They fall into these specific categories:
Types of Hydraulically Applied Solutions
Paper and Wood Hydraulic Mulches-hydraulic mulches provide superior moisture retention, and short term erosion control over blown straw. Mulches are usually effective for one or two rain events. Simply apply with seed for effective vegetation management on 4:1 or flatter slopes.
Bonded Fiber Matrix (BFM)-A stronger alternative to hydraulic mulches, BFMs can handle several storm events and can encapsulate the soil for a longer duration-usually 6-9 months.
Stabilized Fiber Matrix (SFM)-Through the effectiveness of polyacrylamides, SFMs molecularly bind the soil particles together. This offers rainfall impact control from wood mulch while keeping the soil in place with long chain molecular chemistry.
Flexible Growth Mediums (FGM)-Flexterra-a true spray on alternative to the erosion control blanket. By far the strongest and most effective hydraulically applied solution, Flexterra can effectively seal off the soil from rainfall impact and mild concentrated flows resulting in less soil loss than many blankets in rainfall simulation tests. Its ability to hold water and maintain air space results in superior growth as documented in independent testing.
Erosion Control Design Software
Rolled Erosion Control Blankets
Erosion Control Blankets have been around a long time and are the tried and true solution. Millions of square yards of ECBs have been utilized in the Midwest and without the need for special equipment. Installation can be done in a short time frame and outlasts any hydraulically applied solution.
Degradable Erosion Control Blankets-Photo degradable and biodegradable erosion control blankets are designed to provide immediate erosion protection and vegetation establishment assistance, then degrade after the root and stem systems of the vegetation are mature enough to permanently stabilize the underlying soil.
Permanent TRMs and Composite TRMs provide long-term erosion protection and vegetation establishment assistance while permanently reinforcing vegetation. All ASP permanent protection products—including our Vmax3® Composite Reinforcement Series—enable vegetation to be used on slopes where the forces exerted on long and steep slopes that vegetation by itself, cannot withstand. Permanent TRMs consist of either 100% synthetic components or of a composite of synthetic and natural materials. These products have been tested and proven to dramatically increase erosion protection of steep slopes.
Stabilize soils on embankments to prevent severe erosion caused by surface runoff. Protect geomembranes on landfills, stormwater or wastewater containment basins.
- Sustainable vegetation
- Permeable aggregate
- Hard-armored concrete