Bearding

Bearding

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Filament slippage

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Bearding

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Bearding

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Latex encapsulation of the yarn bundle

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Latex encapsulation of the yarn bundle

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Latex encapsulation of the yarn bundle

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What you need to know

Bearding occurs when individual yarn filaments partially release from the tufts or loops. This can give the carpet a hairy- fuzzy surface appearance. Most tufted carpets have two backings, a primary backing, and a secondary backing.

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Telegraphing Subfloor

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