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Q26 Rubber Mat and Tile Surfacing

Q26 Special surfacing/pavings for sport/general amenity

Impact Absorbing Surfacings for Play Areas

300 EXTENT OF IMPACT ABSORBING SURFACING

  • General: Lay to the impact areas shown in the relevant parts of BS EN 1176.

301 EXTENT OF IMPACT ABSORBING SURFACING

  • General: Lay impact absorbing surfacing as indicated on drawings.

340A RUBBER MAT AND TILE SURFACING

  • Base: Topsoil and turf
  • Surface Course: Impact absorbing EPDM rubber mats and/ or tiles.

– Standard: To BS 7188

– Manufacturer: Soft Surfaces Ltd, 35 Water Lane, Wilmslow, SK9 5AR

– Tel: 01625 445760, Fax: 01625 525619

– Email: info@softsurfaces.co.uk Website: www.softsurfaces.co.uk

– Product reference: Soft Surfaces Grass Mats / Grass Protection Mats

– Colour: Black

– Critical Fall Height when tested to BS EN 1177: TBC

– Health and Safety: CHAS accredited, API accredited, CONSTRUCTIONLINE accredited

Substance known to be toxic or carcinogenic on skin or released as vapour or dust during normal use: Not permitted.

  • Submit:

– Resistance to abrasive wear, slip resistance, resistance to indentation and ease of ignition: Evidence of testing to BS 7188.

– Critical Fall Height: Evidence of testing to BS EN 1177.

Completion

920 PLAY SURFACE TESTING

  • Standard: To BS EN 1177 and BS 1177, where applicable.
  • Testing Body: A United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) independent laboratory.
  • Timing: Within ten days of completing the surface works.
  • Test Results: Submit.

930 DOCUMENTATION

  • General: For all types of surfacing, provide the following:

– Name and contact details of installer.

– Date of installation.

– Name and contact details of manufacturer.

– Type/ description/ reference of products used.

– Manufacturer’s recommended inspection and maintenance procedures to maintain safety and impact absorbing performance.

– Manufacturer’s recommended cleaning and maintenance methods, where relevant.

940 LABELLING

  • Signs: Provide permanent labelling in approved locations on all types of surfacing stating:

– Critical Fall Height;

– Date of Installation

– Manufacturer’s name and contact details; and Product name.

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