Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Back Coating

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_955

n The application of latex or adhesive to the back of a carpet to anchor the tufts, usually followed immediately by addition of a secondary backing material such as woven jute or nonwoven polypropylene. (Complete textile glossary (2000) Celanese Acetate LLC, Three Park Avenue, New York).

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA