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EXCELSIOR EROSION CONTROL BLANKET's

Excelsior ECB's

Developed in the early 60's, excelsior blankets are specifically designed to actually promote ideal growing conditions for grass seed, while simultaneously protecting topsoil from wind and water erosion. Excelsior blankets have long passed the test of time. By design, excelsior blankets have a built-in swell factor - wet curled excelsior fibers slightly expand in thickness and interlock to form a strong, fiber matrix. This allows the fibers to provide intimate contact with local terrain. Water flow is trained to follow the curled fiber matrix. The roughness of the curled excelsior matrix slows the velocity to a point where gravity takes over, which allows moisture to slowly seep into the topsoil to promote ideal growing conditions.

Material Characteristics
Excelsior blankets consist of unique softly barbed, interlocking, curled, Aspen excelsior fibers. They are weed seed free. Excelsior blankets are available with a variety of environmentally sensitive and/or stronger netting types to match job site requirements. We offer a green color-coded plastic netting for applications requiring UV resistance, strength and longevity.


Performance Capabilities
For slopes up to 1:1 Moderate to heavy rainfall
Channel flow velocity to 7fps

Typical Applications
Highway embankments, ditch bottoms and slopes, bridges, approaches and medians
Residential, commercial, & industrial developments
Urban drainage, stream banks, and waterways
Golf course fairways, roughs, waterways, & drop structures
Landfill caps, side slopes, and let down structures
Pipeline right-of-ways

Superior Excelsior S-2
A specific cut of Aspen curled wood excelsior. It shall be of consistent thickness, with fibers evenly distributed throughout the entire area of the blanket. The top of each blanket shall be covered with photodegradable or biodegradable netting. Material does not contain any weed seed or chemical additives.


Recommended Use:Slopes to 1:1, Channel to 7 fps, shear stress to 1.55 lb/ft²
Roll Sizes: 4' x 180' & 8' x 90' (80 yd²)
Area:80/yd²
Blanket Life:12 average months
Top Netting:Light Weight
Bottom Netting:Lidht Weight
Stitching:on 2" centers, Photodegradable
Weight:1.0 lb/yd²
Netting Options:All Natural or Rapid-Go Netting
Color:Green or White

Super Duty Excelsior SD-3
A specific cut of Aspen curled wood excelsior. It shall be of consistent thickness, with fibers evenly distributed throughout the entire area of the blanket. The top and bottom of each blanket shall be covered with photodegradable or biodegradable netting. Material does not contain any weed seed or chemical additives.


Recommended Use:Slopes to 1.1 and greater, Heavy to sever rainfall & runoff, Channel to 10-12 ft/s, shear stress to 1.75 lb/ft²
Roll Sizes:4' x 100' & 8' x 50' (80 yd²)
Area:44.4/yd²
Blanket Life:24-30 average months
Top Netting:Heavy Weight
Bottom Netting:Medium Weight
Stitching:on 2" centers, Photodegradable
Weight:1.353 lb/yd²
Netting Options:All Natural or Rapid-Go Netting
Color:Green or White