Non-filled research developments update

The European Commission has (almost) spoken. Now the race is definitely on: the development of a long-pile synthetic turf system that, preferably, doesn’t require any infill to perform. My previous article focused on the development of the product. In this article, I’ll update you on what is happening on the research and legislative side.

Skin injury test one step closer to adoption

Assessing the possible risk of skin injuries on synthetic turf has come one step closer. Four World Rugby certified test institutes recently held a round robin to determine the replicability of a test and testing apparatus that has been developed over the past four years. Their feedback will now be used to fine-tune the apparatus and procedure.