Trapped Shuttle

Trapped Shuttle — This defect is caused by the loom stopping abruptly, trapping the shuttle in the shed. The effect created is that of distorting the fabric and stretching the yarn. The slackness is then woven into the fabric upon start-up of the loom.

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  • Defect Number: 0092
  • Defect Type: Weft lines, horizontal lines
  • Fabric Type: Bottomweights - Twill Derivatives
  • Severity: Major
  • Category: II