Different Tests for Textile Quality Control

Last updated on July 7th, 2023 at 05:46 pm

Quality Control section is the most important section in Textile and Garment industries. Most of the Textile and garment industries in Bangladesh are 100% export oriented. The buyers who deal with the manufacturers in Bangladesh always want quality. So to maintain quality, quality control section is necessary.

Textile Quality Control

Quality control is defined as the set of procedures intended to ensure that an end product adheres to a defined set of quality criteria or meets the demand of the customers.

The principal aim of QC is to ensure that organization is achieving the standards. Though QC is strictly followed in every factory, it is not possible to achieve perfection. For example, sometimes shade variation occurs in wet processing. In QC section, quality controller tries to make different swatches of same shade but little variation occurs among the swatches and it is as usual.  The closest shade that matches with the sample is accepted by the buyers.

Tests for Quality Control

There are two types of tests are done in QC department. They are –

  • Physical Tests
  • Chemical Tests

Physical Tests

  • Yarn Grade
  • GSM
  • Shrinkage
  • Spirality
  • Tensile Strength
  • Abrasion Resistance
  • Pilling Resistance
  • Button Strength Testing
  • Lycra% Determination
  • Crease Resistance
  • Finished Dia
  • Shade Check
  • Width

Chemical Tests

  • Color Fastness to Perspiration
  • Color Fastness to Washing
  • Color Fastness to Light
  • Color Fastness to Heat
  • Color Fastness to Rubbing 

Now I’ll describe them in brief:

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He is Abu Sayed, the founder of the blog site Textile Apex. He is a Textile Engineer having eight years plus practical experience in the Textile and Clothing industries. With a deep love for fashion and a keen eye for detail, he combines his creative flair with extensive knowledge to offer insightful and engaging content to his readers.
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