WEBINAR: Asperity Height or Asperity Concentration for Geomembranes?

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For its next technical webinar presentation, Solmax is asking a unique and important question for geomembranes:  Does asperity height or asperity concentration matter more for increasing interface shear resistance along a geomembrane surface? Register online for this free, November 28 (1:00 pm EST) technical webinar. Space is limited! ASPERITY HEIGHT VS ASPERITY CONCENTRATION The objective of text... »

VIDEO: A Manufacturing Approach to Geomembrane Wrinkles Management

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Earlier this year, Solmax took on a very hot topic with a free webinar: managing geomembrane wrinkles. This session followed the discussion created by a Geosynthetic Institute webinar in which Dr. Robert Koerner spoke strongly against wrinkles left in or left to develop in a geomembrane installation. Solmax delivered a welcomed talk on the manufacturing approach to the subject. Technical manager D... »

Managing Geomembrane Wrinkles: A Manufacturer’s Approach

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On April 27 at 1:00 pm EST, Solmax will tackle a very hot topic with a free webinar: managing geomembrane wrinkles. This session follows the discussion created by the Geosynthetic Institute’s (GSI) recent webinar in which Dr. Robert Koerner spoke strongly against wrinkles left in or left to develop in a geomembrane installation. The GSI webinar highlighted a number approaches that might be used to... »

10 Geomembrane Questions

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Questioning the practice of engineering has long been part of the geosynthetics field. It is this on-going dialogue and re-evaluation that leads to new manufacturing innovations, better CQA, more economical and more sustainable designs, and much more. Here, we present geomembrane questions, as contributed by Dr. Ian D. Peggs, P.E., P.Eng of I-CORP INTERNATIONAL: We install high-density polyethylen... »

The Role of 3D Printing in Geosynthetics

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Earlier this year, Dr. Gary Fowmes received a £125,000 (USD $190,000) grant to continue research into the use of 3D printing in the design and performance of geosynthetic materials. Dr. Fowmes is a Lecturer in Engineering Geology at Loughborough University’s School of Civil and Building Engineering and the Chairman of the United Kingdom Chapter of the International Geosynthetics Society (IGS UK). ... »