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Typar Spun Bonded Nonwoven Geotextiles

Typar geotextiles combine strength with excellent retention of soil fines for drainage and other applications.


    • Stable matrix of polypropylene fibers heat bonded together
    • Able to retain finer soil fines than other geotextiles
    • Rolls are lighter and more compact than other nonwovens
    • Does not absorb water and become heavy when wet


    • Filters very fine soils such as clays and silts
    • Used as a weed barrier fabric in landscaping
    • Used as a filter sock material for perforated pipe
    • Can be used to combine separation and water filtration
    Typar Spun Bonded Nonwoven Geotextiles Specifications

Product Description

Heat-bonded nonwoven geotextiles (such as Typar®) are a variation of the nonwoven geotextile type. Typar® geotextiles use continuous polypropylene fibres that are heated together to form a continuous mat. Typar® geotextiles have good water flow performance and excellent retention of soil fines. While Typar® has been used to provide separation in paved and unpaved roads, it is predominately used in drainage applications such as trench drains, as a wrapping for perforated pipe, landscaping fabric, and combined with three dimensional structures to create prefabricated drainage products. Typar® is used when very fine soil particles need to be retained. Typar® is best known as a landscape fabric and is used extensively as a root barrier beneath paving stones or under decorative stones, bark or mulch.

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Layfield Construction Products supplies geosynthetics and industrial fabrics products. We offer supply-only products for many different industries across North America and internationally. We are leaders in the supply of geosynthetics servicing large customers, moving over 800 truckloads a year. Layfield Construction Products is also one of the largest distributors of geotextiles, moving over 100 million square feet a year. We also specialize in the supply of polyethylene film and industrial fabrics products.

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Layfield Australia becomes exclusive Australian distributor for Seaman Corporation XR® Geomembrane product line.

May 11, 2018

Layfield Australia along with the Seaman Corporation is pleased to announce both parties have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), establishing Layfield as the exclusive distributor of the XR® Geomembrane product line in Australia. 


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