EPDM Granules offer alternative to artificial turf infill.

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Made from contaminant-free recycled materials, leachate-free EPDM Granules are fiber and steel-free after processing and offer heat, fire, and ozone resistance. Product is non-toxic under variety of atmospheric and environmental conditions. By reducing on-field temperatures, EPDM infill material is suitable for both indoor and outdoor synthetic turf fields and running tracks. It is available in black, and will come in variety of companion colors in future.

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Artificial Turf Infill Alternative: EPDM Granules

Target Technologies offers clean, heat-resistant product for synthetic fields

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Dec. 1 /-- Today's highly sophisticated artificial/synthetic turf buyers are looking for choices in their infill materials -- and Target Technologies (TTII) aims to please. Introducing TTII's new EPDM infill granules -- clean, durable and non-toxic under a variety of atmospheric and environmental conditions & providing top-notch G-max performance on synthetic turf.

Offered in partnership with the Recycorp Company, located in suburban Montreal Quebec, EPDM is a leachate-free, premium infill product. Currently, EPDM materials are used in a wide variety of applications -- such as vehicle weather seals, garden hoses, roof membranes and tubing. EPDM granules offer high heat, fire & ozone resistance. By reducing on-field temperatures EPDM is an ideal infill material for both indoor and outdoor synthetic turf fields and running tracks.

Commenting recently on artificial turf infill products in general, TTII's Managing Director -- John B. Giraud, stated: "We have been constantly reviewing the merits of the various infill alternatives in the marketplace. Our clients have been demanding more environmental choices in the products they use in constructing their fields and tracks. TTII's recent introduction of color-coated sand (PermaCoat-Poly) has been well received, and it encouraged us to offer a durable and non-leaching alternative rubber as well. EPDM granules fulfill this need."

TTII's EPDM artificial turf infill granules are made from contaminant-free recycled (regrind) materials -- that is essentially off-cuts from various production line facilities. There is no blending with SBR or other rubbers. After processing, TTII's granules are fiber and steel free -- and rigid quality assurance standards ensure total adherence to client specifications. The product is currently available in black, and soon will be offered in a variety of companion colors. Through its Logistics Division Target Technologies can manage shipping of truck-load quantities of EPDM granules direct to project sites -- in North America & world wide.

A member of the Quikrete(TM) Group of Companies, Target Technologies International is a leading supplier of environmentally friendly products and logistics solutions to the synthetic sports turf, drainage, & rubber mulch industries. For more information, visit us online at www.ttiionline.com or contact TTII Sales at 888-887-7373 or 604-421-3620.

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