Sep 25 2010
What is FieldTurf or Field Turf?
FieldTurf is a type of synthetic playing surface that is often installed in place of natural grass in a variety of professional, collegiate, and high school sporting venues. It is created using a monofilament polyethylene blend of fibers that resembles natural grass. The bottom section or infill is composed of rounded cryogenic rubber with a layer of washed silica sand that can compress and expand to provide stability. This patented technology has been proven to reduce certain injuries and improve all around safety.
Not only does FieldTurf serve as a low maintenance alternative to natural grass, it can also be used in specialized areas like golf greens, landscaping, and playgrounds. FieldTurf also provides these added benefits to the environment.
When FieldTurf needs to be replaced the materials can be recycled and used to create a number of the products below.
FieldTurf is manufactured and installed across the US by the FieldTurf Tarkett division of Tarkett Inc., based in Calhoun, Georgia.
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