Magazine article Parks & Recreation

Product Roundup

Magazine article Parks & Recreation

Product Roundup

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It's in the Bag

Vacuum bagging is a clamping system used for laminating a wide range of fabrics, core materials and veneers. It uses atmospheric pressure to deliver a firm even clamping pressure over the entire surface area of a composite or repair. WEST SYSTEM 879 Release Fabric and 881 Breather Fabric help make the process of vacuum bagging easier. A tough, finely woven nylon fabric treated with a release agent, 879 Release Fabric is used to separate the absorber, breather and vacuum bag from the laminate. Excess epoxy bleeds through it and is easily peeled from the cured laminate along with the fabric, leaving a smooth textured surface ready for bonding or finishing. Release Fabric can also be used in hand lay-up applications to allow more squeegee pressure and protect the lay-up from contamination. WEST SYSTEM 879 Release Fabric is offered in 9-inch sheets and two or 10-yard rolls that measure 60-inches wide. Constructed from lightweight polyester, 881 Breather Fabric provides excellent air passage within the vacuum envelope while it absorbs excess epoxy. It measures 45-inches wide and comes in a 10-yard roll. Prices for WEST SYSTEM 879 Release Fabric start at $9.22 and 881 Breather Fabric costs $74-88. For top-notch vacuum bagging, the company also offers 882 Vacuum Bagging Film and 883 Vacuum Bagging Sealant. WEST SYSTEM, 866-937-8797, www.westsystem.com

Soft Surfacing

Sof'Solutions, a Utah based market leader in recreational surfacing, announces the release of Sof'Shield Renew, an innovative playground surface reconditioning application for non-compliant Poured-in-Place surfaces. Sof'Shield Renew is designed to cover over existing outdoor surfacing and provide a vibrant, accessible, and safe surface at a fraction of new Poured-in-Place surfacing. The Renew system combines colorful, flexible Sof'Shield Outdoor mats with geotextile fabric to create a soft, durable, maintenance free and long lasting surface that, on average, improves HIC and GMAX result by over 20 percent. The unique Sof'Shield mats utilize an overlapping, interlocking connection system to form a seamless recreation surface that outperformance, outlasts and outshines all other surfacing products. Sof'Shield Outdoor is manufactured with eco-friendly materials, creating a lead free, phthalate free, naturally antimicrobial and 100 percent recyclable product. The new surfacing is easy to install, slip resistant, flame retardant, maintenance free and ADA accessible. SOF'SOLUTIONS, 800-523-8690, WWW.S0F-S0LUTI0NS.COM

Set Sail for a World of Fun!

GameTime's newest addition to our themed play collection is an adventurous sailing vessel. The Schooner will feature an escape slide, several different climbing events and will be complete with sails, a crow's nest, and a giant accessible ship's wheel so children can exercise their imagination as well as their bodies. The individual components can be used to create ships as large as you can envision, available in both PowerScape and PrimeTime, for preschool ages two to five and school age children five to 12. Both versions are ADA compliant, furthering GameTime's belief that everybody can play. GAMETIME, 800.235.2440, WWW.GAMETIME.COM

On a Roll

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