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Washcloths, Bath Towels & Bar Towels

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Bid Information


Bid Alert No: 00000528878

Bid Title: Washcloths, Bath Towels & Bar Towels

Agency Bid No. Title: 8509216

Received Date: 03/31/2016

Close Date: 04/19/2016

Purchase Type: June 1, 2016 through May 31, 2018.

Delivery Point:

Delivery Date: Not Stated

Special Notices: Pre-Bid Conference Optional 04/05/2016 10:00 AM, Small Business Set-Aside, Samples Required

Specifications

Specifications include, but are not limited to:SPECIFICATIONS: The Division of Purchases and Supply reserves the right to test offered products for conformance to specifications below. a. Terry washcloths shall be suitable for commercials washing and shall conform to Commercial Item Description A-A-55303, dated October 23, 1996, for Type I (16 ounce), except sections 3.4 and 3.6 do not apply. Washcloths shall have rounded corners. After laundering, in accordance with AATCC 135, the finished dimensions of the washcloths shall be 12 inches by 12 inches, plus or minus inch. Each cloth shall bear a label including the specific fiber content in accordance with the Textile Fiber Products Identification Act. b. Terry Towels shall be suitable for commercial washing and shall conform to the salient characteristics of Commercial Item Description A-A-886A, dated November 5, 1992, for Type I, Class 1 (20 inches by 40 inches), Style A, except that the weight per dozen shall be 5.5 pounds, minimum. Each towel shall bear a label including the specific fiber content in accordance with the Textile Fiber Products Identification Act. c. Bar Towels shall be suitable for commercial washing and shall meet the following requirements based on test methods in ASTM D 5433-93, where applicable: Material Terry, 100% cotton or cotton/polyester (35% max.) blend with 100% cotton loops. Color - White Fabric Weight - 8.6 oz./sq. yd.(nominal) Weight of One Towel 2.0 oz. minimum Dimensions - 16" x 19"(nominal); 300 square inch minimum Hem Width - 1/4" - 5/8" Hem Stitches/Inch - 6 (min.); hems shall be backstitched or bar tacked. Water Retention - 4.50 grams water/gram material (min.) Break Strength - M (warp)- 40 lbs./inch(min.), X (fill) - 20 lbs./inch(min.) Shrinkage - Warp: 15% maximum; Fill: 10% maximum Defects - Towels shall be clean and free of stains, holes, cuts, tears, weave flaws. Labeling - Each towel shall bear a label including the specific fiber content in accordance with the Textile Fiber Products Identification Act

Product Code: 85092

Agency Information


Issuing Agency: Commonwealth of Virginia - Department of General Services

State: Virginia

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Gary Borden PO Box 1199, Richmond, Virginia, 23218

Phone: 804-328-3230

Email: gary.borden@dgs.virginia.gov

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