TenCate Polyfelt® PGM paving fabric is mechanically bonded, continuous-filament, polypropylene nonwoven with optimum bitumen retention capacity. Polyfelt® PGM is economically more effective than conventional road maintenance methods. It retards reflective cracking of road surfaces by a combination of stress relief and sealing functions, and uniform bonding between the layers.

The benefits of TenCate Polyfelt® PGM at a glance:

  • Sealing: Polyfelt® PGM prevents rain water from penetrating into the road structure.
  • Stress relief: Minimize the differential stresses between substrate and new overlay. Crack propagation and reflective cracking is therefore reduced.
  • Adhesive bonding: Provides uniform bonding between old surface and new asphalt layers.
  • Ease of installation: When a laying device is used, Polyfelt® PGM can be installed easily and quickly without any fixing material.
  • Recycling: Asphalt layers reinforced with Polyfelt® PGM can be milled easily with conventional methods. 

    Typical Applications of Polyfelt® PGM

    Pavement Rehabilitation

    Pavement Rehabilitation is the resurfacing, restoration, and rehabilitation of existing pavement surfaces to extend its service life, improve performance and the durability of pavement structures.

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    TenCate Solutions for Infrastructure Brochure

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    TenCate Polyfelt® PGM & PGM-G Technical Data Sheet

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    Polyfelt® PGM-G - Asphalt Pavement Rehabilitation

    India, Tamilnadu

    This project consists of strengthening the existing 9 to 12m width road pavement structure to allow excess traffic flow and to decrease the maintenance cost for 20km stretch of the highway.

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