A good shock pad is critical to an artificial grass system and has a lot of influence on the lifespan and the playing characteristics of the total artificial grass concept.
Various approved laboratories recommend equipping the pitch with this additional layer, and advise not to count solely on the shock-absorbing properties of the various infill systems. Infill systems can become compacted or contaminated faster; a layer positioned underneath the grass mat will do a better job of retaining its properties because it is protected against the natural elements. Infill layers cannot be made too thick, because this will result in an unstable playing surface.
Domo® E-Corktec is the latest product on the market for shock-absorbing layers, a shock pad with an open cell structure enriched with natural cork particles. Apart from its guaranteed sporting qualities, high shock absorption, low energy restitution and long lifespan, this product offers a number of additional unique benefits.Read more