Category Archives: Artificial Grass Accessories

What is Infill?

Infill is an important element of any synthetic turf sports field system. For Act Global, this means including infill turf as part of our balancing system. We check for shock absorption vs. vertical deformation, deceleration vs. slip resistance, and make sure it is skin friendly while still maintaining traction. Our engineers recognize that any infill […]

Infill Guide to Acrylic or Crumb Rubber for Artificial Grass

For artificial grass purchases, customers need to determine three important details before they install their new turf lawn. These three details will formulate the type of turf and infill used for the application. 1. The turf’s overall appearance2. The turf’s purpose, whether for a residence or commercial property3. The type of infill to use for […]

Does Artificial Grass Need Infill?

A new trend has emerged in the synthetic turf industry – artificial grass that claims to not require infill for installation. It’s easy to see the appeal of an infill-less system. First, it reduces the overall cost. No infill means less materials and less labor. Also, it makes artificial turf even more low maintenance than […]

Organic pet odour neutralising infill for artificial grass lawns now available exclusively in the UK

Easigrass is the only artificial grass brand in the UK to offer ZeoFill, the environmentally sustainable high performing infill product, which naturally reduces odour build-up. Developed from 100 per cent organic non-toxic volcanic ash minerals, which is also used in health food supplement and water filtration systems, ZeoFill works to neutralise pet urine odour and […]

Prolonging Artificial Athletic Turf Fields: Decompacting the Infill

When purchasing artificial grass, consumers often hear “low maintenance” or “no maintenance” in regards to their new artificial -grass lawn at home-. While this may be accurate for residential artificial lawns, prolonging artificial athletic turf fields are a much different playing field. The truth is regular maintenance must be performed so the field will look […]

Organic Infill: Did You Know?

In recent years consumers are becoming more conscious of the artificial grass infill in their sports fields and turf landscapes.  In an effort to offer the best alternatives to adverse publicity raised by environmental concerns, Act Global offers a diverse array of alternative performance infills.  Each infill is thoroughly tested to ensure the product is […]

Acrylic-Coated Infill or Crumb Rubber: What Your Artificial Grass Needs

First-time purchasers of artificial grass need to determine three important details before they install their lawn: 1. The turf’s appearance2. The turf’s purpose3. The type of infill to use Of these three details, choosing the right infill is often dismissed in favor of the other two. That’s because many people are more concerned with what’s […]

Why Sand Infill for Artificial Grass is Better

Sand infill for artificial grass absorbs shock, deters bacteria, and provides the same durability as crumb rubber, making it a great solution for playgrounds, pet areas, and yards. More and more people are turning to artificial turf for the consistent, beautiful look it provides, thanks to the numerous components that make artificial turf look and […]

Effects of crumb rubber “as negligible as the effect of ingesting grilled foods”

Dr. Michel D’Hooghe, Chairman of the FIFA Medical Committee, has released a letter regarding possible exposure to crumb rubber in artificial turf fields, rendering the effects negligible. During a recent FIFA Medical Committee meeting in mid-March, the issue of potential cancer risks from exposure to crumb rubber was heavily deliberated. The initial issue with crumb […]