The Ins and Outs of Synthetic Turf Infill Products
Track: Planning & Design

Wednesday, May 4, 2016 | 10:30 to 11:45 am

Robert Harding, Principal, D.A. Hogan & Associates, Inc.

Session Description:

Styrene Butadiene Rubber (SBR) or "crumb rubber" infill has been the most widely used infill in synthetic turf fields over the last decade, but has recently been questioned for potentially harmful chemicals. Agencies are looking for options and this session will provide an opportunity to learn about a wide variety of turf infill products. The speaker discuss product selection, the opportunities and challenges associated with the various products, and provide information on the infill process from start to finish. Learn the ins and outs of the various types of infill products to help you decide what infill option may be best for you!

Learning Objectives:

  • Participants will be able to identify the components of a synthetic turf field and the infill process.
  • Participants will learn about the different infill products on the market and the pros/cons of each product.
  • Participants will utilize the tools learned to identify suitable infill products for future projects.