Plastic Tree Root Barrier®

Preventing root damage to roads and buildings. Migration and spreading of plant roots can cause costly damage to pavements, roads building foundations and buried installations. Corex manufactures Root Barrier rolls at our Dandenong production facility.

Product Overview

Migration and spreading of plant roots can cause costly damage to pavements, roads building foundations and buried installations. Using Plastic Root Barrier as a drainage solution is an effective way of mitigating the spreading of plant roots, reducing expensive repair exercises.

Corex manufactures Plastic Root Barrier rolls at our Dandenong production facility. Get in touch with our team so that we can create a bespoke drainage solution for your market.

Applications:

Plastic Root Barrier can be used anywhere where tree roots can have an adverse effect on surrounding infrastructures like paths and roads. Applications also include streetscapes and pathways.

Benefits:

  • Provides a barrier against shallow roots reducing uplifting of foot paths
  • Encourages deep rooting and avoids root circling
  • Dimpled (cusps) profile redirects plant roots downwards
  • Cost effective compared to concrete

Variants

Cuspation:

  • Raised cusps both sides
  • Core thickness: 3mm

Size & formats 

  • Maximum width: up to 1200mm
  • Roll formats up to 30 meters
  • 750gsm (nominal)

Options

  • 100% recyclable Australian made high density polyethylene (HDPE)
  • Lightweight, flexible, yet extremely durable
  • Resistant to UV light, chemicals, and fungus

Contact us for more on mechanical properties and bonding methods.

Recycling

Corex drainage sheets are 100% recyclable. When your products are ready to retire or if you have post-industrial waste you want to return, Corex can recycle and reuse them.

Customisation

Our technical specialists can work with you to create customised Root Barrier solutions.

The circular economy

Products that never go into the ground

At Corex, we believe plastic can be of great benefit to our society, when managed responsibly. We are industry leaders in facilitating the truly sustainable existence of plastic in our world.

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Corex’s local assets, experience and general team know-how allows us to offer services at every stage of a product’s lifecycle.

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Prototyping
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