SKAPS GE-170 is a needle-punched nonwoven geotextile made of 100% polypropylene staple fibers, which are formed into a random network for dimensional stability. SKAPS GE-170 resists ultraviolet deterioration, rotting, biological degradation, naturally encountered basics and acids. Polypropylene is stable within a pH range of 2 to 13. SKAPS GE-170 conforms to the physical values listed below:

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PROPERTY TEST METHOD UNIT M.A.R.V. (Minimum Average Roll Value)
Weight (Typical) ASTM D5261 oz/yd2 (g/m2) 7.0 (237)
Grab Tensile ASTM D4632 lbs (kN) 200 (0.889)
Grab Elongation ASTM D4632 % 50
Trapezoid Tear Strength ASTM D4533 lbs (kN) 75 (0.33)
 Thickness* ASTM D 5199 mils (mm) 90 (2.29)
CBR Puncture Resistance ASTM D6241 lbs (kN) 540 (2.40)
Permittivity* ASTM D4491 sec-1 1.40
 Permeability ASTM D4491 cm/sec 0.3
Water Flow* ASTM D4491 gpm/ft2 (l/min/m2) 110 (4470)
A.O.S* ASTM D4751 U.S. Sieve (mm) 70 (0.212)
UV Resistance ASTM D4355 %/hrs 70/500

*  At the time of manufacturing. Handling, storage, and shipping may change these properties.

Roll Dimension (WxL) - Ft 15 x 780
Square Yards Per Roll 1300
Estimated Roll Weight - lbs        620

* At the time of manufacturing. Handling may change these properties.