The “Bubble”, as it is known, was
conceived in 1983 when the University and the State of New
Jersey made a strong commitment to the students for newer
facilities. The structure measures 230’ x 430’ x 80’. The
ASATI Rutgers sports dome is used for football, soccer and
lacrosse and is surrounded by a 4-lane running track.
The structure features a Tedlar
coated translucent outer fabric, allowing the participants to
practice in natural lighting during daylight hours.
structure is designed with the exclusive bias cable net system
for allowing for structural rigidity of 35 lbs. snow load and
120 mph wind load.
DAFT HANGLITES provide 60 foot candles of
indirect glare-free sports lighting over the entire playing
Read the Rutgers/ASATI Air Structure Article
230'W x 430'L x 80‘H
80,500 sq. ft.
Translucent DuPont Tedlar 28 ozs. per square yard
Exclusive Rip Stop Construction.
Meets structural code requirements for 100
and 35 lb. snow loading.
Bias Cable Net Patent
Field Junction Seam Joints
For easy installation the structure is made in sections and
mechanically sealed with aluminum
Emergency Exit Doors
(8) All Aluminum Welded
Emergency Exit Door
Fraioli Pressure Balanced Exit Doors
2.5 Million BTUs
15 years Pro Rata on air structure fabric envelope material &
Exceeds standards for
AISC, BOCA, ICBO, IBC, CSA and NFPA 701 and the IFAI “Minimum
Design Standards for Air Supported Structures.”