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Have you noticed that new brilliant color underneath the playground equipment at the park in your neighborhood? Chances are that you're looking at PermaLife Pour&Play™. PermaLife Pour&Play™ is a vibrant colored Americans with Disabilities (ADA) and American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) compliant "loose-fill" playground safety surface. Recycled rubber playgrounds are changing the way people think about playground surfaces. Playgrounds for parks and schools are typically surfaced with sand or soft particles such as wood mulch.  PermaLife now offers a better product for commercial use, PermaLife Pour&Play, the safest, most economical rubber play surface on the market and it Comes with a 5 Year Replacement Warranty!

And Now A New PermaLife Exclusive!

**Now PermaLife Products come with Microban® antimicrobial protection so there’s no worry about microbes. Microban protection works continuously to inhibit the growth of microbes so PermaLife colored products stay cleaner. Microban protection is added during the manufacturing process to fight the growth of  bacteria, mold and mildew that can cause stains and deterioration of the coating. And because Microban protection is built-in, it won’t wash off or wear away offering an added level of defense that lasts for the life of all PermaLife colored products! ** (Available on or before March 1, 2007)

 

SAFETY FIRST! 

 PermaLife Pour&Play is used by municipalities, schools and park systems throughout North America because it offers children that extra margin of safety and a greater peace of mind to school and other officials entrusted with the safety of our kids.

 

The Consumer Products Safety Commission provides extensive analysis of playground injuries, and their causes. They found that more than 200,000 children go to US hospital emergency rooms with injuries associated with playground activities.

Each year, more than 200,000 children go to US hospital emergency rooms with injuries associated with playground equipment.

Most injuries occur when a child falls from the equipment on to the ground. Many backyard play sets are placed on dirt or grass surfaces that do not adequately protect children when they fall…alternative surfaces…including synthetic surfaces are recommended.” 

 source: CPSC

We have found a ground-breaking way of protecting our kids from these types of playground accidents.  PermaLife Pour&Play, an environmentally-friendly playground safety surface, protects children from playground bumps and bruises and more serious injury, by cushioning their falls.

PermaLife Pour&Play is a colorful clean alternative to traditional playground surfaces, with remarkably good drainage characteristics. It acts like sand but is much softer on little knees and unlike wood mulch, it lasts much longer and holds its vibrant color. PermaLife Pour&Play will not cause splinters, attract insects or animals and it will not stain children's clothing.

PermaLife Pour&Play is made from recycled tires, but because of our cryogenic manufacturing process, PermaLife Pour&Play is superior to other tire-derived rubber playground surfacing products on the market.

The PermaLife DIFFERENCE

Tires are converted into recycled rubber in several different ways. Virtually all other producers manufacture their playground surfacing material from a process of abrasion (ambient process): Tires are first shredded and granulated, and then put through a process using magnets to remove the metal wire which is placed in tires during their original manufacture.  The process of many other manufacturers may eliminate as much as 99% of the exposed wire, but not all of it, setting a standard which is insufficient to protect our most precious resource, our children.  PermaLife's proprietary systems go the extra step to insure the safety of your children.

The PermaLife cryogenic (freezing) process removes 100% of the exposed metal which is found in other recycled rubber marketed for this application.

PermaLife Pour&Play is the only brand that includes an additional manufacturing step to give you that extra margin of safety for your playground or play set.

After cutting a tire into small shreds, the material goes through a cryogenic (freezing) process, which reduces the temperature of the shreds to minus 300 degrees Fahrenheit.

In this state of deep-freeze, the shreds, which become as brittle as glass, are then processed through a hammer mill which shatters them into small pieces. Because each of the three components of tires (rubber, metal wire, and thread) shatters at a different temperature, this process cleanly separates the three.

We then separate the resulting material using screens, magnets and vacuum systems, thereby isolating a ¼ - ½ inch rubber pellet that is 100% free of exposed  metal wire.

Finally, the product is then coated in one of six vibrant colors with a unique polyurethane-based coating, which is non-toxic, color-fast and abrasion-resistant. The product is then packaged and delivered to schools, community playgrounds and residential back-yards, so children can remain safe while at play.

And Now A New PermaLife Exclusive!

 

**Now PermaLife Products come with Microban® antimicrobial protection so there’s no worry about microbes. Microban protection works continuously to inhibit the growth of microbes so PermaLife colored products stay cleaner. ** (Available on or before March 1, 2007)


Microban protection is added during the manufacturing process to fight the growth of bacteria, mold and mildew that can cause stains and deterioration of the coating. And because Microban protection is built-in, it won’t wash off or wear away offering an added level of defense that lasts for the life of all PermaLife colored products!