Office of Procurement

Dormitory Innerspring Mattresses, 97-2068

University of Wisconsin System - Office of Procurement
780 Regent Street, Rm. 145
Madison, Wisconsin 53715

COMMODITY OR SERVICE:

Dormitory Innerspring Mattresses for the University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire, Green Bay, La Crosse, Milwaukee, Oshkosh, Parkside, Platteville, River Falls, Stout, and Whitewater

CONTRACT NO.: 97-2068

NIGP CODE: 420-68

(These mattresses will be ordered by the above campuses for the 1996-97 school year with delivery made as stipulated on purchase order. If the attached specifications meet the needs of other campuses, orders may be placed by following the special instructions below. Should a campus require a different specification than the four stipulated, they should contact the purchasing agent named to this contract. Tours of the mattress production facility can also be arranged by contacting the purchasing agent).

CONTRACT TERM: June 11, 1996 - Until Amended

VENDOR:

Badger State Industries
P.O. Box 8990
Madison, WI 53708-8990

CONTACT PERSON:

Don England at 414/432-4877
Chris Faulhaber at 608/246-7920
Telephone: 800/862-1086
Fax: 608/246-7976

FEIN NO.: 0000000WB

PRICING: See attached sheet

F.O.B.: Destination, Freight Pre-paid and added to invoice

DELIVERY: Negotiate with each campus

MINIMUM ORDER: One mattress

LIQUIDATED DAMAGES:

Failure of BSI to adhere to delivery schedules on purchase order as specified or to promptly replace rejected materials shall render BSI liable for charges in the amount of $200/day when alternate procurement is necessary. Excess costs shall include the administrative costs

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS:

Campus Purchasing Office shall issue to the contractor blanket purchase orders encumbered in the amounts estimated to be the annual expenditure for these services. Said purchase orders are to be issued on a fiscal year basis (July 1 through June 30) for the life of the contract with reference made to this bulletin number indicated. All payments for these services shall be charged against the aforementioned blanket purchase orders.

REFERENCE: Per the attached Specifications

CONTRACT ORIGIN: UW System Office of Procurement

CONTRACT ESTIMATED TERMINATION DATE: Until Amended

For further information contact: Gus Juffer at 608-263-4380 or E-mail: gjuffer@uwsa.edu

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SPECIAL CONDITIONS OF BID

INSTRUCTION AND REQUIREMENTS

1.SUBJECT:Pilot program for Residence hall mattresses for the University of Wisconsin - System. UW-Eau Claire, UW-Green Bay, UW-La Crosse, UW-Milwaukee, UW-Oshkosh, UW-Parkside, UW-Platteville, UW-River Falls UW-Stout, and UW-Whitewater, accordance with the agreement between UW System Administration and Badger State Industries.
2.F.O.B.:This equipment is to be delivered to residence hall rooms or our docks at the University campuses as indicated on the Purchase Orders issued by the campuses. Prices are to include all packing. Freight will be pre-paid and added to invoice.
3.SPECIFICATIONS:The specifications attached are the minimum acceptable for the mattresses desired.
4.CHANGES:Any changes to these specifications will be approved by the Office of Procurement prior to issuing amendments.
5.DELIVERY:Delivery desired will be indicated on the Purchase Orders which will be issued against this contract. The University Purchasing Offices at the campuses involved must be notified not less than two (2) days prior to shipping to confirm date and time of arrival.
6.LATE DELIVERY:If the vendor fails to make previously agreed timely delivery, the University System may repurchase from another source. In such cases, the contractor shall be liable for all costs in excess of the contract price for those items not delivered. Excess costs will include administrative costs of repurchasing.
7.CONTRACT PERIOD:The contract period shall run from June 11, 1996 until amended. If mutually agreeable to the parties, the contract shall be extended yearly. Changes in prices will be negotiated and will be based upon documented changes in the contractor's direct labor and materials costs. Contractors should establish base costs at the time of award, for comparison.

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MATTRESS SPECIFICATIONS

ISM 3680-FPC

Innerspring - The spring unit must be of the Bonnell Coil type. The minimum spring count must be 380 RR, 36 x 80, 34.5 x 78.5, coil count 252. Coil must be of 13 gauge high carbon steel. Wire shall be hard drawn upholstery grade spring steel with a minimum strength of 215,000 psi. The coils must have a minimum of 6 convolutions with a minimum of 5". The unit must have a heavy duty 6 gauge border wire around the top and bottom perimeter. The assembly of 17.5 gauge helical must be run the length of the unit. The coils must be secured to border wire by steel clip.

Edge Stiffener - 20 each edge stiffener between top and bottom border wires.

Primary Insulator - A wire and rope mesh construction, using 19 gauge wire with 1.25" spacing between wires. Units shall be sized to run the complete length of the spring unit.

Secondary Insulator Pad - A NTF, 1.75 ounces per square foot, needle punched, resin-bonded insulator pad, with a nominal thickness of .250 inches.

Cotton Padding - 1 layer of 100% cotton: of new unused blends of 60% by weight 1st out linters and 40% by weight cotton pickers. Cotton batts will have an average weight of 4.75 pounds per square foot. Cotton homogeneously treated with boric acid in enough volume to yield a minimum net 10% by weight of the cotton.

Polyurethane Foam Pad - 1 layer foam padding will be 40 pounds ILD with a thickness of 1/2".

Border System - Vonar, flame resistant sewn to side border, fireguard ticking system.

Ticking System - 7 ounce fireguard ticking system of flame resistant components that comprise a fire barrier system. This system includes ticking, 1-1/4" binding tape, and sewing thread. These components form a continuous envelope over underlying components.

