Sand Dressed Artificial Pitch Installation
Sand Dressed Carpet Turf is a dense short pile that requires a fine sand infill. This kind of Artificial Sport Turf is much greener in its appearance as they have more fibres exposed than a Sand Filled Turf.
Infill sand is used to support the fibres to within 5-8mm (up to two-thirds the height of the pile) of the tips and it is this sand that gives the surface its stability. Play takes place on the fibre, not on the infill, this improves play performance.
These artificial surfaces usually have pile heights between 15 and 20mm. Sand dressed surfaces have less sand than the filled surfaces, this can result in considerably faster play characteristics.
Sand Dressed Artificial Turf Carpets are predominately a surface designed for hockey, due to the achievable speed of ball role. Sand dressed artificial turf is ideal for Multi-Sport Surfaces, it is also great for Tennis. As for the sport of football it is fine to be used as a practice pitch. 3G artificial turf is recommended for rugby.
As with sand filled, these carpets require regular maintenance. The correct comprehensive maintenance can help to significantly increase the longevity of your artificial sports turf it will also ensure an enhanced and safe playing surface.
For this kind of artificial sport surface to be properly maintained it would require: