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Author(s):Connell, Sean
Author Affiliation:Georgia Golf Construction, Woodbine, NJ
Title:Removal of a 10-year-old synthetic surface
Source:Update [New Jersey]. Vol. 8, No. 6, November/December 2008, p. 15-16.
# of Pages:2
Publishing Information:Pennsville, NJ: Sports Field Managers Association of New Jersey
Keywords:TIC Keywords: Artificial turf; Lead; Lead chromate; Replacement scheduling; Sports turf construction
Abstract/Contents:Discusses the replacement of a synthetic field at a Division III college in Allentown, PA, explaining that "the field was 10 years old and [the] school wanted to accommodate other sports, update the field and respond to fears about lead in the synthetic fibers." Details the construction process, indicating that "the first part of any construction job is to install a construction entrance/exit" and providing a description of its construction. Provides information regarding the presence of lead, explaining that a small amount was found in the fibers but air testing results showed that there was no lead in the air. Describes the quality and appearance of the new carpet, indicating that "the new carpet had permanent lines for all sports that originated from the factory."
ASA/CSSA/SSSA Citation (Crop Science-Like - may be incomplete):
Connell, S. 2008. Removal of a 10-year-old synthetic surface. Update [New Jersey]. 8(6):p. 15-16.
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