Playground Mulch

This is an AS/NZS4422:2016 certified softfall mulch. As specific fall heights apply, installation must not exceed the limits documented in the product specification.

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Description

Specification M8 - Playground Mulch - Certified


Part A: “Fit-for-purpose” Performance Description

A 100% natural low dust, impact absorbing material suitable to play on. A NATA certified (AS/NZS4422:2016 Amdt. 1), softfall material critical fall height certified to 3.9m. For use in playground situations, high traffic areas & around and under swings and slippery-dips.


Part B: Product Specification (Technical parameters)

Analysis



Physical

Organic Matter

%

95-100


                    
Moisture Content (Regain)

%

38



Bulk Density

kg/l

<0.4



Critical Fall Height (Dry)

m

3.90



Critical Fall Height (Wet)

m

3.50




                                                         

                        

                   
Chemical

pH in water (1:5)

pH units

5.0 – 6.0



Electrical Conductivity – (1:5)

dS/m

<0.2



Total Nitrogen

%

<0.2



Calcium (Ca)

%

<0.2



Magnesium (Mg)

%

<0.1



Part C: Installation & Compliance

For use in playground situations, high traffic areas & around and under swings and slippery-dips.

Recommended general application of 200mm, with a 20% additional allowance in particularly heavy situations. On concrete or hard surfaces, we recommend an additional 200mm depth as per NATA recommendations. We recommend a fall zone width of 2.5m around each item of equipment.

Complies with the NSW EPA Resource Recovery Mulch Order 2016 and NSW EPA Resource Exemption Mulch Order 2016.