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Texas Specification No. 425-CP-01

Effective Date: August 22, 1990

Reformatted Date:

SPECIFICATION

for

CASEGOODS, POST AND PANEL STYLE, WOOD

1. SCOPE: This specification establishes the minimum requirements for twenty-three (23) types of post and panel wood casegoods that use the post and panel style of construction. These requirements are based on general industry standards for wood casegoods and are intended to provide high quality wood casegoods that are built for long and severe usage and are compatible with existing post and panel design furniture.

2. APPLICABLE SPECIFICATIONS AND STANDARDS: Reference to specifications, standards, test methods, and other documents shall be to the issues in effect on the date of the Invitation for Bids. Copies of the referenced documents may be obtained from the issuing organizations at the addresses shown. The following documents form a part of this specification to the extent specified herein:

2.1. AMERICAN NATIONAL STANDARDS INSTITUTE (ANSI), 1430 Broadway, New York, NY 10018.

2.1.1. ANSI A208.1-89 -- Particleboard, Mat-formed Wood.

2.1.2. ANSI Z34.2-87 -- Self Certification by Producer or Supplier.

2.1.3. ANSI/BIFMA X5.5-89 -- Office Furnishing, Desk Products: Tests.

2.2. FEDERAL SPECIFICATIONS: Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402:

2.2.1. LLL-B810B -- Building Board (Hardboard) Hard Pressed Vegetable Fiber.

2.3. NATIONAL ELECTRICAL MANUFACTURES ASSOCIATION (NEMA), 2101 L Street, NW, Washington, DC 20037:

2.3.1. LD3-85 -- High Pressure Decorative Laminate.

2.4. STATE OF TEXAS SPECIFICATIONS, Texas Procurement and Support Services, P.O.Box 13186, Austin, TX 78711:

2.4.1. Commodity Book.

3. CLASSIFICATION: Post and panel casegoods shall be classified by type, size, type number, and contract commodity groups as shown in Table No. One.

4. DEFINITIONS: Terminology used in this specification is intended to be generic in nature and consistent with meanings that have been defined through general use, industry standards, and accepted trade practices. Where variant meanings may exist, the applicable interpretation shall be determined by the Texas Procurement and Support Services (TPASS).

4.1. Commission: The Texas Procurement and Support Services (TPASS).

4.2. "L" Return: A unit which si generally attached to a single pedestal desk, right or left side, to create and "M" (machine) height worksurface that extends at ninety degrees (90 ) to the desk work station.

4.3. Normal Use: Use which can reasonably be expected in a general office setting operating on a standard forty (40) hour work week. Normal use shall include incidental bumps and scrapes which can occur while swiveling, tilting, or moving a chair in close proximity to desks.

4.4. High Pressure Laminate (HPL): Multiple layers of resin impregnated paper fused under heat and pressure to result in a rigid covering media (minimum .040 inches thick).

4.5. Approved Product List (APL): A reference listing of casegood types of specific design and manufacture which have been inspected and evaluated by the Commission and approved for purchase under the provisions of this specification.

4.6. "M" Height: Machine (keyboard) height which is twenty-six-and-one-half inches to twenty-seven-and-one-half inches (26-1/2" to 27-1/2").

4.7. "D" Height: Desk height which is twenty-eight inches to thirty inches (28" to 30").

4.8. Abbreviations:

Bookcase BC
Box/Box/File B/B/F
Box/File B/F
Cathode Ray Tube (Computer Terminal) CRT
Central Locking C/L
Conference Conf.
Credenza Cred.
Executive Exec.
Hinge Door Cabinet HDC
Keyboard Drawer kbd
Kneespace KS
Lateral File, 2 Drawer LF
Not Applicable N/A
Pedestal Ped.
Rectangular Rect.
Right or Left R or L
Secretarial Sec.
With w/
Worksurface W/S

5. REQUIREMENTS: Products furnished under this specification shall meet or exceed the following requirements:

5.1. General Requirements:

5.1.1. Casegoods furnished under this specification shall meet or exceed the requirements of ANSI/BIFMA X5.5.

5.1.2. Casegoods shall be new, unused, currently standard of products of an established manufacturer except for such deviations as may be required by this specification.

5.1.3. Units shall be free of all imperfections, defects, and hazards which might affect appearance, normal life, serviceability, or user safety.

5.1.4. Details not specifically defined herein shall be in accordance with the best commercial practice for products of this type.

5.2. Design Requirements:

5.2.1. Casegoods shall exhibit post and panel styling with "underset" legs. The legs shall be set in from the exterior panels of the casegood.

5.2.2. Each unit shall be standard with walnut finish vertical veneers and matching walnut high pressure laminate tops.

5.2.3. The backs of all units shall be finished, including bookcases, lateral files and credenzas.

5.3. Features:

5.3.1. Group 425-21-(12, 16) Desks: Types PP- (SCD and JCD). Desk design shall be as specified herein and shall conform to industry standard for executive style, double pedestal desks. The Senior and Junior Conference desk shall have a nominal 30" x 60" chassis size.

5.3.1.1. Arrangement: Each conference desk shall contain three (3) box drawers in each pedestal. There shall be a kneespace drawer. A pullout arm slide shall be located at the top of each pedestal. Grommets shall be available in the GM, GQ, and GN positions.

5.3.2. Group 425-21-(21, 25, 29) Desks: Types PP- (SE, JE, and C/E). The Senior, Junior, and Clerical Executive desks shall have a nominal 30" x 60" chassis size.

