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TerraTex® N16

TerraTex® N16 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® N16 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 16.0 oz/yd2 542 g/m2
Grab Tensile
ASTM D4632 380 lbs 1.690 kN
Grab Elongation
ASTM D4632 50 % 50 %
Trapezoid Tear
ASTM D4533 145 lbs 0.644 kN
CBR Puncture
ASTM D6241 1,080 lbs 4.82 kN
Permittivity 1
ASTM D4491 0.70 sec-1 0.70 sec-1
Water Flow Rate 1
ASTM D4491 50 gpm/ft2 2,035 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.