TerraCell® Cellular Confinement

TerraCell® is an innovative geosynthetic product made of high-density polyethylene strips. These strips are ultrasonically welded to form an extremely strong, honeycomb configuration. A variety of fill materials may be placed within TerraCell®: soil, sand, aggregate, concrete, etc. The TerraCell® system and the appropriate fill material can solve a variety of engineering and construction challenges.


Metric Values

All values provided are intended for rapid comparison purposes, only. Please refer to a specific product’s Product Data Sheet (PDS) and the disclaimers therein for a detailed listing of all characteristics, associated definitions and values needed for structure design, specification compliance review and product submittal purposes. Please Download PDS for all information transfer, printing and submittal purposes.

Property Test Method Units TerraCell® 140 TerraCell® 175 TerraCell® 280

Material

Nominal Sheet Thickness Before Texturing 1
ASTM D5199 mils 50, +10%, -5% 50, +10%, -5% 50, +10%, -5%
Nominal Sheet Thickness After Texturing 1
ASTM D5199 mils 60, +10%, -5% 60, +10%, -5% 60, +10%, -5%
Density
ASTM D1505 oz/in3 0.540 - 0.558 0.540 - 0.558 0.540 - 0.558
Carbon Black Content
ASTM D1603 % 1.5 1.5 1.5
Environmental Stress Crack Resistance
ASTM D1693 hours 6000 6000 6000
Environmental Stress Crack Resistance
ASTM D5397 hours >400 >400 >400

Fabrication

Seam Peel Strength 2
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8" Cell Depth (Nominal Panel Weight - 114 lbs)
lbs 640 640 640
6" Cell Depth (Nominal Panel Weight - 86 lbs)
lbs 480 480 480
4" Cell Depth (Nominal Panel Weight - 57 lbs)
lbs 320 320 320
3" Cell Depth (Nominal Panel Weight - 43 lbs)
lbs 240 240 240
Product Data Sheets

  • 1   Mean of 10 measurements
  • 2   Seam Peel Strength per U. S. Army Corps of Engineers Technical Report GS-86-19, Appendix A