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carpet backing

The material on the underside of carpet; usually made of cotton, carpet rayon, kraft cord, or jute; may have a coating of latex.
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By comparing the images taken from specimen with desirable resin and the 4 sized samples with 10-20% less and more resin can be tested, if a 10% change in amount of carpet backing resin has a significant effect on bending stiffness and ROC of folded carpet arc.
The new carpet backing line, capable of producing carpet in widths up to five metres, had now been fully commissioned and was finishing an increasing proportion of tufted output.
Suspicion hovered around chemical by-product emissions from carpet backing or adhesives, including something called 4-phenylcyclohexene (4-PC).
In addition to the superior tuft bind and delamination strength, polyurethanes out-perform latex as a carpet backing because they do not dissolve in water, weakening the hold on the carpet fibers.
Ethos incorporates high post-consumer recycled content, does not contain antimicrobial pesticides, has extremely low VOC emissions, and is 100% closed-loop recycled into carpet backing at C&A's existing recycling plant.
Our mission to be the 'preferred global partner of choice' led us to build a carpet backing facility in North Georgia as the next logical step for better servicing our current customer base," says Luc Blommaert, CEO of Mattex Group.
Styrofan NX 6690 X is a latex binder for carpet backing that is ammonia-free and is said to provide improved properties that enable the manufacture of more durable, longer lasting carpets.
Ropes used by mountain climbers, tarpaulins and tents, outdoor carpet backing, and pipe wraps at chemical refineries are other important applications for slit-tape in which UV protection is required.
The company said a driving factor behind the decision is the growth of EcoWorx, a non-PVC carpet backing introduced in 1999.
Products such as carpet backing and truck bedliners are made from soy polyols, one type of soy plastic.
Carpet fibers are recycled back into carpet fibers and carpet backing is returned to carpet backing, thereby making our environment more sustainable.
The urethane foam and clean wood will be hand-picked and sent to end markets in the carpet backing and landscaping mulch industries respectively.