Engineered Earth Armouring Solutions: An Alternative to Rock Riprap
Engineers are tasked to provide solutions for infrastructure challenges in the most efficient manner possible. One must balance standard practice with innovation to constantly improve effectiveness and efficiency. Rock riprap is an accepted traditional solution for erosion control and surficial slope stabilization, but there are other alternatives.Read More
Global Synthetics is a leading independent distributor and manufacturer of a wide range of geosynthetics to the engineering, construction, landscape & building industries throughout Australia & the Pacific region. Global Synthetics products include Bentofix® GCL, geogrids, geotextiles, subsoil drains, erosion control blankets, wick drains, dewatering tubes and more.
Our qualified staff and experienced engineers have a wealth of experience in providing proven, cost effective solutions to Environmental, Civil Engineering and Hydraulic problems.
Continual Learning – Why CPD is important to the geosynthetic industry?
Over time, new research allows practitioners to better understand the limits and push the boundaries of geosynthetics to solve real-world engineering problems. As a result, design and test standards need to be updatedRead More
Landfill GCL Test Standard Update
ASTM Committee D35-04 have just released an updated test method. ASTM D5890-18 - Standard Test Method for Swell Index of Clay Mineral Component of Geosynthetic Clay Liners. The important feature of this updated test method is that the Swell Index of the clay mineral component of the Geosynthetic Clay Liner must be carried out on the source bentonite prior to the addition of polymers.Read More