BRIEF SUMMARY
Root Barrier is a Australian owned and operated company. We specialize in root control barriers and have been leading the development and manufacture of Root Barriers for Australian conditions since 1992.

Root barrier is a waterproof flexible cutoff wall which will help stabilize moisture in reactive clay under structures. Our web site gives a detailed presentation of how and why root barrier works.

Root Barrier has a quality product suitable for placement in :

  • New or existing roadway construction.
  • Protection of concrete paths and pipes etc.
  • Arborcutural separation of root groups.
  • Landscaping applications, sporting fields, & gardens.
  • Remedial jobs to allow rehydration of reactive clays.

Matric suction, what is it?

6 critical points for the placement of root barrier to obtain maximum benefit and an effective solution

GENERAL INFORMATION
Product Information Brochure – Page1; Page2
Expansive Clay Soils & Vegetative Influences
Subsidence
Sodium Bentonite

DESIGN GUIDELINES
Design & Installation Guidelines (Including Typical) – Curtain Wall/Moisture Control (CAD version )
Design & Installation Guidelines (Including Typical) – Roads (Part A) (CAD1 version)
Design & Installation Guidelines (Including Typical) – Roads (Part B) (CAD2 version)
Design & Installation Guidelines (Including Typical) – Trees (CAD version)
Design & Installation Guidelines (including Typical) – Foundations (CAD version )
Design & Installation Guidelines (including Typical) – Underground Tanks (CAD version )
Design & Installation Guidelines (including Typical) – Pipe Wrap (CAD version)
Design & Installation Guidelines (including Typical ) – UPGI
Design & Installation Guidelines (including Typical) UPGI (CAD version)
Design & Installation Guidelines (including Typical) – Hydration Pipe
Hydration System

PRICING

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS/MSDS
Technical Information & Product Specification – Root Barrier
Material Safety Data Sheet – Bentonite

ADVISORY GUIDELINES
BSA Advisory Guidelines and Fact Sheet for Contractors and Home Owners
BSA Fact Sheet – Subsidence: Page1; Page2; Page3; Page4
BCC Natural Assets Local Law
BCC Natural Asssts Local Law Summary

Root Barrier Installation Presentation