Geosynthetics: What Natural Disasters have in common

Geofoam, with a little help from elasticized geosynthetic panels could protect levees, sidewalls, against hurricanes, earthquakes and tsunamis, as well as other natural disasters. These are increasing in number, small and large worldwide and seem to be part of life. Geofoam and other geosynthetics can’t supply the complete solution to saving lives, preventing disaster [...]

By |December 19th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Geosynthetics: What Natural Disasters have in common

Flute Filler – Benefits & Commercial Use

Metal roofing on residential and commercial structures is strengthened by using the ribbed profile to create adequate support for the roofing material. The space between the ribs is termed as flute, and the use of our Geofoam product as flute fillers close the gap between these spaces while making the roof [...]

By |June 23rd, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Flute Filler – Benefits & Commercial Use

Geofoam, Pipelines and Earthquakes

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Geofoam, pipelines and earthquakes are three words that should never be used in the same sentence. The ugly truth is, it’s a statement that might be heard all over the world any time now. If you’ll remember, we posted a previous article,  a retrospective on Hurricane Katrina, and how Geofoam could have helped minimize some [...]

By |August 2nd, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Geofoam, Pipelines and Earthquakes

Ducks Unlimited, Geofoam, and the Nation’s Wetlands

[vc_column_text width="1/1" el_position="first last"] You’d have to be living under a geofoam rock not to know the value and importance in maintaining our nation’s wetlands and natural habitats. Not only to they provide refuge and habitat for thousands of species of birds, insects, plants and animals, they are a vital part of the global environmental [...]

By |April 6th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Ducks Unlimited, Geofoam, and the Nation’s Wetlands

EPS foam used as insulation in precast concrete wall panels

The use of precast concrete wall panels is nothing new. In fact, precast concrete wall panels including insulation is not that new either. However, since the inclusion of EPS foam insulation sheathing has been used in the sandwich design, insulation values are now capable of exceeding R-30. As found in the ANSI/ASHRAE/IES Standard 90.1-2016 Energy [...]

By |February 15th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on EPS foam used as insulation in precast concrete wall panels

Secant Pile Wall Construction

Civil engineering projects that require embedded retaining walls often rely on secant pile wall construction to accomplish the stabilization of embankments, large commercial below ground storage space (basements). Secant walls are also used for the protection and stabilization of in-ground tanks as well as other buried structures. While there are numerous methodologies in which to [...]

By |October 17th, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on Secant Pile Wall Construction