Crushing

Crushing

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Crushing

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Crushing

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Crushing on steps

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High-traffic area

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Steps

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High-traffic area

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Crushing

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Vacuum cleaner raises pile

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Matted area

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Comparison with new carpet

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Rolling traffic

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Appearance retention scales

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Comparison with new carpet

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High-traffic area

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Crushing

Pattern Walkout

Pattern walkout

Pattern walkout

Pattern walkout - New compared to installed carpet

Lab - Contract Walker 1

Contract Walker

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What you need to know

Crushing/Packing most frequently occurs on a lower-density carpet with a medium to high pile height. It can occur on any cut pile carpet. Tufts are compressed during trafficking and these tufts fill the spaces between other tufts. Crushing/Packing occurs most often in high traffic areas where repeated foot traffic occurs. It is similar …..

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