Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Burling

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_1684

v (1) The process of removing loose threads and knots from fabrics with a type of tweezers called a burling iron. (2) The process of correcting loose tufts and replacing missing tufts following carpet construction.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA