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Backing

November 9th, 2007 · No Comments

The fabric and yarns that make up the side of the carpet that lays next to the floor. In tufted carpets there are two types of backing.

Primary backing

a woven or nonwoven fabric through which the yarn is inserted by the tufting needles.

Secondary backing

Fabric that is laminated to the back of the carpet to reinforce it.


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