Matching articles for Surfaces - Synthetic Turf: 37
Facility Profile - April 2017
When faced with the choice between synthetic and natural turf, this university chose the best of both worlds.
Feature Article - February 2017
Is synthetic turf or natural turf best for your sports and recreation programming? The answer is, both. There are reasons to use one or the other, but for many facilities, a combination of the two will maximize programming possibilities.
Guest Column - January 2017
Sports fields require attention and care to ensure playability and safety for athletes. Luckily, there's a team of trained professionals who have the know-how to keep your fields in tip-top shape.
Web Exclusive - September 2016
When the University of Cincinnati replaced its synthetic turf surface, it led to an unexpected playing surface upgrade at a Southwest Missouri high school.
Problem Solver - August 2016
High green strength adhesives overcome the troublesome forces of turf movement that plague turf during installation, particularly outdoors, such as "wind lift"; edge curl; creep; wrinkling; buoyancy from unexpected rain; expansion and/or contraction due to surface temperature changes from desert heat; freezing; sunlight; shadows; passing clouds; etc. Conversely, low green strength adhesives are the opposite (slippery, no grip) also causing "squeeze-out," "oozing" and "foaming" through seams.
Guest Column - July 2016
More and more schools and colleges are finding out that synthetic turf can be an effective solution for extending their season and programming on their baseball fields.
Facility Profile - April 2016
When this high school needed a new field for its football team and other programs, it looked to the experience of local experts.
Guest Column - November 2015
When you want players to be safe and play their best, it's crucial to understand how your surface is put together.
Supplement Feature - October 2015
Choosing synthetic or natural turf for outdoor sports fields is an important consideration, but it's also crucial to understand the ins and outs of maintaining and caring for both kinds of turf.
Guest Column - May 2015
Certification in sports field management is not only a smart career move, it also can help ensure you have the know-how to keep your fields in top playing shape.