Erosamat Type 2 – Biodegradable Coir Mesh

A heavy duty, long life coir biodegradable erosion mat, designed to prevent soil erosion and help establish new vegetation on soil and in situations of high run-off and water velocity.


  • Erosion control in slow plant development areas
  • Riverbed scour protection
  • Motorway cuttings and embankments
  • Colliery tips
  • River run-off erosion control


  • Suitable for a broad range of climatic conditions
  • 100% natural and biodgradable
  • Retains tensile strength, even when submerged
  • High surface cover
  • Excellent stability
  • Low cost

Erosamat Type 2 biodegradable coir mesh, is a heavy duty erosion control mat ideal for use where plant development could be slow i.e late season planting or poor fertility soil. The biodegradable coir matting can also be used where extremes of temperature may be experienced, making it suitable for use in a broad range of climatic conditions.

Erosamat Type 2 is manufactured from coir, a 100% biodegradable natural product and one of natures strongest fibres. It will maintain its tensile strength even when submerged, making it suitable for use in applications such as river beds, and is resistant to UV degradation.

The coir in Erosamat Type 2 will biodegrade very slowly over a period of several years, providing plenty of time for the vegetation to establish even on very poor quality soils.

Ancillaries / Fixing Pins

  • Biopins (150mm long) as shown in the image.
  • Fixing pins (300mm long) supplied in boxes of 500.
  • Longer pins are required for loose soils, please enquire.

Coir matting gives heavy duty biodegradable mat designed to prevent soil erosion and establish vegetation.

Typical Client Profile

  • Commercial growers
  • Environment agency
  • Local Authority Planning Departments
  • Water companies
  • Utilities companies

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