Western Excelsior manufactures a full line of Rolled Erosion Control Products (RECPs). Excel SS-2 temporary Erosion Control Blanket is composed of a 100% weed free agricultural straw matrix mechanically (stitch) bound on two inch centers between two photodegradable, synthetic nets. Excel SS-2 is intended for use in channels or on slopes requiring erosion protection for a period up to twelve months. Actual field longevity is dependent on soil and climatic conditions.
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Western Excelsior's Excel SS-2 Erosion Control Blanket (ECB) consists of a 100% certified weed free straw matrix stitched between two nets (top and bottom). Excel SS-2 is available with photodegradable, synthetic netting (Regular); rapid photodegradable, synthetic netting (Rapid-Go) or all natural, biodegradable netting (All Natural). The Excel SS-2 ECB provides erosion control for a period of up to twelve months (45 - 90 days as Rapid Go style) and serves as a mulching layer. Actual longevity is dependent on soil and climatic conditions. Available in a variety of roll sizes, Excel SS-2 provides reliable, economical erosion control ideal for low gradient/low risk slope and channel projects. Like all Western Excelsior products, Excel SS-2 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|
|Matrix||100% Weed Free Straw|
|Degradability Mechanism||Photodegradable / Biodegradable|
|Unit Weight||8.0 oz/yd^2 (271 g/m^2)|
|Thickness||0.28 in (7 mm)|
|Tensile Strength (MD)||10.0 lb/in (1.8 kN/m)|
|Tensile Strength (TD)||6.2 lb/in (1.1 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||12 Months|