Civil Engineering

Enka Bag

Geotextile Protection Bags for shoreline & coastal erosion control

    OVERVIEW

    Geotextile Protection Elements

    Costal Protection against big waves, storms & currents

    Costal Protection against big waves, storms & currents

    More than 70% of the earth’s shorelines are retreating due to rising sea levels. Geosynthetic solutions, Enka®Bag, is designed to be filled with local sand, offering a strong protection absorbing wave energy and avoiding erosion. Enka®Bag with non-woven fabric can be mechanical filled with sand. 

    Coastal Applications

    • Beach nourishments
    • Groins and jetties
    • Breakwaters (artificial harbours)
    • Seawalls
    • Dune cores
    Coastal Applications
    Inland Applications

    Inland Applications

    • Steep Slopes
    Coastal bags material types
    • Enka®Bag SNW 75 (non-woven standard or XUV)
    • Enka®Bag Protec 1000 XXUV (non-woven UV-stabilized)
    • Enka®Bag Rock120 (heavy duty composite non-woven UV-stabilized)
    • Enka®Bag OS160 (woven, UV-stabilized, hydraulic fill ports)

    Applications enabled by this product

    Coastal Protection

    Use heavy non-woven and woven Enka-Tex fabrics as filter layers, offering proven performance in preventing instability of rock revetments.

    Erosion Control

    Erosion prevention mats allow fast vegetation growth and provide a foothold for vegetation root systems.

    Technical details
    • One of the most extreme and robust non-woven geotextile containers designed to fill with (local) sand.
    • Made from a very thick composite non-woven geotextile, sand coloured outside (fits and camouflage in landscape).
    • Excellent UV resistance - suitable to use in harshest environments with direct exposure to weather conditions and sunlight.
    • Expected lifetime without covering
      30 years.
    • Excellent characteristics to filtration, abrasion
    • Very high puncture resistance.

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