Overview of StrataTex HSR™

Adaptable Geotextile for Future Soil Strength using StrataTex HSR™

Presenting StrataTex HSR™, our latest innovation in high-performance geotextiles; a product tailored to the demands of soil reinforcement and advanced civil engineering projects. Constructed from elite-grade polyester yarn, StrataTex HSR™ offers a perfect blend of high tenacity and low creep attributes, meticulously knit into an unwavering network for superior durability and strength.

What truly sets StrataTex HSR™ apart from traditional geotextiles is its astounding array of industry-leading features. StrataTex HSR™ exhibits remarkably lower elongation compared to its competitors, presenting a resilient fabric resistant to deformation, thereby ensuring long-term structural integrity. Furthermore, our product excels in the areas of stress-strain values, significantly enhancing your project’s durability and lifespan.

The high permeability performance of StrataTex HSR™ ensures optimal fluid management, thus reducing the risks associated with water build-up and erosion. Its innovative design helps to prevent any potential damage to structures, offering a safeguard that ensures the long-term stability and sustainability of your project.

With adaptability in mind, StrataTex HSR™ is available in extensive widths, up to an impressive 5.8 meters. In addition, it offers customizable lengths to suit a wide range of project requirements, guaranteeing efficient and cost-effective usage. This level of flexibility is what makes StrataTex HSR™ a game-changer in the industry, designed to cater to the specific needs of your individual projects.

StrataTex HSR key advantages

Key advantages of StrataTex HSR™

What makes our geotextile unique?

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Manufacturing Process of StrataTex HSR™

How is our geotextile manufactured?

StrataTex HSR™ is manufactured in the state-of-the-art manufacturing plant located in India.

The manufacturing process involves 2 phases:

stratatex beaming

A predetermined number of yarn ends are pulled from a creel and are wound onto a large cylindrical beam. We have fully automated, highly sophisticated beaming machinery, which ensures uniformity in yarn tension and take-up and unwinding stability.


Using state-of-the-art knitting machines, high tenacity Polyester yarn is precision-knitted into a dimensionally stable network of apertures.


A predetermined number of yarn ends are pulled from a creel and are wound onto a large cylindrical beam. We have fully automated, highly sophisticated beaming machinery, which ensures uniformity in yarn tension and take-up and unwinding stability.


Using state-of-the-art knitting machines, high tenacity Polyester yarn is precision-knitted into a dimensionally stable network of apertures.

Applications of StrataTex HSR™

Where can our geotextile be used?

We guide engineers, contractors, and owners to use StrataTex HSR™ to achieve cost effective, sustainable, and reliable solutions for various site development challenges.

Embankment over soft soil
Basal reinforcement for embankments on soft soil

Embankments over soft soil need basal stabilization during construction and until the foundation soil gains sufficient shear strength due to consolidation. Basal reinforcement distributes the load over a wider area and provides resistance against shear failure due to tensile strength improving the safety against bearing and shear failure of the embankment. Here, StrataTex HSR™ caters to two applications: (1) Separation (2) Reinforcement. A separator is required in the basal reinforcement system consisting of geosynthetic reinforcement and granular fill, to avoid mixing and loss of granular fill within the soft layer. StrataTex HSR™ separates and reinforces simultaneously, eliminating the need for an additional layer and reducing the cost and installation time.

Pavement Stabilization
Paved and unpaved roads

Pavements that are to be constructed on expansive or slushy soils with soft clay as subgrade, need a strong long-lasting separator above subgrade to ensure performance over the service life of the pavement. Using StrataTex HSR™ on subgrade not only provides the separation required but also improves the modulus of the granular layer above subgrade owing to its tensile modulus. StrataTex HSR™, when placed above subgrade, improves the modulus or layer coefficient of the granular material above by reinforcing that layer based on friction, interaction, and tensile strength properties of StrataTex HSR™. StrataTex HSR™ possesses excellent permeability and strength compared to nonwoven geotextiles which cater to a higher flow of water, ensuring serviceability performance of the pavement.

