Tufted Carpet

Crossley Axminster
...ck over a century. named after the axminster loom, which was originally invented in the 18th century in axminster, england, the brand has continually upheld its commitment to quality. unlike ordinary tufted carpets, axminster carpets are woven, making it possible to create intricate designs and patterns that are embedded into the fabric rather than printed on top. artistry meets functionalityone ...
Kraus Carpet
...our commitment at kraus is to manufacture quality tufted carpet through an effective continuous quality system employing highly trained and involved personnel, and to supply global markets with the service assurance that our customers have come to expect...
Commercial (Tufted)
... and commercial buyers in the realm of commercial floor covering, tufted commercial carpeting stands as a hallmark of style, durability, and practicality. this article delves into the intricacies of tufted carpeting, aiming to inform architects, interior designers, and commercial buyers about its benefits, applications, and considerations when choosing the right product for their projects. under...
Needlepunch Carpets
...typically synthetic ones like polyester, polypropylene, or nylon – using barbed needles. the result is a dense, sturdy fabric that is then converted into carpeting. distinct from traditional woven or tufted carpets, needlepunch carpets offer a different texture and a set of properties that make them stand out in the market. advantages of needlepunch carpets durability: one of the primary adva...
backing
...Fabrics and yarns that make up the back of the carpet as opposed to the carpet pile or face. In tufted carpet: Primary backing - A woven or nonwoven fabric in which the yarn is inserted by the tufting needles. Secondary backing - Fabric laminated to the back of the carpet to reinforce and increase dimensional stability. In woven carpet, the backing is the "construction yarns" which are inte...
stitches
...Stitches per inch. Number of yarn tufts per running inch of a single tuft row in tufted carpet...
gauge/pitch
...The number of ends of surface yarn counting across the width of carpet. In woven carpet, pitch is the number of ends of yarn in 27 inches of width; e.g., 216 pitch divided by 27 = 8 ends per inch. In tufted carpet, gauge also means the number of ends of surface yarn per inch counting across the carpet; e.g., 1/8 = 8 ends per inch. To convert gauge to pitch, multiply ends per inch by 27; e.g., 1/10...
jute
...A fibrous plant, native to India and Asia, which can be shredded and spun into yarn, used for backing in woven carpets, or itself woven into sheets and used as secondary backing on tufted carpet. In many applications, jute is being replaced by fiberglass, polypropylene or other synthetic fibers...
kuster
...A trade name of a manufacturer of continuous dyeing machines which apply dye to tufted carpet. (See "Continuous dyeing."...
latex
...A water emulsion of synthetic rubber, natural rubber, or other polymer. In carpet, latex is used for laminating secondary backings to tufted carpet, backcoating carpet and rugs, and for backcoating woven carpets and rugs. Almost all carpet latex consists of styrene-butadiene synthetic rubber (SBR) compounded with large quantities of powdered filler...
piece dyed
...A method in which tufted carpet is dyed, as opposed to yarn dye methods in which color is added to yarn before tufting...
rows or wires
...In woven carpet, this is the number of pile yarn tufts per running inch lengthwise. Called rows in Axminster and wires in Wilton and Velvet carpet. Analogous to "stitches per inch" in tufted carpet...
textured loop
...A woven or tufted carpet style having all tufts in a loop form with varying degrees of height...
woven backing
...A tufted carpet term for primary or secondary backing manufactured by the weaving process. Secondary backings are usually woven jute or woven polypropylene...
tufted carpet
...Carpet produced by a tufting machine instead of a loom...
patterned loop
...A woven or tufted carpet style having all tufts in a loop form (either level or textured) in either a defined or random pattern and design...

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