Synthetic Turf Council

The Synthetic Turf Council (STC) is a 501(c)6 non-profit trade association serving the synthetic turf industry. Our mission is to serve as the global forum to promote, develop, grow and advocate for the synthetic turf industry.

Synthetic Sports Fields and the Heat Island Effect ...

May 08, 2019·Synthetic turf fields are commonplace in many U.S. communities. According to the Synthetic Turf Council, there are “between 12,000 and 13,000 synthetic turf sports fields in the U.S., with approximately 1,200–1,500 new installations each year.If you’ve ever attended any game played on one of these fields …

Synthetic Turf Field Durability | AstroTurf

Durability. Durability is critical on a synthetic turf field. You’ve got to know that your investment is protected for the long haul. Ensuring field longevity in the face of the inherent obstacles is paramount. Synthetic turf fields sit under the sun, exposed to the elements for years. They get beat up …

Synthetic Turf Fields - Sports Turf Company | Field Builders

Synthetic Turf Fields. Once you decide you want synthetic turf, that is day one in in a process which you hope will lead to a phenomenal playing surface. It is a big investment and you deserve the very best synthetic field, but also the very best constructed foundation to support it. Sports Turf Company has a wide range of the most advanced ...

SECTION 11480

TCITHRSR - TurfCool® Self-Retracting Hose Reel Box for Synthetic Infill Turf. SECTION 11 68 33 Athletic Field Equipment. PART 1 GENERAL . 1.01 WORK INCLUDED. A. Provide all equipment and materials, and do all work necessary to furnish . and install the athletic equipment, as indicated on the drawings and as . specified herein.

Artificial turf grass, synthetic turf athletic fields ...

Daycare Centers & Commercial Applications. Artificial turf technology has come a long way since the old AstroTurf® days. Our Pro Design® synthetic turf is the perfect solution for general landscaping needs in any commercial or residential situation. Synthetic turf provides year-round use and lower maintenance costs than sod, making it ideal for a wide range of applications, including lawns ...

Artificial Football Turf, Football Turf Manufacturer ...

Our reputation as the most trusted artificial turf surfacing system in the industry was earned and defended. From the NFL to local high school programs, our synthetic systems offer more than just a field to athletes, it’s a home. Our artificial grass field systems deliver leading performance, safety and …

Athletic Turf Installations from the Industry Leading ...

Synthetic Turf Base Construction. Our synthetic turf installation includes a state-of-the-art base designed to help your synthetic turf perform its best. Our base construction includes draining technology that prevents standing water and keeps your synthetic turf field ready for use no matter what the weather. It also gives your turf a solid ...

Heat Levels — Safe Healthy Playing Fields Inc

Aug 11, 2015·SYNTHETIC TURF IS 40-70 DEGREES HOTTER THAN SURROUNDING AIR TEMPERATURES ON WARM SUNNY DAYS. On clear warm days, synthetic turf fields get superheated to temperatures from 120 to 180 degrees F. Playing on synthetic turf can melt shoes, blister hands and feet, and induce dehydration and heatstroke.

Synthetic Turf International® | Artificial Grass Supplier

Synthetic Turf International® is the industry’s premier artificial grass supplier for both residential and commercial applications. We produce high-quality, natural-looking artificial grass products for a variety of applications, including artificial grass lawns and landscaping, artificial grass for pets, putting green turf, sports field ...

Relevant ASTM Standards - Fields

fields — synthetic turf ASTM F 1551-09 Standard Test Methods for Comprehensive Characterization of Synthetic Turf Playing Surfaces and Materials These test methods establish a recommended list of test methods to be used for the identification of physical property characteristics and comparison of the performance properties of synthetic turf ...

Federal Research on Recycled Tire Crumb Used on Playing Fields

May 10, 2021·Synthetic Turf Field Recycled Tire Crumb Rubber Characterization Research Final Report: Part 1 -Tire Crumb Rubber Characterization now available. Access and download the report. Learn more about the report from the presentation given in a public webinar on August 6th, 2019.

Artificial turf fields | Mass.gov

Artificial turf fields (ATF) are popular alternatives to natural grass fields. While most commonly used outdoors, ATF have also been installed indoors. In recent years, health concerns have been raised about the safety of ATF, especially regarding potential exposure to chemicals found in the components.

