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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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Miura Board[TM] can be made in a wide range of formulations, from as little as 10% carpet backing to as high as 70%, depending on the desired properties of the finished product.
These consist of a melody of exciting features and benefits which satisfy unmet consumer needs in the carpet industry, and by doing so, membrane carpet backing will become a large new dynamic industry serving flooring needs.
A carpet backing grade of PP (Pinnacle PP 1703, melt flow rate 3.5 g/10 min) was kindly supplied by Pinnacle Polymers.
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.
Sustainability is a driving factor in all key segments of flooring, as customers seek to find products and technologies with a lower environmental impact and carbon footprint."Dow's commitment to sustainability has stimulated us to improve the environmental profile of our carpet backing and artificial turf products; as a result, we have taken a number of initiatives far upstream in the value chain.
End applications include a number of challenging substrates, including tires, lumber, carpet backing, Styrofoam, drums, tools, construction materials, waxy and corrugated materials, various metals and a variety of plastics.
Slip on a pair of gloves to protect your knuckles from the abrasive carpet backing and the needle-sharp tack strip.
Cushioned carpet backing made with polyurethane technology minimizes the sound of foot traffic, absorbs airborne sound, and reduces sound transmission to nearby rooms.
The Dow Chemical Company's polyurethane carpet backing technology addresses assisted living facilities' demands, such as durability, maintenance, and roller mobility, without compromising flooring design.
Also offers recycling extrusion lines for carpet backing, ropes, twine and sack reclaim.
To protect the captives from temperature swings, Jarvis shades the tubs during the day and tucks the animals in at night with carpet backing and hot-water bottles.
"Wayn-Tex has been a major supplier of carpet backing to Mohawk," said Jeff Lorberbaum, chairman and chief executive officer of Mohawk.