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EARTHLOK Erosion Control Matting

For almost 60 years, EARTHLOK erosion control matting has been used to prevent erosion in waterways, roadways, and construction sites. While there are many materials that can be used, EARTHLOK has stood the test of time and is a trusted erosion control solution.

 EARTHLOK is made of flexible polyethylene and is capable of withstanding some of the most corrosive water found on the earth. EARTHLOK is also UV resistant, making the material resistant to sunlight. It is also capable of withstanding extreme temperatures, from -4 degrees Fahrenheit to 185 degrees Fahrenheit. EARTHLOK is available in 12-foot and 20-foot widths and in tan, green, and black.

EARTHLOK is a patented, flexible woven geotextile matting that is used in erosion control applications. The EARTHLOK product family consists of products made from 95% recycled material. EARTHLOK’s patented design and manufacturing process utilize needle-punched polyester yarns, specially woven to give exceptional strength, durability, puncture resistance, and superior dimensional stability. A wide range of recycled contents is incorporated to achieve the desired balance of strength and stretch.

The goal of EARTHLOK erosion control matting.

The Goal of EARTHLOK erosion control matting is to minimize erosion and soil loss from earth-moving operations. The matting provides an economical solution, incorporating the durability of a geotextile membrane, the flexibility and durability of a geogrid, and the drainage and moisture permeance of a geotextile.

EARTHLOK’s goal of erosion control matting is to protect soil from wind and water erosion. By placing this erosion control matting over an earth’s surface, dirt, sand, mud, and other heavier substances will be moved away from your site. The matting also provides stabilization to surfaces that tend to move and shift or topple. When placed over the surface of the soil, the matting will prevent runoff from soil caused by heavy rains or storms.

The Goal of EARTHLOK erosion control matting is to reduce sediment in stormwater runoff. These mats help protect the environment by reducing runoff pollution. The mats also help reduce flooding, erosion, and property damage.