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  1. 1. Planting The Seeds: David Gerson Director of Customer Relations Interface Flooring Systems Cell – 404-259-4715 The following presentation is registered with the AIA/CES for continuing professional education. As such, it does not include content that may be deemed or construed to be an approval or endorsement by the AIA of any material of construction or any method or manner of handling, using, distributing, or dealing in any material or product. Questions related to specific materials, methods, and services will be addressed at the conclusion of this presentation. Inside Interface.
  2. 2. Interface, Inc. is a Registered Provider with the American Institute of Architects Continuing Education Systems. Credit earned on completion of this program will be reported to CES Records for AIA Members. Certificates of Completion for non-AIA members are available on request. ATTENTION INTERIOR DESIGNERS: You are individually responsible for submitting to your member organization:  Appropriate forms  Fees
  3. 3. •Virtual Mill Tour •Face Construction •Backing Construction •Increasingly Sustainable Technologies Inside Interface.
  4. 4. Blossoming from Thread to Tile: Interface Factory Tour.
  5. 5. Modular Carpet Construction: Terms. Primary Backing Secondary Backing Cut Pile Tufted Loop Pile Height Gauge Stitch rate
  6. 6. Blossoming from Thread to Tile: Yarn Preparation.
  7. 7. < 1.5 MR2.5 MR > 4.7 MR x y modification ratio = Modification Ratio
  8. 8. ANTRON® NYLON 479M foot traffics 705M foot traffics0 foot traffics TRILOBAL FILAMENT TRILOBAL FILAMENT before HWE after HWE before HWE after HWE Wear Test Results
  9. 9. Solution Dyed Face Construction: Dyeing Method. Pigment is added directly to the polymer. Yarn is extruded in colors. Similarto a carrot, coloris inherent to the yarn.
  10. 10. arn Dyed – Space Dyed. Adds a Multi-color‘Pop’ in Products. Randomness of Coloris Good forHiding Soil. Face Construction: Dyeing Method.
  11. 11. arn Dyed – Skein Dyed. ace Construction: yeing Methods We Don’t Use.
  12. 12. ece Dyed – Printing “Injection.” ace Construction: yeing Methods We Don’t Use.
  13. 13. Piece Dyed Printing 50 Gallons of Water/Yard. Solution Dyed 1 Gallon of Water/Yard.
  14. 14. Blossoming from Thread to Tile: Tufting Technology
  15. 15. Tufting Technology: Infinity.
  16. 16. needle yarn backing cloth looper needle yarn backing cloth looper Tufting Technology: Loop Pile
  17. 17. Tufting Technology: Pattern Slats.
  18. 18. Tufting Technology: Primary Backing. Before Heat Non-Woven Woven AfterHeat Non-Woven Woven
  19. 19. Blossoming from Thread to Tile: Protection
  20. 20. Protective Treatments: Antimicrobial. rsept is imbedded into the ‘Primary Backing.’
  21. 21. Blossoming from Thread to Tile: R-Coning
  22. 22. Blossoming from Thread to Tile: Secondary Backing
  23. 23. Blossoming from Thread to Tile: Branching Out Further: ReEntry.
  24. 24. Blossoming from Thread to Tile: Branching Out Further: Agglomeration.
  25. 25. ReEntry and Agglomeration
  26. 26. Blossoming from Thread to Tile: Branching Out Further: Cool Blue
  27. 27. Cool Blue
  28. 28. Blossoming from Thread to Tile: Cutting
  29. 29. •Virtual Mill Tour of Interface •Face Construction •Backing Construction •Increasingly Sustainable Technologies Conclusion.
  30. 30. Judge companies by what they do. Not what they say. The smallest deeds are better, than the biggest intentions. - Fortune Cookie, March ‘06 Words to live by…
  31. 31. David Gerson Director of Customer Relations Interface Flooring Systems Cell – 404-259-4715 The preceding presentation is registered with the AIA/CES for continuing professional education. As such, it did not include content that may be deemed or construed to be an approval or endorsement by the AIA of any material of construction or any method or manner of handling, using, distributing, or dealing in any material or product. Questions related to specific materials, methods, and services will be addressed at the conclusion of this presentation. Thank you!

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