Propex® Geotex® 4X4

Data for Comparison

Geotex® 4X4 is a woven polypropylene geotextile containing heavy woven tape/fibrillated fabric produced by Propex®, and will meet the following Minimum Average Roll Values (MARV) when tested in accordance with the methods listed below. These characteristics make Geotex® 4X4 ideal for the construction of embankments over soft soils, steepened slopes, and modular block and/or wrapped-face retaining walls. The geotextile is resistant to ultraviolet degradation and to biological and chemical environments for normally found in soils. Geotex® 4x4 conforms to the property values listed below. Propex® performs internal Manufacturing Quality Control (MQC) tests that have been accredited by the Geosynthetic Accreditation Institute – Laboratory Accreditation Program (GAI-LAP). This data sheet for Geotex® 4X4 is provided for comparison purposes only.

PROPERTY TEST METHOD ENGLISH METRIC
Tensile Strength ASTM D-4632 600 x 500 lbs 2,670 x 2,225 N
Elongation @ Break ASTM D-4632 15% 15%
Wide Width Tensile ASTM D-4595 4,800 x 4,800 lb/ft 70 x 70 kN/m
Wide Width Elongation ASTM D-4595 10 x 8% 10 x 8%
Wide Width Tensile @ 5% Strain ASTM D-4595 660 x 1,500 lb/ft 9.7 x 21.9 kN/m
CBR Puncture ASTM D-6241 2,200 lbs 9,786 N
Trapezoidal Tear ASTM D-4533 250 lbs 1,112.5 N
Apparent Opening Size ASTM D-4751 30 US Sieve .60 mm
Permittivity ASTM D-4491 0.15 Sec-1 0.15 Sec-1
Water Flow Rate ASTM D-4491 10 g/min/sf 407.4 l/min/sm
UV Resistance @ 500 Hours ASTM D-4355 90% 90%