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Root Barrier

Bamboo is very strong. Concrete will crack over time, allowing the bamboo to escape, and the metal will eventually rust, posing a danger for the bamboo to escape. For best results, it is best to use HDPE (high-density polyethylene) barriers. , With a thickness of at least 60 mils, this plastic is difficult to penetrate and will not rot.

High-density polyethylene geomembrane is widely used in water conservancy, municipal, garden, and other industries. For example, high-density polyethylene geomembrane can be used as a root barrier for trees, shrubs, and bamboos. The high-density polyethylene geomembrane can be buried near the foundations of buildings and roads or directly surround the roots of trees and shrubs to block the roots from reaching certain areas. Overgrowth in direction, thereby protecting buildings, roads, etc. Extruding the root barrier in the transverse direction of the high-density polyethylene geomembrane can increase the transverse rigidity of the high-density polyethylene. The more important function is to effectively distribute the stress of the soil, increase the strength of the soil, and limit the lateral displacement of the soil. Improve the integrity and stability of the soil. For high-density polyethylene geomembranes with different thicknesses and widths, the cross-sectional shape, size, and relative distance of the root barriers are different.

HDPE root barrier geomembrane is very suitable for protecting cables, pipes, and sewage pipes from the roots of plants. The bamboo root barrier will block the roots, but will not guide the growth direction of the roots. HDPE geomembrane bamboo root barrier can effectively prevent the root system from damaging the pavement and the foundation structure of the building.

Bamboo root barrier is the kind of HDPE smooth geomembrane liner used to control and prevent the growth of bamboo inside the limited area. The unwanted toots growth or penetration of trees, bamboo, and other plants can destroy road or house foundations, water invasion, or underground water movement. The bamboo root barrier can protect the concrete road from root damage and cause a crack, and vice versa, the HDPE root barrier can prevent the plant from outward damage. Bamboo root barrier is also the ideal substitute for metal root barrier, it is superior to the metal barrier because it can resist rust and is easier to install. The HDPE root barrier with 60mil or 80mil thickness can resist very cold weather without damage. The 30mil will be easier to be cracking in extremely cold weather. Installation of the bamboo root barrier will accelerate the bamboo screen growth because of the confinement. Earthshield manufactures and supplies HDPE root barriers in a variety of widths and thicknesses for your demands, custom fabrication is also available. All HDPE root barriers are produced according to the GRI GM13 test standard.

The advantages of high-density polyethylene geomembrane:
1. It has the dual functions of waterproofing and preventing plant roots from penetrating. It can withstand the puncture of plant roots and maintain the waterproof function for a long time.
2. It not only prevents root puncture but also does not affect the normal growth of plants.
3. It can form a high-strength waterproof layer, has strong resistance to pressurized water, and is resistant to puncture, cracking, tearing, and fatigue.
4. The tensile strength is high, the thickness of the modified asphalt coating is large, and the adaptability to the shrinkage deformation and cracking of the base layer is strong.
5. Excellent high and low-temperature resistance, suitable for hot and cold areas.
6. Good corrosion resistance, mildew resistance, and weather resistance.
7. Hot-melt construction, convenient construction, and reliable and durable hot joints.


Q: Do root barriers really work?
A: A root barrier effectiveness will only redirect the growth of tree roots, so they do not grow and damage foundations, gas pipes or water lines. The only con to a root barrier is if it isn’t correctly installed, it won’t work. The chance of trees being damaged by a root barrier is very unlikely.

Q: What can be used as a root barrier?
A: Plastic sheets and root barriers geomembrane. However, if the temperature is too low, the plastic plate will crack, and it will completely lose its use as a root barrier. The root barrier geomembrane can adapt to high temperature and extremely low-temperature weather, which will not happen.

Q: How deep does a root barrier have to be?
A: Current information is that root barriers need to be installed to a depth of 30 inches minimum and they must extend above the surface of the soil enough to prevent roots from growing over the top
Q: How long do root barriers last?
A: how long do root barriers last? Root barriers have lives that range from 5 years upwards.
Q: What is the price of the root barrier?
A: The price of root barrier is mainly affected by the raw materials of root barrier geomembrane and whether it is a root barrier geomembrane factory. If you need it, you can contact me to get a free sample trial.

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