Shock attenuation testing in Modesto, California and surrounding areas

It is important to test all natural and artificial playing surfaces in Modesto, California to ensure they comply with ASTM requirements and are therefore not posing too great a risk to users of sustaining injuries/concussions.

Surface Performance use their specialist A-Missile to test to ASTM test method F355, a 20lb cylindrical weight is dropped across 10 set locations on the field. There is a accelerometer inside the 20lb missile, upon impact it measures the impact attenuation of the playing surface. Put simply, this measures the force absorbed by the surface and what is transferred back to the player. ASTM require that no testing location have a gmax rating above 200g’s to be deemed fit for use.

To have your playing surface in Modesto, California tested you can contact one of our team below.

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