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Premier Straw ECBs are biodegradable ECBs consisting of the finest straw fibers available. Depending on job site requirements, a variety of Quick Mow, environmentally sensitive, and stronger netting types are available. At a standard width of 8 feet, which is 18 inches wider than conventional straw ECBs, our Premier Straw ECBs are specifically designed to provide you with the most effective installation widths available. Lightweight and easy to handle, you can rely on AEC Premier Straw to hold its own in the everyday basic ECB applications. Premier straw blankets are available individually wrapped or in master packs to allow for mechanical unloading and stacking.

This is a net made of jute that is laid and anchored over straw or other mulch to protect the mulch from wind and water damage. It reduces soil erosion and provides a good environment for vegetative regrowth. Jute is a biodegradable material that will eventually decompose and is not a threat to the environment.

Premier Straw ECBs, as manufactured by American Excelsior Company, shall be made from the finest quality agricultural straw fibers available. Straw fibers shall be made into ECB form and stitched to a single net on top or netting top and bottom. Premier Straw fibers shall be of consistent thickness and evenly distributed throughout the ECB. A variety of netting types is available to meet specific job site requirements. Premier Straw ECB’s are certified weed seed free.

Performance Capabilities
Slopes Netting Type Shear Stress Rating
3:1 and flatter Single : Green QuickMow or FibreNet 74.0 Pa (1.55 lb/ft2)
2:1 and flatter Double : Green QuickMow or FibreNet 84.0 Pa (1.75 lb/ft2 )
Product Specifications
Product Roll Sizes Weight* Netting
AEC Premier Straw 8.0 ft x 112.5 ft (100 yd2)16.0 ft x 112.5 ft (200 yd2) 0.50 lb/yd2 Polypropylene or FibreNet™

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