Products by Tensar International Corporation
  • Ballast Stabilization

    The Spectra Rail System can be used to help rail operators: -Minimize particle migration in the ballast layer -Reduce the rate of track settlement -Increase the period between ballast maintenance events by three to five times -Minimize service disruption relative to track maintenance The... Read More
  • Reinforced Soil Slopes (RSS) and Steepened Slopes

    Reinforced soil slopes and steepened slopes present unique stability challenges, but they can be better alternatives to other grade separation applications when there is a need or preference for one or more of the following: -Natural, landscaped, sloping structures -Enhanced property values... Read More
  • Railway Improvement

    The structural support of a rail line is an essential component of successful railroad construction and maintenance. It can involve a number of challenges including the mitigation of soft or variable soil conditions, ballast restoration and track realignment. The use of geogrids is an... Read More
White Papers by Tensar International Corporation
  • Optimizing the Geogrid Reinforcement of Rail Track Ballast By

    Although the use of high stiffness polymer geogrids to reinforce rail ballast has been practiced since the early '80s, the basic mechanisms involved in the reinforcing action have not been well understood. A wide ranging investigation was conducted with teh support of the Royal Society and... Read more
  • Performance-Based Specifications for Roadways By

    Discussion on the specification of Mechanically Stabilized Layers (MSL) in Paved and Unpaved Applications Read more