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PHYSICAL PROPERTIES - HIGH STRENGTH POLYPROPYLENE
GEOTEXTILES HIGH STRENGTH (product prefix: GHS)
Polypropylene
PROPERTY TEST METHOD UNITS 35/ 35 70/ 70 70/ 105
Mass ASTM D 5261 kg 220 386 525
Wide Width Tensile ASTM D 4595 kN/ m 35 x 35 70 x 70 70 x 105
Wide Width Elongation % 10 x 8 9 x 9 14 x 9
Trapezoidal Tear ASTM D 4533 N 556 x 556 1000 x 1000 1110 x 1335
Grab Tensile ASTM D 4632 N 1401 x 1335 2700 x 2300 -
Grab Elongation ASTM D 4632 % 15 x 15 - -
Puncture Strength ASTM D 4833 N 668 1200 1155
Mullen Burst ASTM D 3786, AS 2001.2.4 B kPa 4481 > 8274 > 8273
Apparent Opening Size ASTM D 4751 (dry) mm .425 .425 .425
Water Flow Rate ASTM D 4491 l/ m2/ min 1200 42 810
UV Resistance ASTM D 4355 % retained 80 (500 hrs) 80 (500 hrs) 80 (500 hrs)
Values are MARV (minimum average roll values), calculated as typical minus two standard deviations.
PHYSICAL PROPERTIES - HIGH STRENGTH POLYESTER
Polyester
PROPERTY TEST UNITS 150/ 50 150/ 150 200/ 50 200/ 200 300/ 50 300/ 100
Tensile MD (min) ISO 10319 kN/ m 160 160 220 220 330 330
Tensile CD (min) kN/ m 55 160 55 220 55 110
Elongation at Break MD % 11 12 12 11 12 13
Elongation at Break CD % 11 12 12 11 11 11
CBR ISO 12236 kN 11 16 11 > 10 > 12 > 18
Cone Drop ISO 918 mm 7 4 7 17 15 13
Characteristic Opening Size ISO 12956 mm 0.30 0.20 0.25 0.46 0.11 0.11
Permeability ISO 11058 m/ sec 0.04 0.02 0.04 0.05 0.02 0.015
Weight   g/ m2 340 510 450 770 660 760
Polyester
PROPERTY TEST UNITS 400/ 50 500/ 50 500/ 100 600/ 50 800/ 100 1000/ 100
Tensile MD (min) ISO 10319 kN/ m 440 550 550 660 880 1106
Tensile CD (min) kN/ m 55 55 110 55 110 110
Elongation at Break MD % 12 13 13 13 13 8
Elongation at Break CD % 12 11 11 11 12 8
CBR ISO 12236 kN 11 > 8 > 8 11 11 11
Cone Drop ISO 918 mm 13 18 18 15 8  
Characteristic Opening Size ISO 12956 mm 0.45 0.16 0.14 0.15 0.15  
Permeability ISO 11058 m/ sec 0.02 0.015 0.015 0.04 0.05  
Weight   g/ m2 950 1100 1200 1340 1900  
Values of polyester fabrics above are Typical = Mean or Average Value of all test data.

The data in all tables is intended as guides only and is not intended as a warranty or guarantee. Permathene Ltd. reserves the right to change the specification contained herein without notice.