School Playground Flooring

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School playgrounds used to nearly always be made from concrete or asphalt. These solid surfaces are durable and cheap, but they are also dangerous and prone to environmental damage. This has led to most schools replacing hard surfaces with soft surfaces, like wood chip around climbing frames and rubber around swings. An increased focus on […]

Rubber Gym Tiles For Outdoors

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When you’re building an outdoor gym flooring is the biggest consideration. Rubber tiles offer excellent performance but it’s important to choose the right tile. In this guide, we’ll discuss what to look for and why we recommend SPORTEC® UNI Outdoor. Can rubber gym flooring be used outside? Yes! Rubber gym flooring can be used outside, […]

Acoustic Gym Flooring

Considering noise and vibration reducing gym flooring

Acoustic gym flooring is designed to significantly reduce noise and vibration so that workout activities do not impact other people. There is a perceptible difference in acoustic performance when gym flooring is designed with acoustics in mind. These floors are quieter and deliver better performance, creating a better workout experience for gym users. Noise – […]

A Guide To Gym Soundproofing

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There are two important aspects to gym soundproofing: Soundproofing from gym activities (e.g. clattering weights) – this is achieved by reducing noise transfer between spaces Soundproofing and shock absorption from impacts (e.g. dropped weights) – this is achieved with a high-performance floor If we can absorb a percentage of noises and vibration in these areas, […]

What is Heavy Duty Gym Flooring?

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If your gym has free weight, bench and powerlifting zones, then you will need heavy duty gym flooring to protect the subfloor. Heavy duty gym flooring is always made from EPDM rubber tiles. EPDM rubber tiles have several advantages over rubber matting, including thickness, shock absorption and the fact they are individual tiles which makes […]

Acoustic Considerations When Designing a Gym

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Gyms generate a lot of noise. We’re talking weights, treadmills, cable machines, shouting, grunting, music and so much more. Without adequate effort to reduce noise – and especially its ability to travel and bounce around – gyms are not such a pleasant place to spend time, that is unless you have your earphones in or […]

The Difference Between PVC And Rubber Sports Flooring

the difference between PVC and rubber sports flooring

In your search for high-performance sports flooring you will come across both PVC and rubber flooring that appears to offer the same performance. Differentiating between them can be difficult when they look the same. Some people also use the terms interchangeably, which is a mistake because they are not the same at all. In this […]