December 20th, 2016

The recent bad weather in the USA (low temperatures, fast-dropping temperatures, and strong winds) provides ideal conditions for rapid crack propagation (RCP), “shattering” in exposed high-density polyethylene (HDPE) geomembranes. It is advised that such exposed HDPE geomembranes be carefully monitored for short slow crack growth (SCG), stress cracks along the edges of extrusion welds especially […]

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June 24th, 2016

September 25-28, 2016 Ljubljana, Slovenia Managing Wrinkles, Bridging, and Ballasting During Geomembrane Installation ABSTRACT: There have recently been a number of geomembrane liner installation projects involving ponds and dams where concern has been expressed about the occurrence of bridging, wrinkles, wind uplift, and associated ballasting. For instance most liner installation projects state that there shall […]

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