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US 160NW

US 160NW

Nonwoven Geotextile

NTPEP APPROVED - GTX-2019-01-296. 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:

Detailed Overview
Drop in Specs
Property Test Method English Metric
WeightTypical ASTM D-5261 6 oz/y² 203.4 g/m²
Grab Tensile Strength ASTM D-4632 160 lbs 711 N
Elongation @ Break ASTM D-4632 50 % 50 %
Mullen Burst(3) ASTM D-3786 305 psi 2,103 kPa
Pin Puncture(3) ASTM D-4833 90 lbs 400 N
CBR Puncture ASTM D-6241 410 lbs 1,825 N
Trapezoidal Tear ASTM D-4533 60 lbs 267 N
Apparent Opening Size(1,2) ASTM D-4751 70 US Sieve 0.21 mm
Permittivity(1) ASTM D-4491 1.5 Sec⁻¹ 1.5 Sec⁻¹
Water Flow Rate(1) ASTM D-4491 110 g/min/f² 4,480 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  • (3) Historical reference values.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.

US 160NW Shipping & Packaging Information

Size Diameter Width Weight Area Rolls per Trailer
12.5' x 360' 15" 12.5' 215 lbs 500 y² 208
15' x 300' 15" 15' 215 lbs 500 y² 156

US 160NW Installation and Use Instructions

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.