DEVELOPMENT OF SHADE STANDARDS AND SHADE TOLERANCES, WOOL/POLYESTER CLOTH, SHADE BLUE 1084, TYPE 111.
Rept. for Aug 63-Jun 64.
UXBRIDGE DIV INDIAN HEAD MILLS INC CEDARTOWN GA
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The purpose of this project is to provide shade standards and tolerances in shade Blue 1084, Cloth, WoolPolyester, Type III, of Specification MIL-C-21115B. Nine different lots of top were dyed, blended and combed. The same base components were used in all nine lots. Small percentages of colored wool were used to throw the shades to the full red, thin green, etc. These nine different lots were processed into yarn and woven into blankets so that each of the nine lots were used as warp and each of the nine lots were also used as filling. The yarn count and fabric construction of the blankets was standard for fabric of this type. The blanket fabric was finished and submitted to the contractor and approved. Contract quantities were then processed exactly the same as the blankets. Author