Open Access Research Article

Causes of Woven Fabric Defects and Cost Analysis: Case Study at Bahir Dar Textile Share Company (BDTSC)

Biruk Gedif*

Ethiopian Institute of Textile and Fashion Technology (EiTEX), Bahir Dar University, Ethiopia

Corresponding Author

Received Date: December 03, 2020;  Published Date: January 08, 2021


During the manufacturing of woven fabric, due to different reasons, there are a lot of wastes are removed. One of the aims of all manufacturing companies is minimizing waste during manufacturing or processing. So that waste reduction is the primary focus for textile industries. This paper studied the cause of the fabric defect during weaving processes and give a recommendation solution. Bahir Dar Textile Share Company (BDTSC) has been totally from 16448.35meter fabric is 38652.825birr/week and 11683.325birr/week is gotten and lost respectively. BDTSC due to different defects/problems lost (11683.325 x 4 x 12) = 560799.6 birr/year.

Keywords: Textile; Weaving process; Woven fabric; Fabric defect

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