Why not use the safest play surface available on the market
today specifically designed for your playground...
This innovative new product will keep your kids safe while
saving you money. Have you noticed that new brilliant color
underneath the playground equipment in a backyard or school in your neighborhood? Chances are that
you're looking at PermaLife SoftStuff™.
Recycled rubber playgrounds are changing the
way people think about playground surfaces. PermaLife™ now offers a
better product for playground use... PermaLife SoftStuff™, the safest, most economical rubber
play surface for backyards on the market and it Comes with a 5 Year Replacement Warranty!
provides that extra margin of safety and offers Moms and Dads a greater peace of
mind by making the
playground not only a fun place, but also a safe place, for
Products Safety Commission provides extensive
analysis of playground injuries, and their causes. They found
that more than 200,000 children go to US hospital emergency
rooms with injuries associated with playground activities.
Each year, more than 200,000 children go to US
hospital emergency rooms with injuries associated with
injuries occur when a child falls from the equipment
on to the ground. Many backyard play sets are placed
on dirt or grass surfaces that do not adequately
protect children when they fall…alternative
surfaces…including synthetic surfaces are
for playgrounds, is an
environmentally-friendly playground safety surface protecting
children from playground bumps and bruises and more serious
injury by cushioning their falls.
is a colorful
clean alternative to traditional playground surfaces, with
remarkably good drainage characteristics. It acts like sand but
is much softer on little knees and unlike wood mulch, it lasts
much longer and holds its vibrant color. PermaLife
will not cause
splinters, attract insects or animals and it will not stain children's
is made from recycled tires
uses the same level of product innovation as our commercial-use
Pour&Play. SoftStuff is manufactured using a "Several Steps
processing to create the safest backyard
playground surface on the market.
Tires are converted into
recycled rubber in several different ways. Generally producers
manufacture their playground surfacing material from a process
of abrasion (ambient process): Tires are first shredded and
granulated, and then put through a process using magnets to
remove the metal wire which is placed in tires during their
original manufacture. Our competitors manufacturing process may eliminate
most of the exposed wire, but not all of it, setting a
standard which is insufficient to protect our most precious
resource, our children.
goes through several additional processes to remove 99.89% of the exposed
metal which is found in other recycled rubber marketed for this
PermaLife SoftStuff™ is the
only playground brand that includes an additional manufacturing step to
give you that extra margin of safety for your playground or play
After cutting a tire into
small shreds, the material goes through a series of granulating
processes, which reduce the size of the shreds to 1/4 inch
Because each of the three
components of tires (rubber, metal wire, and thread) must be
separated to produce a superior product, this PermaLife process cleanly separates the
We then separate the
resulting material using screens, magnets and vacuum systems,
thereby isolating a ¼ - ½ inch rubber pellet that is 98.89% free
of exposed metal wire.
Finally, the product is then coated in one
of six vibrant colors
with a unique polyurethane-based coating, which is non-toxic,
color-fast and abrasion-resistant. The product is then packaged
and delivered to schools, community playgrounds and residential
back-yards, so children can remain safe while at play.