The Standard in Pipeline Asset Protection.

RockGuard® HD

This pipeline protection mesh is an 11 mm, three dimensional bi-planar extruded diamond structured mesh rock shield manufactured from polyethylene. RockGuard® HD provides long-term protection to pipelines during backfill operations, rock migration, and even during future excavation and is a premium rock shield due to its lightweight and flexible handling — even at low temperatures.

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Why Specify RockGuard® HD?

  • Consistent 11 mm thickness
  • Does not interfere with cathodic protection
  • Ergonomically lightweight
  • Protects during backfill operations and provides long-term protection from geologic movement, pipeline vibration and future excavation
  • Custom sizing for rolls or pads
  • Superior customer service
  • Fastest delivery nationwide



This breathable, woven polypropylene geotextile bag is designed as a buoyancy control feature for the pipeline industry. PipeWeights is filled with aggregate and placed on the pipeline to provide long term buoyancy control and restricts uplift without damaging the pipe’s coating. PipeWeights is as permeable as the ballast filler, allowing groundwater and cathodic protection an easier path.

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About the Manufacturer

Industrial Fabrics, Inc. has provided trusted service to the pipeline industry since 1981.

RockGuard® HD Pipeline Protection Mesh now has over 35 midstream approvals as well as more than 30 contractor approvals.