Profession textile quality technician
Textile quality technicians perform physical laboratory tests on textile materials and products. They compare textile materials and products to standards and interpret results.
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- Realistic / Conventional
- Textile technologies
Textile technologies to design, manufacture and evaluate the properties of textiles.
- Braiding technology
Development, manufacturing requirements, properties and evaluation of braided fabrics.
- Textile printing technology
Addition of colour partially, according to the designed pattern, onto textile based materials. Processes for adding coloured patterns onto textile materials using printing machines and techniques (rotary of flat bed screen printing or others, heat transfer, inkjet, etc.).
- Properties of fabrics
The influence of chemical composition and molecular arrangement of yarn and fibre properties and fabric structure on the physical properties of textile fabrics; the different fibre types, their physical and chemical characteristics and different material characteristics; the materials used in different processes and the effect on materials as they are processed.
- Distinguish accessories
Distinguish accessories in order to determine differences among them. Evaluate accessories based on their characteristics and their application in wearing apparel manufacturing.
- Use textile finishing machine technologies
Use textile finishing machine technologies that enable the coating or laminating of fabrics.
- Conduct textile testing operations
Prepare for textile testing and evaluation, gathering the test samples, conducting and recording tests, validating data and presenting results.
- Evaluate textile characteristics
Evaluate textiles and their properties in order to manufacture products in conformity with specifications.
- Measure yarn count
Be able to measure yarn length and mass to assess fineness of roving, sliver and yarn in different measuring systems.Also able to convert into the various numbering system such as tex, Nm, Ne, denier, etc.
- Test physical properties of textiles
Evaluating the physical properties of textiles by using testing methods, normally in accordance with a standard; it includes fibre identification and trouble shooting.
- Check quality of products in textile production line
Able to check characteristics of textile products,like yarns, woven, knitted, braided, tufted or nonwoven textiles, finished cloths, ready-make-garments and determine the product quality along different stages of the textile or clothing production line.
- Maintain work standards
Maintaining standards of work in order to improve and acquire new skills and work methods.
- Control textile process
Planning and monitoring textile production to achieve control on behalf of quality, productivity and delivery time.
- Distinguish fabrics
Distinguish fabrics in order to determine differences among them. Evaluate fabrics based on their characteristics and their application in wearing apparel manufacturing.