Maintenance of Artificial Turf after Paving

Artificial turf is used more and more widely around the world. How to properly maintain the artificial turf sports field after paving has become the focus of colleges and sports venues.

The maintenance methods of artificial turf are much simpler than those of natural turf. The following are the keys of artificial turf maintenance.

Keys of Artificial Grass Maintenance

Basic Tips

  1. Keep the artificial turf ground surface clean.
  2. Erect “no smoking” signs around the game area.
  3. Motor vehicles and heavy objects shall not enter the sports ground.
  4. Reduce the cleaning times and avoid cleaning at high temperature.
  5. Minor damage shall be repaired in time.

Cleaning

  1. After the game, use a vacuum cleaner to clean the paper, fruit shell and other sundries in time.
  2. Comb the grass seedlings with a special brush every two weeks to remove the dirt, leaves and other sundries on the lawn.
  3. Use a special rake to level quartz sand or rubber particles once a month or after frequent competitions.
  4. The dust on the turf will be washed clean when it rains or washed manually.
  5. In hot summer, you can use water to sprinkle the lawn to cool down, so as to make the athletes cool and comfortable.

Stain Removal

Rain is the best cleaner for artificial lawns. Rain can gently remove dust, pollen and scattered pollutants from grass fibers. The most needed cleaning of artificial lawn is to remove the garbage generated in the use of the site in time.

  1. For “water like” stains such as fruit juice, milk, ice cream and blood stains, wipe them with soapy water first, and then wash the places with soapy water with clean water; If necessary, dry it with a towel with strong water absorption.
  2. Shoe polish, sunscreen, ball point pen oil, etc. can be wiped with a sponge dipped in perchloroethylene, and dried with a towel with strong adsorption.
  3. Paraffin, asphalt and asphalt shall be wiped with force or sponge dipped in perchloroethylene.
  4. nail polish can be wiped with acetone.
  5. Paints and coatings can be wiped with turpentine or paint remover, and decontaminated with detergent and water. Then rinse the cleaner with cold water and wipe it with force. Wipe it with a sponge dipped in perchloroethylene.
  6. Chewing gum can be sprayed into small pieces with Freon before removing the residue.
  7. Fungi or mildew spots can be poured into water with 1% hydrogen peroxide and soaked thoroughly with water after wiping.

Inspection and Repair

  1. Carefully check whether the suture is loose and whether the whole turf bottom is damaged, torn, burned, etc. For major repairs, the pavement company shall be contacted in time.
  2. The scouring and cleaning of heavy rain will cause a small amount of loss of filler. The place to be filled can be sprinkled with quartz sand and rubber particles and completely swept into the turf.

Prohibited Matters

  1. Smoking, setting off fireworks and firecrackers and welding in the site;
  2. Throw chewing gum, peel snacks, fruit juice drinks, etc. in the venue;
  3. Vehicles and heavy objects such as cars and motorcycles enter the site;
  4. Use spiked shoes, javelin and other improper shoes or sports equipment;
  5. Use chemical cleaners.

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