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Jargon Buster

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As our slogan says, we are the experts at what we do, so you don’t have to be. We build our knowledge and through experience, we are able to offer the best guidance and advice to give you the playground of your dreams.

Saying that…. we know some of the terminology and specification terms may not be as straight forward as you would like so….. welcome to our JARGON BUSTER!

Below is a list of common terms and phases we use, along with their meanings:

Free Fall Height (FFH)

This is the tallest point a user can fall from a piece of equipment (when used correctly)

Minimum Area

The smallest space required to ensure the equipment conforms to British & European safety standards

Playtec

The name we give our vibrant HDPE panels that we use on our equipment

BSEN1176

British & European Safety Standards associated with outdoor playground equipment and environments

BSEN1177

British & European Safety Standards associated with adequate safety surfacing

BSEN16630

British & European Safety Standards associated with outdoor gym equipment