5.3.2.1. Arrangement: Each executive desk shall contain three (3) box drawers in one (1) pedestal, and one (1) box drawer and one (1) file drawer in the other pedestal. There shall be a full width kneespace drawer. A pullout arm slide shall be located at the top of each pedestal. Grommets shall be available in the GM, GQ, and GN positions.

5.3.3. Group 425-21-33 Desks: Types PP-STU. Student desk design shall be as specified herein and shall conform to industry standards for single pedestal student desks. Optional grommets shall be available in the GM, GQ, and GN positions.

5.3.3.1. Arrangement: Each student desk shall contain one box drawer and one file drawer in its single pedestal. There shall be a full width kneespace drawer. A pullout arm slide shall be located at the top of the pedestal. There shall be an end panel opposite the pedestal.

5.3.4. Group 425-21-(37, 41) Desks: Types PP-CRT and S (R or L) with CR and R (R or L). Desk design shall be as specified herein and shall conform to industry standards for CRT and secretarial style desks with "L" returns. The main desk shall be available with grommets in the GM, GQ, and GN positions. Right pedestal desks shall also be available with grommets in the GE position. Left pedestal desks shall also be available with grommets in the GF position.

5.3.4.1. CRT Arrangement: Each PP-CRT unit shall have one (1) file drawer, one (1) box drawer, and a kneespace drawer in the main desk. The "L" return shall have one (1) tray, or three inch (3") box, and one (1) file drawer. The file drawer in the PP-CRT shall be EDP depth to provide for filing of fourteen-and-seven-eights by eleven inch (14-7/8" by 11") printouts. The file bars shall be adjustable to accommodate letter, legal, or EDP paper.

5.3.4.2. Secretarial Arrangement: Each Model PP-S desk shall have four (4) box drawers, a file drawer and a kneespace drawer. The kneespace drawer shall be in the main desk. There shall be a stationery tray in one (1) of the box drawers.

Both PP- (CRT and S) shall have a modesty panel. A pullout arm slide shall be located at the top of all desk pedestals. "L" return units shall be available with optional grommets in the GL, GX, GC, GY, and GR positions.

5.3.5. Group 425-14-(19, 23, 27, 31) Credenzas:

5.3.5.1. Types PP- (SC, JC, CC and DC): Modular top with cabinet and/or pedestal arrangements delivered "set-up" as follows:

5.3.5.1.1. Type PP-SC: The Senior Executive Credenza has two (2) bookcases and center cabinet. The center cabinet shall contain one (1) box drawer and one (1) file drawer equipped for either letter or legal size hanging files, at the user's option. Each bookcase shall have two (2) sliding doors and at least one (1) adjustable shelf. Optional grommets shall be available in the GM, GQ, and GN positions.

5.3.5.1.2. Type PP-JC: The Junior Executive Credenza has two (2) cabinets and a center bookcase. Each cabinet shall contain one (1) box drawer and one (1) file drawer equipped for either letter or legal size hanging files at the user's option. The bookcase shall have two (2) sliding doors with at least one (1) adjustable shelf. Optional grommets shall be available in the GM, GQ, and GN positions.

5.3.5.1.3. Type PP-CC: The Clerical Storage Credenza has two (2) pedestals, each containing one (1) cabinet and center drawer without lock between cabinets. Each cabinet shall include at least one (1) adjustable shelf and door with lock. Optional grommets shall be available in the GM, GQ, and GN positions.

5.3.5.1.4. Type PP-DC: The Clerical Drawer Credenza has two (2) pedestals. Each cabinet shall contain one (1) box drawer and one (1) file drawer equipped for either letter, or legal size hanging files at the user's option. Optional grommets shall be available in the GM, GQ, and GN positions.

5.3.5.1.5. Type -BFC: The three (3) pedestal B/F Credenza has three (3) cabinets. Each cabinet shall contain One (1) box drawer and one (1) file drawer equipped for either letter or legal size hanging files, at the user's option. Optional grommets shall be available in the GM, GQ, and GN positions.

5.3.6. Group 425-41-22 File: Type PP-LF. The lateral file shall have a modular top with one (1) modular, two (2) drawer lateral file unit. Each drawer shall be equipped for letter and legal size hanging files as desired by the user and shall be provided with a positive mechanical interlock mechanism.

5.3.7. Group 425-03-(01, 05) Bookcases: Type PP- (BC30 and BC48). The desk high bookcase shall have one (1) adjustable shelf. The forty-eight inch (48") high bookcase shall have at least two (2) adjustable shelves. Additional shelves and adjustable shelf pins, sliding doors on the desk high, and hinged doors on the forty-eight inch (48") high bookcase, shall be available as options, when so specified in the Invitation for Bids. The back on the open bookcase shall be finished.

5.3.8. Group 425-83-01 Wastebasket: Type PP-WB. Wastebasket design shall be as specified herein and shall conform to industry standards for executive style, conventional floor type wastebaskets.

5.3.9. Group 425-21-(45, 49, 53, 57, 61) Conference Tables:

5.3.9.1. Type PP-T (144, 120, 96, 84 and 72): Tables shall have rectangular panel ends. PP-T (144, 120 AND 96) shall have a minimum fourteen inch (14") overhang each end. PP-T (144 and 120) shall have a minimum eight inch (8") overhang each side; PP-T96, five inch (5"). PP-T (84 and 72) shall have a minimum seven inch (7") overhang each end and five inches (5") on each side. PP-T (84 and 72) shall be designed for optional use as a Table Desk. Chair arm clearance shall be approximately twenty-seven-and-one-fourth inches (27-1/4"). The supports shall be "panel end" style.

