HOUSTON, Nov. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- GSE Environmental, the company known for its pioneering geosynthetic solutions, is excited to introduce its newest innovation: High Temperature Polyethylene Geomembrane. This highly engineered, HDPE geomembrane can withstand prolonged exposure to temperatures up to 100 oC (212 oF) in many environments, making it essential for high temperature applications where liner integrity and long service life are required.
When the temperature exceeds 60 oC (140 oF), stress cracking, oxidation, and UV degradation are accelerated in standard polyethylene geomembranes. This, in turn, can reduce strength properties. GSE's team of engineers collaborated with resin manufacturers to develop a high temperature resin. They combined this resin with GSE's proprietary high temperature stabilization formula to produce a liner that delivers the same durability and chemical resistance as all GSE liners and will retain these properties when exposed to sustained temperatures up to 100 oC. GSE High Temperature Geomembrane looks, feels, and welds like any GSE geomembrane, but at elevated temperatures it provides exceptional long-term strength and resists stress cracking, punctures and UV degradation.
"With High Temperature Geomembrane, GSE continues its history of developing products in response to industry needs and through collaboration with our customers," said Mauricio Ossa, Geomembrane Products Manager.GSE will introduce High Temperature Geomembrane to a global audience at GeoAfrica 2013 ( November 18-20) in Accra, Ghana. For more information about High Temperature Geomembrane or GSE's full line of products and services, visit www.gseworld.com. About GSE Environmental GSE is a global manufacturer and marketer of geosynthetic lining solutions, products and services used in the containment and management of solids, liquids, and gases for organizations engaged in waste management, mining, water, wastewater and aquaculture. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, USA, GSE maintains sales offices throughout the world and manufacturing facilities in the US, Chile, Germany, Thailand and Egypt. GSE is a publicly traded company on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol "GSE." Forward-Looking StatementsThis press release may include forward-looking statements within the meaning of the U.S. federal securities laws in addition to historical information. These statements include but are not limited to our plans, objectives, expectations and intentions and other statements that contain words such as "expects," "contemplates," "anticipates," "plans," "intends," "believes" and variations of such words or similar expressions that predict or indicate future events, or that do not relate to historical matters. These statements, which include but are not limited to statements regarding our intended use of proceeds from this offering, are based on our current beliefs or expectations and are inherently subject to significant uncertainties and changes in circumstances, many of which are beyond our control. There can be no assurance that our beliefs or expectations will be achieved. Actual results may differ materially from our beliefs or expectations due to economic, business, competitive, market and regulatory factors. We do not intend to update the forward-looking statements in this press release unless we are required to do so under applicable securities laws.