Examining the Components of Synthetic Turf

Building a quality field is about finding the right mix of performance, durability, maintenance and safety all within your budget. No one wants to spend too much or alternatively, build a field that requires lots of maintenance and deteriorates quickly. Having designed nearly 100 synthetic turf fields, Sportworks often serves as a third-party turf consultant for our clients, helping them find the best mix of performance and durability within their budget. We have established relationships with a majority of synthetic turf manufacturers and installers, which gives us the ability to help keep our clients informed of the various products offered….

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Sportworks to present at OPRA: When does synthetic turf make sense for parks?

Synthetic turf has been gaining acceptance in a variety of sports facilities for over a decade. Incorporating synthetic turf in parks and recreational facilities is the next frontier for this alternative to natural grass. But does it make sense for your park? Kleingers (the parent company of Sportworks) will explore this topic at this weekend’s 2016 Ohio Parks and Recreation Association Conference and Trade Show. Synthetic Turf used in New and Interesting Ways As synthetic turf improves in quality and becomes more and more popular for various sport fields, it has begun to become more popular for new and varied…

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STC Releases Maintenance and Performance Guidelines for Synthetic Turf

ATLANTA, GA – With the publication of its technical guidelines, the Synthetic Turf Council has provided objective measures that make it possible to better understand the professional guidelines and test protocols, the selection use and maintenance of synthetic turf systems and the crumb rubber infill used in synthetic turf fields. Guidelines for Synthetic Turf Performance – These guidelines encourage periodic and voluntary maintenance that should be implemented to maximize multi-sports field performance. If a field is not performing within the desired range in critical test areas despite targeted maintenance, then the owner will know it may soon need to be…

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