Woven Carpet

Scotchgard™ Fabric Protector
...p" on carpet featuring scotchgard protection? some carpet fibers may not exhibit the beading characteristic typically linked to scotchgard protection. this can be caused by spaces between loosely woven carpet pile. this does not affect the stain and soil resistance of the scotchgard brand application. most common household liquids can be easily blotted up even if the spill does not bead up. ...
Oriental Weavers Rugs
... rug manufacturer in the world. the company is one of the leading exporters of rugs worldwide, and the largest player in the egyptian market. oriental weavers is engaged in the production of machine woven carpets and rugs for residential, commercial and hospitality industries. it is widely acknowledged as the market leader and trend setter in technology, design and coloration worldwide. establis...
Mohawk Commercial Flooring
...mohawk industries is the world's largest woven floorcovering producer. mohawk industries has produced and sold over 150,000,000 yards of woven carpet in the united states. founded in 1825, mohawk industries is one of the oldest corporations in the u.s....
Radici Rugs
...a rug collections are produced in a variety of colors and designs, from oriental to transitional to contemporary to participate in all growth segments of the floor covering industry. 100% wool woven carpet the radici usa carpet is woven on wilton looms from solid velvets to cut loop and loop fabrics. although the wool woven segment of the carpet industry is small, radici usa continues t...
Vernon House Woven Carpet
...this label is used to identify our complete line of woven patterned carpets.  this includes all synthetic woven wilton carpets as well as our wool/nylon custom and stocked axminster and wilton carpets. ...
Talisman Mills Carpet
...using the latest technology available, we are able to produce machined patterned carpets that offer construction, design flexibility and performance options that in many ways exceed that of woven carpets...
Axminster Rugs
...tifully patterned wool carpet woven in the most beautiful array of colors. the "axminster" power look was invented in england in the early 19th century. it was invented to simulate the beauty of hand woven carpet. axminster rugs are unique due to their intricate designs and european flavor. by 1903 oriental patterns were woven on american wilton and axminster machines, produced in an enormous vari...
Commercial (woven)
...woven carpet is created on looms that take face and backing yarns and simultaneously weave them into a complete product. a latex back coating is usually applied for stability and a separate carpet cushion is usually used, although other attached cushions are available for various performance needs. principal variations of woven carpet include velvet, wilton, and axminster...
Hand-Made Rugs
...e loom before weaving begins. a number of weavers may work together on the same carpet. a row of knots is completed and cut. the knots are secured with (usually one to four) rows of weft. the warp in woven carpet is usually cotton and the weft is jute. there are several styles of knotting, but the two main types of knot are the symmetrical (also called turkish or ghiordes) and asymmetrical (also ...
Velvet (woven)
...commercial velvet carpet is one of three types of industrially woven carpets (others include axminster and wilton). commercial velvet carpet is normally cut-pile; available in a limitless range of colors, textures and patterns. commercial velvet carpets are elegant constructions with fine, densely packed, tightly twisted tufts. the tufts in commercial velvet carpet appear to blend toget...
Is Luxury Tile the Same as Linoleum Flooring?
... well. along with its durability and ease of maintenance, linoleum also became popular because it was manufactured in a variety of colors and patterns including the “linoleum rug,” which resembled a woven carpet. other popular patterns included mosaics, geometric designs, plaids, and novelty prints. history of vinyl flooring vinyl tile was first manufactured in 1933. however, because world war...
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 interwoven with the face yarn...
loop pile
...Carpet style having a pile surface consisting of uncut loops. May be woven or tufted. Also called "round wire" in woven carpet terminology...
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...
knitting
...A fabrication process comprised of interlacing yarns in a series of connected loops with needles. Some carpet is produced by knitting, but it is generally categorized as woven carpet. In carpet knitting, as in weaving, pile and backing are produced simultaneously. Multiple sets of needles interlace pile, backing and stitching yarns in one operation...
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...
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...
wilton
...A type of woven carpet and the loom used to manufacture it. Wilton looms have jacquard pattern mechanisms which use punched cards/computer programs to select yarn color. The carpets are often patterned or have multilevel surfaces...
serouk
...The factory woven carpets woven in the vicinity of Serouk in Iranian Azerbaijan are some of the most beautiful ever made. Most were manufactured with intent to export to the United States. They were frequently found in the lobbies of fine hotels and in American living rooms in the post WW2 era. Serouk rugs often remind people of their grandparents or a relative visited during the holidays...
sozani kilim
...In Farsi Sozani translates as Laundry Bag . They are heavy flat woven carpets similar to soumak with an additional embroidered design on the surface. They have been the rage in recent years with the increased popularity of tribal carpets. Sozani are the most exotic type of flat woven tribal carpets and are even being made in silk...
warps
...A weaving term for yarns in woven fabrics and carpets which run in the machine direction (or lengthwise). Warp yarns are usually delivered to a weaving loom from a beam mounted behind the loom. Woven carpets usually have three sets of warp yarns, which may be wound on three loom beams. These include stuffer warp for lengthwise strength and stiffness, pile warp which forms the carpet surface tufts,...
woven carpet
...yarns. These yarns are locked in with the weft yarns. Warp stuffer yarns are included to provide extra stability. Weaving is a slower, more expensive, labor-intensive fabrication method than tufting. Woven carpet is distinguished by intricate patterns and tailored, controlled textures...
velvet carpet
...Woven carpet made on a loom similar to a Wilton loom but lacking the jacquard mechanism. Velvet carpets are generally level loop, level cut/loop or plush, in solid or tweed colours...

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