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A natural, sound approach.

EROSION CONTROL SOLUTIONS ARE INCREASINGLY WIDESPREAD DUE TO THEIR BENEFITS IN THE SHORT AND THE LONG TERM PERIODS.

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Over the years Maccaferri has been working along some of the most prominent university at international level to develop sustainable solutions to prevent the loss of soil and enhance the re-vegetation.

WHAT INFLUENCES THE GROWTH OF VEGETATION ON SLOPES?

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Site related
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Temperature
Soil Moisture
Ground Coverage
Climatic condition

Product related factors

Temperature
Soil Moisture
Ground Coverage
Climatic condition

WHICH ARE THE EROSION CONTROL SOLUTIONS AVAILABLE ON THE MARKET?

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BIOMAT

Made of biodegradable natural fiber such as as jute, straw, coconut, cellulose fibre felt

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GEOMAT

3D shape mat made with polymeric filaments. The product could be reinforced with a geogrid

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COMPOSITE

Geogrid coupled with a blanket in order to improve the soil coverage of the product

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GEOTEXTILE

Woven planar geotextiles manufactured by weaving yarns in the warp and weft direction

EXPECTED PERFORMANCE OF EROSION CONTROL SOLUTIONS

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Erosion Control solution performance depends on complex processes where different factors and features interact and those are not homogenous, quantitatively and qualitatively.

Considering all the interacting features, Geomats globally shown the best performance.

MACCAFERRI MACMAT™
THE BEST EROSION CONTROL SOLUTION IN THE MARKET

Geomat average performance

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MacMat R Steel average performance

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MacMat R synthetic average performance

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SUPERFAST REVEGETATION

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MacMat™ promotes full revegetation in 6 weeks, this bring several positive effects:

• Development of a dense vegetative root network;

• Extra soil retention effect, increasing top soil deposit upon the geomat;

• Zero visual impact.

MACMAT™: THE SUSTAINABLE SOLUTION FOR EROSION CONTROL

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Increases the shear resistance along the soil surface

Protects the topsoil from washout

Boosts the growth of vegetation

Meets specific project needs: it comes either with Geogrid or DT steel mesh

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