Synergistic ‘armor’ system establishes turf, controls erosion
GreenArmor System incorporates two technologies to protect slopes and reinforce turf without hard armor. First, Enkamat TRM thermally fused nylon filament matrix captures soil, encourages vegetative growth and anchors root reinforcement while resisting crushing, unraveling and tearing. Next, hydraulically applied Flexterra FGM blanket comprised of wood fibers, crimped interlocking fibers and additives flows into the Enkamat matrix, bonds with seeds and soil for immediate protection and holds 15 times its weight in water to encourage rapid seed growth and thicker turf establishment. System anchors vegetation against high water velocity and wind shear stresses of 10 lb./ft2. Profile Products LLC, Buffalo Grove, Ill.