To understand tufted carpet and its making it is essential to know about tufts. What tufts actually are? How they are formed? Tufts are bunches of yarn fibers that are made of natural fabric or synthetic base. The tufts are placed to the base and come up as loop or cut strands.
Tufted carpets are very popular and when it comes to domestic carpeting these are preferred as they are sturdy and live longer and so are more suitable for use in homes.
The manufacturing of these carpets makes them different from others. A new technology is used for making them. For making them, needles push the yarn into pre woven backing to place them with underlying loops. These can be either cut pile or loop pile or it can be a combination of both. Colored or colorless yarn is used for making them. The carpets made with colorless yarn are then dyed to attain the required color. The most wanted tufted carpets are the twist pile, velvet, or loop pile.
These are versatile carpets and come in beautiful colors, patterns, and texture. These involve simple tufting of the pile and no knotting. The material required for making them include; pre woven fabric, pile yarn, latex glue, and backing material.
One of their advantages is that they are quite economical. Different types of hand-tufted varieties include woolen, polyester, tufted nylon, acrylic, and polypropylene carpet.
The strength, toughness and unique patterns and making of tufted carpets make them the most popular all around the globe. They are used in homes as they are known for their durability and performance.