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Plastatech® IG Geomembrane

Industrial Grade

Plastatech IG geomembrane was developed for applications such as landfills, canals, ponds and other containment purposes. This geomembrane is formulated to withstand UV exposure, atmospheric pollutants and harsh chemicals commonly found in industrial settings.

Plastatech IG geomembrane offers excellent lay-flat characteristics and meets PGI-1104 and ASTM D7176 requirements. It is available in 10, 20, and 30 mil thicknesses. Standard colors are gray or black; other colors and thicknesses are available by special order.

Suitable applications include:

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Thickness10 MILS20 MILS30 MILS
Width 76.25in. ± 0.25in. 76.25in. ± 0.25in. 76.25in. ± 0.25in.
Length 1,025 yd. (3,075 ft.) 480 yd. (1,440 ft.) 350 yd. (1,050 ft.)
Roll Area 19,539 sq. ft. 9,150 sq. ft. 6,671 sq. ft.
Approx. Weight 1,300 lb. 1,200 lb. 1,200 lb.
 TEST METHODUNITS10 MILS20 MILS30 MILS
Thickness ASTM D5199 mils 10.0 ± 5% 20.0 ± 5% 30.0 ± 5%
Specific Gravity  ASTM D792   1.20 min. 1.20 min. 1.20 min.
Tensile Properites 
    Breaking Strength

 

ASTM D882

 

lbf/in. 24 min. 48 min. 73 min.
    Elongation at Break % 250 min. 360 min. 380 min.
    100% Modulus  lbf/in. 10 min. 20 min. 30 min.
 Tear Resistance  ASTM D1004 lbf 2.5 min. 6.0 min. 8.0 min.
Low Temperature  ASTM D1790   Pass at -9.4oF (-23oC) Pass at -14.8oF (-26oC) Pass at -20.2oF (-29oC)
Dimensional Stability ASTM D1204 % 4 max. 4 max. 3 max.
Water Extraction  ASTM D1239 % 0.15 max. 0.15 max. 0.15 max.
Volatile Loss ASTM D1203 % 1.5 max. 0.9 max. 0.7 max.
Resistance to Soil Burial
   Breaking Strength

 

ASTM G160 

% change 5 max. 5 max.  5 max.
   Elongation at Break % change 20 max. 20 max. 20 max.
   100% Modulus  % change 20 max. 20 max. 20 max.
Hydrostatic Resistance  ASTM D751 Procedure A psi 42 min. 68 min. 100 min.
  Plastatech PVCCSPE-REIA-REPDMEPDM-RfPPfPP-RHDPELLDPELLDPE-RWCPE
Material Specification Used ASTM D7176     ASTM D7465 ASTM D7465 ASTM D7613 ASTM D7613 GM-13 GM-17 GM-25  
UV/Ozone Resistant Optional* Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Polymer Highly Flexible Yes Yes Yes NR Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Can be Thermally Seamed  Yes Yes Yes Yes NR Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Can be Adhesively or Chemically Seamed  Yes Yes Yes Yes NR Yes Yes Possible** Possible** Possible** Yes
Good Multiaxial Performance Yes Possible** Possible** Yes Yes Yes Yes Possible** Yes Yes Yes
Can be Seamed in Cold Temperatures Yes Yes Yes Possible** Yes Yes Yes Possible** Possible** Yes Yes
Resistant to Installation Damage  Yes NR Yes Yes NR Yes Yes Yes Yes NR NA
Repaired in Service Yes Possible** Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Possible** Possible** Possible** Possible**
Prefabricated/Factory Panels available in 30> feet width Yes

NR

NA Possible** NR Possible** Possible** Yes NR Possible** Possible**
Polymer Suitable for Exposed Use Yes Possible** Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Polymer Suitable for Buried Use Yes NR Yes Yes NA NR NR Possible** Yes NA NA

 

Rating System Criteria***         Yes            Possible**         NR= Not Recommended       NA= Not Applicable    

*Plastatech offers geomembranes that can be formulated to have UV/Ozone resistant properties.

**Possible ranking means - geomembrane usage may be possible with further investigation, proper thickness, proper formulation, and manucacturer's approval 

***Based in industry data