Revetment (CBR) as manufactured by Erosion Block Supply, Inc.
is listed and approved in The NMDOT’s “Approved Products
Listing” and is referenced under NMDOT Section 602.2.4.
- The installation
of a Concrete Block Revetment System (CBR) offers the owner
or contractor a quick and cost effective solution to erosion
control and/or soil stabilization.
- Some of
its many advantages and uses are; ease of installation, versatile
applications, it allows vegetation to re-establish, a viable
alternative when local resources are not available, the option
to immediately drive on the mat, re-usability for temporary
applications and cost.
Blocks are Truncated Pyramid in shape with a base of 15”,
a top of 11” and a height of 4.5”.
CBR mats have 72 individual blocks (6 blocks X 12 blocks) for
a mat size of 8’ X 16’.
- The Blocks
are cast with a continuous 3/16”, 7x19 Galvanized Aircraft
Cable laced throughout the mat structure.
Block Revetment Mats are manufactured in a quality and temperature
controlled environment utilizing a current NMDOT approved Class
A Concrete mix design that will meet or exceed 3,000 psi.
- Shop Drawings
are attached. (Below)
- The Concrete
Mix Design and Test Results are available.
Recommendations for installation are attached.
Colored Concrete is available and additional certs can be provided
- All units
shall be sound and free of defects that would interfere with
either the proper placement of the unit or impair the performance
of the system. Surface cracks incidental to the usual methods
of manufacture, or surface shipping resulting from customary
methods of handling in shipment and delivery shall not be deemed
grounds for rejection.
resulting in a weight loss exceeding 10% of the average weight
of a block shall be deemed grounds for rejection.
rejected prior to delivery from the point of manufacture shall
be replaced at the manufacturer’s expense. Blocks rejected
at the job site shall be repaired with structural grout or replaced
at the expense of the contractor.
- The purchaser
shall be accorded proper access to facilities to inspect and
sample the units at the place of manufacture from lots ready
test results for lots are available in the manufacturer’s
- Any additional
testing, other than that provided by the manufacturer, shall
be borne by the purchaser.
Steel Revetment Cable:
Cable is cast in place through all individual blocks. See attached
shop drawings for details. (Below)
- Cable shall
be 3/16” 7X19 Galvanized Aircraft Cable with a nominal
breaking force of 4,200 LBS.
- Cable Spec
Sheet is available.
- Cable Clamps
will be 3/16” Galvanized Cable Clamps.
- Only American Made Cable is used.
are #6 rebar, four (4) feet long with a #5 barb on the top.
EBS Item #02.
- Shop Drawing
is attached, (sheet 3 of 4 below)
spacing is included with the installation recommendations.
Drawing #1 |
Shop Drawing #2
Shop Drawing #3 |
Shop Drawing #4
free to contact Erosion Block Supply, Inc. with any questions
about Concrete Block Revetment or the installation of the product.
Telephone - 505.869.2440