Posted on 19/Feb/2020
When installing any pond, there are many factors that will influence your choice of liners. When choosing a liner, consideration must be given to the size, gradients, capacity, required aesthetic finish, method and time of year the installation is taking place. Stormwater Management Ltd offers a range of lining solutions which accommodate for all of the above criteria.
One example is when Stormwater Management were approached for the supply and installation of a clay liner which was required for a balancing pond on a housing development site in Braintree, Essex. The drawing specified a 1v3 slope angle and our Bentotex® 50 Clay Liner was recommended for the project.
Bentotex® is a high specification geosynthetic clay liner, comprising of high-quality natural sodium bentonite encapsulated between two woven and non-woven needlepunched polypropylene geotextiles. Bentotex® adopts unique self-seaming overlap technology which does not require any additional treatment of its longitudinal edges.
Bentotex® Geosynthetic Clay Liner
The Bentonite clay gives the Bentotex® Geosynthetic Clay Liner its unique ‘self-healing’ properties. Once the product is hydrated and confined under the required minimum of 300mm cover material; if the product is punctured by an object, Bentotex® seals around it, healing itself. This is one of the main reasons it is specified for a large proportion of public works contracts and landfill applications. Bentotex® is not compromised by root penetration and is ideal for reed beds and wet systems.
- Water reservoirs, dams and river embankments
- Liquid waste disposals sites, transfer stations, secondary containment
- Transport infrastructure
- Solid waste storage and disposal sites
- Easy to install
- Excellent slope stability
- High chemical resistance
- Excellent climate resistance
- Resistance to differential settlement
- Unrolled on smooth and compacted subgrade
- Subsequent panels lapped 300mm at leading edges
- Bentotex®is produced in 5m wide x 40m long panels, rolled onto a 100mm internal diameter central core, and protected with a plastic sleeve.
- Other panel sizes are available on request.
- Provided the rolls are kept inside their protective plastic sleeves, further on-site protection is not required.
For more information on solutions provided by Stormwater Management Limited please contact the sales office on 01455 502222 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.All News