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Artificial turf ice and snow cleared
Nov 17, 2017

Artificial turf ice and snow cleared

Snow and ice do not affect artificial turf, and usually melts and exits the site without assistance. However, in order for the playground to be ready for use on time, ice and snow need to be removed from the turf.


Cleaner / snow blower


If the snow is dry powdery, use a snow blower or a rotating brush to remove it from the playground. It is noteworthy that when in use, do not sink the machine into the grass fiber. If using a snow blower:


The first step, the snow blower must be placed in the middle of the stadium, so that part of the site cleared.


The second step, at the edge of the two sections, the snow blower has to be adjusted to place the snow on the truck.


snow blower will continue to work in another area, the rest of the left to do the truck. The company is located in:


Finally, remove the remaining snow with a brush.


Remove the snow with a rubber-scraped snow plow


On playgrounds, it is easier to remove wet or heavy snow with a snow plow. This scraper is similar to the kind of placement in a jeep or light car, it is worth our attention to prevent the snow blower deep into the surface. The best way to place a snow blower is on the surface, just as you kiss the ground, and roll the snow in front. Snow, wood, metal or other solid surfaces are not allowed on artificial turf.


If using snow plow:


 Sweep the snow into layers. The company is located in:


 Adjust the snow blower to a suitable height, be careful it does not touch the ground.


 Push the snow into a pile.


Shovel the snow into the truck with the front of the loader. The company is located in:


Remove the remaining snow with a rotary broom machine or a snow blower.


With a small aggravating lawn roller crushed ice, the remaining steps Ibid. The company is located in:


Note: Use snow tires and ice only with pneumatic tires. Because wheel shells, chains, and bolts can damage the playground. Do not park the equipment for long periods of time on the field, which can damage the turf. The company is located in:


Avoid using tarpaulins in the field in cold weather because tarpaulins may cling to the turf and cause difficult removal.



Clear ice


In some cases heavy rollers may be used to crush the ice on the field. Broken ice can be swept straight away from the field. Usually out of the sun, and in the case of ice or cream is not very thick, it will quickly melt away, especially when the site is in use. The company is located in:


If the icing is thick, there is no other way to do that. Use chemicals to melt it. Remember that any chemical used on the site will leave a sticky or slippery residue that will wash the site if the weather permits. The company is located in:


If the surface is very thick ice, about 100 Ibs of urea per 3,000 square feet sowing (for reference only, in different situations, different area can be properly adjusted). After the urea is sowed, the ice on the site needs to be melted for half a minute. Melted ice should be cleaned with a washer, rubber cleaner, sweeper, or other suitable equipment.


 Urea at -12 little effect, at -17 can not melt the ice. A small amount of urea residue will remain on the site and be cleaned if the weather permits. The company is located in:


Do not use salt, mineral salts, calcium chlorides or other etchants and toxic chemicals to melt the ice in artificial grass surfaces. Their residues will harm athletes, equipment and turf.