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Excelsior Blanket

Aspen Wood Erosion Control Blanket

Aspen Shaving Blanket

The Excelsior Blanket is a wood fiber erosion control mat designed for environmental support along banks,
channels, roads, and other low-flow areas. Made from aspen wood shavings, excelsior blanketthese erosion control blankets provide a biodegradable erosion control option that can successfully stabilize shorelines until vegetation is able to take root. Standard models are sold by the roll and are designed to accommodate areas with low flows and slopes up to 2:1.

Similar to other erosion control options, aspen wood blankets are designed to stabilize a given location
until roots can be established in the area. The typical lifespan for these blankets is anywhere from 12 to 18 months.

Questions? We can help! Call our team at +1-772-646-0597 or fill out our quote request form to discuss your requirements.

Features of Excelsior Blankets:

  • Material: Aspen Shavings
  • Netting Material: Photodegradable Polypropylene
  • Thread Material: Nylon Photodegradable
  • Medium Term Lifespan of 12 to 18 months
  • Handles Slopes up to 2:1 in Steepness
  • Sizing & Specifications

Benefits of Excelsior Blankets:

  • Biodegradable
  • Safe for Environmental Use
  • Reliable Stabilization Fabric
  • Helps Increase Stabilization for Vegetative Growth
  • Netting Photodegrades During Use
  • Enriches Surrounding Area after Biodegrading

Typical Erosion Control Applications:

  • Stabilization on Slopes with a 2:1 ratio or less
  • Support Along Roadsides
  • Erosion Control on Areas with a Low Flow
  • Support in Low Flow Channels
  • Banks and Streams

Excelsior Blankets
Technical Specifications

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100% Aspen Shavings
Single Polypropylene (photodegradable)
Nylon Photodegradable
Standard Width
8 feet/ 2.44 meters (actual 8' width)
Standard Length
113 feet/ 34.44 meters
100 sq. yards/ 83.6 sq. meters (standard)
Weight (Approx)
73 lbs. / 23.6 kg (0.73 lbs./sq yard)
Medium term, 12-18 months
Best use
2:1 or less
Low Flow
Roadside Use
Shear Stress Rate:
1.77 lb/sq. feet
Thread Spacing
1 1/2 inches

*Custom widths and lengths also available.

Looking to meet the needs of multiple sites, our erosion control variety is designed to accommodate a wide range of locations including slopes (4:1 low profile up to steep 1:1 slopes), low and high flow channels, banks (streams, rivers, lakes) and more. For more information on these and other erosion control options, please check out our Erosion Control Blanket Variety.

Questions? We can help! Call our team at +1-772-646-0597 or fill out our quote request form to discuss your requirements.