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THE IDENTIFICATION OF CARPET FAULTS.

Written by Dr Eric M. Brown, The Identification of Carpet Faults was first written in 1989 as companion to Diagnostic Techniques for the Investigation of Carpet Complaints and Case Studies for Carpet Inspectors.  A new edition published in 2004 and reprinted in 2007 includes many illustrations that were not available in the earlier edition.

CONTENTS

Setting Up
   
Tools to take on site, In the Workshop, Starting Out, Check Lists

 

Shading

    Pile Flattening, Pile Reversal, Edge to Edge Variations, Laying in the Wrong Direction

 

Colour Changes

    Colour Loss, Colour Migration, Dye Effects, Yellowing, Metamerism

 

Soiling Complaints

    Environmental Factors, Excess Oil, Detergent Residues, Protective Finishes

   

Stripes and Streaks

    Mixed Yarn Lots, Dyeing Faults, Mechanical Lines

 

Premature Wear

    Over Treatment in Processing, Differential Wear of Components, Sunlight
    Degradation, Under-Specification, Sub-floor Faults

 

Holes

    Insect Damage, Chemical Damage, Installation Damage, Biological Damage, Burns

 

Structural Defects

    Floating Jute/Backing Yarns, Thick Jute/Backing Yarns, Sprouting,

    Latex on Pile, Foam Backing Faults, Delamination, Pattern Mismatch,

    Misplaced Colours, Shedding, Bowing and Skewing, Tile Problems

 

Dimensional Changes

    Over-Wetting, Atmospheric Conditions, Mechanical Effects

 

Cellulosic Browning Pilling Miscellaneous

    Pressure Marks, Odours, Foreign Fibres, Seam Splitting

 

Fault Finding Charts Summary of Test Methods

 

Specimen Check List Useful Standards Further Reading

 

Index

 

2nd edition 2004  72 pages  A4 size  Fully Illustrated  Soft cover  Spiral binding ISBN 0 9528610 4 6

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