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US Filter Bags

Filter Bag (Valve/Port Not Provided)

US Filter Bags are designed to collect silt and sediment from pumped water and are ideal for construction site dewatering applications. To begin dewatering, simply cut an opening into the bag, insert the discharge hose and secure the connection with a clamp, tie or tape. FILL VALVE/PORT NOT PROVIDED. US Filter Bags are made from a nonwoven, needlepunched, polypropylene geotextile that meets the following M.A.R.V. values except where noted:

Detailed Overview
US Filter Bags General Application(s):
Job Site Dewatering
Property Test Method English Metric
WeightTypical ASTM D-5261 8 oz/y² 271.2 g/m²
Grab Tensile Strength ASTM D-4632 205 lbs 912 N
Elongation @ Break ASTM D-4632 50 % 50 %
Mullen Burst(3) ASTM D-3786 350 psi 2,413 kPa
Pin Puncture(3) ASTM D-4833 120 lbs 534 N
CBR Puncture ASTM D-6241 450 lbs 2,003 N
Trapezoidal Tear ASTM D-4533 85 lbs 378 N
Apparent Opening Size(1,2) ASTM D-4751 80 US Sieve 0.177 mm
Permittivity(1) ASTM D-4491 1.4 Sec⁻¹ 1.4 Sec⁻¹
Water Flow Rate(1) ASTM D-4491 95 g/min/f² 3,870 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  • (3) Historical reference values.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 Filter Bags Shipping & Packaging Information

Size Width Weight Area Rolls per Trailer
15' x 10' 15' 25 lbs 150 f² 260
15' x 15' 15' 30 lbs 225 f² 260

US Filter Bags 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.