ANDOVER, Mass. – By using the newest in know-how, ICP has formulated CoolTop® Cool Pigment Expertise – a brand new vary of vibrant topcoat colors that, by means of infrared reflective pigments, cut back acrylic athletic court docket floor temperature through photo voltaic reflectance (when in comparison with commonplace competitor court docket surfaces), helping in total participant consolation.
The latest addition to their California Sports activities Surfaces® (CSS) model providing, CoolTop reduces court docket temperatures to maintain gamers engaged in sport and social exercise longer, whereas minimizing heat-related influence. The product additionally reduces warmth absorption and the antagonistic results of warmth islands – phenomena that happen when pure land cowl is changed with dense concentrations of pavement and different surfaces that take in and retain warmth – supporting a main objective of environmental sustainability efforts.
“California Sports activities Surfaces’ new CoolTop know-how is the fruits of many hours of analysis and laboratory testing,” mentioned Caroline Discipline, Vice President, Basic Supervisor of Australia and Asia-Pacific. “The objective is to make sure the very best outcomes for gamers and the setting, real-world in situ testing is being carried out on courts situated on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast and Brisbane, Australia, the place temperatures and taking part in situations are recorded every day and monitored carefully.”
Whereas temperature reductions will differ relying on location, court docket color and web site situations, with Photo voltaic Reflective scores 20-30% larger than commonplace court docket coatings, ICP’s CoolTop know-how retains much less warmth, lowering court docket temperature and offering higher taking part in and apply environments for athletes of all calibers.
The brand new CoolTop ending topcoat is appropriate with present CSS mat and liquid rubber cushion methods, together with Rebound Ace® HSA, Rebound Ace® GS8, Professional, Plexicushion®, Plexicushion® Status and DecoTurf®. The brand new shade vary contains Nordic Blue, Ice Blue, Forest Inexperienced, Mint Inexperienced, Stirling Silver and Metal Gray, all supplied in each a CoolTop Multi-Sport vary (splendid for netball, basketball, faculty courts and different multi-use areas), in addition to a CoolTop Extremely vary, which has the flexibleness to be used over each mat and liquid rubber cushion methods. Combine ratios, protection charges and software strategies stay the identical as different present ICP topcoats.