Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch


  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_960

n (1) A general term for any system of yarn which interlaces on the back of a textile material. (2) A knit or woven fabric or plastic foam bonded to a face fabric. (3) A knot or woven fabric bonded to a vinyl or other plastic sheet material. (4) See  Carpet Backing. (Kadolph SJJ, Langford AL (2001) Textiles. Pearson Education, New York; Complete textile glossary (2000) Celanese Acetate LLC, Three Park Avenue, New York).

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA