Pendergrass, Ga.-based TenCate Geosynthetics Americas — the U.S. operation of the Netherlands-based
Royal Ten Cate’s TenCate Geosynthetics business — has developed TenCate Mirafi® RS280i, a
patent-pending geotextile for roadway and railway reinforcement that combines high modulus,
permittivity, separation and coefficient of interaction to provide maximum benefits.
TenCate Mirafi RS280i is the third and final product in TenCate’s RSi series of
geosynthetics, which also includes TenCate Mirafi RS580i, a highly engineered, high-strength
geotextile that provides base reinforcement and subgrade stabilization coupled with high water
permeability and soil retention; and TenCate Mirafi RS380i, a lighter version of RS580i that offers
an economical option for less severe roadway reinforcement applications.
“We are constantly exploring ways to improve our products to provide the most economical
solutions to job owners,” said Brett Odgers, PE, market manager — roadway reinforcement. “With the
success that RS580i and RS380i have had to accomplish this goal, we felt a final product was needed
to complete the series to provide the best solution for all road and railway reinforcement and
May 21, 2013