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Synthetic Grass

What is synthetic grass?

Synthetic grass or artificial turfis made from man-made materials and acts as a substitute for natural grass. The basic element, a polymer like nylon, polypropylene or polyethylene is melted at a high temperature and mixed with pigments. After adding UV stabilizers it is shaped into grass like ribbons. Next, they are tufted and attached into a fabric using adhesives along with foam padding. Sand or rubber granules are used as infilling to keep the ribbons upright, resembling natural grass.

Where can synthetic grass be used?

Synthetic grass is used in the following places:
  • Lawns
  • Roof gardens
  • Turf for sports such as tennis, football, rugby
  • Golf course
  • Public spaces
  • Parks and Playgrounds