FIH 

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The International Hockey Federation (FIH) issues this certificate to the manufacturers of hockey turf. The STH-13E certification is awarded to the globally approved products. An FIH Accredited Test Institute often tests the product to be certified independently.

The certification ensures that the manufacturer has used quality materials and processes to create the product. The product is rendered safe for international and top-level national hockey competitions globally.

Only the companies with a proven ability to manufacture a product that meets the standards set by FIH and have high-end management systems to ensure quality consistency can get this certificate. They also need to have the expertise to provide comprehensive maintenance advice to their customers as and when required.

GREENGUARD

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GREENGUARD Certification is part of Underwriters Laboratories (UL) Environment Inc. The GREENGUARD Gold Certification ensures that a product has low chemical emissions and is safe for environments such as schools and healthcare facilities.

As the products having a GREENGUARD Gold Certification meet some of the world’s most rigorous chemical emissions standards, they are the best products that ensure healthy indoor environments. The products can be used for green building programs and building codes around the world.

Only the products that meet stringent chemical emissions standards such as successfully get screened for more than 10,000 volatile organic compounds (VOCs) can get this certification. In other words, only the manufacturers that ensure highest quality standards and consumer safety can get this certification.

ITF-2

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The ITF (International Tennis Federation) Court Pace Classification Program is designed to assort tennis surface products such as artificial tennis grass or synthetic lawn courts depending on their type and speed of the surface. Court Pace Rating is the sole classification criteria. ITF-2 certification is awarded to a tennis court product with medium slow surface speed.

The certification helps consumers select the suitable product according to its Court Pace Rating. Apart from pace rating, it may also ensure a few other vital factors such as slip resistance, traction coefficient, shock absorption, porosity, and durability.

Although any company can apply for classification and inclusion on the ITF list, only the one that passes the rigorous tests. At first, ITF approved labs test the samples. Later, ITF tests the same samples in their lab to confirm the test results. The product should past both tests.

ITF-4

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ITF-4 certification is also given by the ITF. However, it is awarded to a tennis court product with medium slow surface speed. As mentioned before, the classification is solely for the purpose of determining the Court Pace Rating of the product.

The certification helps consumers select the suitable product according to its pace rating. Sometimes, the certification not only determines pace rating, but may also ensure slip resistance, traction coefficient, shock absorption, porosity, and durability.

ITF has a two-step testing process. First, ITF approved lab tests the samples for primary classification. Later, the ITF itself verifies if the same samples meet the recommended classification.

LRQA

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Lloyd’s Register Quality Assurance Ltd is an independent organization that provides assessment and certification for quality management systems across various industries. In our case, the SO 9001:2008 GB/T 19001-2008 certification is awarded passing quality management system standards applicable to artificial grass turf manufacturing.

The certification is one of the well-known quality management system standards globally. It ensures that we, as a manufacturer, have the excellent infrastructure, processes, quality management, and resources that meet the high standards set by the International Organization for Standardization.

The certification is available for both manufacturers as well as service providers upon passing the industry-specific tests. We have obtained it as the manufacturers of artificial grass turf after successfully completing the demanding testing and verification process.

SGS

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SGS (Société Générale de Surveillance) is one of the leading companies offering inspection, verification, testing and certification services. SSG certification is often a part-and-parcel of an international trade contract. The certificate is a symbol of compliance with recommended safety and quality standards.

SGS specializes in various testing and certification levels with a motto of guaranteeing only the best quality. The certification ensures that the product complies with the required national and international safety and quality regulations. In short, it makes the buying process a lot easier and faster, particularly for international export import.

Only the companies that pass the stringent security tests and verifications in the SGS authorized laboratories. Usually, the certification is enclosed with the shipping documents.

TUV

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TÜV Rheinland is also one of the esteemed organizations in testing and product certification just like SGS. The certification is offered based on the criteria determined by the buyer or required national and international standards or test marks.

A TUV Rheinland certification carries a great deal of weight in the international trades market as it is the emblem of highest safety and quality standards. Besides, ensuring compliance with the recommended quality standards, it also minimizes your liability as a buyer.

Only the manufacturers maintaining highest safety regulations and production monitoring processes can get this certification. Tests are carried out in TUV Rheinland laboratories with state-of-the-art testing facilities. In other words, passing their tests is no walk in the park for a manufacturer.