Can I use normal sand instead of turf infill?
Answered Nov 21 12:24 PM
The silica sand we carry for artificial grass installations is considered and “normal” sand. However, knowing there might be many other different type of sand products on the market, I personally don’t see a reason why you can’t use other normal sands for the purpose of infills. Keep in mind that the main purposes of using infills on the artificial turf are to hold the turf down with extra weight to minimize the expansion and contraction during temperature change and also to help fibers to stand up, by that said, normal sands will do the job. You will need to make sure using sands that not harmful to human or pets and at least to be kiln-dried, I definitely recommend against any sands with unknown properties or can cause harm to human, pets or environment. Please contact us by phone: 877 796 8873 or email: [email protected] if you have any other questions, thank you.
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