In geotechnology and hydraulic engineering, earth materials in particular are “packed” in flexible tubes, sacks and containers. Here geosynthetics perform separating, filtering, protecting and/or reinforcing functions, depending on the type of application involved.
The materials used include nonwovens, wovens, geogrids and composites.


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Due to their very good flexibility, mechanically bonded nonwovens are
especially suited because they allow a robust handling due to the
optimal stress/strain behaviour and adjust well to the subgrade.
Moreover, the flexible system deforms optimally during wave impact
absorbing the impacting forces. The three-dimensional needle-punched
nonwovens are furthermore particularly abrasion-resistant.


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