RootBarrier® root deflection screens
In 1995 the owner of RootBarrier B.V. was the first to develop a root screen made from a coated geotextile. Today, RootBarrier® root screens are still being sold by RootBarrier B.V. in their current form. Because of the quality of the product, it comes with a 25 year guarantee against root penetration(*). Its life cycle, however, is more than 50 years. The sales range of these coated geotextile products was later expanded with a number of varieties. These varieties are all sold under the trade name RootBarrier®. RootBarrier® is available as a one-sided coated variety RootBarrier® 325 and two varieties with double-sided coating, RootBarrier® 360 and RootBarrier® 420UV. The strongest, RootBarrier® 420UV, is suited for bamboo, among other things, and remains UV-proof for a number of years. Additionally, HDPE, 1 or 2 mm thick, is available as root screening.
*) read our guarantee conditions on the website.