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US 160NW

Nonwoven Geotextile

NTPEP APPROVED - GTX-2016-01-098. US 160NW is a nonwoven needlepunched geotextile made of 100% polypropylene staple filaments. US 160NW resists ultraviolet and biological deterioration, rotting, naturally encountered basics and acids. Polypropylene is stable within a pH range of 2 to 13. US 160NW will satisfy the requirements as outlined in AASHTO M-288-06 for Class 2 applications and meets the following M.A.R.V. values except where noted:

US 160NW
US 160NW Test Results
Property Test Method English Metric
Weight - TypicalASTM D-52616.0 oz/sy203 g/sm
Tensile StrengthASTM D-4632160 lbs711 N
Elongation @ BreakASTM D-463250%50%
Mullen Burst*ASTM D-3786*305 psi2,103 kPa
Puncture Strength*ASTM D-4833*90 lbs400 N
CBR PunctureASTM D-6241410 lbs1,824 N
Trapezoidal TearASTM D-453360 lbs267 N
Apparent Opening SizeASTM D-475170 US Sieve0.212 mm
PermittivityASTM D-44911.50 Sec-11.50 Sec-1
Water Flow RateASTM D-4491110 g/min/sf4,480 l/min/sm
UV Resistance @ 500 HoursASTM D-435570%70%
US 160NW Shipping & Packaging
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Roll Diameter 15.0 in
Roll Width 12.5'
Roll Weight 215 lbs
Rolls per Trailer 208
Roll Diameter 15.0 in
Roll Width 15'
Roll Weight 215 lbs
Rolls per Trailer 156
AASHTO Drainage Class 2
AASHTO Erosion Control Class 2
AASHTO Separation Class 2
AASHTO Stabilization Class 2

* 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 (1/2018).