A new Lisport XL testing machine designed to simulate wear on artificial grass for sports has recently been installed in our laboratory. Here is a time lapse video of part of the installation of the machine. The Lisport XL is now fully operational.
Surface Performance carry out a large percentage of the pitches that appear on “The FA 3G Pitch Register”. We carry out pitch testing throughout The UK and although a large amount of our 3G pitch testing is carried out in London and the surrounding areas.
We hold UKAS accreditation for all of the tests required in order to add artificial 3G pitches to The FA 3G Pitch Register (http://3g.thefa.me.uk). Please contact us if you would like more information about this service.
We recently carried out FIFA Quality testing of the 3G artificial FIFA goals project pitch in Antigua that was completed by Greenfields. A great pitch and a fantastic facility for Antigua!
The build of our new Lisport XL machine is now in approaching the final stages. The machine is scheduled to be installed and commissioned at our new London based laboratory facility in December.
The Lisport XL will will allow us to test the effects of wear on artificial grass in accordance with Governing Body standards. This machine will be sited next to our EN 15306 Lisport machine, giving us the capacity to meet the testing requirements of artificial grass manufacturers.
We offer a critical fall height assessment and testing service to EN 1177. The photograph below shows Surface Performance Ltd carrying out an EN 1177 assessment to an artificial 3G rugby pitch in London.
We also carry out EN 1177 critical fall height tests on playgrounds throughout The UK. Please visit www.playground-testing.co.uk for more information about the critical fall height test.
Surface Performance Ltd have recently become a member of The Sports And Playground Construction Association (SAPCA).
Surface Performance Ltd is a member of the professional services division and our profile can be found here;
Surface Performance Ltd have just completed the ITF tennis court testing for one star recognition in The Caribbean. The courts were great and the weather was even better!
Please contact us here for more information on our tennis court testing services. More information on ITF tennis court testing can be found at the ITF technical site; http://www.itftennis.com/technical/home.aspx
Surface Performance Ltd provide a slip resistance testing service in line with HSE guidelines and recommendations for all types of floor surfaces and coverings.
Sample and product testing is performed in our environmentally controlled laboratory using the pendulum slip tester in both dry and wet conditions. We also offer a site testing service throughout the UK.
If you would like further information on our slip resistance testing service then please visit www.slip-testing.co.uk or call our London based laboratory on 0208 2465562.
We have just completed the surface testing of Burnley College’s 3G pitch for inclusion on “The FA 3G pitch register”.FA 3G Pitch Register Ball Roll Testing
We have been carrying out The FA testing to the great 3G pitch at Larkspur Rovers today. The club will now be added to The FA 3G Pitch Register for the next three full seasons.