Shift Marks/Shift Chop

Shift Marks

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Shift marks repeat across the width of the carpet

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Shift marks repeat across the width of the carpet

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Shift marks repeat across the width of the carpet

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Shift marks

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Shift marks

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Shift marks

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Shift marks

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Shift marks

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Shift marks will be visible in traffic and nontraffic areas

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Shift marks

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Shift marks

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Shift marks

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Shift marks

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Shift marks

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Shift marks

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Shift marks

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Shift marks

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What you need to know

Shift marks are caused when a carpet is manufactured using the step-over stitch tufting process with the tension of the tufting equipment set too tight. As the tufting needle shifts and changes direction during the step-over stitch process, the carpet is tufted with too much tension. Shift marks appear as intermittent high and low bands running across the full width of the carpet. …..

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