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What is the Face Weight of Synthetic Turf?

| Oct 12, 2018 7:50 AM

What is the Face Weight of Synthetic Turf?

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The face weight (or pile weight) is the weight of the turf pile per square yard measured in ounces. It should not be confused with the total weight as it includes the weight of the backing. Face weight is used to determine the turf durability.

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Dec 13, 2019
The heavier the better, I guess.
 
Dec 16, 2019
We went with the most dense options, I think it worth it.
 
Dec 18, 2019
I like the tall dense turf!
 
Dec 22, 2019
I think the face weight is a term for carpet, and turf people use it as well, must be made the same way as carpet.
 
Dec 23, 2019
I have 84 oz face weight, and I am happy with it.
 
Dec 23, 2019
We chose the heaviest turf on the market: 94 oz!
 
Dec 26, 2019
To simply understand this, there are four components of turf: straight fibers, thatch (curled fibers), primary backing and glue. The face weight is the weight of both straight and curled fibers per square yard.
 
Dec 30, 2019
The Pet Turf is very short, but still at about 50 oz face weight which is a decent confirmation.
 

Face weight is one of the main technical reference for "how much materials used in the turf" putting it into a plain understandable term.

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