Playchips® – Softwood

A processed and selectively screened wood chip loose impact absorbing surface (LIAS) from our ‘deluxe’ range, suitable for play areas, particularly those where high movement and ground falls are likely, or large areas between individual play spaces and other non-moving structures. Softwood Playchips are from FSC Mix Sources at a minimum of 70%.

Key benefits:

  • Independently tested in accordance with the requirements of BS EN 1177:2008, at depths of 300mm, 200mm and 100mm giving critical fall heights of >3.5metres, >3.5 metres and 1.4 metres respectively
  • Rapid drainage during wet weather allows play all year round
  • Easy to install and maintain
  • Virtually vandal resistant
  • Any overspill onto adjacent grassed areas will not damage mowing equipment
  • The loose, particulate feel of Melcourt Playchips® deters dogs and cats, thus helping to prevent animal fouling
  • Hostile living environment for pests
  • Extremely cost-effective
  • Easy to relocate
  • At the end of its useful life as a play surface, Melcourt Playchips® can be effectively re-used as a mulch or soil conditioner

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