Skaps Industries | Geosynthetic Products & Technical Textiles


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SKAPS GE-170 is a needle-punched nonwoven geotextile made of 100% virgin polypropylene staple fibers, which are formed into a random network for dimensional stability. SKAPS GE-170 resists ultraviolet deterioration, rotting, biological degradation, naturally encountered alkalis, and acids. Polypropylene is stable within the pH range of 2 to 13.

SKAPS GE-170 conforms to the Minimum Average Roll Values (MARV) listed below:

PropertyMethodEnglish (MARV2)Metric (MARV2)
WeightASTM D 52617 oz/yd2237 g/m2
Grab Tensile StrengthASTM D 4632200 lbs0.889 kN
Grab ElongationASTM D 463250%50%
Trapezoid Tear StrengthASTM D 453375 lbs0.33 kN
Thickness4ASTM D‐519990 mils2.29 mm
CBR Puncture ResistanceASTM D 6241540 lbs2.4 kN
Permittivity4ASTM D 44911.41 sec-11.41 sec-1
Permeability4ASTM D 44910.46 cm/sec0.46 cm/sec
Water Flow4ASTM D 4491110 gpm/ft24470 l/min/m2
Apparent Opening Size (AOS)3&4ASTM D 475170 US Sieve0.212 mm
UV ResistanceASTM D 435570%/500 hrs.70%/500 hrs.
Roll Dimensions (W X L)Area Per Roll
15 x 780 ft.1300 sq. yards
4.58 m x 237.74 m1089 sq. meters