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underlay

felt, rubber, etc., laid beneath a carpet to increase insulation and resilience

Underlay

Material laid directly on the floor to act as a padding; generally for the installation of carpet.

underlay

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(graphic arts)
The process of equalizing the impression of the press by inserting small pieces of paper beneath the type form.

underlay

1. Same as underlayment.
3. A layer, such as asphaltic felt, which isolates a roof covering from the substructure; underfelt.
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Durastic, which has branches in Jarrow, as well as Liverpool and Southampton, will supply and lay its fire-retardant underlay and flooring products in the cellar deck of a new platform under construction for BP's PS4.
We offer a wide range of UV and UV FR PP webs specifically designed as roofing underlays carriers.
All carpets perform well when a good quality underlay is fitted under them, so before you leave the store, ask about the quality of underlay.
WCTC undertook some local market research trials and found European consumers knew little about the advantages of magnetic underlays, but would definitely consider purchasing one, especially if the underlay came from New Zealand," says Alexander.
This week is all about the underlay, which is just as important as the carpet itself.
Most floors have uneven bits, and small imperfections should be evened out by the underlay, but if your floor has prominent high and low areas, it may not be suitable.
has stepped up to the plate in the bedding world with a new line of underlay and duvets with Australian wool company Sleep & Dream.
But wherever you put carpet, you can help extend its life with a good underlay.
Texfelt, a subsidiary of Bradford-based James Robinson Fibres Ltd, manufactures and markets its Envirolay range of carpet underlays, which are made from 100% recycled fibres and boast energy-efficient and insulating properties to keep down domestic heating bills.
We will now offer a full range of rug underlays made of natural rubber, felt and polyvinyl chloride," said Robert Weber, president of Leggett & Platt's coated fabrics division.
underlays, Onionskins, text frames and ink strokes for quick
Sinclair added: The benefits of Durastic underlays and coverings are that they are seamless, light weight, lay in one coating and clean.