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Material Science - UV Protection of Sports Surfaces

Material Science - UV Protection of Sports Surfaces
2016-03 Ultraviolet (UV) radiation leads to decreased performance and undesirable changes in appearance of polymers.  Typically, polymer substrates contain for example components that may absorb ultraviolet light, which otherwise could ...

Playing Statistics at FIFA Women's World Cup

Playing Statistics at FIFA Women's World Cup
2015-08 FIFA have released initial statistics in relation to the 2015 FIFA Women’s WorldCup in Canada. In addition to attendance, TV and digital stats first competition data has been released ...

Technology in Sport: Goal-Line Technology assists Referee

Technology in Sport: Goal-Line Technology assists Referee
2014-06  At the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil, goal-line technology (GLT) assisted the referee in awarding France's second goal in the match against Honduras.  Officiating: Goal-Line TechnologyIn a world ...

Closing the Loop - Accessing Innovation to increase Sustainability

Closing the Loop - Accessing Innovation to increase Sustainability
2014-05  For many years the sport surfacing industry has made use of recycled materials in their product systems.Use of recycled materials in sport surfacesFrom recycled tires used in polyurethane-bound elastic ...

Open Innovation: Value Creation through Collaboration

Open Innovation: Value Creation through Collaboration
2014-02 Being innovative remains a prerequisite in a globalized world where procurement occurs globally, companies outsource internationally and consumers purchase online.  Traditional innovation models rely on a firm’s internal scientists, engineers ...

Material Science - Modern Construction Components make Sport Facilities 'Fit for Purpose'

Material Science - Modern Construction Components make Sport Facilities 'Fit for Purpose'
2014-01 Coatings, adhesive, sealants, and elastomers (CASE) provide the basis for modern sport surfacing applications. From acrylic resins applied on top of asphalt in tennis court applications, 1- and 2-component ...

Making Game Day more profitable and improving Stakeholder Engagement

Making Game Day more profitable and improving Stakeholder Engagement
2013-11 More data, more statistics, and more information nowadays presents an advantage in sports.  Today's sport and event industry uses technological advances to manage ticketing and yield, concession sales and ...

Maintenance of Synthetic Turf is a Must

Maintenance of Synthetic Turf is a Must
2013-10 Regular maintenance of synthetic turf is important in order to maintain aesthetics, safety, playing performance and longevity of the sporting surface.  The notion that artificial turf is maintenance-free has ...

Presentation at National Sports Convention

Presentation at National Sports Convention
2013-06 Martin Schlegel, Chemneera, had been invited to speak and present at the National Synthetic Surfaces Conference and Expo held in Sydney in June this year.  Martin presented on how ...

Synthetic Turf Technology Clinic in cooperation with TTNA

Synthetic Turf Technology Clinic in cooperation with TTNA
2013-03 Chemneera chaired the recent synthetic turf technology clinic organised by the Technical Textiles and Nonwovens Association (TTNA).  The workshop provided insight into the environmental credentials of the materials used ...