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Hesselberg Hydro

Profix Mattresses

Structure and Properties

  • Two layers of geotextile sewn together to produce a mattress of tubes.
  • Tubes filled with locally-won granular material.
  • Geotextile grade and colour can be chosen to suit requirements.
  • The thickness of the filled mattress depends on the spacing of the sewing and is specified to suit each particular location.


  • Erosion protection of river banks and navigable waterways.
  • Underwater erosion protection.
  • Sites where access is very restricted.