Synthetic Turf Council to Draft Shock Pad Guidelines
The Synthetic Turf Council is taking action to increase player safety on synthetic turf fields. Recent statistics reveal the pervasiveness of concussions abroad among athletes, and many of these concussions are caused by head-to-ground impacts. In some ways, the choice of turf has become as important a safety issue as the choice of a helmet. That’s why the STC is committed to drafting guidelines regarding the use of shock pads to elevate player safety on turf fields. ArmaSport® Turf-Underlayment can help reach industry safety standards.
Armacell Chosen for Tocumen Airport Expansion
The Armaflex Qualified Installer Program is perfect for training a large workforce on a huge project. When Integ was awarded a contract to install piping at Tocumen International Airport in Panama City, Integ took advantage of Armacell’s training and support that they needed to install AP Armaflex®. Check out the job story behind Tocumen’s expansion, and how Armacell is helping to position Tocumen as the most important airport in Central America.
Insulation Insights Series: Preventing Rain Indoors
Check out our first in a series of explainer videos directed to mechanical engineers and insulation contractors. Video #1 tackles condensation control on below ambient piping. You may have had the experience where chilled water or refrigeration lines sweat and then it’s basically raining indoors. Watch the video and learn how the proper type and thickness of insulation can solve this common problem.
Armacell Acquires De Xu
Armacell, a global leader in flexible foam for the equipment insulation market and a leading provider of engineered foams, acquires De Xu (Guangdong De Xu Insulation Materials Co. Ltd). The company is a local manufacturer of flexible elastomeric foam under the Sinoflex brand and operates from its Yingde facility in the province of Guangdong in Southern China.