Skaps Industries


Skaps industries background

SKAPS GC-160 is a needle-punched nonwoven geotextile made of 100% virgin polypropylene staple fibers, which are formed into a random network for dimensional stability. SKAPS GC-160 resists ultraviolet deterioration, rotting, biological degradation, and naturally encountered alkalis, and acids. Polypropylene is stable within the pH range of 2 to 13. SKAPS GC-160 meets the requirements as per D.O.T. Standards.

SKAPS GC-160 conforms to the Minimum Average Roll Values (MARV) listed below:

PropertyMethodEnglish (MARV2)Metric (MARV2)
Mass Per Unit AreaASTM D-52616.0 oz/yd2203 g/m2
Grab Tensile StrengthASTM D-4632150 lbs0.668 kN
Grab ElongationASTM D-463250%50%
UV ResistanceASTM D-435570%/500 hrs.70%/500 hrs.
Asphalt RetentionASTM D-61400.24 gal/yd21.1 l/m2
Melting PointASTM D-276300 oF150 oC


Roll Dimensions (W X L)Area Per Roll
6.25 x 360 ft.
12.5 x 360 ft.
15 x 360 ft.
250 sq. yards
500 sq. yards
600 sq. yards
1.90 m x 109.8 m
3.81 m x 109.8 m
3.60 m x 109.8 m
210.22 sq. meters
418.3 sq. meters
505.3 sq. meters