. Used for various applications in civil engineering, this expanded polystyrene foam offers excellent insulating and structural properties. However, when exposed to hydrocarbons such as […]

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Improving the performance of geosynthetic reinforced SRW by design

February 1st, 2024

FIGURE 1 Geogrid reinforced segmental wall, about 3.6 m (12 feet) design height, typically utilized in the private sector. Note the unreinforced broken backslope which has moderate rise. In many cases such backslope is rather steep, 1(v):2(h), and long thus rendering significant rise. The wall in this photo is located in a highly seismic area […]

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