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SKU: USF3500

US Fabrics (Ground Stabilization Fabric)
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US 300NW 15' x 300' Roll DOT Type HR Fabric
Heavyweight Nonwoven Geotextile

NTPEP APPROVED - GTX-2016-01-103. US 300NW is a nonwoven needlepunched geotextile made of 100% polypropylene staple filaments. US 300NW resists ultraviolet and biological deterioration, rotting, naturally encountered basics and acids. Polypropylene is stable within a pH range of 2 to 13. US 300NW meets the following M.A.R.V. values except where noted:

PropertyTest MethodEnglishMetric
Weight - Typical ASTM D-5261 12 oz/sy 407 g/sm
Tensile Strength ASTM D-4632 300 lbs 1,335 N
Elongation @ Break ASTM D-4632 50% 50%
Mullen Burst* ASTM D-3786* 580 psi 3,999 kPa
Puncture Strength* ASTM D-4833* 180 lbs 801 N
CBR Puncture ASTM D-6241 850 lbs 3,782 N
Trapezoidal Tear ASTM D-4533 115 lbs 511 N
Apparent Opening Size ASTM D-4751 100 US Sieve 0.150 mm
Permittivity ASTM D-4491 1.00 Sec-1 1.00 Sec-1
Water Flow Rate ASTM D-4491 75 g/min/sf 3,055 l/min/sm
UV Resistance @ 500 Hours ASTM D-4355 70% 70%

US 300NW Shipping & Packaging
Roll Size   15' x 300'
Roll Diameter   23.0 in
Roll Width   15'
Roll Weight   380 lbs
Rolls per Trailer   75

US Fabrics' heavy weight nonwoven geotextiles (10 oz. to 16 oz.) are made from staple filaments of polypropylene fiber and are needlepunched and heat set.

  • 10.0 – 16.0 oz/sy
  • NTPEP Approved Fabrics
  • Geomembrane Cushion
  • AREMA Grade Geotextiles
  • Permanent Erosion Control

A heavy weight nonwoven geotextile can be used as a geomembrane cushion in civil applications such as retention/detention ponds. Placing a nonwoven geotextile above or below the impermeable geomembrane helps protect it from punctures. They are also effective for permanent erosion control applications utilizing large rip-rap and/or requiring extreme drop heights. Heavy weight nonwoven geotextiles are also used for railroad stabilization. When placed under track, heavyweight nonwoven geotextiles prevent intermixing of the ballast with the soil below. And unlike a geogrid, they can withstand the abrasion.

The American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association (AREMA) recommends a 10-12 oz nonwoven geotextile for regular applications; a 12-16 oz nonwoven geotextile for heavy applications; and a 16-20 oz nonwoven geotextile for extra heavy applications.

MARV Weight Environmental Nonwovens

Nonwoven geotextiles heavier than 16 oz are available. These are M.A.R.V. weight products that are used exclusively in the environmental market. If your landfill project requires these products please take a look at our environmental nonwoven geotextiles.


U.S Fabrics Inc. Driveway Fabric Installation Video (03:16)
US Fabrics is a national geosynthetics products company specializing in geotextiles, geogrids and geomembranes for the construction industry. Learn more online: http://www.usfabricsinc.com/
  • U.S Fabrics Inc. Driveway Fabric Installation Video
    US Fabrics is a national geosynthetics products company specia...

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