Government Contract | North Carolina
Band Uniforms

Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00000495419

Bid Title: Band Uniforms

Agency Bid No. Title: Q189-5832

Received Date: 02/25/2016

Close Date: 02/29/2016

Purchase Type: Not Stated

Delivery Point: Guilford County, North Carolina

Delivery Date: Not Stated


Specifications include, but are not limited to:PATTERNS: The patterns for coats shall be made separately for male and female utilizing acomputerized system of Gerber, Micro dynamics, Lectra, Mark-A-Matic, or an approved equal system.They will be designed specifically for Children, Adolescent and Adult age group reflecting up to date bodyproportions with ample side body outlets, allowing for simple alterations year to year. All Hard CollarCoats shall have a Four (4) piece front construction, allowing for proper chest, bust and waist suppressionin all size ranges, thus eliminating unsightly bust darts. lnsleeve and side body seams must be 111 double,to allow for proper alterations.SHOULDER PADS: Must be pre-formed, having an additional support of coat canvas materialsandwiched between the padding and then "needle punch" constructed to retain its shape and form. Apad that is constructed with soft cotton wadding, wrapped in a cheesecloth material, will not retain itsshape and has a tendency to break-down or deteriorate with normal wear abrasion and repeated drycleaningprocess. (see Diagram "CIl) .COLLAR CONSTRUCTION: Standard military hard collar; constructed using a washable 'Mylar', boundwith a fabric-backed vinyl binding to prevent the mylar from wearing through the shell fabric. The use ofcotton or self-fabric to bind the mylar frame will be deemed unacceptable, for it will not prevent wear of theouter fabric. The hook and eye closure shall be threaded with non-bias tape, then stitched through themylar frame. All ornamentation on the outer collar shell must be stitched through and through the mylarframe to ensure strength and shape retention. This construction will allow for a self-conforming collar so itwill fit several neck sizes without binding or causing discomfort to the wearer. Riveting the hook and eyeto the frame could possibly cause the frame to 'crack' under normal use and is not an acceptableprocedure.COLLAR LINERS: The removable liners will be numbered, made of an absorbent webbing and will bebound or piped all around with a washable cotton binding. It will have four (4) heavy duty metal nonrustingor tarnishing snaps. These four snaps shall be positioned to avoid any of the numerous pressurepoints in the wearers neck. The liner will meet or slightly overlap in the front to offer complete protection tothe outer material and the wearers Adams Apple from the hook and eye attachment. This liner is to bewashable. Fabric, other than absorbent is not acceptable. (See Diagram "Oil).JACKET AND SLEEVE LINING: When requested shall be made of 100% Polyester twill with a SatinSheen finish in the sleeves and back, with 65% Polyester/35% Cotton "trigger" fabric lining the entire front.The lining quality will have a yam count of 120 X 76. The jacket lining will have a generous 111 pleatrunning vertically down the center back for more freedom of movement and eliminate tightness orsagging. This lining shall be properly cut and fitted to correspond with the style jacket selected. The liningat the 'armhole' must be securely fastened to the jacket by machine 'zig-zag' stitching for strength. Handsewing or felling, will not provide the needed strength and is not an accepted method.

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Product Codes: 20086, 20088, 20085, 20087

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: Guilford County Schools

State: North Carolina

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Paschelle Mitchell-Palmer 501 W. Washington Street, Greensboro, North Carolina, 27401

Phone: 336-370-3239




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