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.
Listen to Stop Mark
- Defect Number: 0051
- Defect Type: Weft lines, horizontal lines
- Fabric Type: Bottomweights - Twill Derivatives
- Severity: Major
- Category: II