Dropped Picks

Dropped Pick — This is the result of the filling insertion mechanism on a shuttleless loom not holding, thus releasing the filling yarn too soon. This allows the yarn to snap into the body, leaving a missing pick part way across the fabric. The released yarn then weaves into the fabric in a tangled mass and appears as a kinked or wild yarn.

Listen to Dropped Picks

  • Defect Number: 0039
  • Defect Type: Weft lines, horizontal lines
  • Fabric Type: Shirting and Dress Goods - Chambray
  • Severity: Major
  • Category: II
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