Geotextiles have been named as Best Management Practice by many Environmental and Governmental Organizations in helping reduce soil loss and establish new vegetation. Coir Geotextiles are widely used for civil engineering applications and slope stabilization applications. Coir Geotextiles have the mechanical strength necessary to hold soil in place and prevent erosion. The nettings break up the runoff and dissipate the energy of flowing water. Coir also promotes the establishment of new vegetation by absorbing water and preventing drying out of the top soil and seeds.
Geotextiles are anchored into place to provide a continuous sheet over the exposed slope or surface. This sheeting reduces raindrop impact, runoff velocity and surface erosion on disturbed soils. It can also protect new vegetation and promote in growth and establishment of vegetation by retarding evaporation of soil moisture.
Coir Geo-Textiles are being effectively used for improving soil behavior, preventing soil erosion, and in helping consolidation of soil. Coir as a 100% organic and bio-degradable fibre, with great longevity, has a definite edge over synthetic geo-textiles, in the environmental aspect. The greatest advantage is that it provides an ecological niche for rapid establishment of vegetation.
Coir geo-textiles are in range of woven and non-woven varieties available for bio-engineering, including geo meshes, girds, geo beds, anti-weed blankets, needled felts, erosion control blankets, and coir/ water logs.
Coir Geotextiles lasts longest amongst the natural ones. Moreover, when it does degrade after five years or so, it forms humus and enriches the soil. Coir Geotextiles are naturally resistant to rot, moulds and moisture so they require no chemical treatments; they retain water and prevent the drying out of topsoil; and they resemble natural soil in their ability to absorb soil radiation so the tender plants never get heated excessively.
Lanka Coco Products offers a comprehensive range of Geotextiles with the unique features of its own. These can be categorized as , machine made/hand made in different weights (gram-age) of the nets.
|400g Machine Woven||400g Hand Woven|
|700g Machine Woven||700g Hand Woven|
|900g Machine Woven||900g Hand Woven|