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ROCK shield

Rock Shield is an extruded plastic mesh used to wrap pipes to prevent rock damage to the cathodic protective coatings during trench backfilling. Rock Shield comes in a variety of widths to cover a comprehensive range of pipeline diameters and applications.

Rock Shield can be applied longitudinally or spiral-wrapped around the pipe as shown in the diagram. Sections can be joined with a gas torch, or secured with a variety of adhesive and non-adhesive strapping tapes or cable ties.


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  • Prevents damage to protective coatings on pipes
  • Enables the use of rocky backfill, no need to truck in sand or fine sediment
  • Manufactured from high-density polyethylene with an optional blowing agent to produce a strong cellular structure for maximum impact protection
  • Chemically inert, cannot rot
  • Open mesh does not inhibit cathodic protection integrity testing
  • Supplied as standard rolls or cut lengths for wrapping or folding
  • Manufactured in widths ranging from 1.0m to 2.0m


K027606CRockshield 950gsm 1.8mBlack1.8m x 20mroll436
K027604CRockshield 950gsm 1.5m Black 1.5m x 30mroll436
Other Rockshield sizes available as special order