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Diamond Select 40/60 Professional Infield Mix

Diamond Select 40/60 Professional Infield Mix is a unique blend of sand, clay, and silt that has been specifically designed for groundskeepers and coaches desiring sand based infields. This soil mix will enhance the overall performance of any infield without turning too soft. It is the ultimate soil for wet environments, customized to meet a groundskeeper’s expectations and level of play. Screened down to 3/16”, this soil offers higher performance in regions with more than 35” of annual rainfall.

Diamond Select 40/60 Professional Infield Mix provides a high quality playing surface to programs looking to increase their field’s bad weather playability and recovery. It is an excellent solution for wet environments. With proper moisture management, this material will play true, decrease recovery time, increase soil strength, and hold up better during the wet times of the year. Though this blend was designed for Municipals and Youth Leagues, it is an outstanding playing surface for any program in a wet environment.

Diamond Select 40/60 Professional Infield Mix Tips:

1.) The most important aspect of maintaining an infield is moisture management. Even though
40/60 is meant for wet environments, without proper moisture management it will turn soft during long dry periods.
2.) Remember to add amendments to your soil. Though our custom soil blends have been designed
to meet a professional’s standards, soil amendments assist with moisture management, absorption, soil strength, and recovery.

Specifications:

72 pounds per cubic foot (Loose) = 1.03 Yards: 1 Ton
84 pounds per cubic foot (Compact) = .88 Yards: 1 Ton
2.75 Cubic Yards covers 1000 sq. ft. at a depth of 1″

Availability:

Bulk: 5, 10 , 15, 24 and 30 Ton Bulk Truckloads
Supersacks: 2,200 lbs. each, 1 per pallet

 

Recommended Application when renovating an infield:

Diamond Select 40/60 Professional Infield Mix should be put down to a depth of 3” – 6” on a standard infield renovation. Once laid evenly, we suggest watering your infield with ½ inch of water, rolling it with a 1000 pound roller to achieve proper compaction, and then laser grading it out at 1/2%.

Baseball Coverage

Infield

1” Soil

3” Soil

6” Soil

90’ Bases (Grass Infield) 11,550 sq. ft. 32 Yards 96 Yards 192 Yards
60’ Bases (Little League) 3,850 sq. ft. 11 Yards 33 Yards 66 Yards

Softball Coverage

Infield

1” Soil

3” Soil

6” Soil

65’ Bases (Slow Pitch) 9,200 sq. ft. 25 Yards 75 Yards 150 Yards
60’ Bases (ASA Fast Pitch) 8,300 sq. ft. 23 Yards 69 Yards 138 Yards

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