Curlex Erosion Control Blankets

Curlex® Single Net (Curlex® I)

Curlex I erosion control blanket (ECB) consists of a specific cut of naturally seed free Great Lakes Aspen curled wood excelsior with 80% six-inch fibers or greater fiber length. It is of consistent thickness with fibers evenly distributed throughout the entire area of the blanket. The top of each blanket is covered with degradable polypropylene netting. Curlex I is also available as QuickGRASS® (green pigment). Curlex I shall be manufactured in the U.S.A.

Curlex I has a design soil loss ratio (event-based RUSLE C factor) of .018 and is typically suitable for slopes up to 2H:1V. Curlex I is rated for channel flows up to 7.0 ft/s (2.1 m/s) and 1.75 lb/ft² (84 Pa) shear stress.

Curlex® Double Net (Curlex® II)

Curlex II erosion control blanket (ECB) consists of a specific cut of naturally seed free Great Lakes Aspen curled wood excelsior with 80% six-inch fibers or greater fiber length. It is of consistent thickness with fibers evenly distributed throughout the entire area of the blanket. The top and bottom of each blanket is covered with degradable polypropylene netting. Curlex II is also available as QuickGRASS® (green pigment). Curlex II shall be manufactured in the U.S.A.

Curlex II has a design soil loss ratio (event-based RUSLE C factor) of .022 and is typically suitable for slopes up to 1.5H:1V. Curlex II is rated for channel flows up to 9.0 ft/s (2.7 m/s) and 2.25 lb/ft² (108 Pa) shear stress.

Curlex® III

Curlex III erosion control blanket (ECB) consists of a specific cut of naturally seed free Great Lakes Aspen curled wood excelsior with 80% six-inch fibers or greater fiber length. It is of consistent thickness with fibers evenly distributed throughout the entire area of the blanket. The top and bottom of each blanket is covered with black net. Curlex III is also available as QuickGRASS® (green pigment). Curlex III shall be manufactured in the U.S.A.

Curlex III has a design soil loss ratio (event-based RUSLE C factor) of .022 and is typically suitable for slopes up to 1H:1V. Curlex III is rated for channel flows up to 10.0 ft/s (3.1 m/s) and 2.5 lb/ft² (120 Pa) shear stress.

Curlex® NetFree™

Curlex NetFree erosion control blanket (ECB) consists of a specific cut of naturally seed free Great Lakes Aspen curled wood excelsior with 80% six-inch fibers or greater fiber length. It is of consistent thickness with fibers evenly distributed throughout the entire area of the blanket. Curlex NetFree is a 100% biodegradable ECB. Curlex NetFree shall be manufactured in the U.S.A.

Curlex NetFree has a design soil loss ratio (event-based RUSLE C factor) of .063 and is typically suitable for slopes up to 3H:1V. Curlex NetFree is rated for channel flows up to 3.0 ft/s (0.9 m/s) and 1.0 lb/ft² (48 Pa) shear stressª.

ª  Curlex NetFree should always be installed in the same direction as anticipated flows.