Geomembrane Cost Explained: Initial Cost Isn’t Lifetime Cost

Posted by Bill Shehane on Dec 23, 2019 8:00:00 AM

It’s easy to lose sight of the big picture when you are specifying a geomembrane. There are numerous factors one must consider in order to choose the best fit for your application, however lifetime cost is often overlooked.

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Benefits of Using EPS Geofoam Blocks for Highway Construction

Posted by XR Geomembranes on Dec 12, 2019 9:40:00 AM

Every year, more and more roads and highways are constructed to meet growing demands. However, this new construction or expansion of infrastructure may end up being built over loose or soft soil that does not have the ability to support the associated loads.

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Meet Your Arctic Liner Requirements With High-Performance, Flexible Geomembranes

Posted by Felon Wilson on Dec 3, 2019 11:55:00 AM

In the coming years, Alaska, the Arctic, and similar cold weather regions are expected to play a major role in supplying future energy needs for the world. As energy resources continue to be pursued in these extreme climates to meet the energy demands of society, protection of our natural resources is essential. Primary and secondary containment must keep pace with the energy - technology platform to guard against contamination of our environmental assets.

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What Are Geomembranes and Are They Impermeable?

Posted by Felon Wilson on Nov 27, 2019 8:30:00 AM

Principal and Materials Scientist/Engineer Dr. Ian D. Peggs has been working with polymers and composites in the field and laboratory for over 25 years, and in his “Geomembrane Liner Durability: Contributing Factors and the Status Quo” paper, he states that nothing is absolutely impermeable.

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Geomembrane Inspection & Maintenance Plan: 4 Steps to Ensure Success

Posted by Bill Shehane on Oct 31, 2019 9:58:00 AM

Performing regular geomembrane inspections (where applicable) is critical and necessary for a successful long-term installation. Ongoing inspections can minimize field repairs and also prevent premature failure.

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3 Common Geomembrane Failure Mechanisms

Posted by XR Geomembranes on Oct 17, 2019 2:38:00 PM

Geomembranes can fail for a variety of reasons. A failure in a geomembrane can result in serious damage to the surrounding environment and ecosystem. In order to help keep your geomembrane performing at its best, here are three common geomembrane failure mechanisms to keep in mind.

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Why EIA Outperforms All Other Geomembranes in Chlorine Resistance

Posted by Alan Strecker on Sep 25, 2019 10:03:00 AM

Ethylene interpolymer alloy (EIA) has demonstrated superior chlorine resistance and has gained widespread acceptance in the geomembrane market as a result. So what exactly are EIA Geomembranes and the properties that afford them superior chlorine resistance?

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Why the 3 Largest Naval Fuel Depots Use Geomembranes for Oil Containment

Posted by Felon Wilson on Sep 12, 2019 3:21:00 PM

The three largest Naval Fuel Depots in the world rely on a flexible geomembrane for secondary oil containment for fuel storage. Secondary containment is provided both under the floors of the tanks and lining the fuel spill containment berms.

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Should Geomembranes Be Buried?

Posted by Felon Wilson on Aug 15, 2019 10:00:00 AM

There are pros and cons to either leaving a geomembrane liner exposed (no cover) or burying it (complete cover). Let’s look at the issues.

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