carpet fiber

carpet fiber

The material of which the yarn of the carpet pile is made, as wool, acetate, acrylic, cotton, nylon, polyester, polypropylene, rayon, etc.
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The Camden site began operations in 1950 and produces nylon polymer and fiber for products such as STAINMASTER carpet, ANTRON carpet fiber and fiber used in the automotive industry.
Through its sustainable fiber technology, Universal Fiber Systems has pioneered innovation in the development and production of sustainable carpet and apparel yarns that are delivered through its operating companies into commercial carpet fiber and performance apparel fabrics.
23 April 2009 - Poultry further processor Gold Creek Foods, LLC plans to acquire a former carpet fiber manufacturing plant in Dahlonega, Georgia, owned by Mohawk Industries to expand its food operations.
Two of its model 9FRE mixers have been sold to compound and pelletize recycled PP carpet fiber at 4000 to 8000 lb/hr.
Dallas-based Riverstone Residential Group is claiming to be the first apartment property management company to use carpet made exclusively with 100 percent recyclable carpet fiber in Colorado.
The goal of this acquisition is to better serve the needs of mill customers and consumers in Asia Pacific by adding locally produced BCF to our present Antron carpet fiber and Stainmaster carpet offerings," said Alan Wolk, president of Invista Interiors, noting Invista's belief the business can "create tremendous value.
Polyester is extremely versatile as a carpet fiber, and is permanently stain resistant and fade resistant.
DuPont, Wilmington, DE, announced it will reduce costs by $900 million, partly through job cuts, and aims to increase revenue by 6% as it deals with high raw material prices and the impending sale of its key clothing and carpet fiber business.
Automotive Carpet Fiber Database--Automotive carpet fibers are frequently found in abduction and homicide cases when victims were transported in vehicles.
An exclusive non-skid rubber backing is combined with tough, premium, nylon carpet fiber.
Nylon is the most popular carpet fiber, representing two-thirds of the pile fibers used in the United States, followed by polypropylene, polyester, wool and other, the latter making up only about three percent of the market.
Still, he notes, medical investigators are beginning to take note of aquatic larvae on corpses, and are less frequently making the mistake one pathologist made in a recent Indiana murder case where a chironomid larva was misidentified as a read carpet fiber.