Carpet manufacture

Axminster Carpet Weaving

Author: Wools of NZ (2002), edited and updated by ITF Academy (2018)

Axminster weaving is used for the production of wool rugs, carpet squares, broadloom residential and contract carpets in multicoloured designs. Gripper-jacquard looms are the more versatile of the two types manufactured and their versatility has been enhanced by the introduction of electronic jacquards...

£40.00

Bonded Carpets

Author: Wools of NZ (2002), edited and updated by ITF Academy (2018)

Bonding as a carpet manufacturing process has two important advantages: a high proportion of the pile yarn is present in the surface pile; and the process is a single-step operation with no need for a secondary backing operation...

£25.00

Carpet Manufacture – Back Coating Technology

Author: Wools of NZ (2002), edited and updated by ITF Academy (2018)

An excellent detailed report. The principles of preparing latex compounds for the various types of secondary backing and different techniques of application are outlined...

£40.00

Carpet Manufacture – Carpet Finishing

Author: Wools of NZ (2002), edited and updated by ITF Academy (2018)

Procedures for inspecting, mending, brushing, steaming, shearing and packaging of wool
carpets are outlined. Recommendations are given for finishing wool carpets in such a way that
their propensity to shade after installation is minimised...

£40.00

Carpet Manufacture – Carpet Tiles

Author: Wools of NZ (2002), edited and updated by ITF Academy (2018)

Wool carpet tiles potentially constitute an important segment of the market for contract carpets. Tiles provide easy access to sub floor installations or flat cables in the commercial contract sector; and patterned tiles are important in the hospitality market...

£40.00

Carpet Manufacture – Chemical Treatments

Author: Wools of NZ (2002), edited and updated by ITF Academy (2018)

Many chemical treatments are applied to wool carpets, usually in conjunction with dyeing
or yarn finishing, to enhance properties such as insect-resistance, flame-resistance, soil and
stain-repellency, and to control the generation of electrostatic charges...

£40.00

Carpet Manufacture – Primary and Secondary Backings for Tufted Carpets

Author: Wools of NZ (2002), edited and updated by ITF Academy (2018)

In this paper is a detailed examination of the requirements and appropriate selection of backing fabrics for the construction of the carpet to be manufactured to achieve tufting efficiency, optimum surface appearance and satisfactory finish...

£40.00

Carpet Tufting (Part 1) – The Principles

Author: Wools of NZ (2002), edited and updated by ITF Academy (2018)

The principles of tufting are outlined, with special reference to tufting wool carpets. Guidance is given on engineering wool carpets to particular constructions, including advice on how to avoid or correct possible faults...

£40.00

Carpet Tufting (Part 2) – Pattern Techniques

Author: Wools of NZ (2002), edited and updated by ITF Academy (2018)

The principles of tufting are outlined, with special reference to tufting wool carpets. Information including advice on the available systems for producing patterned tufted carpets are surveyed with an indication of the design styles each can produce...

£40.00

Fibre to Floor

Author: Peter Goodman

Today’s modern manufacturing techniques have provided the consumer with a wide choice of textile floor covering options and like all good products, satisfaction for the customer is wholly dependent on receiving good information and advice at the point of sale and beyond...

£180.00

The Manufacture of Handmade Rugs

Author: Dr Sailen Chaudhuri

The Author:
Dr. Sailen Kumar Chaudhuri is Chairman and Senior Consultant of Technical Sub-committee, Textile Skill Development, Govt. of India; Vice Chairman (Elect), The Textile Institute and Chairman India National Office, The Textile Institute

This is a manual that also accompanies the Training course of the same name...

£80.00

The Manufacture of Wool Carpets

Author: Dr Errol Wood

This excellent Manual covers in great detail the whole of the manufacture of machine-made carpets from the selection of the fibre and blends, through yarn spinning, colouration, carpet construction, textures, finishing and backing...

£195.00

The Manufacture of Wool Carpets – Part 2 – Carpet Weaving

Author: Wools of NZ (2002), edited and updated by ITF Academy (2018

This excellent detailed manual discusses the principles of Carpet Weaving. Including: Axminster – Gripper Jacquard, Spool Gripper, Wire Wilton and Face to Face techniques...

£100.00

The Manufacture of Wool Carpets Part 1C Yarn Spinning – Special-Purpose Yarns Heather/Tweed, Felted, Conductive/Antistatic, Yarns for Woven and Tufted Carpets

Author: Wools of NZ (2002), edited and updated by ITF Academy (2019)

An excellent technical paper covering all aspects of yarns for Tufted, Axminster and Wilton production...

£100.00

Wire Wilton Weaving

Author: Wools of NZ (2002), edited and updated by ITF Academy (2018)

Wire Wilton weaving has largely been displaced by face-to-face and Axminster weaving for the production of multi-coloured carpets. However, it remains important, for the production of multi height high quality and dense constructions in one, two or three colours...

£40.00