Unlike conventional stone revetments, concrete mattresses allow the installation of slender, efficient, heavy-duty revetments, e.g. for boat landings, even at greater water depths. They can replace stone layers of several metres thickness: Providing a robust alternative scour protection solution. Prefabricated sinking mattresses or sand mats can also be used for conventional stone revetments to optimize construction thickness or ensure controlled installation. Geotextile containers allow the placement of filter-stable layers both under exposure to strong currents and for scour fill with steep slopes.
Use of prefabricated sinking mattresses or sand mats
Installation at greater water depths
Replacement of mineral filters
Reduced revetment construction thickness
Products: Tektoseal Sand, HaTe Nonwovens, Sinking Mattresses, SoilTain Sandbags
Use of small-sized geotextile containers
Optimised construction height
Additional units installable for remedial stabilization
Revetments adaptable to edge scour
Product: SoilTain Sandbags
Heavy-duty concrete mattress systems (permeable or impermeable)
Force transmission via revetment surface
Coherent, jointless construction
Minimized construction height
As Hydraulic Product Manager for HUESKER North America, Jack Christmas leads in the execution of design, product development, and sales strategies throughout various waterborne applications. He has extensive experience in designing solutions utilizing geosynthetics for Berth & Scour, Sludge Dewatering, Coastal Protection, and Buoyancy and Uplift Protection in Pipelines. Jack received a B.S. in Civil Engineering from Louisiana State University and currently has extensive experience providing product recommendations throughout North America.