The different fibers constitute the carpet’s velvet. They have a direct impact on the physical properties of the floor they are covering such as resistance or longevity. There are three types of fiber: natural, vegetable, and synthetic.
As the makers of STAINMASTER® carpet fiber, durability testing is right up our alley! Rather than use a light ball hexapod weighing 2.8 lbs, the industry standard, we use the Vettermann Drum Tumbler. It's as heavy as a bowling ball and weighs 16 lbs! When it comes to carpet durability testing which would you trust?