Woodcarpet - Playground Surfacing

Playground Wood chips, Wood Playground Mulch, Park Wood Chips, Border Wood Chips, Safe Surfacing

WoodcarpetWhat is WOODCARPET®? WOODCARPET® is a 100% natural product and contains no chemicals or artificial ingredients. No waste wood or pallets are used as they could contain spilled chemicals, paint, metal, or wood preservatives. We utilize fresh wood that cannot be made into lumber.

Engineered wood fiber is an economical playground surfacing used on nearly 3/4 of all playgrounds in the U.S. because of its high impact absorbing qualities, yet firm, slip resistant surface that, if properly installed, allows for wheelchairs and strollers to traverse across it. Less expensive products such as sand and pea gravel just aren't accessible.

Woodcarpet® by Zeager is certified by IPEMA per F1292 and F2075 standard test methods. In fact, Zeager has their own test equipment to perform testing on their surface in-the-field. That means we can test our products in all sorts of conditions (hot or cold) to make sure they perform properly.It's not required, but we want to make sure we consistently provide a top notch product at a competitive price.Engineered wood fiber is the most economic option that meets all the qualities and standards you need in a playground surfacing.

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Available Woodcarpets

  • Wood Carpet System 1



About three quarters of all playground accidents are a result of falls. Protect your children and yourself with a surface that is third party certified, and meets the ADA, ASTM, CPSC and CSA standards for playground surfacing. A comprehensive warranty, adequate liability insurance, and a quality assurance program are also important. WOODCARPET® products offer all of this and more.

Woodcarpet

  • Tested non-flammable.
  • Tested arsenic and lead free.
  • Passes fall safety test after 15 years.
  • Meets ADA, ASTM, CPSC, and CSA standards.
  • Exclusive North American network of producers.

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A drainage system provides a place for the water to drain, prevents subsoil from mixing with the WOODCARPET®, creates a weed barrier, and creates air space allowing the WOODCARPET® to breathe.  DURALINER®, a highly engineered drainage fabric, is available for all of our wood chip quotes (upon request).

Duraliner Option (For  optional  use  under   wood  chips)

Drainage is a very important part of every playground. A good drainage system will increase the life of the surface and will help keep it safe and accessible. Our DURALINER® drain system consists of the following materials:



  • 5ft. x 250 ft. rolls of fabric.
  • Passes fall safety test after 15 years.
  • Tested according to ASTM methods.
  • Helps prevent weed growth
  • 12” of WOODCARPET® rated to 12’ / 8” rated to 8’.

  1. A layer of DURALINER® is installed on top of the subsoil.
  2. Perforated drain pipe is then installed, particularly in the lowest part of the play area, to carry water away from the playground.
  3. 3" - 5" (7cm - 13cm) of gravel is spread over the entire area.
  4. A second layer of DURALINER® is installed on top of the gravel.
  5. WOODCARPET® surfacing is installed on top of the DURALINER®.

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WoodCarpet System 1

8-12 inches of WoodCarpet® combined with 3-4 inches of gravel and our Duraliner fabric make this the most affordable system that we offer.Because of kick-out under equipment we recommend 8" thickness for equipment 4ft and under and 12" thickness for equipment over 4ft. Add wear mats under swing and slide exits to minimize maintenance in high traffic areas.

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Woodcarpet System 1

Product Details

Impact Rating: 8” Rated to 8’ and 12” Rated to 12’
ADA Compliant: Yes
Sub-base: Soil or Sand
Upside: Low Cost, Simple Installation, High Fall Height
Downside: Periodic raking and topping off.
Ideal Application: Public Playgrounds


WoodCarpet System 11

Want an even better WoodCarpet® system that already features tremendous fall protection? Simply combine our WoodCarpet® with our DuraDrain® Base panels with milled drainage channels for even greater performance. DuraDrain’s® 100% thermally-fused, closed-cell polyethylene foam nuggets combined under pressure and heat to form a consistent layer of resilient cushioning while providing superior drainage. And with our unique drainage channels milled into the bottom, the best base system in the business just got significantly better!

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Woodcarpet System 11

Product Details

Impact Rating: 10” Woodcarpet® Over DuraDrain Rated to 12’
ADA Compliant: Yes
Sub-base: Soil, Sand or Asphalt (requires 12" WC and WC Mats)
Upside: Low Cost, Simple Installation, High Fall Height
Downside: Periodic raking and topping off.
Ideal Application: Public Playgrounds


Woodcarpet Mats®

Woodcarpet Mats

Designed to be used under swings, at the exit and entrance to slides, spinners and other high traffic areas of your playground, our superior WoodCarpet Mats® are a perfect complement to your WoodCarpet® system. These durable mats come with a unique no–trip design for more safety. Our PVC Mats are tested to CPSC requirements for banned phthalates and lead levels. Our foam mat is an economical option that actually adds fall protection due to it's resilient foam base. Both styles come with a 5 year warranty.

Their beveled edges and unique concave shape keep WoodCarpet® underneath them. WoodCarpet Mats® can be installed on top of the surface keeping the area level and eliminating all kickout, which means maximum accessibility and fall protection where it is needed most.

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Product Details

Impact rating: Foam 1" Foam mat over 11" Woodcarpet rated to 12ft fall protection
PVC available styles Slide exits, Swings, Tire Swings, Spinner toys, Merry go rounds
Foam available styles Slide exits and Swings
PVC mat - details Made from 60% recyled PVC. California compliant pvc used.
Foam mat - details Heavy duty vinly top over a 1" polyethylene foam base.