Tufted Carpet: Textile Fibers, Dyes, Finishes and Processes

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Elsevier Science, Dec 31, 2004 - Technology & Engineering - 267 pages
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This book combines Von Moody's original work and research in the carpet industry with the well respected 1986 textile source book, Textile Fibers, Dyes, Finishes, and Processes: A Concise Guide, by Howard L. Needles to produce a unique practical guide on all aspects of the preparation, manufacture, and performance of carpet. It addresses the structure and properties of fiber, carpet construction, coatings, dyes, finishes, performance, and recycling, among other topics.
This volume is an indispensable reference for all practitioners in the carpet industry.

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About the author (2004)

Von Moody is an Auburn University chemical engineer and expert in extrusion processes, polyurethane technology, fiber preparation, carpet manufacturing, and quality control with 18 years experience in the carpet industry. He has four patents in the U.S. and Europe for carpet backings and methods. He is a winner of the 1999 Neocon award for most innovative product and also holds the 1999 Georgia Governor's Award for Pollution Prevention. He is an active member of several professional associations including: The American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorist; The Society of Plastics Engineers; and TAPPI.

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