5.3.9.2. Two-piece Top: Optional two-piece (2-piece) top on PP-T (144 and 120) table must be engineered for a tight secure fit where tables join together. The two-piece top must be joined together using a level tight fastener or manufacturer's standard bracketry.

5.3.9.3. Panel End Supports: Each end panel shall be made of three (3) part construction consisting of a panel, frame and base. Each end panel shall be approximately two-and-one-fourth inch (2-1/4") thick and be a minimum forty-five pounds (45 lbs.) density per cubic foot. Each end panel shall be veneered on two (2) sides. End panels shall be edged with approximately one-fourth inch (1/4") thick solid hardwood. Each frame shall be made of solid hardwood approximately three-and-one-eighth inch (3-1/8") wide by seven-eights inch (7/8") high by twenty-nine-and-one-half inch (29-1/2") length.

Each base shall be solid hardwood approximately three inches (3") wide by four inches (4") high by twenty-eight-and-three-fourths inches (28-3/4") length. All bases shall be equipped with adjustable levelers.

All tables shall have stretcher rails or keels that run parallel under the top between the end panels for support to eliminate warpage. The rails must be of solid hardwood approximately seven-eights inch by four inches (7/8" x 4").

5.3.9.3.1. Type PP-T144: Shall have three (3) panel end supports. The one-hundred-forty-four inch by forty-eight inch (144" x 48") top shall be standard as one (1) piece, but if requested in the Invitation for Bids, the manufacturer shall provide a two (2) piece top for installation maneuverability.

5.3.9.3.2. Type PP-T120: Shall have a minimum of two (2) panel end supports. The one-hundred-twenty inch by forty-eight inch (120" x 48") top shall be standard as one (1) piece, but if requested in the Invitation for Bids, the manufacturers shall provide a two (2) piece top for installation maneuverability.

5.3.9.3.3. Type PP-T96: Shall have two (2) panel end supports. Table shall have a ninety-six inch by forty-two inch (96" x 42") one (1) piece top.

5.3.9.3.4. Type PP-T84: Shall have two (2) panel end supports. Table shall have eighty-four inch by thirty-six inch (84" x 36") one (1) piece top.

5.3.9.3.5. Type PP-T72: Shall have two (2) panel end supports. Table shall have seventy-two inch by thirty-six inch (72" x 36") one (1) piece top.

5.3.10. Group 425-21-65 Work Table: Type PP-WT60. Pedestal work table shall have one (1) full size drawer and solid hardwood apron beneath perimeter of top. It shall have manufacturer's two (2) standard panel end supports and minimum five inch (5") clearance at ends.

5.3.11. Dimensions: All post and panel casegoods shall conform to the dimensional requirements shown in Table No. Two.

5.4. Fabrication:

5.4.1. Panels: Casegoods shall have end and back panels tenoned into the posts and securely glued.

5.4.2. Joints: The inner pedestal panel must be securely joined to the back support of the unit to insure permanent squareness and stability. Where screws are used to secure the joint, there must be a minimum of one (1) screw at the top and one (1) at the bottom. All thin edges shall be supported to prevent deflection and all bottom edges shall have a protective wood molding.

All joints not specifically described herein shall be in accordance with accepted industry standards and shall be rigid in construction and well glued.

5.4.3. Modesty Panels: All desks, returns, credenzas and computer support tables shall be furnished with modesty panels.

5.4.4. Return Unit: The return units and conference table tops shall be completely assembled and require no tools other than a screwdriver or wrench to attach to the desk or table pedestals.

5.5. Finish:

5.5.1. Finish: The finish shall be full filled, low sheen lacquer or on oiled walnut finish.

5.5.2. Quality: Finish shall be of high quality associated with industry standards for top grade merchandise. Finish shall enhance the beauty of the wood and be resistant to prolonged contact with water, mild acids and alkalis, ball point pen inks, carbon paper, and other staining agents encountered in an office environment.

5.6. Construction: The casegood components shall be constructed as specified herein.

5.6.1. Tops: All tops shall be one-and-three-sixteenths inch (1-3/16") minimum thickness and shall be standard with a top surface of high pressure plastic laminate as defined in NEMA LD3 and in Paragraph 5.7.2., an undersurface (Backersheet) of suitable moisture barrier sheet material, and an acceptable core, as defined in Paragraph 5.7.4. Walnut veneers shall be flat cut, book matched in sets and glued with moisture resistant glues.

Minimally acceptable cores shall have three (3) plies of particleboard or flakeboard as defined in ANSI A208.1. They shall be of sufficient strength, and designed to prevent top from warping while in normal use. Tops shall be securely fastened to casegoods by screws to the interior framework. Grommets for wire management shall be available to the located as specified by the agency and the Invitation for Bids.

5.6.2. Drawers: Drawer fronts shall be either laminated construction on lumber core or a minimum three (3) ply balanced laminated construction of minimum forty-five pound (45 lbs.) density Northern fibercore material with face veneer on the exposed side. Drawer sides and backs shall be of solid or seven (7) ply furniture grade hardwoods, minimum seven-sixteenths inch (7/16") thick. All drawers, except the kneespace drawer, are required to be dovetailed on all four (4) corners (French dovetails are acceptable). The kneespace drawer may be dovetailed at the manufacturer's option.

