Skaps Industries | Geosynthetic Products & Technical Textiles


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SKAPS GE-180 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-180 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-180 conforms to the Minimum Average Roll Values (MARV) listed below:

PropertyMethodEnglish (MARV2)Metric (MARV2)
WeightASTM D 52618 oz/yd2271 g/m2
Grab Tensile StrengthASTM D 4632225 lbs1 kN
Grab ElongationASTM D 463250%50%
Trapezoid Tear StrengthASTM D 453390 lbs0.4 kN
Thickness4ASTM D‐5199100 mils2.5 mm
CBR Puncture ResistanceASTM D 6241600 lbs2.67 kN
Permittivity4ASTM D 44911.26 sec-11.26 sec-1
Permeability4ASTM D 44910.3 cm/sec0.3 cm/sec
Water Flow4ASTM D 4491100 gpm/ft24074 l/min/m2
Apparent Opening Size (AOS)3&4ASTM D 475180 US Sieve0.18 mm
UV ResistanceASTM D 435570%/500 hrs.70%/500 hrs.


Roll Dimensions (W X L)Area Per Roll
15 x 690 ft.1150 sq. yards
4.58 m x 210.31 m963 sq. meters