Advances in Carpet Manufacture

1st Edition

Editors: K K Goswami
Print ISBN: 9781845693336
eBook ISBN: 9781845695859
Imprint: Woodhead Publishing
Published Date: 24th March 2009
Page Count: 336
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Carpets have been made throughout the world for hundreds of years. The manufacture of carpets has evolved over time and continues to improve in all areas. This book provides an overview of the developments and innovations within this area, whilst covering the many different types of carpet that are manufactured.

Advances in carpet manufacture begins by covering the different types and requirements of carpets, along with the structure and properties of the carpet fibres and yarns that are used. The remainder of the book is dedicated to the developments that have occurred in the manufacture of carpets. Topics include the advances in carpet weaving and the reduction of static in carpets. A selection of carpet types are discussed, including wool carpets, textile sports surfaces and handmade carpets.

With the variety of topics covered and its international team of contributors, this book is a valuable and informative reference for technologists in the carpet and associated industries.

Key Features

  • Provides an overview of recent developments and innovations in carpet manufacture
  • Covers the structure and properties of different carpet fibres and yarns
  • Examines advances in carpet weaving


Technologists in the carpet and associated industries

Table of Contents

Carpet types and requirements; Structure and properties of carpet fibres and yarns; Advances in carpet weaving; Developments in wool carpet manufacture; Developments in textile sports surfaces; Developments in handmade carpets: Introduction; Developments in handmade carpets: Design and manufacture; Reducing static electricity in carpets; Developments in the thermal processing of carpets.


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About the Editor

K K Goswami

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


…a great resource to those in the carpet industry., International Textile and Apparel Association