Some requirements in detail

What criteria should be considered when selecting a sports flooring?  This will include choosing the appropriate substructure and a product that meets the functional and safety requirements of those sports which are intended to be played upon it. A sports floor or flooring system has to satisfy a many different requirements. According to DIN V 18 032-2 the product should satisfy the following technical specifications.


Technical term


DIN Standard

Shock absorption Reduction of the rebound force of the sports floor DIN EN 14808
Vertical deformation Vertical deformation under load DIN EN 14809
Deformation mould Size of mould formed under vertical load DIN V 18032-2
Resistance to heavy
moving loads
Resistance to rollers (e.g. mat trolleys) DIN EN 14904
Impact absorption Resistance to the impact of falling objects with punching effect DIN EN 14904
Compressive set Remaining indentation after point loads DIN EN 14904
Ball bounce Bounce height of a basketball DIN EN 14904
Slip resistance Properties of the floor that do not hinder the athlete’s movements but prevent uncontrolled slipping DIN EN 14904

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Armstrong at FSB in cologne

Hall 11.2 – Stand G 20

Armstrong will present its products from segment DLW Sports Systems at the FSB trade show in cologne (Germany) from October 28 - 30, 2009. You are invited to experience the new coulors and designs at stand no. G 20 in hall 11.2. Or just come along to enjoy a delicious cocktail…..

Armstrong will be pleased to advise you about the different systems and sports flooring products. Just ask for an appointment: