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  • 20 Apr 16

    Rubber Crumb - Cancer Scare

    Are artificial sports pitches causing cancer?

    Telegraph 17th February 2016

    Should you be worried?

    The case which has been widely splashed across the newspapers this week concerns a young football goal keeper who has developed...

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  • 18 Feb 16

    Koelnmesse - October 2015

    This is an International showcase for artificial turf manufacturers and suppliers held every two years in Cologne Germany.

    A packed out show with a strong Chinese turf manufacturing contingent

    And...

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  • 08 Jul 15

    Recycling worn out surfaces

    I attended the Sports Facility Show held at the Madejski Stadium, Reading on 9th June 2015 which was sponsored by Get Berkshire Active and SAPCA – The Sports and Play Construction Association.

    I...

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  • 01 Jun 15

    Tufted or Painted Sports Lines

    Painted Lines vs Inlaid Lines

    This is your choice but play lines can either be painted onto your playing surface, tufted in or inlaid. Tufted lines are incorporated into the carpet during production...

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  • 13 Apr 15

    Why water the surface when it rains?

    If you have a water based surface or a surface that can have water sprayed on to it with rain guns, you do this to lubricate the surface so that the player’s...

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  • 12 Sep 14

    Drag brushing is not always enough

    We see regular maintenance as the key to artificial surface management, starting with the basics of removing organic debris such as tree and leaf litter before it is trodden down into the...

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