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From personal experience, turf can become extremely hot. This is usually because the sun is pounding on the rubber and artificial grass. Watering it cools it down so that it does not feel scorching hot.

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Do you have to water or cut Astroturf?

Do you have to water or cut your carpeting?

Why does AstroTurf need watering?

AstroTurf does not require watering because it is a synthetic material made from polyethylene plastic. Unlike natural grass, AstroTurf does not have living roots that need water to survive, making it a low-maintenance option for landscaping and sports fields.

Which sport is played on astroturf?

Some American football fields are made of astroturf.

When was Supine on the Astroturf created?

Supine on the Astroturf was created on 2001-09-10.

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What is Astroturf typically made of?

AstroTurf is typically made out of synthetic fibers to make it look as though it's real grass. AstroTurf is normally used in sports arena's and sometimes on commercial land also.

Where can you get studs?

at astroturf ground

Where can you get plastic studs?

at astroturf ground

Where was astroturf invented?

AstroTurf is a brand of artificial turf used for indoor stadiums. The Houston Astrodome was the first indoor stadium to use artificial turf in 1965.

In soccer are hard-ground goalkeeper gloves the same as AstroTurf goalkeeper gloves?

Yes, they are designed for the same purpose. Normal goalkeeper gloves rip up instantly on astroturf. But hard-ground/AstroTurf goalkeeper gloves are designed with the same material to withstand harder surfaces and not ripping.

How much is astroturf per square meter?

From about £5.99

When was AstroTurf invented?

The inventors of astroturf were James M. Faria and Robert T. Wright of Monsato Industries. It was Co-invented and was invented in 1964 at Robert Wright's house and astroturf is mainly used on football pitches (not surprising)