Soil erosion is a natural process which occurs due to detachment and movement
of topsoil by the action of wind and flowing water.
Lack of vegetation cover on slopes is often responsible for formation of rills and rain cuts
eventually leading to sliding of slopes.
Garmat® is a high performance product specifically engineered as surface
protection treatment for slopes that are subjected to erosion forces.
Garmat® is a composite geomat comprising a layer of bio-degradable mulching
material sandwiched between two layers of polymer netting.
The biodegradable mulch material provides a high level of protection during the
initial period required for the growth of vegetation. It also promotes growth of vegetation
by retaining moisture and conditioning of the soil.
Root system intertwined with the net binds and confines the soil, resulting
in a structure that is highly resistant to erosion.
Results in a higher density of grass cover (up to 4500Kg/ha) compared to ordinary turfing
(typically 1500 Kg/ha)
Mulch in the Garmat also acts as a porous filter, to allow water through while retaining the soil.
When the mulch biodegrades, it serves as manure for the vegetation
Installation is simple and easy
Geocell is a lightweight, expandable cellular confinement system which creates an erosion barrier or structural foundation