advantage and disadvantage


  • Reduces the time required to make the textile product.
  • Is very accurate, all products are made to the same specification
  • Decreases cost of manufacture as not so many workers have to be paid
  • Less waste as no mistakes therefore decreases costs
  • Reduces repetitive work
  • Can work 24/7

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  • Very expensive to buy the machines and software that controls them.
  • Workers have to be trained to program the machine.
  • If the machine breaks it will probably need specialist parts to repair it and a long time to repair when it's not manufacturing products.
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