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by Tensar International, on Feb 15, 2019 2:35:00 PM

For more than 30 years, Tensar International has been a leading developer and manufacturer of geogrid products for improving trafficked surfaces. Tensar Biaxial (BX) Geogrid was the world’s first commercially …

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Topics:InfrastructureGeogridPublic WorksSubgrade Stabilization

by Jeffrey Rasche, on Feb 14, 2019 2:45:00 PM

In the world of pavements, an interlayer refers to any material or combination of materials that are used between two pavement layers to improve the performance of the pavement. Functions …

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Topics:RoadwaysInfrastructureGeogridPublic WorksPavement Maintenance

by Tensar International, on Feb 10, 2019 3:50:00 PM

Compared to other geotextiles or flexible grids, Tensar Geogrids spread road loads over a wider area of subgrade, lessening the impact of heavy loads and reducing installation and maintenance costs …

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Topics:InfrastructureGeogridEarthLockPublic WorksSubgrade Stabilization

by Tensar International, on Feb 7, 2019 3:49:21 PM

Almost every contractor has faced this problem: you’re ready to go to work, but you can’t get onto the site because of poor site conditions or bad weather. The site …

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Topics:InfrastructureGeogridEarthLockPublic WorksSubgrade Stabilization

by Mike Misitigh, on Jan 23, 2019 12:56:36 PM

Evaluating design options for trackbeds is no easy task. Geotechnical engineers often feel the need to sacrifice performance in order to stay within a tight budget. This sacrifice often leads …

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Topics:InfrastructureRailGeogridSubgrade Stabilization

by Bryan Gee, on Jan 8, 2019 12:04:24 PM

There have been many innovations in geosynthetic technology since the first use of geotextiles in the 1960s, both in the geosynthetic materials themselves and our understanding of their proper application …

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Topics:RoadwaysInfrastructureGeogridSubgrade Stabilization

by Bryan Gee, on Dec 19, 2018 10:15:26 AM

When site work contractors run into bad soils, they want a solution that’s inexpensive, quick, easy to install, and effective. Chemical stabilization using materials like lime, cement, and fly ash …

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Topics:InfrastructureGeogridPublic WorksChemical StabilizationSubgrade Stabilization

by Tensar International, on Dec 7, 2018 1:00:00 PM

TriAx Geogrid is the all-weather answer to stabilizing soft soils, even in the most challenging conditions. Winter has already arrived for some regions, and for others, it's almost here. That …

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Topics:RoadwaysInfrastructureGeogrid

by Tensar International, on Dec 5, 2018 1:47:51 PM

Headquartered in Atlanta, Georiga, Tensar is the largest geogrid producer and full-service provider of innovative materials, including TriAx Geogrid. As the industry leader in soil stabilization and reinforcement, our products …

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Topics:RoadwaysInfrastructureMiningRailGeogridPublic WorksPavement MaintenanceWalls & SlopesGrade Separation

by Tensar International, on Dec 4, 2018 3:26:24 PM

Tensar geogrids are routinely excavated through and punched through in order to place guardrail posts, bridge piers, and underground utilities. The patented process used to manufacture Tensar geogrids results in …

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Topics:RoadwaysInfrastructureGeogridPublic Works