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Artificial Grass – Yarn Types

Here at PermaLawn our artificial grass solutions are constructed one of three different yarn types, each designed to be used for specific situations dependent upon the requirements of our customers.

What are artificial grass yarns?
Artificial grass yarns are the individual synthetic fibres which make up the artificial grass. They are in essence the artificial versions of real grass strands.

Artificial yarns are measured by the m2 and each of PermaLawn’s artificial grass technical specifications have this number clearly stated. The scenarios tends to be that the higher this number the heavier and better quality the artificial grass is, but this isn’t always the case as PermaLawn’s 13mm St Andrews, which is ideal for golfing greens, has a high yarn count but doesn’t weigh as much as some other grasses.

Please find below details and technical specifications for each of PermaLawn’s current artificial grass yarn types.

C-Shape 2.0 Shaped Yarns

Here at PermaLawn our artificial grass solutions which utilise the C-shape 2.0 yarn type are best suited for use in schools, nurseries, exhibitions, gardens etc.

The latest in artificial grass yarn technology, the C-shape 2.0 yarn style contains micro-ribs which provide a number of advantages including:
Heat reduction across the whole lawn – The improved thermal properties means our artificial grass can handle the summer heat, making it ideal for use outside.
No shine for the purest realism – With a deep and rich colour, C-shape 2.0 provides a realistic alternative to natural lawns.
Extreme durability and flexibility – This allows PermaLawn’s artificial grass to last for a number of years virtually maintenance free!

Yarn Type: C-shape 2.0
Basic PolymerPolyethylene
Blade TypeMonofilament (straight)
Dtex8.000
Thickness (micron)275
Width (mm)0.7
Number of filaments8
UV StabilityAccording to EN 14836
Colour changeAccording to EN 15330 after 3000 hours of exposure
Tensile Strength VariationAccording to EN 15330 after 3000 hours of exposure
Environment CompatibilityFree of lead, cadmium, diarylide pigment or dyestuff

C-Shap Shaped Yarns

Here at PermaLawn our artificial grass solutions which utilise the C-Shape shaped yarns are best suited for use in terraces, display balconies, gardens etc.

‘C’ shaped yarns are designed to spring back into position after use. The ‘C’ shape design is the closest you can get to the natural make up of real grass, adding to the realism your new artificial lawn will bring you.

Yarn Type: C-shape
Basic PolymerPolyethylene
Blade TypeMonofilament (straight)
Dtex10.200
Thickness (micron)100
Width (mm)0.9
Number of filaments12
UV StabilityAccording to EN 14836
Colour changeAccording to EN 15330 after 3000 hours of exposure
Tensile Strength VariationAccording to EN 15330 after 3000 hours of exposure
Environment CompatibilityFree of lead, cadmium, diarylide pigment or dyestuff

Oval Shaped Yarns

Here at PermaLawn our artificial grass solutions which utilise the Oval shaped yarns are best suited for use in photo shoots, displays, exhibitions and even as green roof alternatives.

Oval shaped yarns provide our artificial grass with a great memory without sacrificing any of the grasses integral softness. This is key when being used in very high traffic areas such as photo shoots or outside in weathered conditions.

Yarn Type: Oval ShapeStraightTexturisedTexturisedTexturised
Basic PolymerPolyethylenePolyethylenePolypropylenePolyamide
Blade TypeMonofilament
Dtex7.2, 8 and 10.38 and 8.35.25.2
Thickness (micron)140, 185 and 120240 and 160140120 and 80
Width (mm)1, 0.9 and 0.91.23 and 0.850.750.69 and 0.50
Number of filaments8, 10 and 124 and 888 and 12
UV stabilityAccording to EN 14836
Colour changeAccording to EN 15330 after 3000 hours of exposure
Tensile Strength VariationAccording to EN 15330 after 3000 hours of exposure
Environment CompatibilityFree of lead, cadmium, diarylide pigment or dyestuff

If you still have any questions with regards to the yarn types used within PermaLawn’s artificial grass solutions then please don’t hesitate to contact us using the button below and one of the PermaLawn team will be on hand to assist you.

Alternatively you can navigate to our current range of artificial grass solutions or return to the downloads section.

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