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Yarn Characteristics

Characteristic Wool Nylon Olefin Polyester (PET)
         
Color Limited Excellent Limited Good
Abrasion Resistance Fair Excellent Excellent Good
Resilience Excellent Excellent Poor Poor
Soiling Good Very Good Good Fair
Cleaning Good Very Good / Good Excellent Fair / Good
Spot Removal Fair / Good Fair / Good Excellent Good
Pilling Good Excellent Excellent Poor
Static Electricity Bad / Good Poor / Very Good Good Good
Allergy Problems Fair Good Good Good
Chemical Resistance Fair Good Good Good

Wool

Brand Names New Zealand Wool®, British Wool®
Construction Natural Based Environmentally-friendly Spun (staple) Yarn
Staple or BCF Staple
yarn memory Excellent
Dye Method Skein Dyed
Hand Warm, soft
Coloring Excellent, wide range
Wear Characteristics Excellent, resists compaction, resists crushing
Stain Resistance Good to excellent
Resistance to sunlight fading Poor
Flame retardant Does not melt - self extinguishes - used in Airplanes
Moisture resistance Poor, highly absorbant
Static Builds up in low humidity
Cleaning always follow manufacturer guidelines, alkaline substances and household cleaners can damage
Maintenance always follow manufacturer guidelines, do not vacuum with beater bar
Shedding Some initial shedding from staple fiber
Advantages Long lasting appearance and performance, luxurious
Disadvantages Price High typically > $50 sq yd, Most expensive yarn in tufted carpets.
% installed 1%
installation: stretched, laid with pad, Certified Professional installation only
notes
natural humidifier
mfgs Karastan, Godfrey Hirst, Nourison, EcoByDesign

Wool Blends

Brand Names Woolessence 80/20 is popular ratio of wool/synthetic, unbranded
Construction Natural Based Environmentally-friendly Spun (staple) Yarn with blend of synthetic yarn
Staple or BCF Staple/Staple or Staple/BCF
Yarn memory Excellent
Dye Method Skein Dyed
Hand Varies from warm and soft to cold and coarse with synthetic components
Coloring Excellent, wide range
Wear Characteristics Excellent, resists compaction, resists crushing
Stain Resistance Good to excellent
Resistance to sunlight fading Poor
Flame retardant Blend yarn will melt
Moisture resistance Poor, highly absorbant
Static Builds up in low humidity
Cleaning always follow manufacturer guidelines, alkaline substances and household cleaners can damage
Maintenance always follow manufacturer guidelines
Shedding Some initial shedding from staple fiber, do not vacuum with beater bar
Advantages Long lasting appearance and performance, luxurious
Disadvantages Price High typically > $50 sq yd, Most expensive yarn in tufted carpets
% installed 1%
installation: stretched, laid with pad, Certified Professional installation only
notes
natural humidifier
mfgs Stanton, Van Dijk, Unique Carpets Ltd.

Nylon

Brand Names Woolessence 80/20 is popular ratio of wool/synthetic, unbranded
Construction synthetic petroleum based:Type 6 (softer and easier to dye) and type 6,6 (harder and more stain resistant)
Staple or BCF Staple/Staple or Staple/BCF
Yarn memory Excellent
Hand Varies from warm and soft to cold and coarse.
Dye Method Piece Dyed or Solution Dyed
Coloring Excellent, wide range
Wear Characteristics Excellent, even at lower weights
Stain Resistance Good to excellent
Resistance to sunlight fading Poor
Flame retardant Burns slowly with melting
Moisture resistance Poor
Static Builds up in low humidity
Cleaning always follow manufacturer guidelines
Maintenance always follow manufacturer guidelines
Shedding Moderate with staple fiber, light with BCF fiber
Advantages stain resistance with treatment, wears well, does not flatten, durable
Disadvantages sunlight fading, moderately high price
% installed 65%
installation: stretched, laid with pad, Certified Professional installation only
notes
unbranded yarns are generally less expensive that branded yarns
mfgs Shaw, Mohawk, Beaulieu

Polyester (PET)

Brand Names Sorona® (PTT), Corterra®, Pentron®, Trevira®
Construction Synthetic Recycleable based Spun
Staple or BCF Staple
Yarn memory Fair
Dye Method Solution Dyed
Hand Varies -- finer deniers are soft and silky.
Coloring Can Fade in Sunlight
Wear Characteristics crush resistance depends on density
Stain Resistance Good to excellent -- oily stains should be promptly treated.
Resistance to sunlight fading Good - may reduce with prolonged exposure
Flame retardant Burns slowly with melting
Moisture resistance Poor
Static Builds up in low humidity
Cleaning always follow manufacturer guidelines
Maintenance always follow manufacturer guidelines
Shedding Moderate
Advantages good sunlight resistance, cleans easily, relatively inexpensive and is used in moderate to low traffic areas
Disadvantages can flatten, crush resistance is poor in lighter carpets, shedding
% installed 5%
installation: glue down DIY or laid with pad Certified Professional installation only
notes
inexpensive, bright colors, good colorfastness


Polypropylene Olefin

Brand Names Royaltron®, Marquesa®, Lana®, and Genesis®
Staple or BCF BCF or staple
Yarn memory Fair
Dye Method Solution Dyed - Built into yarn during extrusion
Hand Waxy, soft
Coloring Excellent clarity, colorfastness
Wear Characteristics varies, but generally not as good as wool or nylon
Stain Resistance Good if oily soils and stains are treated promptly.
Resistance to sunlight fading Excellent
Flame retardant Flammability rating typically lower than nylon, burns slowly with melting
Moisture resistance High
Static Good
Cleaning Excellent, always follow manufacturer guidelines
Maintenance always follow manufacturer guidelines
Shedding Excellent
Advantages highly stain resistant, retains luster well, cleans easily, durable, colorfastness, price.
Disadvantages can flatten easily, poor crush resistance, does not retain appearance as well as wool or nylon
% installed 30%
installation: glue down DIY or laid with pad Certified Professional installation only
notes
Berber carpets (olefin), fastest growing segment, easily extruded by manufacturers
outdoor grass carpets



 

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