Testing and statistical quality control in textile manufacturing

A. Das,,     Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India


This chapter discusses the use of statistical tools, such as measurement of variability, differences between means, significance of variables, control charts and hypothesis testing in textile industries. It is necessary to test the fibre, yarn and fabric for their quality while purchasing in bulk in the industry. An entire batch cannot be accepted by testing only one or two samples. Acceptance sampling technique is a reliable method of selection of samples from bulk. The quality of the product or process can be identified by control charts. Certain controllable variables such as count of yarn, strength, etc. ...

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