Stop Mark

Stop Mark — This defect is the result of yarn elongating under tension during a loom stop. When the loom is restarted, the slackness is woven into the fabric. This is more common in polyester and polyester blends than in all-cotton.

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  • Defect Number: 0051
  • Defect Type: Weft lines, horizontal lines
  • Fabric Type: Bottomweights - Twill Derivatives
  • Severity: Major
  • Category: II