Fibar Engineered Wood Fiber

Affordable, accessible playground safety surface.

Superior Performance

Superior Performance

Fibar EWF knits together to create a surface springy enough to cushion falls, yet firm enough for mobility devices. Fibar Systems provide excellent drainage so kids can play right after it rains. Finally, it simply looks good. The varied colors of natural wood please the eye and blend in with any kind of setting.

Superior Support

Superior Support

Over the past 35 years, Fibar has become the world leader in playground surfacing. We’ve learned the ins and outs of how to produce and deliver Engineered Wood Fiber in a way that means peace of mind for specifiers and buyers alike. We stand ready to assure your complete satisfaction with every delivery. Our staff of dedicated playground professionals work to exceed our customer's expectations each day. 

Clean Wood Chips

Superior Raw Material

Fibar EWF is made from 100% virgin wood fiber, not used wood which may contain things you don’t want in your playground.

Superior Testing and Verification

Superior Testing and Verification

Fibar EWF is tested regularly to make sure it complies with all relevant ASTM standards: F1292 for impact absorption, F2075 for material purity, and F1951 for wheelchair access. In addition, the testing is independently verified by the International Play Equipment Manufacturers Association (IPEMA).

System Options

all - 300

FibarSystem 300

For All Climates – Our Recommended System

rain - 200

FibarSystem 200

For Climates with Heavy Rainfall 


FibarSystem 100

For Average Rainfall or Average Drainage

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It’s no accident that over 75,000 playgrounds in the U.S. and Canada are surfaced with Fibar Engineered Wood Fiber (EWF). Fibar Engineered Wood Fiber and FibarSystems come with LEED documentation. To architects and designers, that means help in earning LEED certification for building projects. To contractors, it means help in writing green specifications to win green contracts.

Need Engineered Wood Fiber in Bulk or to Top-off your playground surface?

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