Non-woven, continuous filament, needle-punched, polyester geotextile

  • Drainage behind retaining walls
  • Filtration in subsoil drains
  • Separation of aggregate on driveways, paths and storage area
  • Protection of plastic waterproof membranes in garden or structural applications
  • As a waterproofing membrane when saturated with bitumen
  • Filter under riprap retaining river banks
  • Roof gardens/Atriums
  • Window boxes
  • Drainage pipe
  • Underground waste disposal and soak awa
  • Perimeter subsoil drain
  • Stabilization of the sub grade
  • High strength
  • High conformability
  • Paving: Ensures correct drainage and prevents risk of subsidence
  • Garden paths: Prevents the natural soil from mixing with the sand or gravel and reduces maintenance
  • Subsoil drains: Envelops the drain trench and improves the efficiency of the drain by holding back the fine particles of soil
  • Roof gardens & window boxes: Separates the drainage course from the topsoil and prevents particles entering the outlet system
Mechanical Properties

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Hydraulic Properties

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Roll Dimensions
Width Standard m 1.32, 1.76, 2.65, 3.53 & 5.3 2.65 & 5.3
Length Standard m 150 150 150 150 150 75 75 50 50

The above values include both Typical and Minimum Average Roll Values (MARV) and are determined from the specified tests carried out
by an accredited laboratory.

Surface Preparation

bidim® is a rugged material and can be placed upon most soil or stone surfaces around the home within reason.

Bonding / Priming

No priming required unless specified otherwise (dependent on the a.b.e.® product it gets used with ie. when waterproofing.)


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For separation/stabilization, place the bidim® onto p repared subgrade, overlapping the ends by 100 mm where necessary.  Place the base on top of the bidim®.


bidim® U14 rolls are available in 1.32 m, 1.76 m and 2.65 m wide.

Handling & Storage

Store under cover until used.

Health & Safety

Product safety information required for safe use is not included.  Before handling, read product and safety data sheets and container labels for safe use, physical and health hazard information.  The safety data sheet is available from your local a.b.e.® branch.

Important Note

This data sheet is issued as a guide to the use of the product(s) concerned. Whilst a.b.e.® endeavours to ensure that any advice, recommendation,
specification or information is accurate and correct, the company cannot accept any liability for application – because a.b.e.® has no direct or
continuous control over where and how a.b.e.® products are applied.

Further Information

Where other products are to be used in conjunction with this material, the relevant technical data sheets should be consulted to determine total requirements.

a.b.e.® has a wealth of technical and practical experience built up over the years in the company’s pursuit of excellence in building and construction technology