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.
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...Read 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...Read More
The Importance of Liner Protection and Cushioning
Today, geotextiles are often been utilised in a variety of applications to resolve many different issues, whether it be one of drainage, separation, filtration or reinforcement. Geotextile...Read More
Landfill Seminars August 2018
Global Synthetics in association with our partners Naue Geosynthetics (Germany and Malaysia) and Skaps (USA) are pleased to provide world leading speakers in the latest technology of landfill and...Read More