Monday, July 29, 2013

Short Supply Request Filed Relating to Certain Polyester/Nylon Cut Corduroy Fabric

The Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements ("CITA") is considering a Commercial Availability Request for certain polyester/nylon cut corduroy fabric (file number: 184.2013.07.25.Fabric.Alston&BirdforSPCGlobal) as specified below.

Responses are due by 11:59 P.M. (EST), August 8, 2013. Rebuttals are due by 11:59 P.M. (EST), August 14, 2013.

SPECIFICATIONS: Certain Polyester/Nylon Cut Corduroy Fabric
HTS: 5801.32.0000
Fiber Content: 80-95% polyester, 5-20% nylon
Yarn Size:
Warp: Polyester filament between 111-222 decitex (English: 100-200 denier)
Fill: Polyeter filament 111-278 decitex (English: 100-250 denier) and bi-constiutent polyester-nylon filament between 222-389 decitex (English: 200-350 denier)
NOTE 1: In the bi-constituent yarn, the polyester and nylon are mixed prior to extrusion.
NOTE 2: The yarn size designations describe a range of specifications in its greige condition. They are intended as specifications to be followed by the mill in sourcing yarn used to produce the fabric. Weaving, dyeing, and finishing can alter the characteristics of the yarn as it appears in the finished fabric. This specification therefore includes yarns appearing in the finished fabric as finer or coarser than the designated sizes provided that the variation occurs after processing after the greige yarn and production of the fabric.
Thread count: 20-34 warp ends x 50-67 fill picks per centimeter (English: 50-86 warp ends x 127-170 fill picks per inch)
Weight: 220-290 grams per sq. meter (English: 6.48-8.55 oz per sq. yard).
Width: 142-162 cm (English: 56-64 inches)
Weave: Cut corduroy with 3-6 wales per cm (English: 8-16 wales per inch).
Finishing: Piece dyed or of yarns of different colors.

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