Western Excelsior manufactures a full line of Rolled Erosion Control Products (RECPs). Excel CC-4 consists of a machine produced, clean coconut fiber matrix, manufactured for consistent coverage and thickness. The coconut matrix is confined by a UV stabilized photodegradable, synthetic net on top and bottom, mechanically (stitch) bound on two inch centers. Excel CC-4 is intended for slope or channel erosion control applications requiring up to thirty-six months of functional longevity. Actual field longevity is dependent on soil and climatic conditions.
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Western Excelsior's Excel CC-4 Erosion Control Blanket (ECB) consists of a matrix of 100% coconut fibers stitched between two nets. Excel CC-4 is available with ultraviolet stabilized, synthetic (Regular) or biodegradable (All Natural) netting. The Excel CC-4 ECB provides erosion control for a period of up to thirty-six months and serves as a mulching layer. Actual longevity depends on soil and climatic conditions. Available in a variety of roll sizes, Excel CC-4 provides reliable, economical erosion control, ideal for slope projects that would benefit from the longest lasting and highest performance erosion protection. Excel CC-4 is also recommended as a long lasting, degradable liner for channel projects. Like all Western Excelsior products, Excel CC-4 is made in the USA and yields LEED credits for the end user. In addition to a complete suite of standard documentation, detailed information on the advantages and properties of the product are provided below.
|Netting||Top and Bottom|
|Stitch Spacing||2 in On Center|
|Degradability Mechanism||Photodegradable / Biodegradable|
|Unit Weight||9.5 oz/yd^2 (322 g/m^2)|
|Thickness||0.26 in (7 mm)|
|Tensile Strength (MD)||18.4 lb/in (3.2 kN/m)|
|Tensile Strength (TD)||12.7 lb/in (2.2 kN/m)|
|Available Widths||7.5 - 16.0 ft (2.3 - 4.9 m)|
|Available Lengths||112.5 - 450 ft (34.3 - 137.2 m)|
|Nominal Longevity||> 36 Months|