American Excelsior Introduces Cost Saving Performance Product

For Immediate Release Date:       July 10, 2008 Contact:  Customer Service American Excelsior Company 850 Avenue H East Arlington, Texas 76011 800-777-SOIL or sales@americanexcelsior.com American Excelsior Company® announces a new erosion control blanket targeted for those projects where performance is needed, but the project operating budget allows only for the use of lower-end type ECBs such as straw matting.  With the introduction of Curlex® CL, the user not only benefits from the performance of higher-end type engineered fibers such as Curlex I and Curlex II, but also from prices that compete with lesser grade type blankets. ...

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New ASTM Soil and Rock Standard Provides Test for Rolled Erosion Control Products

For Immediate Release Release #7816 Press Contact: Barbara Schindler 610/832-9603; bschindl@astm.org New ASTM Soil and Rock Standard Provides Test for Rolled Erosion Control Products W. CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., 28 November 2007—A new ASTM International standard, D 7322, Test Method for Determination of Rolled Erosion Control Product (RECP) Ability to Encourage Seed Germination and Plant Growth Under Bench-Scale Conditions, covers guidelines, requirements and procedures for evaluating the effect of RECPs on seed germination and vegetation enhancement. The standard was developed by Subcommittee D18.25 on Erosion and Sediment Control Technology, part of ASTM International Committee D18...

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AEC Announces New E-Stapler Application System for E-Staples

For Immediate Release Date: September 21, 2007 Contact: Customer Service American Excelsior Company 850 Avenue H East Arlington, Texas 76011 800-777-SOIL or sales@americanexcelsior.com Introducing E-Stapler™ A New and Improved E-Staple® Applicator System By American Excelsior Company (Arlington, TX) - American Excelsior Company is pleased to announce the new and improved staple gun for the exclusive installation of E-Staple® biodegradable staples. The E-Stapler will install either 4 or 6 inch E-Staples for the sole purpose of anchoring American Excelsior Company line of Curlex® and AEC Premier Straw® erosion control blankets. The E-Stapler will shorten installation time, therefore, decreasing the overall...

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New ASTM Soil and Rock Standard Helps to Determine Performance of Temporary Ditch Checks

For Immediate Release Press Contact: Barbara Schindler Release #7461 610/832-9603; bschindl@astm.org New ASTM Soil and Rock Standard Helps to Determine Performance of Temporary Ditch Checks W. CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., 17 August 2006—ASTM Committee ASTM International Committee D18 on Soil and Rock has approved a new ASTM International standard that covers the guidelines, requirements and procedures for evaluating the ability of temporary ditch checks to protect earthen channels from stormwater-induced erosion. The standard, D7208, Test Method for Determination of Temporary Ditch Check Performance in Protecting Earthen Channels from Stormwater-Induced Erosion, is under the...

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AEC Announces new Bio-Degradable E-STAPLE®

Introducing e-Staple & Applicator System A New Biodegradable Anchoring Staple and Applicator System By American Excelsior Company and UZET (Arlington, TX) - American Excelsior Company and UzetWorld Dublin, Ireland, have partnered together to bring e-Staple to the erosion control industry. According to Jerry Bohannon, Director of the Earth Science Division, “this partnership with UzetWorld allows the American Excelsior Company to combine our leadership skills with the leader in biodegradable technology to continue to provide our customers with innovative, unique biodegradable solutions for todays erosion and sediment control markets.” e...

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