Lining Up At Landfills

Agru America Inc., Kingwood, Texas, makes high-density polyethylene and linear low-density polyethylene geomembranes for lining and capping landfills.

American Excelsior, Arlington, Texas, offers Curlex Fibrenet, a organic biodegradable erosion control blanket. Typically, this product is used for landfill cap vegetation erosion protection and is available in natural or vegetable-dyed green wood fiber. Also, the 8-foot -by 90-foot blanket can be incorporated with Curlex Enforcer Biocomposite Soil Reinforcement or Trilock Articulated Block System in areas of concentrated hydraulic flow.

CETCO, Arlington Heights, Ill., offers geosynthetic clay liners (GCL). This type of product is used as barrier layers or as a composite cover system component. GSLs also replace two foot and three foot compacted clay liners.

Cooley Engineered Membranes, Pawtucket, R.I., produces geomembranes that exhibit near chemical inertness, according to the company, and have applications for waste containment and treatment ponds.

Donnelly Fabrications, Lawrenceville, Ga., manufacturers TEXICON, a new fabric-formed concrete erosion control mat for environmental and aesthetic erosion control. Filled with fine aggregate concrete, the fabric's framework also has open areas filled with soil that can be vegetated. Mats are available in three sizes.

GSE Inc., Houston, manufacturers geomembrane, drainage and GCL products for landfills.

National Seal Co., Aurora, Ill., makes and distributes geosynthetic materials including Dura Seal HD and LL geomembrane liners. National Seal also makes Friction Seal textured geomembrane liners, Bentofix thermal lock GCLs, Poly-Net HDPE drainage nets, Tex-Net ultra geocomposite, the GeoLok cellular confinement system, Hydrotex fabric formed concrete, and geotextiles and geogrids.

Poly-Flex Inc., Grand Prairie, Texas, introduces the new Textured SE geomembranes with a 7-inch smooth edge on both sides of the sheet. The material is produced by a co-extruded process.

Serrot Industries Inc., Henderson, Nev., offers geomembranes, geonets, geotextiles, geocomposites, geocomposite clay liners and erosion control products. Geomembrane products are available for solid and hazardous waste containment.

Synthetic Industries (SI) Inc., Chattanooga Tenn., manufactures Geotex geotextiles, and Landlok erosion control materials for waste containment applications. Its heavyweight nonwovens collect and laterally transmit liquids and gases. The medium weight nonwovens can be placed close to drainage media.