SIS Pitches and AstroTurf will jointly bring the SIS Pitches hybrid systems to professional clubs, athletic programs, and sports teams in the United States. The partnership makes AstroTurf the exclusive dealer for SISGrass in the US.
ISO 19721:2022 specifies an abrasion test method for accelerated testing of synthetic turfs for use in sports facilities. The document provides the details of radiation, temperature, and moisture exposure, as well as to mechanical abrasion using football shoe studs on rotating drum assembly.
The art of producing synthetic turf for sports is grossly underestimated and incorrectly compared to the production of plastic household products. In this article, Jacki Stephen of Imajica Consulting focusses on the machinery to be used in the production of high-end, durable and consistently performing synthetic turf products for sports.
The Condor Grass Padel surfaces have been approved in accordance with the quality criteria of the International Padel Federation (FIP).
The putting green of the golf course that is part of the Vitalia at Tradition gated community in Port St. Lucie in the US has been recognised as the world’s largest synthetic turf putting green by the World Record Academy. It measures 13,000 sqm.
Have a look at the 8 venues that will be used for the 2022 FIFA World Cup and learn more about the grass surface used.
Slit-film synthetic turf surfaces should be banned from American Football, claims the association that protects the interest of NFL players. They claim slit-film surfaces have a statistically higher in-game injury rate compared to other surfaces.
AstroTurf has announced Rob Mitchell as Vice President of Business Development, effective November 1, 2022. Mitchell previously served as AstroTurf’s Director of Rugby and as Regional Sales Manager in Wisconsin, Illinois, Minnesota, and Indiana.
As the competent authorities are forced to increasingly take bold decisions, the list with challenges lower authorities around the world are facing, is growing every day. Only those who dare to cut red tape will survive the day.
The debate about the sliding friendliness of synthetic turf will soon become more scientific with the introduction of a test apparatus and adoption of a testing protocol to establish the sliding characteristics of the turf. The new device will also help sports governing bodies in assessing new turf products and infill materials.