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Cow Carpet

Cow Carpet® Geotextile

Cow Carpet Nonwoven Geotextile

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:

Detailed Overview
Cow Carpet® Geotextile General Application(s):
Property Test Method English Metric
WeightTypical ASTM D-5261 7 oz/y² 237.3 g/m²
Grab Tensile Strength ASTM D-4632 180 lbs 801 N
Elongation @ Break ASTM D-4632 50 % 50 %
CBR Puncture ASTM D-6241 475 lbs 2,114 N
Trapezoidal Tear ASTM D-4533 75 lbs 334 N
Apparent Opening Size(1,2) ASTM D-4751 70 US Sieve 0.21 mm
Permittivity(1) ASTM D-4491 1.4 Sec⁻¹ 1.4 Sec⁻¹
Water Flow Rate(1) ASTM D-4491 105 g/min/f² 4,278 L/min/m²
UV Resistance @ 500 Hours ASTM D-4355 70 % 70 %
  • (1) At the time of manufacturing. Handling, storage, and shipping may change these properties.
  • (2) Maximum average roll value (MaxARV).
  • (3) Historical reference values. These properties are no longer recognized by ASTM or AASHTO for geosynthetics.

Cow Carpet® Geotextile Shipping & Packaging Information

Size Diameter Width Weight Area Rolls per Trailer
12.5' x 360' 16" 12.5' 240 lbs 500 y² 200
15' x 300' 16" 15' 240 lbs 500 y² 156
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.