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History Of Artificial Turf

If you’re young enough, you won’t remember a time when there was no artificial turf. If you’re older, though, you recall Astroturf – that amazing new invention that introduced us to fake grass. A “high tech” marvel of its time, Astroturf was created for another engineering marvel, the brand new Houston Astrodome.

What Is Artificial Turf?

Artificial turf is a man-made substitute for natural grass. It has evolved dramatically since its introduction several decades ago.   The old, original AstroTurf was essentially nothing more than a green-colored, textured mat. There was nothing “grassy” about it. The newest generations of artificial grass are extremely lifelike in every respect – except for the […]