Sekisui Alveo, European manufacturer of high-quality polymeric foams, has resumed deliveries of Alveosport, their high-performance underlay for artificial turf. After recovering from a factory fire in late 2016, the company is now delivering its highly regarded shock pad once again.
The factory has now been rebuilt, the damaged machinery replaced, and commissioning successfully conducted. At the heart of the Alveosport production process is a very special machine built exclusively for Sekisui Alveo. This machine represents unique technology – there is none other like it available anywhere in the world. It cuts with precision the patented groove pattern into the foam rolls.
Alveosport excels in terms of installation, technical performance and environmental impact. Installing the shock pad is fast and easy. It can be done in one day under almost any weather conditions and requires neither special machinery nor skilled personnel. Sports performance is optimised. The shock pad provides excellent shock absorption, energy restitution and ball rebound uniformly across the entire pitch. The cushioning significantly reduces the risk of injuries. And in terms of environmental performance, Alveosport releases no harmful chemicals or gases known to pollute the soil, water, or air – and at the end of a long service life of the artificial grass component, the Alveosport shock pad can be reused.
Considering maintenance, replacement cost and service life, an artificial turf pitch with good, strong fibres and with a shock pad turns out to be the best long-term investment. Alveosport shock pad can be reused when a pitch is renovated.