Part 1: GENERAL
To prevent displacement of the Fibar in high-use areas and reduce maintenance, FibarMat wear mats must be installed under all swings, tire swings, slide exits, and all other wear areas including sliding poles.This will help to ensure compliance with the Federal Accessibility Law of March 15, 2012.
||Provide Fibar Bulk Engineered Wood Fiber in areas indicated on plans.
||Provide this Safety Surface immediately after installing playground equipment.
||Fibar Engineered Wood Fiber and FibarMat wear mats are available from your local Representative or directly from The Fibar Group, LLC, 80 Business Park Drive, Suite 300, Armonk, NY 10504-1705.
You can call 800-342-2721 914-273-8770.
PART 2: MATERIALS
||Provide Fibar® Engineered Wood Fiber to a compacted depth of approximately____ .
||The amount of Fibar Engineered Wood Fiber necessary to provide the approximate depth, after compaction, is as follows:
|Quantities shown are for a 1,000 sq. ft. playground:
||38 cubic yards
||42 cubic yards
||46 cubic yards
||50 cubic yards
||Provide one (1) FibarMat Wear Mat (minimum size: 36” x 36” x 1.5”) with 2” beveled edge on all sides under each swing seat, tire swing, slide exit, and sliding pole. Double and triple slides may require multiple FibarMats. Total quantity required is_________.
PART 3: QUALITY CONTROL
||Surfacing shall be IPEMA-CERTIFIED Engineered Wood Fiber. Standard wood chips or bark mulch will not be acceptable.
||Supplier must provide test results for Engineered Wood Fiber and FibarMats for impact attenuation in accordance with ASTM F 1292 Standard Specification for Impact Attenuation of Surface Systems Under and Around Playground Equipment. Results must be provided for new and for 12-year-old Engineered Wood Fiber material.
||Testing of Engineered Wood Fiber in accordance with ASTM F 1292 must show G-max values of less than 155G for the 8” thick system, or 120G for the 12” system at 12’ drop heights, and HIC values of less than 1,000 for both new and 12-year-old material.
||Supplier must provide test results for the Engineered Wood Fiber in accordance with ASTM F 2075 Specification for Engineered Wood Fiber For Use as a Playground Safety Surface Under and Around Playground Equipment.
||Testing of FibarMat wear mats in accordance with ASTM F 1292 must show values of less than 200G and HIC values of less than 1,000 for a 3’ drop height.
||Supplier must provide test results in accordance with ASTM F 1951, Standard Specification for Determination of Accessibility of Surface Systems Under and Around Playground Equipment.
||Supplier must certify that the surface meets the intent of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
||Supplier must provide $10 Million product liability insurance certificate with project owner named as certificate holder, prior to delivery.
||In Canada, supplier must meet CSA guidelines.
PART 4: INSTALLATION
||Install the Fibar Engineered Wood Fiber, and FibarMat wear mats in accordance with manufacturer’s instructions.
||Avoid contamination of the Fibar Engineered Wood Fiber with sand, gravel, mud, or native soil.
PART 5: MAINTENANCE
||Maintain the Fibar Engineered Wood Fiber in accordance with manufacturer’s instructions.
FIBAR® BULK ENGINEERED WOOD FIBER SPECIFICATIONS, INSTALLATION AND MAINTENANCE INSTRUCTIONS. © 2013 The Fibar Group, LLC The Fibar Group, LLC; 80 Business Park Drive, Suite 300, Armonk, NY 10504-1705. 800-342-2721 914-273-8770 Fax 914-273-8659. Email: Info@Fibar.com Website: www.Fibar.com
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