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. Easy access to buildings and flexible transport and handling are other significant advantages of carpet tiles.
The technical requirements of carpet tiles are considered, and various techniques for converting
carpet into tiles are surveyed.