A-A-52110A January 9, 2008
August 23, 1991
COMMERCIAL ITEM DESCRIPTION
CLOTH, PLAIN WEAVE, POLYESTER/COTTON for POCKETS (WATER REPELLENT) The General Services Administration has authorized the use of this commercial item description as
a replacement for MIL-C-44157 for all federal agencies.
1. SCOPE. This commercial item description covers water repellent polyester/cotton plain weave cloth intended for use as pockets in clothing items.
2. CLASSIFICATION. The cloth shall be in the following Classes:
Class 1 - Camouflage Green 483
Class 2 - Foliage Green 504
3. SALIENT CHARACTERISTICS. The yarns for the warp shall be 100 percent textured continuous multifilament polyester and the filling yarns shall be spun singles made from a blend of
30 to 60 percent carded or combed cotton with the remaining percentage polyester. The cloth shall be plain weave. The width shall be as specified (see 7.2) and shall be the minimum acceptable width inclusive of the selvage when fly shuttle looms or shuttleless looms with tuck-in selvages are used. For all other shuttles looms the width measurement shall be made between the last warp yarn on each side excluding the protruding fringe(s). The cloth shall be given a fluorocarbon water repellent treatment and shall conform to the hydrostatic pressure and spray rating requirements.
The color and appearance of the cloth shall match the standard sample when viewed using the AATCC Evaluation Procedure 9, Option A, under filtered tungsten lamps that simulate artificial daylight D75 illuminant with a color temperature of 7500K (± 200) illumination of 100 foot candles (± 20) , and shall be a good match to the standard sample under horizon lamplight at 2856
K (± 200) .
Comments, suggestions, or questions on this document should be addressed to: Defense Supply Center Philadelphia, Clothing and Textiles Directorate, Attn: DSCP Standardization Team, 700 Robbins Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19111-5096. Since contact information can change, you may want to verify the currency of the address information using Acquisition Streamlining and Standardization Information System (ASSIST) online database https://assist.daps.dla.mil/
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