Gmax testing in Redlands, California using a F355 A-Missile

The number of artificial playing fields worldwide has grown exponentially in the last few years. It has become imperative to ensure that these fields are performing to a high standard and replicating the characteristics of a natural playing field as closely as possible. Surface Performance are an independent laboratory accredited to carry out a range of safety and performance tests in Redlands, California to ensure athletes are not exposed to unnecessary risks.

Gmax & HIC (Head Impact Criterion) are designed to replicate the force exerted on a surface by a players torso (gmax) or head (HIC). Using these tests Surface Performance are able to measure the force a player would absorb upon impact, this determines the level of risk that player has of sustaining an injury/concussion. ASTM requires no field have a gmax rating of above 200g’s.

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