Who Invented Artificial Turf?

Answer The patent for artificial turf, first commercially known as Chemgrass, was filed in 1965 and issued in 1967. Robert T. Wright and James M. Faria of Monsanto Industries share the discovery and paten... Read More »

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Who created artificial turf?

The creation of artificial turf began in the 1950s. However, it was not manufactured until the early 1960s by the Chemstrand Company. In 1964, at Moses Brown School in Providence, Rhode Island, the... Read More »

Does artificial turf cause more injuries?

On One Hand: It's Better Than the AlternativeA study done in 2006 in the American Journal of Sports Medicine shows that natural grass actually causes more serious injuries than artificial turf. Whi... Read More »

How do I Housebreak Artificial Turf?

Artificial turf or grass is fast becoming trendy among homes as well as schools and offices. The benefits are especially felt in areas where the soil and climate cannot sustain green grass all year... Read More »

Artificial Turf Health Risks?

Artificial athletic playing fields, both professional and community, have faced closer medical scrutiny in recent years, particularly over whether they contribute to the spread of contagious antibi... Read More »