ErosionLab® to Host NASECA-WI in September

NASECA in Rice Lake, 2009American Excelsior Company's ErosionLab® facility, located in Rice Lake, Wisconsin, is set to host the North American Stormwater and Erosion Control Association (NASECA) Wisconsin Chapter on September 24, 2015. The afternoon field sessions topics include:

  • Shoreline BMPs, roots, and plant types & review of previously installed BMPs
  • Socks with various materials
  • Know your TRM (WisDOT Class III Products)
  • WisDOT demo ditch checks
  • Engineered soils & infiltration rates
  • Effectiveness of poorly maintained BMPs
  • Design storm event flows
More about NASECA, as well as event registration information, can be found...

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Excelsior Wood Wool Used for Sediment Fine Seepage

Arlington, Texas, 8/3/2015 — American Excelsior Company® is offering an all-natural biodegradable alternative seepage media to reduce soil fine slurry around steel ribs or wood lagging in tunneling applications. Made from 100% Aspen fibers, the Curlex® excelsior wood fibers are available in bale form and can be used as needed when small seepage is noticeable.

Tunnel Seepage 1Because Curlex excelsior fibers contain many small barbs on each strand, they interlock with one another. The fibers also have the...

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American Excelsior Company’s Earth Science Division Director Elected ECTC Vice Chairman

Jerry BohannonArlington, Texas, 4/15/2015 — Jerry Bohannon, Director of American Excelsior’s Earth Science Division, has been appointed as The Vice Chairman of Erosion Control Technology Council (ECTC) for the 2015-2016 term. His duties will include working on and supporting the technical and marketing aspects of ECTC, and acting as the Chairman in the absence of the Chairman. Founded in 1992, the ECTC is an industry group of erosion and sediment control product manufacturers with the mission of advancing standards for...

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New Earth-Cell™ Environmentally Friendly Polyurethane Foams Introduced

Arlington, TX – May 5,2015 – American Excelsior Company updated their Earth-Cell brochure which was introduced a wide variety of environmentally-friendly flexible foams under the brand name “Earth-Cell”, designed to meet the needs of those manufacturers whose need for being “green” is important to their image, and to the customers they serve.  In addition to being environmentally-friendly, Earth-Cell foams are made from a variety of renewable resources including such products as soy, which helps lessen the dependency on oil based alternatives normally...

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