Jonathan Cook

Jonathan Cook

Jonathan Cook is senior product manager at Tensar International

Recent Posts by Jonathan Cook:

by Jonathan Cook, on 17-Sep-2020 04:02:36

Research has shown that Tensar TriAx is more effective at stabilising granular layers and improving overall road pavement performance than Tensar biaxial geogrid – it all comes down to TriAx’s …

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Topics:subgrade stabilisation

by Jonathan Cook, on 10-Sep-2020 06:19:08

How a geogrid performs, rather than its physical properties, is the crucial factor in designing mechanically stabilised granular layers in road pavements and platforms. As we have discussed over the …

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Topics:Geogrid

by Jonathan Cook, on 03-Sep-2020 04:03:34

Distinguishing between stabilisation and reinforcement is a key consideration for civil engineers when it comes to designing roads and platforms with geogrid. As I discussed in last week’s blog, the …

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Topics:Geogrid

by Jonathan Cook, on 27-Aug-2020 04:52:57

A geogrid’s intended use, and how it interacts with the soil layers around it, is far more important than its physical properties, when assessing performance. Many geogrid specifications focus on …

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by Jonathan Cook, on 05-Mar-2020 04:59:39

Accessing and setting up site quickly, economically and safely is a key stage for many construction projects, particularly those in remote areas, with little existing infrastructure. Many construction projects rely …

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Topics:Temporary Works

by Jonathan Cook, on 16-Jan-2020 05:05:32

Cement and chemical stabilisation is not the only green and cost-effective alternative to dig and replace for delivering a robust and long-lasting roads network. Two of the central pillars of …

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Topics:Pavement Optimizationsubgrade stabilisation

by Jonathan Cook, on 05-Dec-2019 04:56:55

The 1970's marked a revolution in the construction of retaining structures and roads, with Tensar’s invention of polymeric geogrids. A geogrid’s main function is to mechanically stabilise granular materials, reinforcing …

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Topics:Tensar History