Textile Quality Control:
Quality means customer needs are to be satisfied. And quality control is the synthetic and regular control of the variable which affect the quality of a product. It consists of quality planning, data collection, data analysis, and implementation and is applicable to all phases of the product life cycle; design, manufacturing, delivery and installation, operation and maintenance. In the textile and apparel industry product quality is calculated in terms of quality and standard of fibers, yarns, fabric construction, color fastness, surface designs, and the final finished garment products. Flow chart of textile quality control is as follows:
Flow Chart of Textile Quality Control:
Dyeing (check shade & faults of dyeing)
Dewatering & untwisting
Dyeing(check diameter, pretreatment, shrinkage & GSM)
If sample ok go for bulk production
Quality control is a set of steps or guidelines designed to guarantee that a product or service meets certain performance standards. The goal of quality control is to ensure that an item meets the needs and specifications of the consumer population. Good quality control also helps a company to more efficiently navigate manufacturing and production processes to cut down on mistakes and waste, and maximize profit.
In the textile industry, quality control is not much different than the standard definition provided here. It is a program put into place from the very beginning of the textile manufacturing process, starting from the sourcing of raw fibers to the final stages of garment production.
Textile quality control is measured by a garment’s quality as well as the various production components:
- Selection of raw materials
- Fiber manufacturing
- Yarn manufacturing
- Fabric construction
- Dye and coloration
- Printing and designs
- Finishing components such as zippers or embellishments
So, at last, we conclude that Quality is ultimately a question of customer satisfaction. The perceived quality of a garment is the result of a number of aspects, which together help achieve the desired level of satisfaction for the customer. Therefore quality control in terms of the garment, pre-sales service, posts -sales service, delivery, pricing, etc are essentials for any garment exporter the global requirement, by giving excellent quality, quantity and new styles and varieties of garments with no time by using this development.
Author of this Article: S. M. Hossein Uzzal Production Officer Monnu Fabrics Ltd. Manikgonj Email: [email protected]