Faults of Knit Fabric Observed in Textile Industry

By | January 12, 2016

Faults of Knitted Fabric Observed in Textile Industry

Mayedul Islam
Merchandiser at Fashion Xpress Buying House.
Badda, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
Email: [email protected]

 

Introduction:

In textile industry, a lot of faults observed in knit fabric from its manufacturing process to dyeing finishing which are totally unexpected. These types of faults decrease the total quality of the knit fabric which ultimately creates a significant impact on the profit percentage. So, a textile engineer should have sufficient idea about all the knit fabric faults which are mentioned in this article with correct images.

Defects in Knitted Fabric:

Faults in knit fabric can be produced at the three stages from its manufacturing to dyeing finishing. Knit fabric faults from all the three stages have mentioned in the below:

Faults seen during knitting the fabric:

  1. Yarn dust,
  2. Set-up,
  3. Loop mark,
  4. Needle break,
  5. Oil spot,
  6. Thick and thin place,
  7. Mix yarn or Lot mix,
  8. Hole,
  9. Lycra out,
  10. Yarn contamination,
  11. Yarn missing,
  12. Tara fault (Star).

Faults seen during dyeing the knit fabric:

  1. Uneven dyeing,
  2. Dye spots,
  3. Pilling,
  4. Soda spot.

Faults seen during finishing the knit dyeing fabric:

  1. Skew,
  2. Slitting fault,
  3. Uneven brushing,
  4. Crease mark,
  5. Unwanted mark,
  6. Oil mark,
  7. Silicon spot,
  8. Line mark,
  9. Burning effect,
  10. Chemical spot,
  11. Sewding fault.

All the above faults or defects have shown in the following with correct images:

Defects seen during knitting the fabric:

1. Yarn dust,

Yarn Dust in the fabri

Yarn Dust in the fabric

2. Set-up,

Set-up in the fabric

Set-up in the fabric

3. Loop mark,

Loop Mark in the fabric

Loop Mark in the fabric

4. Needle break,

Needle Break in the fabric

Needle Break in the fabric

5. Oil spot,

Oil Spot in the fabric

Oil Spot in the fabric

6. Thick and Thin place,

Thick and Thin Place in the fabric

Thick and Thin Place in the fabric

7. Mix yarn or Lot mix,

Mix Yarn or Lot Mix in the fabric

Mix Yarn or Lot Mix in the fabric

8. Hole,

Hole in the fabric

Hole in the fabric

9. Lycra out,

Lycra Out in the fabric

Lycra Out in the fabric

10. Yarn contamination,

Yarn Contamination in the fabric

Yarn Contamination in the fabric

11. Yarn missing,

Yarn Missing in the fabric

Yarn Missing in the fabric

12. Tara fault (Star).

Tara or Star Fault in the fabric

Tara or Star Fault in the fabric

Defects seen during dyeing the knit fabric:

1. Uneven dyeing,

Uneven Dyeing in the fabric

Uneven Dyeing in the fabric

2. Dye spot,

Dye Spot in the fabric

Dye Spot in the fabric

3. Pilling,

Pilling in the fabric

Pilling in the fabric

4. Soda spot.

Soda Spot in the fabric

Soda Spot in the fabric

Defects seen during finishing the knit dyeing fabric:

1. Uneven fabric,

Uneven Fabric

Uneven Fabric

2. Skew,

Skew in the fabric

Skew in the fabric

3. Slitting fault,

Slitting Fault in the fabric

Slitting Fault in the fabric

4. Uneven brushing,

Uneven Brushing in the fabric

Uneven Brushing in the fabric

5. Crease mark,

Crease Mark in the fabric

Crease Mark in the fabric

6. Unwanted mark,

Unwanted Mark in the fabric

Unwanted Mark in the fabric

7. Oil mark,

Oil Mark in the fabric

Oil Mark in the fabric

8. Silicon spot,

Silicon Spot in the fabric

Silicon Spot in the fabric

9. Line mark,

Line Mark in the fabric

Line Mark in the fabric

10. Burning effect,

Burning Effect in the fabric

Burning Effect in the fabric

11. Chemical spot,

Chemical Spot in the fabric

Chemical Spot in the fabric

12. Sewding fault.

Sewding Fault in the fabric

Sewding Fault in the fabric

Speech from the writer:

If you read this article attentively then you can easily answer the below questions in the interview:

  1. Show different types of knit fabric faults with correct images.
  2. Show various types of knit dyeing fabric faults with images.
  3. Show different faults produced during finishing the knit dyeing fabric.
  4. Mention the name of knit fabric faults.
  5. Make a list of knit fabric faults.

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4 thoughts on “Faults of Knit Fabric Observed in Textile Industry

  1. V.Santhana Krishnan

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    It’s very helpful for new comers.Thanks sir for your very important articles.

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