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Fabric inspection systems for the apparel industry

Tuesday 20th February, 2018

Fabric quality conformance plays an important part in the garment value chain. If the garment maker is unaware of defects in fabric and begins manufacturing, the cost is not just the ‘seconds’ garments produced. Real costs include the delay in shipping the full amount of first quality garments to their customer, re-equipping sewing lines and […]

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Quality assurance testing for textiles

Monday 22nd January, 2018

Quality control in textiles is concerned with being certain a product meets performance standards and customer expectations. The expectations of customers and the increasing requirements for quality control have grown in parallel with the advances in vision inspection technology. Quality assurance testing software Shelton uses state of the art imaging hardware and write bespoke machine […]

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Industry 4.0 – Create your own ‘smart factory’

Tuesday 9th January, 2018

Industry 4.0, with its focus on automation, customisation, ‘virtual’ product development and digitally integrated supply chains, is beginning to make an impact on the interactions and processes of the textile and apparel industry. The textile and apparel industry used to be a very labour-intensive, the recent advances in technology have made it a more machine-driven […]

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