FIFA Testing Summary

ArmaSport® TU2

FIFA testing at an independent laboratory.

Test results:

1.) ArmaSport® TU2 10mm (0.393”) 60mm pile height:

  • FIFA Recommended 1 star (community / reactional fields) – PASS
  • FIFA Recommended 2 star (stadium fields) – PASS
  • G-Max passes easily 

2.) ArmaSport® TU2 10mm (0.393”) 42mm pile height:

  • FIFA Recommended 1 star (community / reactional fields) – PASS
  • FIFA Recommended 2 star (stadium fields) – full system does not meet all requirements (see note 1 below)
  • G-Max passes easily 

Note 1: 2 failures associated with turf (ball roll and skin / surface friction) 

 

FIFA One Star & Two Star Requirements

Property 

Specified Range for FIFA Two Star

Specified Range for FIFA One Star

Test Conditions

Vertical ball rebound0.6m - 0.85m0.6m - 1.0mDry, Wet, After simulated wear
Angle ball rebound45% - 60% (dry);             45% - 80% (wet)45% - 70%Dry, Wet
Ball roll4m - 8m4m - 10mDry, Wet
Shock absorption60% - 70%55% - 70%Dry, Wet, After simulated wear -5C°, 40C°
Deformation4mm - 8mm4mm - 9mmDry, Wet, After simulated wear
Rotational resistance30Nm - 45Nm25Nm - 50NmDry, Wet, After simulated wear
Linear friction stud deceleration value3.0g - 5.5g3.0g - 6.0gDry, Wet
Linear friction stud slide value130 - 210120 - 220Dry, Wet
Stitched Joint Strength≥ 1000 N/100mm≥1000N/100mmUnaged, Water aged
Bonded Joint Strength≥ 25N/100mm≥25N/100mmUnaged, Water aged
Water permeability≥ 180mm/h≥180mm/hUnaged
Tensile strength of shock / e-layer.15Mpa-Unaged

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