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Non-Woven Geotextile Filter Fabric 4 oz - Landscape Fabric - Great For French Drains & Landscaping - 50 Year Fabric - Made in USA

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Product Introduction

  • MADE IN AMERICA - Support American jobs, American infrastructure and American FAMILIES - While everyone else has outsourced to China, we are one of the ONLY companies that still makes our fabric in America.
  • BUILT TOUGH - Made with Industrial Grade 4oz Non-Woven Polypropylene, this Sandbaggy Fabric is the toughest in its class and is rated for 100 lbs of tensile strength. This is 30% thicker than standard fabrics. 
  • BEST FLOW RATES - This fabric boasts some of the best flow rates for a Landscape Fabric with 140 GPM per square ft meaning better drainage and flow-through while being extremely strong!
  • GREAT FOR MANY APPLICATIONS - This Sandbaggy Fabric has so many uses such as Farming/Gardening, Landscaping, Road Stabilization, Drainage Installations (French Drain Fabric), Rip Rap & Retaining Walls
  • FLEXIBLE & SOFT FABRIC - Unlike standard woven fabrics that are rigid, Sandbaggy Non-Woven Filter Fabric is flexible and easily conforms to uneven surfaces
  • IMPROVES DRAINAGE - Sandbaggy Filter Geotextile Fabric For Drainage helps prevent clogging, extends drainage system life and performance and is the perfect french drain fabric, as well as for trench drains and blanket drains.
  • DOES NOT FRAY - You can cut as many X's as you want and the fabric will not fray
  • SAFE FOR ORGANIC FARMING: All Sandbaggy fabric is safe for organic farming
  • PALLET/TRUCKLOAD PRICING - Please contact us for bulk pallet pricing or truckload discount

Specs

  • Thickness: 4 oz
  • Material: polypropylene non-woven fabric
  • Meets Class 3 requirements for Non Woven Geotextiles
  • NTPEP Compliant - Our factory is audited annually by NTPEP to ensure our geotextiles meet all AASHTO's NTPEP standards
  • Roll Weight:
    • 3 x 50 ft - 4 lbs
    • 3 x 100 ft - 9 lbs
    • 3 x 300 ft - 23 lbs
    • 6 x 50 ft - 9 lbs
    • 6 x 100 ft - 15 lbs
    • 10 x 50 ft - 14 lbs
    • 10 x 100 ft - 25 lbs
    • 15 x 25 ft - 10 lbs
    • 15 x 50 ft - 20 lbs
    • 17.5 x 25 ft - 13 lb
    • 17.5 x 50 ft - 25 lb
  • Folded Fabric: Rolls over 3 feet will be folded in half to fit within UPS size guidelines. In addition, Rolls may arrive in 2 parts depending on the roll (for example: if you order a 100 feet roll, you may receive two-50 ft pieces). 
  • Fabric Variance: Please note that fabric may have approx (±) 3% variance in size due to manufacturer's cutting machine

Features

  • Great for use as a weed barrier in a vegetable garden to control weeds
  • Helps prevent soil erosion when it rains 
  • Works great under mulch, in a greenhouse, or outdoors
  • This geotextile fabric is permeable, allowing water to go through
non woven geotextile drainage fabric

Fabric Lifespan - Nonwoven Landscaping Fabric That Lasts 50+ Years

Sandbaggy Nonwoven Landscaping Fabric is engineered to last 50+ years! As long as the fabric is buried with at least 3 inches of gravel, mulch, or under roads, and away from UV sun exposure, this woven landscape fabric can last 50+ years.

However, if the fabric is exposed to the sun the lifespan drops as low as one year.

Nonwoven Landscaping Fabric

Proprietary Manufacturing Process

Learn more about our proprietary manufacturing process that makes our fabric better than the competition

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Customer Videos

Using Sandbaggy French Drain Fabric In An Arkansas Home

See how easy it is build a french drain with our fabric! It's easy to cut and difficult to tear, letting water through and filtering out other materials.


Using Sandbaggy Geotextile Fabric to Protect Against Weeds on Michigan Farm


Description

This Non-Woven Landscape/Drainage Fabric will help you get your landscaping job done.

1. Comparing Our Geotextile Fabric With The Competition

Sandbaggy's Geotextile Fabric has built-in UV protection, is made from 100% virgin resin to provide additional strength, is laboratory tested to meet ASTM test methods, and has undergone pre-shipment inspection for irregularities.

2. Installation

When installing this landscape fabric, use a rubber mallet and gloves. Install staples 2-4 feet apart for secure fabric installation. Softer soils will require additional staples.

