Innovation of 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th generation synthetic artificial pitch?
6 Mar 2019
Innovation of 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th generation synthetic artificial pitch is all the rage within the UK. How can we design an artificial pitch which plays the same as a natural surface but is an all weather pitch so when we get the heavy rain hopefully as the surfacing is fully porous and the drainage is suitable then there will be no waterlogged postponed games.
3G sports surfaces are installed all over the UK on MUGAs, multi use games areas, sports fields, all weather pitches and indoor soccer domes. The 3G football pitch is basically a sand and rubber infilled carpet that gives great playing performances with the ball roll for soccer and football. The 3G rugby pitch usually is a longer pile height with more rubber infill to be able to cushion the fall of the players and normally is installed with a shockpad to further give an absorbing fall surface.
The fourth, fifth and sixth generation pitches are the next innovation within design but theres no details as to what differences this will bring – will it be a different type yarn, will it be a different infill design, will it be anything to do with the shockpad or construction element – that is basically where all the suppliers are trying to get to at present. If you google a 4G, 5G or 6G pitch then you will see certain football leagues might advertise they have the latest innovation of sports surfacing but I would check to see what governing body has accredited this from FIFA, RFU, FA, IRB or FIH.
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