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Fabric inspector:

The third party product quality QC check for fabric on-site preshipment FRI inspetions will usually us the 4 point system for fabric QC inspections (or 10 point stystem) to determine if the quality level, and will perform the onsite QC check inspections as follows:

  • Rub test
  • Thread ends
  • Packaging, labels and markings
  • Stitches
  • Fabric defects checking
  • Customer's specs
  • Foreign objects like broken pins, human hairs
  • Color differences and shifting
  • Stain, mould, odor and insects
  • Special requirements & on-site testing
  • Measurements
fabric inspector

An example checklist of fabric onsite quality QC inspections FYI.

D1. Fabric Width
Client’s Usable Width: - excluding selvedges 
Less than the specification is not acceptable. 
Description: Usable width checking  PASSED 
D2.Fabric Length of Roll
Measured fabric length by a counter meter which set up on the fabric inspection machine to compare with roll ticket and packing list. Tolerance:  must be within -2% against roll ticket 
Refer to below MEASUREMENT TABLE - Actual
D3.Bowing and Skewing
l Measure skewing / bowing by way of “drawing weft yarn” or “tearing” or their combining, depending on product characteristic.
A= Variation of weft, B = Fabric overall width Please calculate A/B=?
l Tolerance: 
- 2.5% of overall width for Y/D or Printing 
3.0% of overall width for solid color
A/B=0%  N/A 
D4.Color Shading Checking Within the Roll:
D4.1  Color consistency check  (in Width):
Cut a swatch of about 20 cm along the width from the beginning, check if there is any color shading of side to side / side to center on the beginning /middle /ending area.
Tolerance:  Less than grey scale 4-5 is not accepted
D4.2  Color consistency check  (in length):
Use above cut swatch, check 3 times per roll to see if there is any color shading of beginning to ending.
Tolerance: Less than grey scale 4-5 is not accepted. 
D5.Color Shading Checking Between Pieces to Pieces:
Check color consistency between Pieces and Pieces (i.e.
lot shading).
Tolerance: Color shade difference between pieces to pieces less than grey scale 4-5 is not acceptable. 
D6.Rub test / color fastness test:
Use a white cotton cloth to rub the fabric. Rubbing shall be done on all the samples cut, with both a dry and a wet cloth.
Expected result:
l No color transfer worse than 4 on a grey scale (between the original white cloth and the colored one) for dry test
l -No color transfer worse than 3-4 on a grey scale (between the original white cloth and the colored one) reference scale for wet test-must be as our technical sketches sent to you.- 
D7. Fabric Width
-The minimum splice length for all fabrics is 30 yards/27 meters or a maximum allowance is three splices per 100 linear yards/meters unless special requirement that stated in the booking.  --------- 

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