3. The Perfect Non Woven Material For French Drains

A non-woven fabric boasting an amazing flow rate, our product allows water to filter through without clogging and is easy enough to cut and shape for your desired purposes. It's the ideal material for french drains. This is a great soil separation fabric.


In the Press

Sandbaggy has been written up by Fox, Daily Herald, MarketWatch and other news outlets for leading the industry with our American made fabric


FAQ

What is non-woven geotextile fabric used for?

Non-Woven Geotextile Fabric is used for many applications including farming/gardening, french drains, landscaping, road stabilization, drainage installations, rip rap, retaining walls, and volleyball court construction. 

 

Woven vs non woven geotextile? Which is better woven or nonwoven geotextile? 

Nonwoven Geotextile - because nonwoven provides superior strength as well as water permeability (at least 100 GPM per sq ft). Meanwhile, woven fabric only provides superior strength but very little water permeability.

We sell both types of fabric because woven fabric is more economical compared with nonwoven fabric. 

 

What is nonwoven geotextile?

A Nonwoven Geotextile is a soft & thick felt like material that is made from millions of polypropylene fibers. Sandbaggy Non Woven goes through our proprietary manufacturing process that transforms millions of loose polypropylene fibers into strong and flexible nonwoven geotextile.

 

Will water drain through geotextile fabric?

Only Non Woven Geotextile Fabric allows water to go through the fabric. Sandbaggy Non Woven Geotextiles allows 100 gallons per minute of flow-through every square foot of the material! Woven Geotextiles do not though. 

 

Does landscape fabric allow water to drain?

It depends. Sandbaggy Non Woven Fabric allows water to drain through the fabric, but typical Woven Fabrics do not allow water to drain through. 

 

What's the difference between landscape fabric and geotextile fabric?

Those two terms are used interchangeably in most contexts. Email us if you have a unique spec and we can make sure to help you out. 

 

Do I need Geotextile Fabric For A French Drain?

Yes, you need to use Non Woven Geotextile Fabric to be specific. The Non Woven part is key. If you use Woven fabric, water will not drain through the fabric and your french drain will fail. We recommend Sandbaggy 4 oz or 8 oz Non Woven Drainage Fabrics because both provide at least 100 GPM of water drainage. 

 

What can I use instead of geotextile fabric?

There unfortunately are no other alternatives. 

 

Can you make a French drain with just gravel?

No, because your soil will eventually mix with your gravel causing your french drain to fail. Using a Non Woven Filter Fabric is key in creating a separation layer between the soil and gravel keeping the gravel clean and allowing water to enter the perforated pipe. 

 

When should you use geotextile fabric?

We recommend using the geotextile fabric for Farming/Gardening, Landscaping, Road Stabilization, Drainage Installations (French Drain Fabric), Rip Rap & Retaining Walls applications.

 

Is geotextile fabric waterproof?

No. Geotextile fabrics are not meant to the waterproof. Sandbaggy Non Woven Fabric is engineered to allow water drainage through the fabric. 

 

How long does geotextile fabric last?

It depends on the manufacturer. Sandbaggy Nonwoven Landscaping Fabric is engineered to last 50+ years! As long as the fabric is buried with at least 3 inches of gravel, mulch, or under roads, and away from UV sun exposure, this woven landscape fabric can last 50+ years.

However, if the fabric is exposed to the sun the lifespan drops as low as one year.

 

What is the difference between the types of rolls you sell?

Roll type

Jute netting
Jute netting


Coir Mat

Black landscape fabric
Black landscape fabric


Orange landscape fabric
Burlap fabric roll
Burlap fabric
Material Jute Coconut fiber Polypropylene woven fabric Burlap
Length 225 ft 165 ft 300, 500 ft 100, 300, 500 ft 300 ft
Width 4 ft 4 ft 3 ft 3 ft 3.33 or 6 ft
Coverage 900 sq. ft 1,070 sq. ft 900 or 1,500 sq. ft 300 - 1,500 sq. ft 1,000 or 1,800 sq. ft
Price/sqft (1,000 sq. ft) $0.17 $0.30 $0.08 $0.09 $0.15
Purpose

Stabilize soil

Control erosion

Beach / shoreline erosion
(Water submersion)

Hillside erosion

Weed barrier

Silt fence

Weed barrier

Silt fence

Table / aisle runner

Floor mats

Tree / shrub protection

Life 1-2 years 2-5 years 12 months - 40 yrs (depending on Sun exposure) 12 months - 40 yrs (depending on Sun exposure) N/A
Anchored using 6-inch sod staples N/A
Biodegradable? Yes Yes No No Yes


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