Artificial Grass goes by many different names: synthetic turf, synthetic grass, synthetic lawn, artificial turf, artificial lawn, astroturf, and fake grass. Artificial grass is constructed like carpet, using a similiar manufacturing process. However, high-quality artificial grass is nothing like outdoor carpet!
Modern artificial grass has two main components: fiber and backing. The fibers are the “blades of grass” and the backing is what holds the fibers in place. A third element is an infill (usually sand or treated sand). Infill adds weight to the artificial grass helping it to stay in place and also helps to keep the grass blades/fibers standing upright.