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Rubber Mulch Brick Red (1 ton)

Rubber Mulch Brick Red (1 ton)

For a low maintenance and safe solution to playground surfacing, use playground rubber mulch . (Color shown varies with computer monitors)

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Rubber mulch has been proven to exceed other playground surfacing when it comes to shock absorption—more than wood chips, sand, or gravel—and it comes in a variety of colors. This red rubber mulch compliments popular primary color play systems and backyard toys. For playgrounds, daycare centers, schools, or your very own backyard, rubber much is the ideal surfacing to use for improved safety and low maintenance. Using rubber mulch not only makes our playgrounds a safer place, it is recycling on a grand scale to make our planet a safer place. Rubber mulch is delivered in individual bags for easier transportation and installation. It dries quickly, reducing mud and moisture retention which attracts insects. Laying down landscape fabric underneath the rubber mulch will prevent mud from mixing in and provide a cleaner surface for children to play on. Rubber mulch will not rot or mold and is odor free. Rubber mulch is a practical and environmentally conscientious solution to playground safety. Usually ships within 2-3 weeks.

Fall height in feet in which a life threatening head injury would not be expected
Material Material Depth (uncompressed)
6 inches 9 inches 12 inches
Double shredded bark mulch 6 ft 10 ft 11 ft
Wood chips 6 ft 7 ft 12 ft
Fine sand 5 ft 5 ft 9 ft
Fine gravel 6 ft 7 ft 10 ft
Shredded tires1 10 ft n/a n/a

We recommend using sufficient material for an 11 ft. Fall Height.

This information has been extracted from the CPSC publications Playground Surfacing—Technical Information Guide and Handbook for Public Playground Safety. Copies of these reports can be obtained by sending a postcard to the: Office of Public Affairs, U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, Washington, D.C. 20207 or call their toll-free hotline: 1-800-638-2772.

1This data is from tests conducted by independent testing laboratories on a 6 inch depth of uncompressed shredded tire samples produced by four manufacturers. It is recommended that persons seeking to install shredded tires as a protective surface request test data from the supplier showing the critical height of the material when it was tested in accordance with ASTM F1292.

Model Number 1052780
Quantity 1 ton (907.18 kg)
Color Red
Material Recycled rubber tires, nontoxic, 99.9 percent free of all contaminants such as traces of nylon or steel tire threads
Coverage 300 sq.ft. (27.87 square meters) at 3 in. (7.6 cm) deep for a 5 ft. (1.52 m) fall height, 150 sq. ft. (13.9 square meters) at 6 in. (15.2 cm) deep for a 12 ft. (3.6 m) fall height
Color Life Expectancy 5 to 8 yrs

Rubber Mulch Brick Red (1 Ton) is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 3.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Product!!!!!!!!!!!!! I bought this product some time ago & it has held up like you wouldn't believe. If you saw the mulch in my front yard you would think it was just delivered not years ago. This surely beats redoing beauty bark every year that doesn't look great year round.
Date published: 2016-02-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from It's Great! It was purchased to go around the playset we have instead of using sand or wood mulch. It is softer to fall on than wood mulch, no splinters, and its a beautiful color. Only downside is that it settles over time. So get some extra to have on hand.
Date published: 2016-01-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Well designed As long as you watch the videos and 2 people work together it's a nice product
Date published: 2013-11-27
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How many cubic feet is the 28.5 lb bag?

Asked by: Molly
Coverage 4.5 sq. ft. at 3" deep
Answered by: LifetimeProducts
Date published: 2014-07-12

How much area does 1 ton cover?

Asked by: none
300 sq.ft. at 3 in. deep for a 5 ft. fall height, 150 sq. ft. t 6 in. deep for a 12 ft. fall height
Answered by: LifetimeProducts
Date published: 2014-06-04

Is this a lead free product?

Asked by: Rene
No, this is not completely lead free.
Answered by: LifetimeProducts
Date published: 2014-09-10

I notice no mention of using this as garden mulch (around trees, gardens, etc). Would it be practical to use it in this manner? Thanks.

Asked by: ckstaleys
This would work for asthetic reasons, but due to it being made out of rubber, it won't help hold moisture or anything like that.
Answered by: LifetimeProducts
Date published: 2014-06-20

What does a "ton" of rubber mulch translate into cubic feet?

Asked by: Lleavitt
300 sq.ft. (27.87 square meters) at 3 in. (7.6 cm) deep
Answered by: LifetimeProducts
Date published: 2014-07-16

What is the approximate diameter of the mulch?

Asked by: Rosenrosen
Coverage 4.5 sq. ft. at 3" deep
Answered by: LifetimeProducts
Date published: 2014-08-04

Does this come in a sealed bag? 

Asked by: Scottjhart
Yes, the bag is sealed.
Answered by: LifetimeProducts
Date published: 2014-08-04

How big are the 1 tun bags what is the length,width ,height

Asked by: Scottjhart
They are approximately 3.5' W x 3.5' L x 5' H
Answered by: LifetimeProducts
Date published: 2014-08-05
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