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16 oz Heavy Duty Fabric Non Woven

Non Woven Geotextile Fabric Underlay

Of the nonwoven geotextile fabrics for sale, 16 oz nonwoven geotextile is the strongest fabric option available and is commonly used as a geotextile fabric underlay. While it is most often used as a geotextile underlayment for cushioning, soil stabilization or as protective lining, it has other practical applications as well.

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16 oz Geotextile Fabric Underlay Features

  • Fabric: Nonwoven Needle Punched Polypropylene
  • Grab Tensile Strength: 360 lbs
  • Weight: 16 oz/yd²

16 oz Geotextile Fabric Underlay Benefits

  • High Strength for Roads, Rip Rap or Pavement
  • Effective Separation Fabric
  • Durable and Reliable

16 oz Geotextile Fabric Underlay Details

The heaviest weight and strongest nonwoven geotextile fabric, 16 oz. geotextile fabric underlay will withstand even the most challenging project conditions. The grab tensile strength of 380 lbs provides superior fabric strength. With a grab elongation rate of 50% it has enough elasticity to provide just the amount of forgiveness in the fabric. And with a trapezoidal tear strength of 145 lbs, this geotextile fabric underlay isn't likely to suffer from puncture. The AOS rate still provides good filtration, and the nonwoven geotextile can process 50 gpm in flow rate. 16 oz nonwoven geotextile fabric ships US and worldwide and is available by the roll or with bulk pallet pricing. Other 16 oz Geotextile Fabric Underlay Features and Benefits:

  • Roll Sizes: 15' x 150'
  • Square Yards per Roll: 250
  • Roll Weight: 250 lbs
  • 50% Elongation
  • High Chemical and Rot Resistance
  • Flexible Fabric
  • Withstands Constant UV Exposure

This geotextile fabric underlay features a high grab tensile strength of 380 lbs (comparable to woven models) while still allowing for a permeability level of 0.7 sec-1. Nonwoven geotextile fabrics for sale are also available in lightweight and medium weight models, featuring a range of tensile strength and flow rate options to suit each project's requirements. Packaging details for the 16 oz Geotextile Fabric Underlay are as follows. Roll Dimensions for the 16 oz geotextile fabric underlay are 15' x 150' (W x L) and 250 Square Yards per Roll. Call us for assistance at 1-863-261-8388!

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16 oz. Geotextile Fabric Underlay Specifications

Property Test Method Minimum Average Roll Value (M.A.R.V.)
Weight (typical) ASTM D5261 16 oz/yd²(542 g/m²)
Grab Tensile ASTM D4632 380 lbs(1.69 kN)
Grab Elongation ASTM D4632 50%
Trapezoid Tear Strength ASTM D4533 145 lbs(.644 kN)
CBR Puncture Resistance ASTM D6241 1080 lbs(4.82 kN)
Permittivity* ASTM D4491 0.7 sec-1
Water Flow* ASTM D4491 50 gpm/ft²(2035 l/min/m²)
A.O.S* ASTM D4751 100 U.S. Sieve(.150 mm)
UV Resistance ASTM D4355 70% per 500 hrs

*Our nonwoven needle punch filter fabrics meet or exceed these specifications.

16 oz Geotextile Fabric Underlay Applications

Nonwoven geotextiles have been used in several different applications involving the stabilization or separation of aggregates. When comparing the use of a woven or nonwoven geotextile, the nonwoven fabric is often used in applications where extra levels of filtration is required. Some common applications for these geotextiles have included the following:

  • Geotextile Fabric Underlayment
  • Asphalt Overlay for Paving Projects (Roads, Sports Fields)
  • Erosion Control Applications
  • Drainage for Erosion Prone Areas
  • Filtering for Various Particle-Laced Waters
  • Underlayment for Cracking Roads, Railroad Ballasts and more
  • Tough Embankments
  • Separation of Subsoil and Aggregates
  • Slope Stabilization
  • Filtration Systems
  • Pond Lining
  • Cushioning Applications
  • Rip Rap

For projects that need fabric with greater strength and less filtration, consider Woven Geotextiles as a possible solution.

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16 oz Geotextile Fabric Underlay Frequently Asked Questions

Nonwoven geotextile can definitely be used for a gravel driveway as a means of underlayment, adding stability and resiliency to your project. For gravel or dirt roadways, You can use nonwoven geotextiles for separation as well.

Because of its strength and the way the fabric is made with a needle-punching system, standard applications for the heavy weight nonwoven geotextile will include sediment control, drainage, heavy erosion control, separation of aggregates, use in filtration systems, stabilization and underlayment as well as asphalt overlay.

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