Tag: triax geogrid

Tensar® TriAx® Geogrid is an advanced product specifically designed for trafficked surfaces. TriAx Geogrid’s multi-directional properties leverage triangular geometry, one of construction’s most stable and widely utilized shapes, to provide an enhanced level of in-plane stiffness. Its triangular structure, coupled with improved rib and junction geometry, offers the construction industry an improved alternative to conventional materials and practices.

Geosynthetics for Roadway Construction

Geosynthetics for Roadway Construction

Ever since the Romans used palm fronds and other plant fiber matting to reinforce the sub-bases of their famous roads, fabrics have been used to improve road longevity and performance. Modern road construction methods rely on a family of materials called geosynthetics to achieve the same results. But these more sophisticated materials can

A Necessary Support System

A Necessary Support System

Ever since the Romans used palm fronds and other plant fiber matting to reinforce the sub-bases of their famous roads, fabrics have been used to improve road longevity and performance. Modern road construction methods rely on a family of materials called geosynthetics to achieve the same results. But these more sophisticated materials can

Tensar Breaks Into Retail Market With Line of DIY-Friendly Geogrid Products

Tensar Breaks Into Retail Market With Line of DIY-Friendly Geogrid Products

HOUSTON, November 10, 2016 – Tensar Corporation, a leading developer and manufacturer of products and engineered solutions for site development and infrastructure, recently launched a new line of consumer geogrid products, which are now available online at a national home improvement retailer.

The three lightweight products, EarthLock Hardscaping Geogrid, EarthLock Jobsite Geogrid

Tensar Takes Legal Action for Infringement of TriAx Geogrid Patent

ATLANTA – Oct. 7, 2014 –  Tensar International has filed a patent infringement lawsuit in Canada against Enviro-Pro Geosynthetics Ltd, a reseller of geogrid manufactured in China by Taian Modern Plastics Co Ltd (TMP). The Canada lawsuit is pending in Federal Court, which is the national trial court in Ottawa.

From Rooftop to Pavement

From Rooftop to Pavement

Within the Appalachian Mountains in the western part of North Carolina, a seasonal home was being built on the shore of Lake Toxaway, the largest private lake in the state. It was designed by Platt Architecture. The home site is narrow and steep, sloping down from the road to the

Tensar Boosts Local Commercial Resources

ATLANTA — July 1, 2014 —  Tensar International Corporation, the global leader in geosynthetic site development technology, is pleased to announce an exciting change in its U.S. and Canadian-based commercial organization that will add local technical resources and expand support for Tensar’s broad portfolio of systems across its diverse customer

Tensar Boosts Local Commercial Resources

ATLANTA — July 1, 2014 —  Tensar International Corporation, the global leader in geosynthetic site development technology, is pleased to announce an exciting change in its U.S. and Canadian-based commercial organization that will add local technical resources and expand support for Tensar’s broad portfolio of systems across its diverse customer

Roads Built to Last

Roads Built to Last

Whether they are new roads or the rehabilitation of a portion of an aging transportation system, the use of geosynthetics is playing a pivotal role in those projects. There are two main functions of a geosynthetic product in road construction, says Brittany Garner, sales and technical manager for the geotextiles

Holding Strong at Every Level

Holding Strong at Every Level

In rural Beaufort County, NC, a new bridge was being built over the Norfolk Southern Railway to replace an aging structure. “The project consisted of raising the elevation and widening the bridge,” explains Staci Smith, regional engineer for ACF Environmental. “This led to the need to steepen the adjacent slopes

Winning Combinations

Winning Combinations

All the public sees at the end is the concrete or asphalt. It looks good. It looks neat and travels well. “Today’s machines do such a good job,” say contractors (which they do!), and the public wonders how those contractors do the project so well. Truthfully, it’s no wonder. The

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