17 January 2020

Spotlight- Garware Wall Ropes

Garware Wall Ropes launches Erosion Control Mat (ECM)


Commissions fully integrated State of Art manufacturing facility



Garware-Wall Ropes Ltd. (GWRL) one of the largest players in the technical textile sector in India has installed and commissioned world class State of the Art machinery offering the solution of erosion control and slope protection. The machinery is a fully integrated Rolled Erosion Control Product (RECP) and is capable of manufacturing versatile Erosion Control Mat’s (ECM) made from polymeric material, natural fibres as well as a combination of both. The machine has the capability to manufacture Erosion Control Mat (ECM) of different strengths and GSMs to meet the highest requirement for any applications of RECP’s.



The Erosion Control Mat is a machine made product from a long-term double net and 100 per cent coconut fiber blanket with a functional longevity of up to 36 months. The blanket has a consistent thickness with the coconut evenly distributed over the entire area of the mat. The coir blanket is covered on the top and bottom sides with heavyweight photodegradable polypropylene netting having ultraviolet additives to delay degradation and a mesh opening of maximum 1.59 x 1.59 cm. The mat is sewn together at 5 cm centres with degradable thread.



The specification confirms to requirements established by Indian Road Congress - MORTH, Erosion Control Technology Council (ECTC) – 4B and Federal Highway Administration’s (FHWA) FP-03 Section 713.17



‘’We have been offering a one stop solution with in-house design and project execution expertise in Erosion Control and Slope protection solutions for many years, and with the addition of a state of art production facility for Erosion Control mats, we have augmented our presence in being the leading player in this important Geosynthetic application. Such ‘bio-engineered’ solutions are increasingly being preferred to solve problems related to erosion control and slope stability.’’says  Tiru Kulkarni, President, Geo Business, GWRL.



Being the first in machine made erosion control mat products in India some of its unique features are:

  • High performance product specifically engineered for erosion control
  • Achieves both channel and slope stabilization
  • High longevity of 36 Months
  • High-performance protection of topsoil from water erosion
  • Enhance quick, healthy vegetation growth
  • Easy handling, transport and installation
  • Pleasing aesthetics




The Erosion control Mat is an effective and proven solution for wide range of field applications like :

  • Embankment and cuttings in Highways and Railway
  • Over burden dumps in Mines
  • Storm and irrigation channels
  • Canal embankments and slopes
  • Lakes Banks
  • Ditches and ponds
  • Landfill embankments and covers
  • Landscaping in commercial and residential projects



GWRL manufactures a range of Geosynthetic products, which includes Steel Gabions, Polymer Rope Gabions and Mattresses, Boulder Arresters, High Strength Steel Wire Rope Boulder Nets, Woven geotextiles and its various forms like Geotextile-bags, Geotextile-containers and Geotextile-tubes and Erosion Control Mats. GWRL has a joint patent with Konkan Railway for rockfall protection systems and have a patent for Polymer Rope gabions. With in-house design and project management capabilities, GWRL is a one stop solution provider for major geosynthetic applications and projects.



About Garware-Wall Ropes Ltd:


Garware-Wall Ropes Ltd. (GWRL) is an ISO 9001:2015 certified company. Established in 1976, the Company is a leading player in Technical Textiles, specializing in providing customized solutions to the cordage and infrastructure industry worldwide. A global player, the company is known for its innovation in the field of fisheries, aquaculture, shipping, sports, agriculture, coated fabrics and geosynthetics. GWRL products are manufactured in state-of-art facilities at Wai and Pune (both in Maharasthra, India) and are marketed in more than 75 countries worldwide.



For more details please visit:

Website: www.garwareropes.com

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