Dye Lot Differences

Dye Lot Differences

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Dye lot difference

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What you need to know

Manufacturers change dye lots when they are no longer deemed close enough in color to seam together. Carpet from different dye lots can be close to manufacturing standards and still show color contrast. Color can vary as much as a half step on the AATCC Gray Scale (10%) and still be within manufacturers’ tolerance. The need to use carpet manufacturer from different dye lots may be the result of many factors. An insufficient amount ….

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