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Cow Carpet®

Cow Carpet® Nonwoven Geotextile

NTPEP APPROVED - GTX-2016-01-099. Cow Carpet® is a nonwoven needlepunched geotextile made of 100% polypropylene staple filaments. Cow Carpet® resists ultraviolet and biological deterioration, rotting, naturally encountered basics and acids. Polypropylene is stable within a pH range of 2 to 13. Cow Carpet® meets the Natural Resources Conservation Service Class 1 Nonwoven Geotextile Fabric Specification and meets the following M.A.R.V. values except where noted:

Cow Carpet®
Cow Carpet® Test Results
Property Test Method English Metric
Weight - TypicalASTM D-52617.0 oz/sy237 g/sm
Tensile StrengthASTM D-4632180 lbs800 N
Elongation @ BreakASTM D-463250%50%
Mullen Burst*ASTM D-3786*330 psi2,275 kPa
Puncture Strength*ASTM D-4833*105 lbs467 N
CBR PunctureASTM D-6241475 lbs2,114 N
Trapezoidal TearASTM D-453375 lbs333 N
Apparent Opening SizeASTM D-475170 US Sieve0.212 mm
PermittivityASTM D-44911.40 Sec-11.40 Sec-1
Water Flow RateASTM D-4491105 g/min/sf4,278 l/min/sm
UV Resistance @ 500 HoursASTM D-435570%70%
Cow Carpet® Shipping & Packaging
Roll Sizeselect roll size from this list ->
Roll Diameter 16.0 in
Roll Width 12.5'
Roll Weight 240 lbs
Rolls per Trailer 200
Roll Diameter 16.0 in
Roll Width 15'
Roll Weight 240 lbs
Rolls per Trailer 156
Cow Carpet

* Historical averages (current values not available): Mullen Burst Strength ASTM D3786 is no longer recognized by ASTM D-35 on Geosynthetics as an acceptable test method. Puncture Strength ASTM D4833 is not recognized by AASHTO M288 and has been replaced with CBR Puncture ASTM D6241.

This information is provided for reference only and is not intended as a warranty or guarantee. US Fabrics assumes no liability in connection with the use of this information (1/2019).