Dinosaur Digs and Climbers

Real Life Casts of Dinosaurs to Inspire and Thrill Children

T-Rex Dinosaur Dig

Description

T-Rex (meaning “Tyrant lizard king”) was one of the world’s largest meat eating dinosaurs at 40 feet long, 15 feet high and weighing 5 to 7 tons. T-Rex roamed the earth 68 to 65 million years ago and was known for its large, powerful jaws and fearsome look. Interestingly, for such a large animal, the hands and arms, though powerful, were quite small.
This T-Rex dig was cast off the second most complete T-Rex specimen in the world. This is the T-Rex on display at the Chicago museum. Bury this skeleton under sand and watch children be amazed as they uncover this huge life size T-Rex.
Dimensions – 36′ long (11.0m) x 14′ (4.3m).

Specifications

ClimberGlass Fiber Reinforced Concrete (GFRC): A concrete mix reinforced throughout with chopped glass fibers. Cement used shall be Type 1 Portland cement meeting the requirement of the ASTM C 150. Fine, clean, dry sand, able to pass a No. 20 sieve, free of contaminants or deleterious matter and meeting composition requirements of ASTM C144. Glass Fibers specially designed for use in concrete; shall be alkali-resistant (AR) fiber and chopped to 18mm lengths, with 12mm lengths in any topical coat. Concrete shall have integral color that shall be harmless to concrete strength, alkali-resistant, shall not to exceed 10% of amount of cement, and conforming to the requirements of ASTM C979 for color steadfastness. Minimum physical properties shall be: 1500 pounds per square inch in tension and 5000 pounds per square inch in compression.

Age Range:

  • 2 to 5 Years and 5 to 12 Years

Use Zone:

  • None Required. T-Rex is designed to be buried in sand and children’s feet remain in constant contact with the ground. The images above so the T-Rex uncovered for display purposes.

Playground Standards:

Component Colors:

  • Color is a personal choice and an essential part in good playground design. Our playground consultants will help you make the best choices. See our Color Combinations or Color Options pages for more information.

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