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Textile Chemistry Reference from C.H.I.P.S.

Tufted Carpet:
Textile Fibers, Dyes, Finishes and Processes

by Von Moody
and Howard L. Needles


This "must-have" reference is for everyone who works in the carpet industry and for all carpet buyers. It is a unique practical guide on all aspects of the preparation, manufacture, and performance of carpet.

Tufted Carpet 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.

Contents

  1. Introduction to Carpet Fiber
    1. Fiber Theory and Formation
    2. Fiber Indentification and Characterization
    3. Major Fibers and Their Properties

  2. Carpet Making
    1. Yarn Formation
    2. Primary and Secondary Backing Construction
    3. Carpet Construction

  3. Coatings, Raw Materials, and Their Processes
    1. Latex Coatings
    2. Polyurethane Coating
    3. Cushion
    4. Polyvinyl Chloride Plastisol Coating
    5. Hot Melt Coating
    6. Extrusion Coating Technology
    7. Carpet Tile Coatings and Reinforcements

  4. Carpet Enhancers
    1. Antimicrobial Agents
    2. Color, Dyes, Dyeing, and Printing
    3. Stain Blockers and Fluorochemicals

  5. Performance, Cleaning, and Recycling
    1. Performance Issues
    2. Maintenance and Cleaning
    3. Recycling

Appendix
Glossary
Index

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