No Fault Court Surface

 

SUPREME SURFACE

No Fault Supreme Court System is our premiere surface for tennis, basketball, and multi-purpose courts. The 10mm rubber underlayment provides support on player’s joints and better traction for quick direction changing.

INSTALLATION OF COURT SURFACING

A. Rubber Underlayment

A 10 mm (3/8" average) poured cap material shall be composed of black EPDM granular rubber only.  All rubber shall remain consistent in gradation and size. The mat will be poured in place by means of screeding and hand-trowelled to maintain a seamless application and shall have a minimum weight of 2.2 pounds per square foot. Installation method shall use a measured screed rod 1/16” thicker than the required depth or approved mechanical paving machine. Surface edges shall be flush tapered or rounded on all sides. Rubber underlayment must cure for a minimum of forty-eight hours or as determined cured by No Fault Sport Group, LLC, before the multi coat court all acrylic surfacing shall be applied.  

B. Acrylic Resurfacer

Acrylic Resurfacer shall be site mixed with 20 – 40 gallons of clear potable water and 600-800 pounds of clean and dry silica sand per each 55 gallon drum. Using a neoprene rubber squeegee, apply a minimum one (1) coat of acrylic resurfacer at a rate of 0.05 to .07 gallons per square yard. NOTE: Owner may elect to have an additional coat applied. 

Allow each coat to dry and cure thoroughly for a minimum of one (1) hour before applying the color coat. Between each coat, the surface will be inspected for any defects or rough areas. These areas will be repaired along with the entire surface area scraped and cleaned between each coat. 

C. Acrylic Color Coat 

  1. At the jobsite, the acrylic color coat shall be mixed one (1) part clean, fresh water to four (4) parts acrylic color. 

  2. Using a neoprene rubber squeegee, apply three (3) to four (4) coats of acrylic color. 

  3. The first coat shall be applied at a rate of 0.1 to 0.07 gallons per square yard and the second coat applied at a rate of 0.07 to 0.05 gallons per square yard. 

  4. Between each layer or coat, the surface will be inspected for any defects, loose, or rough areas. These areas will be repaired along with the entire surface area scraped and cleaned between each coat. 

  5. This final application is to dry thoroughly before regulation white lines are located and painted.

D. Line Striping

The color of the playing lines shall be White and the width shall be two inches (2”), unless otherwise specified by architect or owner. Locate proper line markings and apply masking tape to sketch playing lines. Using a paintbrush or roller, apply two (2) coats of acrylic white line paint between the masking tape. Remove masking tape immediately after lines are dry.

PROTECTION

  1. The court surface shall be allowed to fully cure in accordance with manufacturer’s instructions. The surface shall be protected by the owner from all traffic during the curing period of one (1) week after surface installation and line striping is complete, or as instructed by the manufacturer.

  2. Surface installation crew shall be responsible for the protection of No Fault Court Surface during the installation process. Owner or general contractor shall be responsible for the protection of the surface during the crew’s off hours and during the curing period upon completion of the installation.

CLEAN UP

  1. Manufacturer’s installers shall not leave finishes on adjacent surface. Spills of excess finishes shall be promptly cleaned.
  2. Manufacturer’s installers shall properly dispose of all material and packing waste before leaving the job site. C. Owner or contractor shall be responsible for supplying a dumpster at job site for all waste associated with installation of the court surface.