Garment Inspection

Visual Inspection
 General appearance and make-up  Measurements  Manufacturing defects  Marking, Packing-material and Mode of packing  Drawing of sample for testing

The Lot size shall be as per the Customer protocol and/or as specified in their Scheme.000 units can be offered for Inspection. Lot Size: A maximum of 10. .Offering of the material: The material can be offered either in loose or packed condition.In the customized Inspection scheme.

quality. etc. quality. size. using random table (Annexure I) for one definite type of quality/product. style. representing the Lot. the selections of packages need not be in accordance with the random table. – The sample selected shall cover all products. – More number of packages shall be opened to cover the sample size. design/colour. size. design / colour etc. – Sampling Plan for units: The sample size for visual Inspection from the selected packages or from the lot offered in loose condition shall be arrived as per the Tables 1 and 2-A of ISO 2859-1: 1999 (E) General Inspection Level II. In case of mixed quality/product. style. all the products. .Sampling plan: For visual Inspection: – Sampling Plan for Packages: Select at random 10% of the packages subject to a minimum of 2 and maximum of 10.

• Minimum of 3 units in each size shall be selected product-wise for measurement and make-up from the samples so selected. . the sample selected for Inspection shall be compared with the approved sample/s for characteristics specified by the client.Inspection for Measurements and Make-up: • In case of approved sample.

RMG .Measurement .

the defects are classified as major or minor. • Depending upon the magnitude of the defect.Criteria for Visual Inspection: • Reckoning of flaws/defects of the Garments shall be carried out as per client’s specified requirements. .

Fabric Defects: Slub.1 Component and assembly Defects : Wrong grain line. Bar. Assymetricity between shoulder seam (right & left) or collar tops or sleeves and the like. . Slubby weft. Knot. Weft crack. tight or loose . Component part omitted or not as specified . Float. Fabrication Defects: 2. Broken pattern. pleated. 2. Missing/ Loose/ Tight / Broken ends or picks .Various Garment Defects 1. Oil or other stain. Broken filaments.Defective piles/raising . Processing defect . Any other fabric defect . Component part twisted. Gout. colored flecks. distorted.

4 Labels or Tags : Wrong . Fuzziness (Hairiness) . Insecurely attached/ Misplaced etc. 2. 2. Thread break not backstitched . Missing colour etc. Not laying flat . 2. Stretched or distorted . Poorly shaped/ Crookedly set/ Not of specified size and shape . Seam puckered or twisted etc. Open seam on other than hems . Not back tacked/ bar tacked etc. Open seam on hems.3 Shade. Improper pressing or folding etc.5 Pocket Defects: Improper location . 2.2 Seams and stitching Defects: Missed stitching (except hem). .6 Pressing : Burned or scorched . Colour and Colour combinations : Parts shaded or off shaded .2.

9 Miscellaneous Defects : Hole. Incomplete/Insecurely sewn/not properly locked . Cut or Tear . Not of specified size. Closures Missing . etc.2. 2. .8 Embroidery/ Embellishment : Missing/ misplaced/ off shade/damaged. Any other defect not specified above etc. type or colour 2.7 Buttons and button holes/ Zipper/ Velcro/ Press stud/ Hooks/ Trimmings/ Accessories : Not aligned .

FABRICATION/MAKE UP DEFECTS o o o o o Size variation Cutting Defects Stitching Defects Misalignment of parts Nonalignment of Button &Buttonholes • Label Defect • Wrong tag/Sticker • Defective Embellishment • Embroidery Defects • Defective packing .

• Any other defects. bar-codes. which make the piece unsuitable for the purpose .Criteria for Defective Piece: • Unless otherwise specified by the client the units shall be considered defective for any of the following reason: • Deviation in the measurements that is beyond the permissible tolerance limit as specified. etc. sticker. labels. style. packing specification. design. • Presence of more than two minor flaws. • Deviations or absence of any of the make up requirements such as color. • Presence of one major flaw. tags. trims and accessories.

reediness. criteria for rejection of the material shall be as stipulated by the client. feel. Measurements If more than 2 units are defective due to measurements. kittiness. finish or make-up appears to be poor.Rejection Criteria: If the Inspection is done in concurrence with clients specified requirements. Make-up If more than 3 units are defectives due to make-up c. b. General appearance Based on the professional judgment. the lot shall be rejected for any of the following reason: a. . nepiness. if the general appearances of the garment covering aspects like unevenness of yarn. In absence of any specified requirement.

Marking.d.Single Sampling Plan for Normal Inspection (master table) at AQL 4. Packing-material and Mode of packing are not up to the mark as per the specified requirements. e.0 for defectives (including make-up and measurements defectives). Permissible Tolerances: The client shall specify the permissible tolerances limits . Defectives As per the Table 2-A . Packing-material and Mode of packing: If the marking.

Broken Stitches . seat seam on top of riser seam) resulting in stitch failure.Needle Cutting Where the thread is being broken where one seam crosses another seam (ex: bar tacks on top of waistband stitching. .

sand blasting. hand sanding. Broken stitches must be repaired by re stitching over the top of the stitch-line . etc.Broken Stitches: Where thread on the stitch line is broken during stone-washing.

.Unraveling Seams: Generally occurs on 401 chain stitch seams where either the stitch has been broken or a skipped stitch has occurred. This will cause seam failure unless the seam is Re stitched.

then the seam does not appear to be 1st quality merchandise. Caused by: Thread breaks or thread run-out during sewing. If this occurs on Topstitching. or Cut or broken stitches during a subsequent treatment of the finished product (I..Restitched Seams Where there is a "splice" on the stitch line. stone washing).e. • • .

Twisted Legs: • Is where the side seam twists around to the front of the pant and distorts the appearance of the jeans. .

Seam Puckering Defect .

Uneven Button Hole .

Uneven Bottoms .

Poor / Loose Stitching .

Miss Match at Seam .

not covered completely .Uneven Zipper.

style. trims and accessories. bar-codes. Presence of major flaws more than specified by clients. Deviations or absence of any of the make up requirements such as color.     . etc. Packing-material and Mode of packing. tags. which make the piece unsuitable for the purpose. packing specification. Presence of minor flaws more than specified by clients. design. Any other defects. Deviation in the measurements that is beyond the permissible tolerance limit as specified. sticker.Criteria for Rejection :       General appearance Make-up Measurements Defectives Marking. labels.

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