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Tech’s FieldTurf in spotlight

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Written by Peter Keating in his regular column called “The Biz,” the nearly 1,000-word article notes that “the latest generation of FieldTurf features UV-protected, paintable blades that stick up through an infill of rubber bits that are layered over sand (which workers have been doing over the past week or so at Joe Aillet Stadium).

“Each square foot of turf contains about 10 pounds of infill; the layering means you can wriggle your toes deep into the field. It also provides better protection for noggins.

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