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TerraTex® N12

TerraTex® N12 is a nonwoven geotextile made up of polypropylene fibers. These fibers are needled to form a stable and durable network such that the fibers retain their relative position. It is non-biodegradable and resistant to most soil chemicals, acids, and alkali with a pH range of 3 to 12. TerraTex® N12 is manufactured to meet or exceed the following minimum average roll 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.

Unless noted otherwise, all values are minimum average roll values (MARV).
Property Test Method English Metric
Weight (Typical) 1
ASTM D5261 12.0 oz/yd2 407 g/m2
Grab Tensile
ASTM D4632 300 lbs 1.330 kN
Grab Elongation
ASTM D4632 50 % 50 %
Trapezoid Tear
ASTM D4533 115 lbs 0.511 kN
CBR Puncture
ASTM D6241 850 lbs 3.78 kN
Permittivity 1
ASTM D4491 1.00 sec-1 1.00 sec-1
Water Flow Rate 1
ASTM D4491 75 gpm/ft2 3,055 Lpm/m2
AOS 1 , 2
ASTM D4751 100 US Std. Sleve 0.150 mm
UV Resistance
ASTM D4355 70 % @ 500 hrs 70 % @ 500 hrs

  • 1   At the time of manufacturing. Handling, storage, and shipping may change these properties.
  • 2   Value represents maximum average roll value.