face weight

carpet face weight

The weight of carpet pile; in the US usually expressed in ounces per square yard of pile.
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When choosing a polyester product, consider one with a higher face weight than a comparable nylon.
"Whereas one of our better known competitors has a face weight of 33 to a 36-ounces, typically, and another product that is a 28, our product has a face weight of 51 ounces.
"It is not all magic," reminds Sharon Williams, administrator of DTH's school, adding that reality mustn't be ignored: "How are you supposed to be lifted if you're over-weight?" Body weight fluctuates, and since dancers might face weight issues at some point in their training or careers, experts say they need to be taught how to lose or gain weight healthfully and not be badgered about their size.
Style no longer needs to be sacrificed when specifying carpet with lower face weight. Manufacturers like Lees are utilizing state-of-the-art technology to produce sophisticated, high-style carpet in an endless array of design options with lower face weights and superb performance attributes.
Tufted in a 60-ounce face weight construction of polyester saxony, Grand Master is available in 10 solid colors and retails at $345.
While shopping, I encountered a jumble of ill-defined, mysterious terms: face weight, SPI, Saxony, secondary backing, heat set, VOCs, FHA-approved, cut pile, wear warranty.
"Through construction requirements - on twist, density, and face weight - we've been able to overcome many of these past performance problems.
The study confirmed that "individuals who are overweight face weight bias and discrimination at every stage of the employment procedure and across evaluative outcomes including hiring, promotions and compensation."
And she knows very little about various yarn fibers, dyes, yarn count, face weight, point count, knot count, etc., so she ends up buying a look, without considering the other elements of quality/appropriateness for a specific application.
At some airports, effects of future climate change could as much as triple the number of days when planes face weight restrictions, Ethan Coffel of Columbia University said January 8.