RECREATION

PLAY WELL AND PLAY SAFE

WINNING PERFORMANCE

Improving the quality of sports fields and recreational facilities. Protecting equipment and the people who use it.

Sports facilities

Our products reinforce concrete surfaces for better weather resistance, help construct efficient buildings, and keep sports fields and sidelines well drained and protected

Sports field safety

Shockpads installed beneath synthetic turf absorb impact, protecting athletes from injury, and keeping children safe when playing in recreation parks.

Marine

Our light, puncture-resistant coated fabrics appear in dinghy and boat construction and protection. Our 3D mats and nonwovens aid in the manufacture of composited hulls and boat components

Security

As tarpaulins our coated textiles protect sports equipment from the weather, enhance privacy and keep facilities secure.

RECREATION APPLICATIONS

From active competition to dedicated relaxation, how Low & Bonar products bring out the best in recreation

Boat and pool

Boat and pool

As boat covers, our tough coated textiles provide superior protection for craft at berth and at sea, guarding fittings and surfaces against bad weather and strong sunlight. Entire rubber boats can be produced with our membranes, and our textiles will also keep the water and heat inside a pool.

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Composites

Composites

EnkaSpacer, Enkafusion and Enkachannel are used in resin transfer and infusion moulding processes used for creating complex lightweight and structural components in watercraft, skis and other sporting equipment.

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Field and turf

Field and turf

Our products form field covers that shield the turf when used for special events and sidelines of sports fields during games. They also appear in the shockpad and drain components that help protect both professional and recreational athletes.

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Flooring

Flooring

Our synthetic fibres are added to concrete to improve the strength, durability and impact resistance of sports centre subfloors.

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Groundwork construction

Groundwork construction

Enkadrain polymeric mats deliver superior drainage for sports fields, improving the durability and quality of the surface, and outclassing any other solution on the market.

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Liquid filtration

Liquid filtration

Colback-based fabrics are a higher performance alternative to traditional media. When used as backing for pool and spa filters, they lengthen filter life and aid pool maintenance.

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Solar protection

Solar protection

Sun sails are a versatile, mobile answer to sun protection. Our technical coated fabrics easily handle the stresses they encounter, are impervious to UV, and free up new design possibilities.

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Tents

Tents

Supported by the versatility and strength of our coated fabrics, tents can be produced to almost any size and design, ranging from event marquees, to pergolas to instant shelters against the weather. Umbrellas too.

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RECREATION CASE STUDIES

Helping our customers deliver amazing results on projects that improve our quality of life…while driving business growth.

A tough material for the toughest inflatable boat race

A tough material for the toughest inflatable boat race

Our PVC-coated fabric helped an inflatable boat manufacturer win in the world`s toughest inflatable boat challenge.

800KM

Boat race

3

Racing classes won

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How to revive an ageing Olympic roof

Our membranes helped breathe new life into Munich`s old Olympic swimming pool roof.

8,250 M2

Roof space

30

Year-old ceiling needed renovating

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How to revive an ageing Olympic roof
How to keep rain off a football training pitch

How to keep rain off a football training pitch

Our robust membrane was used to cover the training pitch of a great football club in Amsterdam, keeping it dry on-season and off.

14,000M2

Membrane cover

234

Days of rain a year in Amsterdam

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How to reduce timeouts when fields flood

Our drainage system helped a high school district keep athletic fields open for play year-round – even after heavy flooding.

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How to reduce timeouts when fields flood