Use & Purpose
Global Synthetics provides a complete range of geo-composite drainage products and systems for complete point source water management. Global Synthetics drainage products and systems manages stormwater as a resource and enhances the social and environmental amenity of the urban landscape. Global Synthetics drainage products are lightweight and efficient to install. The products are a replacement for traditional aggregate drainage treatments.
Global Synthetics provide a range of prefabricated fin drains wrapped in geotextile that provides the designer with the opportunity to minimise trench widths whilst maintaining efficient flowpaths. Global Synthetics edge drains provide a very positive intercept to the infiltration of water to the pavement. PaveDrain® edge drains come in a variety of width of product and depth of product. These edge drains are widely used in highway drainage applications throughout the world.
PaveDrain® is a proprietary product consisting of a flexible geocomposite plastic strip filter cuspated core encased in a geotextile filter forming part of the structural composite. Pavedrain® core is manufactured from virgin HDPE that has proven to be a long lasting durable polymer over decades of construction use. The core has a cuspated profile for the efficient discharge of water whilst maintaining good structural integrity during placement and service conditions. The core has high compressive strength with minimal deflection under load.
For further information please refer to the Technical Documents located on the right.
The Differences between Non Woven Geotextiles and Woven Geotextiles
Lets firstly look at what is a geotextile? Geotextiles are a permeable synthetic textile material, made from either polypropylene or polyester. Geotextiles have had a long history of use in...Read More
Protecting The Environment with Geosynthetics
Geosynthetics are predominately plastic products made from polymeric materials that are helping us conserve resources and protect the environment. These important products include geotextiles,...Read More
ENGINEERED EARTH ARMOURING SEMINAR SERIES NOV 2017
Propex and Global Synthetics are proud to present a High Performance Turf Reinforcement Mats and Anchoring Systems Seminar . KEY LEARNING OBJECTIVES: - An introduction to the manufacturing...Read More
Keeping Slopes in Check
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