The minimum acceptable drawer bottom shall be one-eight inch (1/8") thick hardboard with pained face to match drawer finish. Bottoms shall be fitted into grooves on all four (4) sides with glue blocks or hot melt glue on the bottom surface.

All desk shall have a center (kneespace) drawer which locks all drawers when closed. All drawers, except the kneespace drawer, shall have positive stops. All drawers shall be chemically treated to prevent swelling and shrinking. Drawer pedestals shall be the largest width and depth normally provided for each respective chassis size of desks and/or credenzas.

5.6.2.1. All kneespace drawers shall have a pen and pencil tray secured to the forward portion of the drawer for easy access.

5.6.2.2. Box drawers shall have a metal suspension (track) or metal guides grooved into the drawer sides. The minimum load capacity shall be sixty pounds (60 lbs.) for metal suspensions.

5.6.2.3. The file drawer shall operate on full progressive suspension (nylon or steel ball bearing rollers in metal channel tracks), and shall extend the entire drawer to allow complete access. The file drawer shall be equipped for letter or legal filing. Supports for hanging type folders shall be furnished. The minimum load capacity shall be one-hundred pounds (100 lbs.).

5.6.2.4. The optional pull-out keyboard drawer on CRT stands, desk height returns and in-place-of-center (kneespace) drawers on desks and credenzas shall be approximately twenty-three inches (23") wide by seventeen inches (17") deep. The interior drawer construction shall be same as box drawers. Visible wood shall be finished to match exterior vertical panels. Shall be considered factory installed.

5.6.2.5. The articulating keyboard tray shall be adjustable vertically, rotatively, and shall lock into position. The entire tray and supportive arm shall store beneath the work surface. The tray and/or keyboard pad shall be wood and be finished to match the exterior vertical panels (considered factory installed).

The approximate dimension in inches shall be:

5.6.2.5.1. Tray: Twenty-four inch width by nine-and-one-half inch depth (24" wide x 9-1/2" deep).

5.6.2.5.2. Vertical Adjustment: Minimum five-and-one-half inches (5-1/2").

5.6.2.5.3. Rotational Adjustment: Thirty to ninety degrees left and thirty to ninety degrees right (30 to 90 left and 30 to 90 right).

5.6.2.5.4. In-Out: Eleven inches to fifteen-and-one-half inches (11" to 15-1/2").

5.6.2.6. The slanting partition stationery tray shall be of appropriate size to fit into box drawers of desks and/or credenzas, whichever is specified in the Invitation for Bids.

5.6.3. Arm Slides: All desk pedestals shall be equipped with arm slides, minimum three-fourth inch (3/4") thick. The front and edges may be banded with face veneer or solid wood or have a glazed finish that compliments the desk finish. The slides shall be minimum three (3) ply laminated construction on particleboard or fiberboard core with face veneer on top surface. The back edge is not required to be finished, but shall be sealed. The slide shall have a finger hole pull, bottom pull, or knob pull.

5.6.4. Legs: Legs shall be the manufacturer's standard leg for the desk specified. All legs shall be equipped with one inch (1") minimum diameter glides with a minimum adjustable range of three-fourths inch (3/4"). Detachable legs shall be securely fastened to the pedestal bottom by anchor bolts and tee nuts. The leg end shall be capped with a metal ferrule.

5.6.5. Dust Bottoms: Dust bottoms shall be provided in each pedestal.

5.6.6. Safety Interlock: All lateral file cabinets shall be provided with a positive mechanical interlock mechanism. The mechanism shall be such that under the condition where one (1) drawer is extended up to two inches (2") beyond the fully closed position, the safety interlock shall have been activated and no other drawer or shelf can be extended more than two inches (2") beyond the face of the cabinet.

5.6.7. Locks: The kneespace drawer (in desks) shall be equipped with a paracentric-type locking device that will lock all drawers in one (1) operation. Two (2) keys shall be furnished for each desk. Separate locks, similarly keyed, for each pedestal and kneespace drawer are acceptable on credenzas and pedestals of returns. Separate locks (per pedestal) shall be acceptable on main desks only when center drawers are replaced by pull-out or articulating keyboard trays.

5.6.8. Grommets: Grommets with appropriate hardware and "under-top" wire management and/or pedestal access shall be provided when grommets are specified to pass wires through worksurfaces, CRT and Secretarial tops. The grommet shall be provided in one (1) or both of the following styles:

5.6.8.1. Round Grommet: Approximately two-and-one-half inches (2-1/2") outside diameter with access and/or cover plate.

5.6.8.2. Rectangular Grommet: Minimum two inch (2") length by one inch (1") width, with access plate. Sleeves will pass a telephone amphenol.

5.6.8.3. Standard Positions Illustration: Specific positioning is as follows: (Dimensions are from grommet rim to top edge). Except where noted, position is six inches (6") from rear, six inches (6") from side. Grommet positions other than these are considered non-standard and are subject to an upcharge.

5.6.9. Plate: Grommet covers and/or access plate shall be manufacturer's standard finish.

5.6.10. Panels: Panels for desks shall be minimum three (3) ply laminated construction of sufficient thickness and composition to maintain the integrity of the desk. All exposed panel veneers shall be book matched in sets for each type of casegood. There shall be no exposed flakeboard or particle board. (For example, all edges not banded with wood shall be sealed (glazed) or covered with a moisture resistant barrier).

