EQUIPMENT

EQUIPMENT

Polyurethane Applicator

Kusters has developed and Patented a Revolutionary New Applicator for the application of Polyurethane as a Carpet Backing to replace the traditional “Action Back” Latex backing for carpet. The process for Polyurethane backing includes a soft non-scratch nonwoven backing bonded to the carpet with a Polyurethane Blend. Polyurethane is less weight, 1/3 less than traditional latex coating, and easier to install. The Polyurethane backing provides its own water seal and additional PU blend can be added to make a heavier weight water seal if needed. The Polyurethane cures without the need for a large Carpet Dryer which is a considerable energy savings. Kusters has recently installed the first Continuous range in Dalton, Georgia. Our expectations are Polyurethane will someday replace the conventional Action Back Latex backing on all Carpet.

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