Mine grids

MINETEX
MINETEX

MINETEX is a mine grid used as an alternative to wire mesh for strengthening of roofs and ribs in underground mining. The material is composed of basalt fiber (reinforcing base) and special polyvinylchloride (coating) which is antistatic and ensures compliance with fire safety requirements.

Material type

Composition MD/CMD tensile strength, kN/m Mesh size, mm MD/CMD elongation, %

Width, m (maximum)

MINETEX (50/50)

Basalt roving, , flame-retardant antistatic PVC impregnation 50/50 15×15 – 80×80 3

5.2

MINETEX (100/100)

Basalt roving, , flame-retardant antistatic PVC impregnation 100/100 15×15 – 80×80 3 5.2