|Defect Demerit Point|
|Length of defect||Demerit Points|
|3 inches or less||1|
|Over 3 inches but not over 6 inches||2|
|Over 6 inches but not over 9 inches||3|
|Over 9 inches||4|
1. No running yard shall be penalized more than 4 points for warp and weft defects.
2. For Fabric width exceeding 64"-66", Maximum penalty points can be increased above 4 per linear yard in proportion to the width.
3. Defects appearing within one inch of either edge shall be disregarded.
4. Any hole other than a pin hole shall be considered a major defect and assigned 4 points for penalty.
1. Linear Yard basis:
Acceptable tolerance=20 points per 100 linear yards
2. Square yard basis:
Points/100 sq. yd= Total Points scored in the bulk X 100 X 36
Width of the roll(inch) X total yds inspected
a. 28 points per 100 sq. yd. for each individual roll.
b. 20 points per 100 sq.yd. for average of rolls inspected.
1st Quality: Penalty points not exceed the acceptable tolerance.
2nd Quality: Penalty points exceed the acceptable tolerance.