EPDM Rubber Granules

EPDM surfaces are a great choice if you're seeking great-looking coloured rubber flooring that will stand up to the elements and resist day-to-day wear and tear. 

Rubber softfall surfaces made from EPDM are very low maintenance, highly durable, and look brilliant thanks to the rainbow of available colours. EPDM presents no allergy concerns and is soft and welcoming to walk and play on.

Compared to hard materials like concrete or natural surfaces like grass, EPDM granule flooring offers a comfortable, cushioned surface perfect for playgrounds and sports facilities. Good rebound characteristics combined with joint-friendly shock absorption make this colourful rubber flooring a popular choice for both recreational and commercial use.

At Aloro Group, we have over 20 years of experience supplying artificial grass and synthetic rubber surfaces to the residential and commercial sectors. We ship Australia-wide and offer a carefully selected range of long-lasting, cost-effective products. 

If you have any questions about the right granulated rubber flooring solution for your playground, sports court or recreational project, contact Aloro Group. Our experienced team will walk you through the options and help you find the perfect product for your needs. 

EPDM Rubber Granule Flooring Frequently Asked Questions

What are EPDM Rubber Granules?

EPDM rubber granules are made from a virgin Ethylene Propylene Diene Monomer – a type of rubber that is brightly coloured all the way through during the manufacturing process. The granules are installed using a wet pour process that results in a strong and smooth surface that absorbs impacts. Meeting Australian UV standards, the EPDM Rubber supplied by Aloro Group gives an excellent quality finish and almost matches TPV when it comes to weather resistance.

What are the Benefits of EPDM Rubber Surfaces?

EPDM granules create a hard-wearing, vibrantly coloured flooring that adds colour and interest to outdoor spaces. Often used in playgrounds and recreational landscaped areas, this type of rubber athletic flooring is UV-resistant, fade-proof and incredibly durable making it ideal for public spaces and playgrounds. Whilst the initial installation cost is more than lower quality products like crumbed recycled rubber, EPDM has a long lifespan and its colour remains vivid even in tough environmental conditions.

What Applications are Best Suited to EPDM Rubber?

Due to its springy, impact-absorbing construction, EPDM rubber surfaces are typically seen in sports facilities and playground applications. It can also be used in modern landscaping projects to great effect, delivering vivid and striking colours and sculptured patterns. Durable and slip-resistant, EPDM granules are available in a wide variety of colours which can be mixed to create brilliant visual effects. Overall, the material's durability, resistance to damage, and low maintenance requirement make EPDM well-suited to a range of applications. Typical uses for EPDM Rubber: Public playgrounds, Childcare centres and educational facilities, Gyms and recreational facilities, Landscaping and creative flooring applications

What is the Expected Lifespan of EPDM Rubber Granules?

Surfaces and structures made from EPDM rubber granules can last for many years – up to 10+ years when professionally installed and well maintained. Whilst EPDM Rubber granules are more durable than other recycled options like rubber crumb, they are not quite as long-lasting as premium options like TPV Rubber granules.