Qualiback ‘Hybrid Emulsion’ secondary backing, for greater seam strength and surface longevity.
Qualipur full spray adhesion – for controlled drainage, dimensional stability and increased system longevity.
Asphalt layer – for project longevity and precision, controlled by trained in-house professionals to meet stringent FIH construction tolerances.
Elastic layer shockpad – engineered for elite performance and successfully reused on multiple resurfacing projects.
Exclusive engineered polyethylene monofilament sports yarn, for elite play characteristics.
Poligras Platinum COOLplus
Platinum COOLplus is the leading system on the market which produces premium performance. Perfect for professional and elite hockey pitches.
Poligras Platinum COOLplus
Poligras® Platinum COOLplus® is the world-wide market leading FIH Approved surfacing system developed to meet the highest expectations for professional hockey play. Meeting all the requirements of FIH Approval for unfilled hockey surfacing system and has multiple Global standard references.
Our recommended system for Olympic Games, World Cups, World Championships, Champions Trophy and Commonwealth Games level. It exhibits outstanding UV stability and playability from the exclusive texturised monofilament – allowing for fast-moving styles of play with precise ball characteristics. Designed to provide an elite surface with reduced irrigation requirements.
The surface matrix and Qualipur proprietary spray adhesion promotes capillary action for reduced irrigation. Softness of the playing surface combined with maximum wear resistance ensures this surface is truly the leading system on the market!
- Player friendly, unsurpassed energy return and player comfort
- Reduced irrigation
- Extreme UV stability and durability
- Minimal maintenance
- Seam adhesion longevity
- Elite ball/surface interaction
- Aesthetically pleasing colour palette
- Environmentally friendly - recycled products utilised during construction
- Soft and resilient yarn, the micro fibre offers physical protection for the athlete at the same time delivering unsurpassed durability
- Offers true non-directional play with ball characteristics allowing for fast, accurate play durability
- Synthetic turf with monofilament texturised fibres
|Rate of Play||Heavy||Moderate||Light|
|Hours per week||50||30||10|
|Recommended resurface time (yrs)||7–9||9–10||10+|
Certified & Preferred
The high quality and excellent playing properties of our synthetic turfs have also been verified by numerous seals of quality and certificates. Our synthetic turf systems meet the current national and/or international standards and can be tested and certified according to FIH requirements (International Hockey Federation).
All our synthetic surfaces comply with the current national and international standards, including all environmental requirements. The consistent high quality of our surfaces is ensured 100% by final inspection and testing according to our ISO 9001 certification. Our hockey fields can be tested and certified according to FIH requirements (International Hockey Federation).
Poligras® is the exclusive FIH preferred pitch supplier.
Force reduction evaluates a surface's ability to reduce impact force. This mostly relates to impacts generated by lower extremities, for example an athlete running. Our sport surfaces offer greatly reduces tissue damage, joint impact and sports related injuries and player fatigue.
With a high force reduction your sports surface will also provide you with a high energy return, this helps players play long and reduces recover times.
Elastic Layer Shockpad
The shock absorption layer of the Poligras® system is installed on site and consists of recycled SBR granules and bonding agents to ensure that the Poligras® synthetic surface is both stable and yielding to protect the athletes. Factors that are key in sports physiology, such as shock absorption and deformation, are permanently kept within a precisely defined value range thanks to the special APT formulation.
Track surfaces, in general fall into two categories: permeable (or porous) meaning water drains through the surface, and impermeable (or non-porous), meaning water drains and/or evaporates off the surface. The surface for you will depend on your geographical site location, weather conditions and other factors.
QUALIBACK HYBRID EMULSION: Extensive research and development led to the highly successful 'Hybrid Emulsion' secondary backing coating to replace outdated technology. The upgrade of this critical system component is based on our chemical manufacturing excellence for formulating acrylic and polyurethane coatings. In-house manufacture and application of the revolutionary 'Hybrid Emulsion' secondary backing for artificial turf is a substantial improvement from conventional and outdated SBR latex.
Poligras Platinum COOLplus® features our proprietary infrared-reflective COOLplus® sports yarn technology. Our proprietary COOLplus® yarn technology does not absorb infrared rays, translating into less molecular vibration and cooler surface temperatures. Studies show COOLplus® surface temperatures are consistently 10-20% lower than the competitive systems. The result is better player comfort and reduced need for irrigation!
Exclusive Adhesion with Qualipur Spray Adhesive
QUALIPUR SPRAY ADHESIVE: In-house manufacture of this exclusive adhesive offers 100% adhesion of the entire pitch surface. This revolutionary adhesive application provides superior dimensional stability over 'loose laying' techniques for unfilled hockey surfaces. Reducing playing surface, delamination and frequent 'stick-tears' in high wear areas on aged unfilled turfs is the secret to longevity and minimising loss of water from the system once irrigated.
Full Adhesion with Qualipur Seaming Adhesive
QUALIPUR SEAMING ADHESIVE: In-house manufacture of this polyurethane seaming adhesive creates unmatched seam strength. This increases the durability and longevity of seams which means fields have a much longer overall life expectancy. This strength also supports the athletes as there is no cause for lifting of the seams endangering player safety.
The exclusive 'Entanglement Technology' is a proprietary feature of the Polytex fibres, which interlaces the molecular chains in the turf fibre into a three dimensional matrix. The result is an exceptionally soft surface and greater protection against splicing with optimum playing properties and a considerably longer lifespan.
Our full range contains recycled rubber which has been washed and prepared for use.
Heavy Metal Free
Our full range is heavy metal free, which means it is extremely safe to play on.
Our full range is sourced from sustainable products.
Installing outdoor sports surfaces demands specific expertise, a high level of precision and experience. To ensure a successful installation we highly recommend that you only use a certified, approved installer. This will ensure that your system has excellent performance characteristics over the entire surface and longevity.
The high quality and excellent playing properties of our synthetic turfs have also been verified by numerous seals of quality and certificates. Our hockey pitches meet the current national and international standards with completed Poligras fields meeting requirements of the various sport requirements – an achievement that makes us particularly proud.
Care and Maintenance
The construction of a hockey pitch and its associated facilities represents a significant capital investment and major influence on the enjoyment and potential development of the sport in the local and wider community.
To maximise the benefits that a synthetic hockey pitch can provide a key factor that cannot be over emphasised is the implementation of the correct maintenance regime. Our maintenance guidelines are provided for use by the players, facility maintenance personnel and contracted professionals. The information contained covers regular and frequently occurring cleaning and maintenance matters required to maintain a Poligras pitch.
Synthetic sports surfaces generally require far less maintenance and upkeep than natural surfaces. However no synthetic sports surface is 100% maintenance free, regular maintenance and cleaning of synthetic sports surfaces is required to keep them at their optimal playing condition.
Please contact us to obtain a copy of our maintenance guide.
Poligras Platinum COOLplus installed at the Olympic Hockey Centre, Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
Poligras Platinum COOLplus installed at Legacy Venue, Lee Valley Hockey, Eton Manor,
Poligras Platinum COOLplus installed at the Olympic Hockey Centre, Beijing 2008 Olympic Games.