PipeArmour is an extruded plastic mesh used to wrap pipes for protection from rock damage when backfilled. Tapex manufacture the PipeArmour range, covering a comprehensive range of applications.


  • Quick and easy to install
  • Prevents damage to protective coatings on pipes
  • Enables the use of rocky backfill, eliminating the need to truck in sand or fine sediment
  • Manufactured from high density polyethylene with an optional blowing agent to produce a strong cellular structure for maximum impact protection
  • Chemically inert, cannot rot
  • Open mesh allows the flow of water around the pipe for cathodic protection
  • Supplied in various standard rolls or cut lengths
  • Manufactured in widths ranging from 1.0m to 2.0m
Code Product Description Break Strength Size Unit Unit Measure Weight
K027602 ROCKSHIELD 950gsm 2m Black 2m x 30m roll each 57
K027603 ROCKSHIELD 950gsm 1.5m Black 1.5m x 30m roll each 43

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