These blankets are available in single or double net configurations. Single net excelsior blankets are used on slopes less than 2:1 or channel flows of less than 5.5 feet per second, while the double net product is used for slopes up to 1:1 and channel flow velocity of 7 feet per second. Other configurations for more severe applications are available.All blankets are available with either photodegradable plastic or 100% biodegradable jute/scrim netting.
This is a straw blanket with a single photodegradable net stitch-bonded to the net. S-1 is ideal for short duration projects of low-flow channels or moderate slopes for up to one year. The product comes 8x112.5 or 100 square yards per roll.
This is a straw blanket stitch-bonded to two photodegradable nets. S-2 is ideal for short duration projects of low-flow channels or moderate slopes for up to one year. The product comes 8x112.5 or 100 square yards per roll.
A 70 percent straw, 30 percent coconut fiber blanket stitch-bonded between two photodegradable nets. The top net is UV stabilized to extend the life to two years. This product is ideal for very steep slopes. Roll size is 8x112.5 per roll, 100 square yards.
CS-3 70% straw & 30% coconut fiber blanket with biodegradable netting meets Caltrans Section 21-2.02O(4), Type A Erosion Control Blanket specification.
This is a 100% coconut/coir fiber stitch-bonded between to UV stabilized nets. Ideal for moderate flow channels and steep slopes. A three-year life span can be expected. Roll size is 8x112.5 per roll, 100 square yards.
CC-4 100% coconut fiber blanket with biodegradable netting meets Caltrans Section 21-2.02O(4), Type B Erosion Control Blanket specification.
All of the above products may also be purchased with a biodegradable netting configuration.
Jute Mesh is the original erosion control blanket. Jute mesh is a natural product designed to offer short-term erosion control in low to moderate flow and slope areas. Jute mesh is totally biodegradable, the product will last approximately one year.
Jute Mesh meets Caltrans Section 21-2.02O(2) specification.
Manufactured from pure coir, the husk of a coconut. This product is then woven into blankets with specific weight, strength and open area. Coir blankets are designed to last several years on construction sites making them one of the best products to use in bioengineering applications.
R&G Geocoir Blankets meet Caltrans Section 21-2.02O(3) Netting specifications Type A, B & C depending on weight of fabric. See link for full and Caltrans specifications.
Turf Reinforcement Mats
Western Excelsior PP5-8 PP5-10 & PP5-12 Turf Reinforcement Mats
Industry standard synthetic turf reinforcement blankets which are installed on top of the ground after slope or channel preparation and seeding for an immediate natural look. Stitched bonded top and bottom netting with synthetic fiber filling. Roll size is 8x112.5 per roll, 100 square yards. Follow these links for more information:
Western Excelsior PP5-10 meets or exceeds the Caltrans Section 21-2.02O(5) Turf Reinforcement Mat Type A, B & C specifications.
Western Excelsior High Performance Turf Reinforcement Mats, HPTRM
Continuously woven 2nd generation TRM provides improved durability, consistency and strength compared to stitch or melt bonded materials and offers improved resistance to hydraulically induced shear. Follow these links for more information:
A 3D open-structure polyamide mat to prevent erosion on embankments, slopes and river banks, canals and reservoirs.
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