PRIMARY CARPET BACKINGS
FOR PREMIUM FLOORING PRODUCTS

WHY DO CARPET MANUFACTERS CHOOSE COLBACK?

Primary carpet backings: Invisible to the end-user, but crucial for a smooth manufacturing process and long-term durable finished product. Colback spunbond non-wovens provide all that and Colback facilitates great flexibility in tuft constructions and designs. That is why Colback is the preferred choice of leading carpet brands.  And – with Colback – the toughest carpet industry standards can be easily met with perfect floors as the result.

Nonwoven Primary Backing Carpet Tiles Colback Nonwovens

PRIMARY BACKING FOR CARPET TILES

Thanks to their practicality and ease of installation, tufted carpet tiles are the ideal flooring solution for office spaces. Similarly, they are popular for hospitality areas and hallways. We have developed our high-quality Colback primary carpet backings to support the efficient manufacturing of these floor coverings. In addition to its high strength at low weight Colback provides excellent dimensional stability and stitch holding. This is not only an advantage during tufting and coating. It also results in lay-flat characteristics and stability throughout the entire service life of the finished carpet. Unlike alternative rug backings, these sponbond nonwovens show no fraying at the cutting edges. A product feature, which guarantees that carpet fits snugly and enhances the appearance of the installed floor.

Broadloom carpet

TUFTED BROADLOOM CARPETING ON COLBACK

Broadloom carpet (or wall-to-wall carpet) combines a fantastic visual impact with softness and great comfort. Carpet producers who manufacture their collections on Colback primary backings take advantage of the spunbond nonwoven’s isotropy and excellent dimensional stability. It safeguards a high-quality definition of tufted or printed patterns. With Colback, needle deflection and pile extraction are a thing of the past. Colback’s thermal stability, consistent filament distribution and evenness of mass are among the reasons why Colback primary carpet backings are extremely easy to process.

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Primary backing- strong dust control mats made with Colback Nonwovens

PRODUCING DURABLE DUST CONTROL MATS

Excellent penetration of (pre-)coatings resulting in outstanding pile anchorage is a key requirements in the production of dust control mats. Because only then they can resist intense use, frequent hoovering and laundry. Colback primary carpet backings allows to realize that pile anchorage. They can be easily tufted on and backed with PVC or rubber. Because it is so smooth to process, the nonwoven maximizes production yield.

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Key features

  • High strength at low weight
  • Excellent dimensional and thermal stability
  • Easy tufting, dyeing, printing, and pre-coating: no needle deflection or pile extraction
  • Non-fraying
  • Excellent tear resistance, especially at the edges

Key benefits

  • Smooth processing maximizing production yield
  • Excellent penetration and fixation of (pre-)coatings resulting in outstanding pile anchorage
  • Optimum stability of the finished carpet
  • No fraying during cutting and punching

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Discover the capabilities of Colback Nonwovens that make it the preferred primary backing for flooring! Download the brochure below.