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Mifafi 500X versus 140N

Discussion in 'Hardscaping' started by Woodland, Oct 28, 2009.

  1. Woodland

    Woodland LawnSite Member
    from Maine
    Messages: 207

    Is one better than the other?? My dealer use to carry the 500X but now apparently carry the 140N. The 140 is non-woven whereas the 500X is woven. What do I do?????
  2. jg244888

    jg244888 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 252

  3. Paver Gangster

    Paver Gangster LawnSite Member
    Messages: 144

    For residential applications, is most cases you should be ok with the 140n.
  4. Woodland

    Woodland LawnSite Member
    from Maine
    Messages: 207

    So your saying the 500x is more appropriate/better? Its what I'm use to using, but I want to make sure I'm using the best/most appropriate product I can. My assumption would have been that the woven material would be better, but looking at the comparison posted by jg, it seems Mirafi is saying the 140 is more versatile.
  5. soopa

    soopa LawnSite Member
    from NY
    Messages: 132

    depends what you're using it for.

    specs show 500X is sturdier than 140N, but less permeable.

    in, say, a retaining wall application you would select 500X to wrap your base pad and 140N to wrap your drainage zone.

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