Skaps Industries | Geosynthetic Products & Technical Textiles


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

PropertyMethodEnglish (MARV2)Metric (MARV2)
WeightASTM D 52616 oz/yd2203 g/m2
Grab Tensile StrengthASTM D 4632160 lbs0.711 kN
Grab ElongationASTM D 463250%50%
Trapezoid Tear StrengthASTM D 453365 lbs0.29 kN
Thickness4ASTM D‐519985 mils2.16 mm
CBR Puncture ResistanceASTM D 6241450 lbs2 kN
Permittivity4ASTM D 44911.63 sec-11.63 sec-1
Permeability4ASTM D 44910.48 cm/sec0.48 cm/sec
Water Flow4ASTM D 4491125 gpm/ft25080 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 1350 ft.1500 sq. yards
4.58 m x 411.48 m1256 sq. meters