Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Recreational Surfaces

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_9810

n Manufactured surfaces providing consistent properties, durability, and special characteristics as needed for the specific application. Included are artificial turf, pool decks, indoor–outdoor carpeting, tennis court surfaces, etc. Most types of constructions (knit, woven, tufted, and nonwoven), and most polymer types find use in this market. The polyolefins are particularly prominent in these applications.

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA