The Standard E-Tube filter sock is our entry level fabric that is designed with a tight weave knit. It is a low cost fabric but very durable. It is a fabric that is ideal for onsite installers using a blower truck. The fabric can also be used in a palletized system for mobility of the finished product. Of note, our SET-8S is an excellent choice for its versatility.
Its ability to stretch from 8″ to 12 inch sizes gives the installer more flexibility on the job site. No need to carry other sizes to the job site. From 8″ to the jumbo 36″ we have you covered!
E-tube is a sturdy polypropylene geotextile (woven) that has been engineered specifically for controlling erosion and containing and/or retaining sediment in disturbed areas. It is a mesh tube filled with organic filter material that is placed perpendicular to sheet-flow runoff. The e-tube, which is oval to round in cross section, provides a three-dimensional filter that retains sediment and other pollutants (e.g., suspended solids, nutrients, and motor oil) while allowing the cleaned water to flow through. The e-tube can be used in place of traditional sediment and erosion control tools such as a silt fence or straw bale barrier.
E-tubes are applicable to construction sites or other disturbed areas where storm water runoff occurs as sheet flow. Common industry practice for filter devices is that drainage areas do not exceed 0.25 acre per 100 feet of device length and flow does not exceed one cubic foot per second (see Siting and Design Considerations). E-tubes can be used on steeper slopes with faster flows if they are spaced more closely, stacked beside and/or on top of each other, made in larger diameters, or used in combination with other storm water BMPs.