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‘Fit Me’ – an essential guide to carpet installation

Author: Peter Goodman

The ‘Fit Me’ manual details Carpet Installation methods, installation materials and equipment, underlay selection and a detailed troubleshooting section...

£99.00

‘Fit Me’ – an essential guide to carpet installation

Author: Peter Goodman

This course gives a total overview of carpet installation, the importance of sub floors, handling, storage, acclimatisation and planning...

£119.00

Acoustic Properties of Carpeted Floors

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

This report discusses the most versatile of the acoustic materials known at present – Carpets. It is the
only material that reduces noise in buildings by absorbing airborne sound, reducing the
transmission of impact sound (i...

£25.00

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

Behaviour of Carpets in Use

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

This informative report discusses the most common changes that can occur in carpeting after it is installed.
Some are manufacturing, installation or maintenance faults, whilst others are associated with the
construction of the carpet or where it is installed...

£25.00

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

British Standards for the UK Carpet Industry

Author: David Whitefoot CTexT FTI

This excellent document explains the current situation regarding the testing and end-use classification of carpets and rugs as it affects the UK textile floor covering industry, listing all relevant standards
and test methods and the standard floor covering symbols...

£60.00

Carpet Complaint Investigation – Course Manual

Author: Dr Eric Brown

This manual is an excellent in-depth guide to complaint investigation, it is the manual that accompanies the online course but as a stand alone document it is an essential guide...

£169.00

Carpet Inspection – Complaints Investigation

Author: Dr Eric Brown

This on-line training course provides detailed information regarding the techniques and practicalities of the investigation of carpet complaints.

£249.00

Carpet Installation

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

For a floor covering to perform satisfactorily throughout its wear life, it is essential to install it
correctly. Full consultation should take place between all interested parties on every aspect
relating to floor preparation, seaming, pattern matching, type of underlay, fitting methods etc...

£40.00

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