NETX Quality Control Policy

August 24, 2017

NETX Quality Control Policy:

      We 100% inspect all orders under 60 yards. We inspect a “statistical sample” of 10% of all shipments over 60 yards. Fabric flaws are broken down into Major and minor defects which are described below: We add an extra yard of fabric for each Major Defect found in custom printed or finished good fabrics. If there are 10 major defects in 100 yards then the entire roll is rejected. Major defects will be flagged on the roll with red. Minor Defects will be flagged with a secondary color.

Major defect: Is a defect that would cause the product to be a “second”. Defining a second is determined by if the flaw makes the product unserviceable or unusable.

Minor defects
: Are defects that would not cause a product to be a “second” because of where the defect is located or how badly the defect affects the product. 4 minor flaws equal one major flaw.

In order for product to be eligible for return, credit, or replacement, the defective goods must have more than 10 major flaws within 100 yards.  The goods will be replaced if available or credit given at company’s discretion. No returns will be accepted after 30 days.

Types of defects:                                                                                            

Drawbacks: Caused by excessive loom tension gradually resulting in broken ends.               Major

Dye Streak in printing: resulting from problem in the printing process                                    Major

Hole: where the fabric has a tear or rip                                                                                      Major

Jerk In: is caused by an extra piece of filler yarn being pulled half way into the fabric             Major/Minor

Knots: these are caused by tying two spools together                                                              Minor

Mixed Yarn: when different yarn thread is used on the warp frame                                          Major

Mottled: When color is applied unevenly during printing process                                             Major/Minor

Needle line:  caused by broken or bent needle forming distorted stitch line                             Major/Minor

Open Reed: Is the result from a bent reed wire causing warp ends to be held apart                Major

Pin Holes: Pin holes along the salvage edge when the frame or the circular knitting fail          Major

                   to function properly. It is only a Major defect if it extends into the body of the  

                    fabric making it unusable. If it stays in the salvage it is not a defect.

Printing machine marks: dye or ink smudged because of printing stop and start                  Major/Minor

Skewing: When filling yarns are not square with warp yarns on woven fabrics. This               Major/Minor    

                  Also happens when the fabric shrinks more perpendicular to the twill

                 Line than along the twill line.

Slub: refers to thick or heavy places in the yarn or flying waste yarn that lands during           Major/Minor

           the spinning processes

Smash: caused by many ruptured warp end repairs                                                                Major/Minor

Soiled:  dirty/oily spot        (can be major or minor/neither)                                                      Major/Minor


Thin place: caused by yarn breakage                                                                                      Major

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