Labosport can provide technical support during your construction or renovation projects. We can help you understand track failure, technical issues and construction techniques.
LABOSPORT CAN HELP YOU WITH
a new athletic track
Renovating or extending the size of your existing track
Converting your cinder track into an all-weather running track.
YOU WANT YOUR FACILITY
Hosting training sessions for schools and clubs
Suitable for regional, national and international events.
To have durable and a sustainable infrastructure
Provide the athletes with a top quality facility and at the performance levels required
To be extremely safe for all levels of athletes ( schools, universities and professionals)
Comply with the up-to-date norms and standards
OUR SERVICES – ATHLETIC TRACKS
The durability and sustainability of of your athletic tracks largely depends on it’s construction and surface choice. We can advice you at the key stages of your new-build or your renovation project to ensure full compliance at the completion of the stages :
Load bearing test and planarity tests for foundation
Construction materials sampling and analysis
Foundation : thickness, evenness and grading
1st and 2nd asphalt layers : thickness, evenness, mineral-binder content
Sampling and physical/chemical analyses of synthetic track components.
Final track certification
This final inspection evaluates and certifies compliance to norms and standards. The main parameters evaluated at this step are :
Safety ( shock absorption, deformation and slip resistance)
Performance ( evenness, thickness of the material)
Techncial audit and diagnosis
Our experts can advice you in case of early ageing of your track or any technical issue that may arise over time (hardening, color fading, incomplete curing, moisture build-ups, melting, etc.)
NORMS AND STANDARDS
Like any sports facility, a synthetic track, as well as having a suitably constructed sub-base, has to comply with the existing norms. Your facility may fall under one of the following standards
Performance specification for synthetic surfaces
Synthetic surfaces for outdoor sports Areas – Specification
ASTM F2157 – 09
Standard Specification for Synthetic Surfaced Running Tracks
Code of practice for the construction and maintenance of Athletic tracks with synthetic surfaces.