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Ballast Stabilization & Optimization

Introduction

For all classes of railways Nilex’s geogrids provide a proven solution to ballast reinforcement and optimization. Structures can fail prematurely due to the lateral displacement and weakening of the ballast fouling. The structural strength provided by Nilex’s geogrid products can allow for the installation of thinner ballast sections, or the improved performance of conventionally designed structures.

Ballast Stabilization & Optimization Products

EnviroGrid cellular confinement system (geocell)

The EnviroGrid cellular confinement system (geocell) is produced from High Density Polyethylene (HDPE) and has three dimensional cells that contain, confine and reinforce a variety of fill materials including native fill, topsoil, granular or concrete. This material has excellent resistance to...

Jet Rental Company Adds Strength to New Tarmac

Tac Air, a private jet rental company, had begun construction on its new tarmac at the Salt Lake City International Airport when they ran into some serious problems with the underlying sub-base. In order to reach grade and not over excavate the site they chose to go with Nilex’s Mirafi...

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