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== Description ==
 
== Description ==
  
A stiff, coarse, open-weave fabric used to supported the weave or tufting of a carpet. Early carpet backings were made from cordage type fibers such as [[jute]], [[hemp]], or [[sisal]]. Some carpet backings were coated with [[rubber, natural|rubber]] or [[latex]] after weaving. Modern machine made carpets are woven onto synthetic backing fabrics, such as [[nylon fiber|nylon]] and [[polypropylene fiber|polypropylene]].
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A stiff, coarse, open-weave fabric used to supported the weave or tufting of a carpet. Early carpet backings were made from cordage type fibers such as [[jute]], [[hemp]], or [[sisal]]. Some carpet backings were coated with [[rubber|rubber]] or [[latex]] after weaving. Modern machine made carpets are woven onto synthetic backing fabrics, such as [[nylon fiber|nylon]] and [[polypropylene fiber|polypropylene]].
  
 
== Synonyms and Related Terms ==
 
== Synonyms and Related Terms ==
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voering voor een vloerkleed (Ned); revés de la alfombra (Esp.)
 
voering voor een vloerkleed (Ned); revés de la alfombra (Esp.)
  
== Hazards and Safety ==
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== Risks ==
  
 
Carpet backings may evolve sulfur and acidic compounds.
 
Carpet backings may evolve sulfur and acidic compounds.
  
== Sources Checked for Data in Record ==
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== Resources and Citations ==
  
 
* Hoechst Celanese Corporation, ''Dictionary of Fiber & Textile Technology'' (older version called Man-made Fiber and Textile Dictionary, 1965), Hoechst Celanese Corporation, Charlotte NC, 1990
 
* Hoechst Celanese Corporation, ''Dictionary of Fiber & Textile Technology'' (older version called Man-made Fiber and Textile Dictionary, 1965), Hoechst Celanese Corporation, Charlotte NC, 1990

Latest revision as of 18:11, 4 August 2020

Carpet backing

Description

A stiff, coarse, open-weave fabric used to supported the weave or tufting of a carpet. Early carpet backings were made from cordage type fibers such as Jute, Hemp, or Sisal. Some carpet backings were coated with Rubber or Latex after weaving. Modern machine made carpets are woven onto synthetic backing fabrics, such as nylon and polypropylene.

Synonyms and Related Terms

voering voor een vloerkleed (Ned); revés de la alfombra (Esp.)

Risks

Carpet backings may evolve sulfur and acidic compounds.

Resources and Citations

  • Hoechst Celanese Corporation, Dictionary of Fiber & Textile Technology (older version called Man-made Fiber and Textile Dictionary, 1965), Hoechst Celanese Corporation, Charlotte NC, 1990
  • Pam Hatchfield, Pollutants in the Museum Environment, Archetype Press, London, 2002

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