New methods of producing geomembranes by Selective Laser Sintering

July 27th, 2023

Geomembranes are widely used in various applications, such as environmental protection, mining, agriculture, and civil engineering, due to their ability to provide impermeability and barrier properties. Traditionally, geomembranes have been manufactured using cast flat-bed extrusion or blown-film extrusion techniques. However, in recent years, a new method called Selective Laser Sintering (SLS) has emerged as a […]

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Lining a tailings facility on the roof of the world

July 10th, 2023

Solmax geomembranes were used to line the tailings facilities of the recently expanded Yulong Copper Mine. The mine located in the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, on one of the largest copper deposits in China and is important to the economy of the region. The mine is located in some of the highest elevations in the world. The […]

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How to attach and terminate geomembranes on a concrete structure

June 15th, 2023

HDPE and LLDPE geomembranes are commonly utilized as barriers and covers in various containment facilities, including solid waste landfills, liquid containment areas, mining ponds, agriculture, and aquaculture ponds. The connection of geomembranes to concrete walls and ancillary structures, such as pipe penetrations or outlet structures under hydraulic pressure, plays a crucial role in ensuring proper […]

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Geomembrane freshwater bladders for eco-friendly beach resort

August 31st, 2021

Photograph courtesy of Solmax An eco beach resort in an undeveloped wilderness area in Panama needed to find a way to store fresh water (rainwater) for use during dry spells. The goal of the resort is to educate while entertaining and to reduce the impact on the environment. It was thus important to the resort […]

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