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FIREFIGHTING TURNOUT GEAR

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Bid Information


Bid Alert No: 00000579714

Bid Title: FIREFIGHTING TURNOUT GEAR

Agency Bid No. Title: 269-2016-086

Received Date: 05/24/2016

Close Date: 08/30/2016

Purchase Type: Term:

Delivery Point: Charlotte, North Carolina

Delivery Date: Not Stated

Special Notices: Pre-Bid Conference Optional 05/26/2016 11:00 AM, Questions Due By 05/25/2016 02:00 PM, Warranty Required, Bidder Preregistration

Specifications

Specifications include, but are not limited to:OUTER SHELL MATERIAL JACKETS AND TROUSERS: The "PBIMATRIX outer shell shall be TENCATE GeminiXTconstructed of 60/40 Kevlar/Pbi modified plain weave outer shell fabric reinforced with a network of yarns eachcontaining one ply of 400 denier Kevlar filament and one ply of 40/60 Kevlar/Pbi spun yarn in a Matrix Technologywith an approximate weight of 7.5 oz. per square yard. The shell material must be treated with SST (SUPERSHELLTITE) which is a durable waterrepellent finish that also enhances abrasion resistance. The color of the garmentsis to be natural/gold.THERMAL INSULATING LINER JACKET AND TROUSERS: The thermal liner shall be TENCATE QUANTUM 3D SL2 2layer; a 100% Nomex spun/filament GoldcheckTM face cloth with WickwellTM Plus finish quilted to one flat layer andone three dimensional layer of Nomex/Kevlar spunlace with a finished weight of approximately 7.7 oz. per squareyard. A minimum of 7 inch by 9 inch pocket, constructed of selfmaterial and lined with moisture barrier material, shallbe affixed to the inside of the jacket thermal liner on the left side by means of a lock stitch. The thermal liner shall beattached to the moisture barrier, and bound around its perimeter with biascut Neoprene coated cotton/polyesterbinding. Furthermention of Thermal Liner in this specification shall refer to this section.MOISTURE BARRIER JACKETS AND TROUSERS: W.L. GORE GORE RT7100 Type 3D or STEDAIR 3000GORE RT7100: The moisture barrier material shall be twolayer GORE RT7100 moisture barrierType 30, which is a4.6 ounces per square yard laminate comprised of a GORE membrane and a 3.0 ounce per square yard needlepunched nonwoven Nomex substrate. The GORE membrane is of an enhanced bicomponent construction comprisedof an expanded PTFE (polytetrafluoroethylene, for example Teflon) matrix having a continuous hydrophilic (i.e. waterloving), oleophobic (i.e., oilhating) coating that is impregnated into the ePTFE matrix. For best seam sealing results,GORE RT7100 moisture barrier seams should be sealed with GORESEAM tape using a Series 6000 (or higher) GORESEAM sealing machine to afford comparable viral penetration resistance performance.

Product Code: 34034

Agency Information


Issuing Agency: City of Charlotte

State: North Carolina

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Genetta Carothers, Procurement Services Charlotte-Mecklenburg Government Center, 600 East Fourth Street, 9th FL, Charlotte, North Carolina, 28202

Phone: 704-336-5195

Fax: 704-632-8257

Email: gcarothers@ci.charlotte.nc.us

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