Brock PowerBase was engineered to provide you with the most advanced, state-of-the-art, cost-effective synthetic turf field possible, in the only closed loop recyclable product in the industry. Brock PowerBase carries the C2C Silver Certification, the prestigious award for sustainable products.
Artificial turf with crumb rubber over stone was a great step forward 30 years ago, but that’s now yesterday’s field design. Today’s quality artificial turf systems more closely mimic a great natural turf field by effectively addressing the 3 Points of Safety:ShockPad Series · PowerBase Pro · Contact Us · Products · Designer · Personnel
The “younger brother” of PowerBase Pro, offers the same safety, drainage, cost, and environmental benefits as PowerBase Pro, but is the only artificial turf shock absorbing pads system engineered specifically for youth and recreational sports. Smaller bodies need a different surface than the pros! MORE DETAILS
“Making artificial turf fields safer for athletes is the mission we at Brock strive towards. It’s the difference between an athlete or child suffering an impact of 200 G’s, which is catastrophic and can result in a cracked skull, or 80-100 G’s which still may result in an injury, but they will walk away.
Baseball and artificial turf might not sound like a good mix, but ask the coaches at the University of San Francisco and they’ll rave about » 16,000 Spectators Rally at UNC Hooker Fields When Brock fields aren’t being sprinted on to meet a soccer pass, or landed upon for a diving touchdown catch, they’re sometimes used to support »
Delivering Safety Metrics for every Brock Artificial Turf Field. The venues for athletic play need to be safe for every athlete. Period. It’s not enough to simply reassure parents that, “Yeah the field is plenty safe.” There has to be data to back up such a claim.
The HIC Test will inevitably become a staple of the safety testing portfolio and can be requested from many field testing companies already. To understand the HIC test and how it’s conducted you can watch the video above. In the demonstration three artificial turf shock pad systems are tested using a 2” turf with 65% sand/35% crumb rubber...
Nov 04, 2019· Instructions from artificial turf manufacturers tell clients to add rubber to their field over time, as it breaks down and migrates off site in players shoes, bags and due to weather events. Although tires are made from natural rubber about 60% of each one is comprised of synthetic polymers such as Styrene Butadiene Rubber SBR.
Second, winning that battle requires artificial turf to meet the evolving needs of players and communities better than natural turf, and those needs include growing concern about player safety and environmental impact. Third, we can only meet those needs through innovation and the need to continually invest in R&D.
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Decades of Research and Development in the field of synthetic turf have been devoted to emulating the best qualities of professionally maintained natural grass fields. Take a walk with us through some of the most important facets of player protection, and learn how turf technology is evolving to keep your players safe on the field.
Jan 04, 2019· Brock USA is at the forefront of testing and design of pad systems to improve safety of synthetic turf fields. By adding a Brock pad underneath, Gmax readings stay much closer to natural grass fields. Field systems over a pad are firmer for faster play, reduce incidence of concussions and ankle/leg injuries.
Aug 28, 2020· About Brock USA Brock USA is the nationwide leader in performance shock pad systems for artificial turf fields. With over 120 million square feet of Brock pads in athletic fields worldwide, the company engineers the best, safest and most sustainable playing surfaces in the world for athletes at all levels.
Jan 18, 2018· About Brock USA: For over 20 years Brock USA has been developing and refining shock pad technology for artificial turf fields. They were the first company to engineer a shock pad system specifically for the performance and safety of the athlete.
Jan 27, 2017· More than 12,000 synthetic turf sports fields are in use throughout the United States, according to the Synthetic Turf Council, a trade association representing the synthetic turf
Ginger Allen, investigative reporter at CBS/Dallas-Fort Worth, contacted Dan Sawyer, CEO at Brock USA, to help shine some light on the issues facing safety in artificial turf fields.Her team found that out of 63 North Texas high school football teams, only nine of them still played on natural grass fields.
Brock USA has released the aptly named “BrockFILL” – the first affordable and durable organic replacement for crumb rubber. In late 2014 Brock USA began assembling a team of researchers from universities, sports testing labs, PhD scientists, engineers, horticulturists, and human test subjects. For 3 years the team worked to identify, test, and validate natural [ ]
A synthetic soccer field is ideal for your players, for the environment, and for cost purposes. Whether you are looking for outdoor artificial soccer turf or have an indoor turf project, you need to know that the installation and maintenance of your field have been completed to the highest levels of quality.
Jul 05, 2016· Players complained about the artificial turf used in the 2015 Women’s World Cup because of the increased recovery time it required. One player brought attention to the ways artificial turf beat up her legs when she tweeted a photo of the cuts she sustained during a game. A team member commented that the surface felt like cement.
Jan 15, 2019· The representatives from Brock USA believe they have found the replacement. In late 2015 Brock USA began assembling a team of researchers from universities, sports testing labs, PhD scientists, engineers, horticulturists, and human test subjects from around the world to develop a safe and cost-effective organic infill.
Brock USA is a leading manufacturer of impact absorbing protective padding systems for artificial turf fields with client ranging from local high schools to the NFL. About Shaw Sports Turf Shaw Sports Turf is the leader among synthetic turf companies and is the largest American-owned and American-made synthetic turf company in the world.