GROMMET CODES AND POSITIONS

Code Grommet Position
GL Left Rear Corner
GX Left Rear 20" from side
GC Center Rear
GY Right Rear 20" from side
CR Right Rear Corner
Code Grommet Position for Other Casegoods
CM Left 9" from rear, 20" from side
GN Right 9" from rear, 20" from side
GQ Center 9" from rear
Code Grommet Position for Single Pedestal Desks Only
GF Right centered
GE Left centered

5.7. Materials: The units shall be made of the following materials:

5.7.1. Wood: All exterior wood veneered surfaces shall be Grade I genuine American walnut veneer with no sap. The veneer shall be a minimum one-thirty-sixth inch (1/32") thick before sanding and carefully book matched for color and grain. The veneer shall be in full length pieces, applied in balanced construction with no veneer joints less than one inch (1") from the edge of the panels. Exterior solid wood parts shall be of walnut or other hardwood with comparable physical properties, grain structure and finishing characteristics. All wood shall be thoroughly air and kiln dried to a moisture content not to exceed seven percent (7%) at the time of assembly. All exposed wood and veneer shall be bright, well sanded and free from brashness, discoloration, worm holes, pits and shakes. All veneers shall be edge glued with moisture resistant resin glues. All panels shall be book matched in sets for each desk. All bases, rails and drawer bars shall be hardwood. All wood shall be free of defects affecting appearance, durability or serviceability.

5.7.2. Desk Top Laminate: Tops shall be standard with high pressure plastic laminate meeting NEMA LD3 specifications. The laminate shall be of a uniform quality, free from blisters, wrinkles, cracks, scratches, dent marks, heat marks or other defects. The laminate shall be .040" thick. The pattern shall closely match the veneer pattern of the desk pedestals and panels. The top surface shall have a non-glare or "matte" finish.

5.7.3. Hardware and Trim: The style of hardware and trim shall be the manufacturer's standard for the unit specified, provided it compliments the general styling of the casegood. All metal hardware shall be solid plated metal and may have a protective lacquer finish. No pained finishes will be allowed. One inch (1") diameter glides with minimum three-fourth inch (3/4") adjustment shall be standard on all free standing casegoods. (Exception: Wastebasket.)

5.7.4. Particleboard (Flakeboard): Particleboard used in the construction of desks conforming to this specification shall be a furniture grade Northern variety with a minimum density of forty-five pounds (45 lbs.) per cubic foot and a screw holding capacity of two-hundred-twenty-five pounds (225 lbs.) minimum.

5.7.5. Hardboard or Fiberboard: Hardboard or fiberboard used shall be minimum Type II, Standard Hardboard of Federal Specification LLL-B-810.

5.7.6. Labeling: Each casegood shall have a permanently affixed tag or wood imprint showing the name of the manufacturer.

5.8. Options: Options should be as specified in Paragraph 5.3 for individual Groups and Types.

6. TESTING: Testing shall be done by, or at the direction of, the Commission and/or the receiving State agency. Tests shall be performed on samples submitted with the bid and/or on samples taken from regular shipments. In the event products tested fail to meet or exceed all conditions and requirements of this specification, the cost of the samples used and the cost of the testing shall be borne by the supplier.

7. SAMPLES: Unless otherwise specified in the Invitation for Bids, no prepurchase samples will e required. Testing shall be performed on samples taken from material supplied on regular orders. Should a pre-award sample be required, manufacturer and/or vendor must provide sample within ten (10) days of request.

8. INSPECTION: Products furnished under this specification shall be inspected by, or at the discretion of the Commission and/or the ordering State agency either at destination or place of manufacturer.

9. WARRANTY: All casegoods shall carry the manufacturer's standard warranty and shall be guaranteed against defects in materials, workmanship, and performance for a minimum of one (1) year. The warranty shall begin on the date of acceptance of the unit by the ordering agency. During this warranty period, the vendor shall repair or replace defective components and/or units at no cost to the State of Texas.

10. AVAILABILITY OF SERVICE AND PARTS:

10.1. Service: When so specified in the Invitation for Bids, the bidder shall submit a list of companies or individuals, and their addresses, who stock repair parts and who can perform service on the units furnished.

10.2. Parts: An adequate supply of repair parts shall be readily available for the expected life of all products furnished under this specification.

11. INSTRUCTION MANUAL: The vendor shall furnish the ordering agency with one (1) copy of operating and maintenance instructions for each unit delivered. The materials furnished shall include instructions for lubricating drawer suspension and instructions for cleaning and protecting the exterior finish.

12. PACKING AND/OR PACKAGING: Packing shall be in accordance with recognized industry practices in a manner readily acceptable by common carriers engaged in interstate commerce. Within the shipping carton, units shall be packed in a manner designed to minimize damages during shipment due to rough or improper handling.

13. MARKING AND/OR LABELING:

13.1. Marking: Each shipping container shall be clearly marked with:

13.1.1. Name of contents.

13.1.2. Handedness of single pedestal desks and returns.

13.1.3. Quantity contained.

13.1.4. Order number or contract number.

13.1.5. Name and address of ordering agency.

13.1.6. Agency requisition number.

13.1.7. Name and address of the manufacturer.

13.2. Labeling: Each product shall bear a securely affixed and durable label showing the following:

13.2.1. Manufacturer's name.

13.2.2. Manufacturer's trademark.

14. BID LITERATURE: All bids shall be accompanied by a complete and illustrated description of the products being offered.

