Technology: Covestro rolls out CO2 hockey pitch

Leverkusen, Germany – Covestro is claiming a world-first with the use of its polyurethane (PU) material incorporating a CO2-derived polyol in a sports-flooring application.

Polytan of Burgheim, Bavaria is employing the PU material as a binder for rubber granulate-based subflooring at the at the Crefelder Hockey and Tennis Club.

The subfloor has been laid on a 99 x 59-meter playing field to cushion a new synthetic turf pitch at the Krefeld, western Germany venue, which hosts international hockey matches.

Compared to conventional materials, the PU is said to…

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