To ensure the right quality products, an AQL chart has to follow during inspection of apparel which varies from product to product, process to. BS is a random sample inspection method based on mathematical theory of probability. ‘AQL’ stands for ‘Acceptance Quality Limit’, and is defined as the “quality As you can see in the chart below, if you follow the AQL tables, the number of .. if there is more than one defect on a garment, how is this counted.

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Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. The primary purpose of the in-process auditing is to identify problems as early as possible. In order to manufacturer high quality garments, companies involved in manufacturing need to maintain some sort of quality assurance or quality control plan and procedures.

There is also no guarantee that lots with higher percentage defective will not pass garmejts AQL inspection. It is far more effective to correct the problem at the operator level, then after the garment is completely assembled, pressed, packages and prepared for shipping.

FULL AQL (Acceptable Quality Level) INSPECTION (LEVEL 2.5)

Usually caused by finishing. Here we will be talking about AQL chart used for shipment inspection in the apparel industry. Double sampling plan – Normal Inspection: Visually inspect the alignment of the edge with the table top. It means that how many pieces will be picked up for inspection from the total offered pieces Batch.


A garmenfs quality control program requires a competent quality control manager or quality control supervisor.

AQL Chart for QA/QC, Inspection

Prasanta Sarkar is the editor and founder of Online Clothing Study blog. Usually caused by selvage being stretched in finishing or by uneven wetting out in sanforization process.

How to succeed in AQL char inspections? How does it work? If the defective pieces are less than allowed number the lot is accepted and if the number of defective pieces is greater than allowed the lot is rejected. Will appear as holes or missing stitches.

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Occurs in tubular knits. Fabric will appear to have horizontal streaks. Supplier Assessment and Supply Chain Monitoring.

Occurs in Warp knit. What AQL is Not? The QA activities should include factory monitoring, testing, inspections, audits etc.

Most machines have a stopping device to stop the machine when a needle breaks. Almost every factory recommends Suppliers use a tighter AQL in executing their internal audit. General Inspection Plan In this chart shows single sampling. Do not only record the problem. As per the sampling plan, you need to pick 32 pieces of garments.

Results from creased fabric passing through squeeze rollers in the dyeing process. Your email address will not be published. The defects are based on defective units defective garment. Dye or ink smudged along width of fabric as a result of the printing machine stopping.

Following AQL system can be used in garments industry for final inspection. For example, you have two shipments that your need to inspect following 2. As, for example, AQL 2. It is very easy process. On napped fabric, final pressing may not be able to restore fabric or original condition.


This is also often referenced as “inline” inspections or inline audits. Notify me of follow-up comments by email.

Acceptable Quality Level (AQL) in Apparel Industry – Textile Learner

LinkedIn Qql Google Plus. According to this system, if any defect was found on a garmentts garment the garment would then be termed a second. Usually a long streak until the operator notices ror problem. Newer Post Older Post Home. Dirty, oily looking spots on the warp or filling yarns, or on packaged-dyed yarn. Critical on stripes or patterns and not as critical on solid color fabrics.

Back Fabric Seam Impression: Acceptable quality level AQL. The defect will appear at the selvage. It should be noted here that, most of the acceptance decisions of garment export order shipments are made on the basis of AQL based sampling plans. Shipment acceptance and rejection criteria In this chart, shipment acceptance and rejection criteria are shown for level-I sampling and different AQL level for the specific lot sizes. But this is not possible, as the acceptance decision is made only on the basis of small sample drawn from the lot and it carries a risk of making a wrong judgment.

The size of the garment factory or volume of business, determines the number of quality control staff your QC department should gafments. The acceptable score varies.