Protecting EPS Geofoam in Transportation with Geomembranes

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Raven Engineered Films has issued a new technical paper: Advanced Geomembrane Technology for Enhanced Protection of EPS Geofoam in Transportation Systems. The publication is part of the company’s technical library and openly available resources for the geosynthetics and civil engineering fields. DOWNLOAD A COPY IN PDF PROTECTING EPS GEOFOAM WITH GEOMEMBRANES Raven’s paper examines the effectivenes... »

What’s Old Is New: Geosynthetics International Adds Volumes 1 – 9 Online

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Geosynthetics International, which has become one of the most respected geotechnical engineering journals in the world, is finally making its first nine volumes (1994 – 2002) available for online access. Dr. Richard J. Bathurst announced on the International Geosynthetics Society (IGS) website in a November 20 posting that the IGS and the journal’s publisher, Thomas Telford, had come t... »

EPS Geofoam Protects Pipelines from Earthquakes

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How does one mitigate the catastrophic effects earthquakes can have on pipelines? Geofoam is being utilized around the world to provide beneficial, dependable pipeline security in seismic zones. Story by ACH Foam Technologies ** On 26 December 2013, a gas pipeline blast followed by a mild earthquake struck Russia’s Black Sea resort of Sochi, which will host the 2014 Winter Olympics. No one w... »

ASTM Committee D35 Updates

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With ASTM Committee D35 on Geosynthetics to meet shortly in Indianapolis, we summarize here the most recent updates from the committee. GEOMEMBRANES 4 June 2013 – ASTM International has reapproved D5721 – Standard Practice for Air-Oven Aging of Polyolefin Geomembranes. Developed by Committee D35.02, this practice covers a means for estimating the resistance of polyolefin geomembranes t... »

Standards Update from D35 on Geosynthetics

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There are two ASTM International standards updates to report for 8 April 2013 from Committee D35 on Geosynthetics: * Committee D35 on Geosynthetics has published a new standard, D7853 – Standard Test Method for Hydraulic Pullout Resistance of a Geomembrane with Locking Extensions Embedded in Concrete. As the committee notes in the Significance and Use section of the standard, “Due to h... »