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Tufted Carpet. Plastics Design Library

  • ID: 1765286
  • September 2004
  • 267 Pages
  • Elsevier Science and Technology

This book combines Von Moody's original work and research in the carpet industry with the well respected 1986 textile source book, Textile Fibers, Dyes, Finishes, and Processes: A Concise Guide, by Howard L. Needles to produce a unique practical guide on all aspects of the preparation, manufacture, and performance of carpet. It addresses the structure and properties of fiber, carpet construction, coatings, dyes, finishes, performance, and recycling, among other topics.
This volume is an indispensable reference for all practitioners in the carpet industry.

Part 1: Introduction to Carpet Fiber
Fiber Theory and Formation
Fiber Indentification and Characterization
Major Fiber and Their Properties
Part 2: Carpet Making
Yarn Formation
Primary and Secondary Backing Construction
Carpet Construction
Part 3: Coatings, Raw Materials, and Their Processes
Latex Coatings
Polyurethane Coating
Polyvinyl Chloride Plastisol Coating
Hot Melt Coating
Extrusion Coating Technology
Carpet Tile Coatings and Reinforcements
Part 4: Carpet Enhancers
Antimicrobial Agents
Color, Dyes, Dyeing, and Printing
Stain Blockers and Fluorochemicals
Part 5: Performance, Cleaning, and Recycling
Performance Issues

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