Advances in Carpet Manufacture - 2nd Edition - ISBN: 9780081011317, 9780081018880

Advances in Carpet Manufacture

2nd Edition

Editors: K K Goswami
eBook ISBN: 9780081018880
Hardcover ISBN: 9780081011317
Imprint: Woodhead Publishing
Published Date: 15th September 2017
Page Count: 558
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Table of Contents

1. Carpet types and requirements [REPRINT]

  D. Whitefoot

2. Structure and properties of carpet fibres and yarns

  Sailen Kumar Chaudhuri

3. Advances in carpet weaving

  Kristof De Ruyck

4. Tufting techniques and yarn manufacture

  Kristof De Ruyck

5. Recycling carpet materials

  Mohsen Miraftab

6. Developments in wool carpet manufacture [REPRINT]

  E.J. Wood

7. Developments in textile sports surfaces [REPRINT]

  Gustaaf Schoukens

8. Reducing static electricity in carpets

  Jeremy Smallwood

9. Carpets for improved acoustics and sound absorption

  Paul Bakker

10. Functional finish for value added carpets

  Mangesh Teli

11. Developments in handmade carpets: introduction

  K. K. Goswami

12. Developments in handmade carpets: design and manufacture

  K. K. Goswami

13. Developments in the thermal processing of carpets [REPRINT]

  Wallace Carr, Hongming Ding, Fred L. Cook

14. Carpets from the buyer's viewpoint

  Dietrich Kebschull

15. Processing and finishing in carpet

  R. K. Malik

16. Carpet cleaning and maintenance

  Agnes Zsednai

17. Carpet quality and durability

  S. K. Gupta

18. Emerging technologies in a carpet and textiles context

  R. Chattopadhyay

19. Classification of carpets

  Bholanath Baranwal

20. Performance measurement and management of carpet

  Propa Goswami


Advances in Carpet Manufacture, Second Edition, discusses the manufacture of carpets, an industry that has evolved over hundreds of years, also exploring the new changes and developments in textile science and manufacturing technology that occur every day. This updated edition provides revised, expanded and updated coverage of carpet manufacturing processes and applications.

The book begins by reviewing the different types of carpets and their applications, also exploring the structure and properties of carpet materials. Carpet manufacturing techniques are then reviewed, including a new chapter on tufting and yarn manufacturing techniques, and design and manufacture for handmade carpets. Subsequent chapters review the development of carpets with important properties, including new chapters on carpets for acoustics and sound absorption, carpets with increased fire retardancy and those with antimicrobial and soil-resist finishes.

With the variety of topics covered and its international team of contributors, the book offers a valuable and informative reference for technologists in the carpet and associated industries. However, it is also a great resource for researchers and students working in applied textile sciences.

Key Features

  • Presented by an expert editor with many years of experience in both academic textile research and industry
  • Provides new research, technologies and other developments in carpet manufacture for academics and developers seeking to update their knowledge
  • Includes a strong focus on industry needs and developing areas with market potential


R&D managers, production managers and quality-control experts in the carpet manufacturing and associated industries; researchers and students working in applied textile sciences


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"Advances in carpet manufacture, explores the new developments in textile science and manufacturing technology that are shaping the future of this global industry. This updated second edition provides revised, expanded, and updated coverage of carpet manufacturing processes and applications." --Asian Textile Journal

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About the Editors

K K Goswami Editor

Professor (Dr) Kamal Kanti Goswami, C.Text, FTI is the Director of the Indian Institute of Carpet Technology (IICT), in India. He is inventor of a new form of carpet backing and contributed to the introduction of a more ergonomic loom and a new knot formation technique in carpet weaving, known as the India Knot.

Affiliations and Expertise

Indian Institute of Carpet Technology, India