15. COMPLIANCE: In order for consideration to be given to the bid on an item under this specification, the bidder must comply with the following conditions:

15.1. Product Identification: The make and model number, name of the manufacturer, brand or trade name etc., as applicable, of the item which the vendor proposed to furnish must be stated as part of the bid.

15.2. Exceptions: Notwithstanding the above, any exception taken by the bidder to the requirements and conditions of this specification must be stated and described in detail as a part of the bid. If no exceptions or deviations are identified in this manner, the items must be furnished exactly as described herein.

15.3. Proof: The bidder shall bear the burden of proof of compliance with this specification.

15.4. Bid Response: Bidders shall provide a line item by line item written answer to all technical specifications of Paragraph 5.

Failure to submit line item answer at time of bid opening will result in disqualification of the bid.

16. APPROVED PRODUCTS LIST: The Commission shall maintain an Approved Products List (APL) of units which meet or exceed the requirements of this specification. Listing as an acceptable product shall be required for all casegood purchased under this specification.

16.1. Listing: The manufacturer or vendor shall comply with the following to have a product listed in the APL:

16.1.1. First, verify that your products meet or exceed each requirement of this Texas Specification.

16.1.2. Second, submit one (1) sample of each model for which approval is sought. Samples will be inspected and evaluated by the Commission's Inspector, and those models which are found to be acceptable will be listed as an approved product. Samples shall be provided in accordance with Paragraph 16.2. of this specification.

16.2. Evaluation: Samples shall be shipped only upon receipt of authorization from the Commission's Purchaser "N". Requests for authorization to ship samples shall be sent to the address shown in Paragraph 18. Samples shall be furnished at no cost to the State and with the understanding that such samples might be destroyed during the inspection and evaluation process. Once the casegoods have been listed as an approved product, additional prepurchase samples will generally not re required. Samples for random inspection and testing shall be selected from shipments to ordering agencies.

16.3. Continued Compliance: Listing as an acceptable product shall not relieve the manufacturer or vendor of the continuing obligation to provide products meeting or exceeding each requirement of this specification.

The manufacturer or vendor shall notify the Commission's Purchaser "N", in writing, of any changes in the product. Manufacturers and vendors shall also be responsible for submitting changes in addresses, brand or trade names, etc. to Purchaser "N". Failure to do so may result n the removal of the product from the APL. Changes which are deemed significant by Purchaser "N" shall be grounds for requiring re-approval of the product.

16.4. Removal and/or Re-listing: Approved products may be removed from the APL by subsequent noncompliance with the requirements of this specification, as determined by the Commission, or for failure to provide notification of any change in the approved product. Products which have been removed for the APL may be re-listed in accordance with Paragraph 16.1.

16.5. Referenced Manufacturers: Refer to Attachment No. One for manufacturers and respective model numbers.

17. ORDERING DATA: When ordering products conforming to this specification, the requesting agency shall specify the following:

17.1. The number of this specification (425-CP-01).

17.2. Type and type-number (See Table No. One and Paragraph 5.3.).

17.3. Handedness of single pedestal returns (Secretarial L or U desks only). (See Paragraph 4.1.).

17.4. Options (See Paragraph 5.3.).

17.5. Stationery tray size (See Paragraph 5.6.2.6.).

17.6. Service list (See Paragraph 10.1).

17.7. Quantity required of each model.

18. AVAILABILITY OF SPECIFICATIONS: Copies of this specification may be obtained by writing or calling:

Bid Services

Texas Procurement and Support Services

P.O. Box 13186

Austin, TX 78711-3047

512-463-3416

TABLE NO. ONE

POST AND PANEL

Type Description Size (in.) W x D x H Type Number Commodity Group
1.00 Senior Conference Desk 76 x 42 x 30 PP-SCD 425-21-12
2.00 Junior Conference Desk 60 x 34 x 30 PP-JCD 425-21-16
3.00 Senior Executive Desk 72 x 36 x 30 PP-SE 425-21-21
4.00 Junior Executive Desk 60 x 36 x 30 PP-JE 425-21-25
5.00 Clerical/Executive Desk 60 x 30 x30 PP-C/E 425-21-29
6.00 Student Desk 42 x 30 x 30 PP-STU 425-21-33
7.00 CRT Main Desk (R or L Ped) 66 x 30 x 30 PP-CRT (R or L) 425-21-37
7a (R or L) CRT Return 45 x 24 x 27 PP-CR (R or L) 425-21-37
8.00 Secretarial Main Desk (R or L Ped) 60 x 30 x 30 PP-S (R or L) 425-21-41
8a (R or L) Secretarial Return2 42 x 20 x 27 PP-R (R or L) 425-21-41
9.00 Senior Executive Credenza (BC, B/B/F, BC) 80 x 20 x 30 PP-SC 425-14-19
10.00 Junior Executive Credenza (B/B/F, BC, B/B/F) 66 x 20 x 30 PP-JC 425-14-23
11.00 Clerical Storage Credenza (HDC, KS, HDC) 60 x 20 x 30 PP-CC 425-14-27
12.00 Clerical Drawer Credenza (B/F, KS, B/F) 60 x 20 x 30 PP-DC 425-14-31
13.00 3 Ped. B/F Credenza 51 x 20 x 30 PP-BFC 425-14-35
14.00 Two Drawer Lateral File 30 x 20 x 30 PP-LF 425-41-22
15.00 Desk Height Bookcase 36 x 20 x 30 PP-BC30 425-03-01
16.00 48" High Bookcase 36 x 14 x 48 PP-BC48 425-03-05
17.00 Wastebasket 13 x 13 x 16 PP-WB 425-83-01
18.00 144" Rect. Conference Table 144 x 48 x 30 PP-T144 425-21-45
19.00 120" Rect. Conference Table 120 x 48 x 30 PP-T120 425-21-49
20.00 96" Rect. Conference Table 96 x 42 x 30 PP-T96 425-21-53
21.00 84" Rect. Conference Table 84 x 42 x 30 PP-T84 425-21-57
22.00 72" Rect. Conference Table 72 x 36 x 30 PP-T72 425-21-61
23.00 60" Pedestal Work Table 60 x 30 x 30 PP-WT60 425-21-65
  1. Sizes are approximate.
  1. See definition of abbreviations.
  1. The "L" return unit shall have a modesty panel.

