Latex tracks use latex glue to bind the rubber particles together and to the asphalt/concrete base. They use long established methods and materials to create a high-value surface. Many high schools and recreation areas use them at their track facilities and walking trails. They are generally low to medium priced surfaces available in black or in colors. High-quality installation techniques and experienced personnel are very important to ensure a good quality track surface.
Polyurethane tracks are either paved, mixed and poured or a combination of the two. They use polyurethane to bind the rubber particles together and to the asphalt/concrete base. They are very high quality and the top performing surfaces for athletes available. Many high schools and colleges and recreation areas use them when they need a tough, durable, high-performance surface. They are generally medium to high priced surfaces available in black or in colors. High-quality installation equipment, techniques, and very experienced installation personnel are extremely important to ensure a high-quality installation.