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928-A1-TIRE RECAPPING SERVICES
Start Date: 12/2002
End Date: 12/2099
Section 1 1.1 DESCRIPTION OF CONTRACT: 928-A1 Tire Recapping Services 1.2 TYPE: Automated Firm Price. 1.3 TERM OF CONTRACT: December 3, 2002 through December 31, 2099 1.4 DELIVERY: 30 days after receipt of order (ARO). 1.5 MINIMUM ORDER: $50.00. 1.6 SPOT PURCHASE OPTION: None 1.7 ZONE: This is a statewide contract. 1.8 SHIPPING INFORMATION: PLUS FREIGHT. Contact Vendor for freight amount. 1.9 EARLY PAYMENT/EDUCATIONAL/LARGE ORDER DISCOUNT: Not applicable 1.10 CPA CONTACT: Questions concerning terms and conditions should be directed to: Dee Dorsey, CTPM Purchaser Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts (512) 475-2459 FAX (512) 475-0851 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org 1.11 PURCHASE ORDERS: Only contract purchase orders issued through the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts (CPA) on-line ordering system are eligible for contract pricing. Section 2 2.1 GENERAL PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS: In addition to the individual commodity specifications listed opposite each commodity heading and code number, all commodities shall be of good and merchantable quality and shall meet specification minimums established by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration through the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards (FMVSS) for re-tread tires, FMVSS 117. Minimum tread depth of tires bid shall be based upon general tread design categories as stipulated in Section 2.2, Minimum Tread Depth. 2.2 MINIMUM TREAD DEPTH: The following table establishes the minimum tread depth per tread design/tire category. Tire Category Tread Design* Min. Tread Depth Passenger Regular Highway/AllSeason 9/32 inches Passenger All Terrain/Mud & Snow 12/32 inches Light Truck Regular Highway 14/32 inches Light TrucK All Terrain 16/32 inches Medium Truck Regular Highway 16/32 inches Medium TrucK All Terrain/Mud & Snow 18/32 inches Medium TrucK Trailer 12/32 inches Medium/Heavy Truck/Bus Drive Axle 12/32 inches *Tread design categories shall have the same meaning as that found in Federal Specification ZZ-T-381Q, dated August 1, 1989. 2.3 RUBBER MINIMUM SPECIFICATIONS: Tread rubber used in the process of re- treading and re-manufacturing tires which are offered under this contract shall meet the following minimum specifications: A. For passenger and light and medium truck re-treads: Min. Max. Typical Tensile Strength (PSI) 2250 --- ------- Elongation (%) 430 600 500 Modules at 300% 1200 1700 1500 Hardness 61 70 65 Specific Gravity 1.105 1.145 1.13 RHC by Weight 45% --- 50% --- PBD Content --- 40% 35% Acetone Extract --- 22% --- Carbon Black N339 or Better Unless otherwise specified, commercial grade type truck tires shall be processed using materials containing antioxidants of a quality to provide standard commercial resistance to weathering. 2.4 CASING TRADE-IN: Upon mutual agreement between the vendor and contract user, the vendor shall accept from contract users all old casings as trade-in's on an equal quantity basis as the number of re-tread tires ordered, with credit being given to the user for casings that are undamaged and suitable for re- treading. The amount of credit granted on the vendor's invoice shall be no less than that offered other customers of the vendor although the amount may be greater. 2.5 CERTIFICATION: Vendor shall supply products from sources that have current certification under the U. S. General Services Administration, Automotive Commodity Center's Federal Tire Program, Quality Assurance Facility Inspection Program (QAFIP). Such certification shall have been issued within the last 12 months of any portion of the year and shall be maintained in effect during the entire contract period. Subsequent certifications shall be submitted as issued. 2.6 WARRANTIES: All tires offered under the terms of this contract shall carry a warranty similar to that offered for a new tire with the minimum adjustment scales as follows: A. Tires failing at and before 25% of the original tread is worn shall be refunded at full re-tread tire cost. B. Tires failing beyond 25% shall be adjusted on a prorated basis calculated on the remaining tread down to 2/32" at which point no adjustment is due. A copy of each warranty offered shall be submitted and clearly marked as to which product the warranty applies.