TABLE No. TWO

POST AND PANEL

Description Width Depth 1 Height 1 Chassis Dim Width Chassis Dim Depth 1 Overhang

Approach 1

Overhang

Ends 1

KS Drws Avail w/CL Approx. Sq. In. W/S 1
Senior Conference Desk

Type PP-SCD

76.00 42.00 30.00 59-60 32-34 7.75-9 7.75-8 X X 3192.00
Junior Conference Desk

Type PP-JCD

60.00 34.00 30.00 59-60 32-34 .25-1.75 .25-1.75 X X 2006-

2040

Senior Executive Desk

Type PP-SE

72.00 36.00 30.00 59-60 28-30 5-7 6.75 X X 2592.00
Junior Executive Desk

Type PP-JE

60.00 36-38 30.00 59-60 28-30 7-9 .25-1.75 X X 2160-

2340

Clerical/Executive Desk

Type PP-C/E

60.00 30.00 30.00 59-60 30.00 .25-1.25 .25-1.75 X X 2160.00
Student Desk (R or L)

Type PP-STU

42.00 30.00 30.00 40-41 29-30 .25-1.25 .25-1.25 X Drws Per Ped 1260-

1290

CRT Main Desk (R or L)

Type PP-CR

66.00 30.00 30.00 60-66 60.00 .25-6 .25-1.75 X X 1980.00
(R or L) CRT Return

Type PP-CR

45.00 24.00 27.00 43-45 18-24 .25-6 .25-1.25 N/A X 1080.00
Secretarial Main Desk (R or L)

Type PP-S

60.00 30.00 30.00 59-60 30.00 .25-1.25 .25-1.75 X X 1800.00
(R or L) Secretarial Return

Type PP-R

41-45 18-20 27.00 41-44 17-19 .25-1.25 .25-1.75 N/A X 756-

840

Senior Executive Credenza

(BC, B/F, BC)

Type PP-SC
78-80 18-20 30.00 78-79 19.00 .25-1.25 .25-1.25 X Drws Per Ped 1404-

1600

Junior Executive Credenza

(B/B/F, BC, B/F)

Type PP-JC
64-72 18-20 30.00 64-71 19.00 .25-1.25 .25-1.25 X Drws Per Ped 1152-

1320

Clerical Storage Credenza

(HDC, KS, HDC)

Type PP-CC
60.00 18-20 30.00 59-60 19.00 .25-1.25 .25-125 X Drws Per Ped 1140.00
Clerical Drawer Credenza

(B/F, KS, B/F)

Type PP-DC
60-66 18-20 30.00 59-65 19.00 .25-1.25 .25-125 X Drws Per Ped 1140-

1188

3 Pedestal Credenza

(B/F, B/F, B/F)

Type PP-BFC
50-66 18-20 30.00 50-65 19.00 .25-1.25 .25-125 N/A Drws Per Ped 900-

1188

Two Drawer Lateral File

(w/ or w/out under leg)

Type PP-LF
30-35 18-20 30.00 30-34 18-20 .25-1.25 .25-1.25 N/A Drws Per Ped 540-

700

Desk High Bookcase

(w/Optional Sliding Doors)

Type PP-BC30
30-35 18-20 30.00 30-34 18-20 .25-1.25 .25-1.25 N/A N/A 540-

700

Wastebasket

Type PP-WB

13-15 9-13 14-16 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
144" Rect. Conference Table

Type PP-T144

144.00 48.00 30.00 Side (s) 8-11 14-20 N/A N/A 6912.00
120" Rect. Conference Table

Type PP-T120

120.00 48.00 30.00 Side (s)

8-11

14-20 N/A N/A 5760.00
96" Rect. Conference Table

Type PP-T96

96.00 42.00 30.00 Side (s)

5-8

14-20 N/A N/A 4032.00
84" Rect. Conference Table

Type PP-T84

84.00 42.00 30.00 Side (s)

5-8

7-14 N/A N/A 3528.00
72" Rect. Conference Table

Type PP-T72

72.00 36.00 30.00 Side (s)

5-8

7-12 N/A N/A 2592.00
60" Pedestal Work Table

Type PP-WT60

60.00 30.00 30.00 Side (s)

1-5

5-8 1.00 N/A 1800.00
  1. Note: Allowable tolerance in inches:
  2. Width: -1" +2"
  3. Depth: -1" +2"
  4. Height: -1-1/2" +1"
  5. Overhang: -1" +2"
  6. Worksurface Area: -20 square inches +60 square inches

