Method and apparatus for coating and bonding a secondary carpet backing

  • US 4,743,330 A
  • Filed: 02/13/1987
  • Issued: 05/10/1988
  • Est. Priority Date: 05/02/1985
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A process for applying a layer of adhesive to a backing fabric, comprising the steps of:

  • forming said adhesive into a layer on the surface of a rotating roller;

    transporting successive portions of said backing fabric against said roller in a direction opposite to the direction of rotation of said roller to transfer said layer of adhesive from said roller to said backing fabric at a contact point; and

    transporting said backing fabric nontangentially away from said roller at said contact point.

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