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world carpet wool situation and its relation to world wool production

Richard S. Welton

world carpet wool situation and its relation to world wool production

by Richard S. Welton

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Foreign Agricultural Service in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wool -- Statistics.,
  • Wool industry -- Statistics.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Reichard S. Welton.
    GenreStatistics.
    SeriesFAS-M ;, 72, FAS M. ;, 72.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsS21 .Z2383 no. 72
    The Physical Object
    Pagination45 p. ;
    Number of Pages45
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL238799M
    LC Control Numberagr60000067
    OCLC/WorldCa13168130

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World carpet wool situation and its relation to world wool production by Richard S. Welton Download PDF EPUB FB2

World carpet wool situation and its relation to world wool production. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Foreign Agricultural Service, (OCoLC) G.H. Crawshaw, in Specialist Yarn and Fabric Structures, Wool. Wool is the traditional pile fibre and continues to be associated with high-quality carpets.

It accounts for about 12% of carpet pile fibre used in Europe and is the principal fibre in hand-knotted carpets. The main use of wool is in the production of clothing. However, it is also used to make carpets, upholstery, saddle cloths, and horse rugs. Inthe top wool producers were Australia, China, the United States, and New Zealand.

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Wool is the most commonly used natural fiber in carpeting. While synthetic fibers comprise the vast majority of the carpet fiber market, wool has its own niche in the marketplace and continues to be a sought-after fiber option.

The finest wool is gathered from the lambs that are sheared in the autumn. The wool that grows around the neck is known as the corkwool and is used in very fine and special carpets. It is of great importance to know that sheep which lives on high levels have a higher amount of woolfat thereby giving it a shinier and more glossy wool.

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Wool, animal fibre forming the protective covering, or fleece, of sheep or of other hairy mammals, such as goats and camels. Prehistoric man, clothing himself with sheepskins, eventually learned to make yarn and fabric from their fibre covering.

Selective sheep breeding eliminated most of the. The winner of the ‘British Wool Award’, which seeks a planet friendly carpet – was Wools of Cumbria Carpets with Silverstripe – a modern cream and grey carpet created using % un-dyed British Wool from the Rough Fell, Herdwick and Swaledale sheep breeds and manufactured entirely in the North of England.

Application of Wool Fibers. Wool today is prized for its beauty and durability. It is still the prime choice for high-quality business suits, warm sweaters, and premium carpets.

The majority of wool (%) is used in apparel, home furnishing account for %, industrial uses 6 to 7% and exports 5%, wool accounts for % of all fibres for. The challenge was now to maximise sustainable production from wool.

B+LNZ welcomed the market-led approach set out in the report and encouraged anyone in the value chain to think about their role. A % wool or 80% wool and 20% man made fibre will provide excellent performance for many years.

They are resilient and durable. Wool has a natural memory which helps avoid flattening of the pile, shading and tracking. Godfrey Hirst is one of the largest wool carpet manufacturers in the world, and provide an exceptional selection of value priced wool carpets.

Sustainable Environmentally sound, wool is produced from a totally renewable resource – grass – that is shorn from Sheep every 9 – 12 months. Wool carpet for many is the only form of carpet there is. Wool carpet is made by weaving the wool fibers onto a backing.

As will be discussed in the history section below, wool carpet is the most traditional and was originally hand woven. In the Western world today, machines do the weaving, but the basic process remains the same.

British Wool Commercial Carpets. There are more than 60 breeds of British sheep and thanks to our inclement weather, the wool these hardy British sheep produce is bulky and strong; ideal for use in our commercial carpets.

British wool yields a carpet that is resilient to footfall with excellent recovery. The first step in the conversion of raw wool into carpet is the wool scouring process. 2 This is a high production, yet gentle, washing treatment to remove grease (wool wax), suint (potassium (sweat) salts) and dirt from the wool fleeces to deliver a homogeneous, clean, good colour product ready for spinning.

A typical scouring line for coarse (carpet) wools integrates the following steps. Wool Carpet Pros • Soft and pleasant to the touch • Environmentally friendly (made from natural wool without using chemicals) • Absorbs about 30% of its weight in moisture without feeling damp, making it a good natural dehumidifier • Resists compacting or crushing •.

The situation for fine wool had been quite different; over the past 20 years, the price of fine wool had increased by about 50% to an average annual price of $26 kg clean in Its insulating properties are noticeable when the wool carpet is installed. In winter, indoor heat energy naturally radiates through the floor and into the colder crawl space or concrete slab below.

Wool carpeting insulates the floor effectively to reduce heat loss and heating costs, making rooms more comfortable in the winter. breeds. New Zealand is the world’s leading supplier of carpet wools and exports its production to over 50 countries.

The wool ‘pipeline’ The chain of processes from ‘farm to floor’ is a long and complex one – here is summary of the major steps: • Harvesting – the wool is removed from the sheep by shearing on the farm (annually.

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