ATTACHMENT No. ONE

POST AND PANEL

APPROVED PRODUCTS LIST

Description Referenced Manufacturer Model Number
Senior Conference Desk

Type PP-SCD

Alma

Indiana

Inwood

Jasper

Jofco

1763-76-F

913-1/2-OWP

F77634-30-PF

3 F C 76

CF2676 (Modified)

Junior Conference Desk

Type PP-JCD

Alma

Indiana

Inwood

Jasper

Jofco

1763-F

913-OWP

F76034-30-PF

3F5934

CF2660 (Modified)

Senior Executive Desk

Type PP-SE

Alma

Indiana

Inwood

Jasper

Jofco

1760-72-F

913-72-OWP

F772-30-PF

3FC72

CF2672

Junior Executive Desk

Type PP-JE

Alma

Indiana

Inwood

Jasper

Jofco

1760-36-F

913-36-OWP

F76036-30PF

3FC59

CF2660

Clerical/Executive Desk

Type PP-C/E

Alma

Indiana

Inwood

Jasper

Jofco

1760-F

913-30-OWP

F760-30-PF

2F48

CF2676

Student Desk (R or L)

Type PP-STU

Alma

Indiana

Inwood

Jasper

Jofco

1742-SP

915-(R or L)-OWP

F742FD (L or R)-30-PF

3F41

F2643 (R or L)

CRT Main Desk (R or L)

Type PP-CR

Alma

Indiana

Inwood

Jasper

Jofco

1762-66-SP

917-66 (R or L)-OWP

M7664524-TH (R or L)-30-PF

3SP66

CRT-C-2600

(R or L) CRT Return

Type PP-CR

Alma

Indiana

Inwood

Jasper

Jofco

1762-45-RET

902-T (R or L)-OWP

# Included in Desk

3CP45

CRT-C-2600

Secretarial Main Desk (R or L)

Type PP-S

Alma

Indiana

Inwood

Jasper

Jofco

1762A-SP (R or L)

913-36-OWP

M700-(R or L)-30-PF

3SP59

A2600

(R or L) Secretarial Return

Type PP-R

Alma

Indiana

Inwood

Jasper

Jofco

1762-A-Ret (R or L)

901-(R or L)-OWP

# Included in desk

3WP42

A2600

Senior Executive Credenza

(BC, B/F, BC)

Type PP-SC
Alma

Indiana

Inwood

Jasper

Jofco

CG-17-18

9-525-78-OWP

2-SW730NF,DF722NF, W/SE82

3DC78-25D

TU2690MOD/SD2630N/F2622N

Junior Executive Credenza

(B/B/F, BC, B/F)

Type PP-JC
Alma

Indiana

Inwood

Jasper

Jofco

CG-17-16

SD920D-OWP

CR766D-30-PF

3DC-66-4

CR2672-SD

Clerical Storage Credenza

(HDC, KS, HDC)

Type PP-CC
Alma

Indiana

Inwood

Jasper

Jofco

1700-CA-60

920-CD-OWP

CR760-30-PF w/locks

3DC59-HD

CR2600

Clerical Drawer Credenza

(B/F, KS, B/F)

Type PP-DC
Alma

Indiana

Inwood

Jasper

Jofco

1700-CA-60-KS

920D-OWP

CW760-2F-30-PF

3DC59

CR2666

3 Pedestal Credenza

(B/F, B/F, B/F)

Type PP-BFC
Alma

Indiana

Inwood

Jasper

Jofco

CG-17-15

9-222-52-OWP

3-FD722NF, SE66 w/locks

3DC51

CR26-1 (Modified)

Two Drawer Lateral File

(w/ or w/out under leg)

Type PP-LF
Alma

Indiana

Inwood

Jasper

Jofco

1730-2 w/Top (Modified)

945-OWPO

2FD730L-30-PF

3LF-2

EFD2630

Desk High Bookcase

(w/Optional Sliding Doors)

Type PP-BC30
Alma

Indiana

Inwood

Jasper

Jofco

1730-BCD/17T30

930-OWP

OB730NF-30-PF

3BC-DH

SD-2630 (w/o Door)

Wastebasket

Type PP-WB

Alma

Indiana

Inwood

Jasper

Jofco

815-WB

999-OW

W713-30-P

3WB

W2622

144" Rect. Conference Table

Type PP-T144

Alma

Indiana

Inwood

Jasper

Jofco

17-144PT

9-1448-TPB-OWP

RT144B18-30-P

3PT-144

CT26144

120" Rect. Conference Table

Type PP-T120

Alma

Indiana

Inwood

Jasper

Jofco

17-120-PT

9-12048-TPB-OWP

RT120B18-30-P

3PT-120

CR26120

96" Rect. Conference Table

Type PP-T96

Alma

Indiana

Inwood

Jasper

Jofco

1796-PT

9-9642TPB-OWP

RT4296B18-30-P

3PT-96

CT2696

84" Rect. Conference Table

Type PP-T84

Alma

Indiana

Inwood

Jasper

Jofco

1784-PT

9-8442TPB-OWP

RT4284B18-P

3PT84

CT2684

72" Rect. Conference Table

Type PP-T72

Alma

Indiana

Inwood

Jasper

Jofco

1772-PT

9-7236TPB-OWP

RT3672B18-30-P

3PT72

CT2672

60" Pedestal Work Table

Type PP-WT60

Alma

Indiana

Inwood

Jasper

Jofco

1760-PT

9-6030T-OWP

RT760B18-30-P w/cd

3PT59

PT2660

Required Plug-ins