For improving the environmental footprint of carpets, the producer of technical textiles Freudenberg Performance Materials Holding SE & Co. KG, Weinheim/Germany, is using high-performance materials.
At the Domotex in Hannover/Germany, on January 11-14, 2019, Freudenberg showcased tufted carpet backings, which bring the necessary dimensional stability required by digital printing machines for carpets. These primary and secondary backings for carpet tiles, broadloom carpets and walk-off mats are polyester spunlaids manufactured using a proprietary technology. They provide high dimensional stability, reliable and precise pattern repeat, optimal lay-flat characteristics and constant surface uniformity, as well as non-fraying edges.
In order to guarantee sustainability, Freudenberg recycles production waste materials, works continuously on developing products with a high share of recycled content and avoids the use of chemical binding agents. Furthermore, the polyester tuft backings made by Freudenberg are 100% recyclable.