Mound Clay

Mound Clay is a finely screened material that comes from our A-1 Red Infield Soil.  Our Mound Clay is screened over a finer screen leaving a higher clay content. With optimum moisture and proper grooming, Mound Clay provides a consistent playing surface for baseball and softball infields.   Ideal surfaces for applying Mound Clay on a baseball/softball diamond would be where the batter plants his/her feet or where a pitcher plants his/her feet.

 

Mound Clay Cutsheet

 

PRODUCT USES:

  • Baseball Infields
  • Softball Infields
  • Bocci Ball Courts
  • Clay Tennis Courts

PRODUCT APPLICATION:

Mound Clay should be installed and compacted in lifts at a uniform depth of 4” - 6”. It is recommended that a professional laser grader used to slope the infield for proper drainage. When repairing infields by adding additional infield soil, the existing infield should be before incorporating the new soil. This provides a homogenous transition layer and prevents “sheeting.” After installation, properly water the infield until there is a light sheen of water on the surface to allow the soil to settle. *The proper amount of water ensures the best possible playing surface.* The infield soil is designed to compact. If the soil is allowed to dry out, it will harden. If too much water is applied it will become slick. The proper amount of water provides a firm, consistent, playable surface.

PRODUCT ANALYSIS:

  • Sand 65%-85%
  • Silt 5%-15%
  • Clay 10%-20%

Sieve Analysis % Passing

  • #8 (2.36 mm) 99-100
  • #16 (1.18mm) 85-100
  • #30 (600um) 70-85
  • #50 (300um) 50-70
  • #100 (150um) 25-35
  • #200 (70um) 15-25
 

 

Specification data subject to change. Additional data available upon request.

Limitation of Warranties: Seller makes no warranty of any kind, express or implied, regarding the materials; and all warranties, including any implied warranty of merchantability and any implied warranty of fitness for a particular purpose, are hereby excluded.

 

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