July 2020 Vol. 2

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GNA – The Most Widely Read Online Geosynthetics Publication
Reaching more Players in the Geosynthetic Industry 

NEWSMAKERS:  * ExcelPlas  * GMM * GSE  * Huesker * Kerry Rowe * Polyfabrics * Solmax  * TenCate * Tensar * UNSW

Solmax Introduces the New Asia Pacific Technical Sales Team

Landmark GSE Leak Detection Geomembrane Patent Achieves European Status

Protecting the Environment with Geosynthetics: 53rd Karl Terzaghi Lecture by Kerry Rowe

Polyfabrics Australia Free Technical Training on Geocell Product Applications
Project: Embankment Hardening South East Melbourne, Client: Melbourne Water – Product: StrataWeb™ 

Factors Affecting the Hydraulic Performance of a Geosynthetic Clay Liner Overlap

Modelling of Shear Behaviour of Interfaces Involving Smooth Geomembrane and Nonwoven Geotextile Under Static and Dynamic Loading Conditions

Self-Healing of Circular and Slit Defects in GCLs Upon Hydration from Silty Sand Under Applied Stress

Smart Geosynthetic Device for Monitoring Stability of Subgrade/Slopes

Feasibility of Electromagnetic Soil Heating Using Magnetic Nanoparticle-Coated Geotextiles

Maroochy River Geotextile Sand Container (GSC) Groynes – Physical Model Testing (Video)

Geogrid Used to make Articulating Rock Matting

Evaluation of Recycled Aggregate Base Courses Stabilized by Geosynthetics

TenCate Geotube® Dewatering Video Animation

Overcoming Challenging Terrain with Tensar Geogrids

Seattle’s Salmon Population Gets Boost from Geosynthetic Marine Mattresses (GMM)
A Triton® Geosynthetic Marine Mattress (GMM) is an engineered structure made from Tensar Uniaxial Geogrid that’s filled with stone

Centrifuge Modeling of the Geogrid-Reinforced Slope Subjected to Differential Settlement

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ExcelPlas Geosynthetics Testing Expands Geosynthetic Testing Offerings
ExcelPlas now performs more than 120 standard geosynthetic tests in accordance with relevant  ASTM, GRI and ISO standards. 
We have extensive experience with all types of geosynthetics – from geomembranes (HDPE, LLDPE, fPP), geotextiles to geonets, geogrids, geocomposites and and geosynthetic clay liners (GCLs).
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