Permeable geosynthetics made of textile or fabric materials are referred to as geotextiles. Polypropylene, polyester, polyethylene, polyamide, and other polymers are used in the production of geotextiles. Separation, drainage, filtration, strengthening, and protection are all essential functions of geotextiles. Geotextiles are employed in India in a variety of ways.
Non-woven geotextiles are made by chemically or thermally glueing materials together, needle punching, or other processes. Non-woven geotextiles are made of synthetics and are commonly utilised in filter or separation applications, as well as projects where pooling water is a big concern.
When both soil isolation and permeability are necessary, nonwoven geotextiles are used. These materials are frequently used to wrap French drains or in conjunction with other sub-surface drainage systems. River erosion protection, railways, landfills, canals, and water-proofing are all applications for non-woven geotextile.
Non-woven is also commonly utilised beneath rock riprap revetment, where drainage and separation are important. In terms of volume, non-oven geotextiles are the most common type of geosynthetic. Geotechnical engineering, heavy construction, building and pavement construction, hydrogeology, and environmental engineering are only a few of the applications.
The non-oven geotextiles market in India is expected to develop at a CAGR of roughly 12% between 2017 and 2026, according to the “India Geotextiles Market report.” The geotextiles market in India has been divided into three categories: woven, non-woven, and knitted. In India, the nonwoven geotextile market has the largest share of these categories. During the forecast period, the category is expected to maintain its dominance. Nonwoven geotextiles are used to prevent soil erosion, as pound underlayment, and as separating cloths because they filter well and are heat resistant.
Few Indian Major Players
1. Maccaferri Environmental Solutions Pvt. Ltd.
2. Parry Enterprises India Ltd.
3. Skaps Industries India Pvt. Ltd.
4. Strata Geosystems (India) Pvt. Ltd.
5. Techfab (India) Inds. Ltd.