Inspection systems for Apparel Industry। Common Garment Tests

Different inspection systems are being used at different phases of garment manufacturing in order to ensure the right quality of the products as per customers' expectations. 


Garment Inspection-Texpedia

1. Fabric inspection: 


  • GSM & Lab test reports
  • Shade variation checking
  • Visual inspection of defects (4-point system, 10-point system)

2. Trims and Accessories Inspection: 

Trims and accessories inspection will conduct in lot wise. Initially, 10% of the material will be inspected. The decision of the acceptance or rejection will be done as bellow;

  • If a lot has less than 2% defects it will be accepted,
  • If lot contains above 2% and less than 15% defects take another lot for the second inspection,
  • If more than 15% defects found, 100% inspection will be conducted and replace the damage quantity.

3. Garment Inspection: 

  • Measurements of the garment
  • The overall look of the garment
  • Right formation and fittings of the garment
  • Presentation of the final produced garment
  • Different properties of garment (Aesthetic, Physical properties, Colourfastness, dimensional stability and spirality of the garment).

What testings are commonly done for garment quality control?


⇴Colour shading
Colourfastness check (Rub test)
Symmetry check
Size fitting test
Adhesive check (logos, printings, markings fastness)
Fabric weight test (for knitted garments)
Fasteners fatigue and zip quality test
Waterproof test
Down feather leakage testing
Seam slippage test (for woven garments)
Needle damage check (for a knitted garment)
Barcode scanning test
Burn test (for 100% cotton garment)
Mold contamination prevention
Metal contamination prevention
Ventilation test
Fibre identification
Performance testing
Flammability testing
Eco textile testing (banned azo colourants, heavy metals, etc.)
Care labelling 

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