Behaviour of EPDM geomembrane 18 years after its installation in a water reservoir

Comportement d'une géomembrane en EPDM 18 ans après son installation dans un réservoir d'eau potable

Blanco, M. ; Castillo, F. ; Touze Foltz, N. ; Amat, B. ; Aguiar, E.

Type de document
Communication scientifique avec actes
Langue
Anglais
Affiliation de l'auteur
CEDEX CENTRAL LABORATORY OF STRUCTURES AND MATERIALS MADRID ESP ; CEDEX CENTRAL LABORATORY OF STRUCTURES AND MATERIALS MADRID ESP ; IRSTEA ANTONY UR HBAN FRA ; FIRESTONE ZAVENTEM BEL ; BALTEN SANTA CRUZ DE TENERIFE ESP
Année
2014
Résumé / Abstract
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the durability of an EPDM geomembrane installed 18 years ago in the water reservoir of El Boquerón (Canary Islands, Spain). To do so, samples were regularly taken from different places of the water reservoir. Samples were laboratory tested as follows : foldability at low temperature, static and dynamic puncture resistance, Shore-A hardness, tensile strength and elongation at break, seam strength and microscopic techniques. The obtained results confirm the EPDM geomembrane is still in good condition.
Congrès
10th International Conference on Geosynthetics, 21/09/2014 - 25/09/2014, Berlin, DEU

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