• Coal Fly Ash - A New High Performance Mineral Filler for Improved Environmental Sustainability in the Carpet Industry 

      Hemmings, Raymond T.; Hill, Russell L.; Sprague, Jim (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2003-05-13)
      This paper discusses the role of coal fly ash as a high performance mineral filler for use in carpet backing that has the potential to provide significant improvements in environmental sustainability in the carpet industry, ...
    • Compounds and Products from Carpet and Tire Waste 

      Milgrom, Jack (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2003-05-13)
      Compounds containing crumb tire rubber and 40-60% carpet scrap have been developed. They can be cured with peroxides in compression molding process to produce thermoset plastic products of varying flexibility, such as roof ...
    • Freudenberg Recycling Activities with Carpet Backings 

      Bauer-Kurz, Ina; Skinner, Jean; Wallen, Joe (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2003-05-13)
      While keeping or enhancing the backing properties, Freudenberg has focused on using post consumer and post industrial recycled plastics as raw materials in carpet backing, and on eliminating polymers other than polyester ...
    • Use of Recycled Post-Consumer Carpets as Building Materials 

      Banik, Gouranga (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2003-05-13)
      In response to the need for developing and marketing products from post consumer carpets, we identified certain products as building and construction materials from the perspectives of designers (Architects and Engineers), ...