Gmax testing in Breckenridge, Colorado

Surface Performance are an independent testing laboratory with offices and technicians based in and around Breckenridge, Colorado.

All artificial football pitches must be tested to ASTM standard F1936 to ensure they are no posing unnecessary risk to users and reflect the characteristics of a natural pitch as closely as possible.

Gmax & HIC (Head Impact Criterion) replicate the momentum of a players head (HIC) or torso (gmax) when it collides with the playing surface. Testing measures the force the player is exposed to – the harder the surface, the higher the force returned and therefore higher the gmax/HIC rating. ASTM require no surface to have a greater gmax rating than 200g’s in any of the 10 testing locations to be deemed safe for use.

One of our friendly team would be happy to answer and questions you have regarding gmax and HIC testing in Breckenridge, Colorado. You can contact us using the below form.

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