Synthetic Turf Fields | Frederick County Parks and ...

As of September 1, 2020, FCPR will have 4 synthetic turf fields available for field reservations with the opening of Othello Regional Park. Please read and review the Policy & Guidelines with your group/organization. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact our office at 301-600-2151. Note: Use of Synthetic turf fields are by ...

Synthetic Turf Companies | Field Turf

Synthetic turf fields require significantly less water, conserving millions of gallons of water. In addition to the low maintenance benefit, artificial turf is a long-term cost effective option. Since synthetic turf drains more quickly than natural grass, your field’s playability will be increased, with less downtime due to inclement weather.

FieldTurf

When it comes to artificial turf sports fields, FieldTurf is the most trusted brand in the industry. Whether its football, soccer, baseball, rugby or any other sport, FieldTurf fields provide athletes with the safety and performance they need to perform at their best, while giving field owners the durability they want to maximize the value of their investment.

Guidelines for Synthetic Turf Base Systems

Field owners often cite improved drainage of the playing surface as an important factor for choosing a synthetic turf sports field. An efficient and effective under-ground drainage system that will divert the water that percolates through the turf is an integral design element of a synthetic turf …

XGrass® | Synthetic Turf Fields

Turf Fields for Sports & Recreation. Between sports and the weather, the world can be tough on turf. But XGrass is tougher. Let us help you pick the low-maintenance synthetic turf for your facility. Through design, installation and maintenance, XGrass will make sure you have everything you need for a safe, long-lasting field.

Guidelines for Maintenance of Infilled Synthetic Turf ...

For synthetic turf fields with an irrigation system, consult an irrigation specialist to ensure that the system will not cause the field to become over-saturated when irrigated. Only potable wa-ter should be used for irrigation. Design and locate the field to avoid contamination from adjacent areas.

Synthetic Turf Paint | Field Paints | Pioneer Athletics

Many machines have a dial that allows you to choose how much pressure you want to use. When using an airless machine for painting synthetic turf, we recommend using 900-1,000 psi with a .317 or .319 tip. Pioneer sells numerous airless striping machines, including a self-propelled model.

Crumb-Rubber Infilled Synthetic Turf Athletic Fields

Synthetic turf fields absorb heat, resulting in surface temperatures that are much higher than the temperatures of the surrounding air. In June 2002 at Brigham Young University (BYU) in Utah, the average surface temperature on a synthetic turf field was reported to be 117°F while the average surface temperatures on natural turf and asphalt ...

Synthetic Turf Fields | Frederick County Parks and ...

As of September 1, 2020, FCPR will have 4 synthetic turf fields available for field reservations with the opening of Othello Regional Park. Please read and review the Policy & Guidelines with your group/organization. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact our office at 301-600-2151. Note: Use of Synthetic turf fields are by ...

Fields of Waste: Artificial Turf, Touted as Recycling Fix ...

Dec 19, 2019·The Synthetic Turf Council, the industry’s main trade group, estimates there are between 12,000 and 13,000 synthetic turf fields in the U.S., with some 1,200 to 1,500 new installations a year. The industry’s pitch is that synthetic turf saves on water and eliminates the need for pesticides, fertilizers or constant mowing.

Section 325200 SYNTHETIC TURF - Controlled Products, LLC

Section 325200 SYNTHETIC TURF Artificial Turf – Sit in Sport 50 Revision 3.0 June 2014 WM PART 1 – GENERAL 1.01 WORK A. Furnishing, delivery, installation and warranty of a complete synthetic turf system including under field drainage, field turf, field markings and resilient infill material. 1.02 RELATED SECTIONS

About Synthetic Turf - Synthetic Turf Council

Synthetic turf is a popular and versatile solution for other sports, such as field hockey, baseball, tennis, lacrosse and rugby. About half of all NFL teams currently play their games on synthetic turf. Since 2003, over 70 FIFA U-17 and U-20 World Cup matches have been played on synthetic turf soccer fields.

Artificial turf grass, synthetic turf athletic fields ...

Daycare Centers & Commercial Applications. Artificial turf technology has come a long way since the old AstroTurf® days. Our Pro Design® synthetic turf is the perfect solution for general landscaping needs in any commercial or residential situation. Synthetic turf provides year-round use and lower maintenance costs than sod, making it ideal for a wide range of applications, including lawns ...