Load transfer platform for piled embankments

Embankments constructed over piles, on soft ground, need a load transfer platform with basal reinforcement spanning across pile caps to ensure the transfer of embankment loads onto the piles. Using StrataTex HSR™ ensures separation and tensile strength provision to the load transfer platform system catering to both separation and reinforcement in one geosynthetic layer. It ensures smooth load transfer from the embankment to the pile caps providing the required serviceability to the embankment without excessive deformations in the region between pile cap spacing. With proper design of basal reinforcement using StrataTex HSR™, the pile cap size and pile spacing design can be optimized to ensure economy along with safety. These load transfer platforms are designed in line with international guidelines such as British Standards and FHWA (Federal Highway Administration) in the USA.


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Quality Assurance of StrataTex HSR™

How long does our geotextile last?

Many design engineers face challenges finding geosynthetic reinforcements that meet quality standards. The long-term performance of a geotextile is dependent on several factors such as raw materials used, the manufacturing process adopted, the designs, and the end application.

Since geotextiles are used for critical designs, it is essential to have a clear understanding of the above factors. To meet those standards, StrataTex HSR™ undergoes exhaustive testing at internationally reputed laboratories to define all of the above factors.

What are the different stages of testing for StrataTex HSR™?

QC testing
Construction damage testing
Pull-out testing
UV protection


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Harold W. Hill, Jr

Director, President – Glen Raven Technical Fabrics

Strata/Glen Raven tenure: 10 years/28 years
Total industry experience: 35 years

MBA – Wake Forest University


Directs the strategic direction of Glen Raven’s automotive, protective apparel, military, geogrid, outdoor and logistic businesses.

J. Craig Bell

Director, General Manager, Strata Inc.

Strata/Strata Inc. tenure: 3 years/14 years
Total industry experience: 25 years

MBA – Georgia State University


Led the integration of Strata Inc. business operations into the headquarters of GRTF and transition from USA based to India based manufacturing.

Ashok Bhawnani


Strata tenure: 17 years
Total industry experience: 47 years



Played a key role in the establishment of Strata’s India operations. Provides vision for product innovation and leveraging new technology trends.

Phil McGoldrick

Global Technical Sales Director

Strata tenure: 7 years
Total industry experience: 32 years

Civil & Geotechnical Engineer (First class)

Provides highly technical and innovative civil engineering solutions in India and around the world. Responsible for the design and execution of large-scale geotechnical projects around the world including Australia, Asia, Europe, Africa, Middle East, and South America.

Shahrokh Bagli

CTO – Chief Technology Officer

Strata tenure: 9 years
Total industry experience: 48 years

BTech (Hons), MTech (Civil) Both IIT Bombay, DMS (Bombay University), FIE, FIGS, Chartered Engineer


Streamlines the designs of Geosynthetics and has brought innovation in geogrid and geocell design application.

Mujib Katrawala

COO – Projects and Sales

Strata tenure: 13 years
Total industry experience: 24 years

MBA – University of Gujarat


Leads the monetization of products and solutions while ensuring highest execution quality and project profitability.

Chandrashekhar Kanade

COO – Technical Textiles

Strata tenure: 13 years
Total industry experience: 33 years

BE (Mechanical) – Nagpur University


Drives excellence in process design, product features and cost effectiveness in production.

Govind Keswani

CFO – Chief Financial Officer

Strata tenure: 8 years
Total industry experience: 35 years



Leads the finance, accounting, taxation, commercial, legal and IT functions and assisting on all strategic and operational matters.

Gautam Dalmia

CDO – Chief Development Officer

Strata tenure: 10 years
Total industry experience: 13 years

MBA – ISB, Hyderabad


Leads diversification of the product portfolio, monetizing the new products and ensuring successful sustained financial growth of the company top line.

Narendra Dalmia

CEO – Chief Executive Officer

Strata tenure: 14 years
Total industry experience: 42 years

B Tech (Chemical) – IIT Delhi


Leads day-to-day business operations of the company with focus on capacity expansion, product and process improvement.

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