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Nonwoven HS Geotextiles

Carthage FX®-HS Series of Nonwoven Geotextiles

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Our HS Series of Nonwoven Geotextiles are most frequently specified to perform at least one of the following functions:

  • Filtration
  • Drainage
  • Separation
  • Erosion
  • Protection


Carthage Mills' FX-HS Series of nonwoven geotextiles are often times considered 'multipurpose' geotextiles as they can offer immediate and cost effective solutions for many separation, drainage, erosion control and filtration applications.

Carthage Mills' FX-HS Series of nonwoven geotextiles are constructed of 100% polypropylene staple filaments that have been needle-punched and heat-set for stability. Weights range from 3 to more than 30 ounces per square yard.

Carthage Mills' FX-HS Series of nonwoven geotextiles exhibits high durability with excellent resistance to puncture and tear, yet easily conforms to the ground and site irregularities for trouble-free installation.


The Carthage Mills' FX-HS Series of nonwoven polypropylene geotextiles are designed to provide cost-saving solutions with most soil types in a wide range of applications and varying site conditions.

  • Separation and Soil Retention
    With superior soil-retention the HS Series prevents dissimilar materials from inter-mixing thereby extending the system life and performance of most drainage/filtration applications.
  • Filtration and High Permittivity
    Excellent soil retention and high permittivity properties provide high water flow rates with most soil types.
  • Strength and Durability
    Provides excellent resistance to installation damage and adverse site conditions.
  • Multi-purpose Versatility
    Combining the FX®-HS Series features of Separation, Soil Retention, High Permittivity, and excellent Durability, the HS Series provides cost-effective solutions in a wide range of applications.

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Carthage Mills' FX®-HS Series of nonwoven geotextiles can be used in a multitude of applications.

  • Subsurface Drainage applications or systems along highways, under airfields and athletic fields, and within embankments.
  • Filtration/drainage in Segmental Retaining Walls (SRW)
  • Separation under roadways, airport runways, access/haul roads and railroad ballast
  • Permanent Erosion Control under riprap for slope and shoreline protection
  • Site Dewatering Bags
  • Landfill drainage and filtration
  • Subsurface barriers


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FX-45HS, FX-60HS, and FX-80HS meet or exceed the minimum requirements for several applications of the AASHTO: M 288 Geotextile Specification for Highway Applications; see the:

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