The ECS-2® is made with uniformly distributed 100% agricultural straw and two polypropylene nets securely sewn together with degradable thread. The tightly compressed blankets are wrapped and include a product label, code and installation guide. The blankets are palletized for easy transportation. The ECS-2® has functional longevity of approximately 12 months, but will vary depending on soil and climatic conditions, and is suitable for slopes 2:1 or less and low to medium flow channels. The ECS-2® meets Type 2.D specification requirements established by the Erosion Control Technology Council (ECTC) and Federal Highway Administration’s (FHWA) FP-03 Section 713.17.
US Construction Fabrics EC erosion blankets have the greatest length and width uniformity in the industry – making installation much easier and more consistent. East Coast’s products are delivered with rolled product edges, these edges mean you get a full width of product usage every time! In fact, the thoughtful product design combined with the increased ease of installation can decrease standard labor time by 25% with no reduction in quality.