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Artificial turf winter maintenance to remove ice and snow
Jul 29, 2018

Football fields, basketball courts, badminton courts, golf artificial greens and gates and other artificial turf sports venues, in the cold winter, will inevitably encounter snow and ice weather, winter artificial turf maintenance and removal of ice and snow, what are the good ways? Here are the details of the method.

n fact, a large part of the artificial turf sports ground is used outdoors, so after entering the cold winter, the artificial turf will freeze in the morning and evening due to the low temperature. Although the effect of freezing on artificial turf is not very large, the site cannot be used after icing. Under normal circumstances, the artificial turf is not affected by freezing, because the ice will automatically melt and evaporate. However, in order to make the football field ready for use, it is necessary to remove the frozen ice on the artificial lawn.


In order to avoid the damage to artificial turf when freezing ice, the most common method is to crush the ice on the artificial turf with a heavy roller. After crushing, you can clear it directly from the field. In the case of the sun and the ice is not too thick, it will melt quickly and the impact will be small.

If the ice is thicker, you need to use chemicals to help it melt. But no matter what chemicals are used on the artificial turf, some residue will be left, so flush the site if the weather permits. A more common method is to sprinkle urea to help the frozen ice melt, sprinkle with urea, and melt the ice after half an hour. The melted ice should be cleaned with a washing machine, rubber cleaner, sweeper or other suitable equipment. In addition, heavy equipment should not be parked on the site for a long time because it would damage artificial grass