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STFI: New CORNET-Project ProGeo with STFI participation

Kick-off-meeting of CORNET-project ProGeo took place  in Bielsko-Biala on 26th June 2014
In the CORNET-project ProGeo which started on 1st May 2014, STFI cooperates with a Polish partner of the University ATH, the Institute of Textile Engineering and Polymer Materials and the Polish Association of Producers of Geosynthetics. Objective of the project is the development of geotextile grid structures made of regionally available raw sheep’s wool, sea grass or hay in combination with other natural fibers. This includes also the compact processing technology with automated devices and machinery components for the manufacture, cutting, packaging and mounting. The prototypes to be developed shall combine an appropriate textile design for steep slopes and contain a barrier function for water and soil against erosion. 

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