Optional Handles- $1.50 for 2 handles
$3.00 for 4 handles

Optional Ventex Sock - $12.00

Price -
Size Price
36" x 80" $99.00
33" x 80" $99.00
36" x 75" $99.00

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MATTRESS SPECIFICATIONS

ISM 3680-FTCP

Innerspring - The spring unit must be of the Bonnell Coil type. The minimum spring count must be 380 RR, 36 x 80, 34.5 x 78.5, coil count 252. Coil must be made of 13 gauge high carbon steel. Wire shall be hard drawn upholstery grade spring steel with a minimum strength of 215,000 psi. The coils must have a minimum of 6 convolutions with a minimum of 5". The unit must have a heavy duty 6 gauge wire around the top and bottom perimeter. The assembly of 17.5 gauge helical must be run the length of the unit. The coils must be secured to boarder wire by steel clip.

Edge Stiffener - 20 each edge stiffener between top and bottom border wires.

Primary Insulator - A wire and rope mesh construction, using 19 gauge wire with 1.25" spacing between wires. Units shall be sized to run the complete length of the spring unit.

Secondary Insulator Pad - A NTF, 1.75 ounces per square foot, needle punched, resin-bonded insulator pad, with a nominal thickness of .250 inches.

Cotton Padding - 1 layer of 100% cotton: of new unused blends of 60% by weight 1st out linters and 40% by weight cotton pickers. Cotton batts will have an average weight of 4.75 pounds per square foot. Cotton homogeneously treated with boric acid in enough volume to yield a minimum net 10% by weight of the cotton.

Treated Polyurethane Foam Pad - 1 layer foam padding will be 40 pounds ILD with a thickness of 1/2".

Border System - Vonar, flame resistant sewn to side border, fireguard ticking system.

Ticking System - 7 ounce fireguard ticking system of flame resistant components that comprise a fire barrier system. This system includes ticking, 1-1/4" binding tape, and sewing thread. These components form a continuous envelope over underlying components.

Optional Handles -$1.50 for 2 handles
$3.00 for 4 handles

Optional Ventex Sock - $12.00

Prices -
Size Price
36" x 80" $101.00
33" x 80" $101.00
36" x 75" $101.00

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MATTRESS SPECIFICATIONS

ISM 3680-FSC

Innerspring - The spring unit must be of the Bonnell Coil type. The minimum spring count must be 380 RR, 36 x 80, 34.5 x 78.5, coil count 252. Coil must be made of 13 gauge high carbon steel. Wire shall be hard drawn upholstery grade spring steel with a minimum strength of 215,000 psi. The coils must have a minimum of 6 convolutions with a minimum of 5". The unit must have a heavy duty 6 gauge border wire around the top and bottom perimeter. The assembly of 17.5 gauge helical must be run the length of the unit. The coils must be secured to border wire by steel clip.

Edge Stiffener - 20 each edge stiffener between top and bottom border wires.

Primary Insulator - A wire and rope mesh construction, using 19 gauge wire with 1.25" spacing between wires. Units shall be sized to run the complete length of the spring unit.

Secondary Insulator Pad - A NTF, 1.75 ounces per square foot, needle punched, resin-bonded insulator pad, with a nominal thickness of .250 inches.

Cotton Padding - 1 layer of 100% cotton: of new unused blends of 60% by weight 1st out linters and 40% by weight cotton pickers. Cotton batts will have an average weight of 4.75 pounds per square foot. Cotton homogeneously treated with boric acid in enough volume to yield a minimum net 10% by weight of the cotton.

Safeguard Padding - Safeguard padding 1/2" thickness.

Border System - Vonar, flame resistant sewn to side border, fireguard ticking system.

Ticking System - 7 ounce fireguard ticking system of flame resistant components that comprise a fire barrier system. This system includes ticking, 1-1/4" binding tape, and sewing thread. These components form a continuous envelope over underlying components.

Optional Handles - $1.50 for 2 handles
$3.00 for 4 handles

Optional Ventex Sock - $12.00

Prices -
Size Price
36" x 80" $111.00
33" x 80" $111.00
36" x 75" $111.00

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MATTRESS SPECIFICATIONS

ISM 3680-FNC

Innerspring - The spring unit must be of the Bonnell Coil type. The minimum spring count must be 380 RR, 36 x 80, 34.5 x 78.5, coil count 252. Coil must be made of 13 gauge high carbon steel. Wire shall be hard drawn upholstery grade spring steel with a minimum strength of 215,000 psi. The coils must have a minimum of 6 convolutions with a minimum of 5". The unit must have a heavy duty 6 gauge border wire around the top and bottom perimeter. The assembly of 17.5 gauge helical must be run the length of the unit. The coils must be secured to border wire by steel clip.

Edge Stiffener - 20 each edge stiffener between top and bottom border wires.

Primary Insulator - A wire and rope mesh construction, using 19 gauge wire and 1.25" spacing between wires. Units shall be sized to run the complete length of the spring unit.

Secondary Insulator Pad - A NTF, 1.75 ounces per square foot, needle punched, resin-bonded insulator pad, with a nominal thickness of .250 inches.

Cotton Padding - 1 layer of 100% cotton: of new unused blends of 60% by weight 1st out linters and 40% by weight cotton pickers. Cotton batts will have an average weight of 4.75 pounds per square foot. Cotton homogeneously treated with boric acid in enough volume to yield a minimum net 10% by weight of the cotton.

Neoprene Foam Pad - Neoprene padding 1/2" thickness.

Border System - Vonar, flame resistant sewn to side border, fireguard ticking system.

Ticking System - 7 ounce fireguard ticking system of flame resistant components that comprise a fire barrier system. This system includes ticking, 1-1/4" binding tape, and sewing thread. These components form a continuous envelope over underlying components.

Optional Handles- $1.50 for 2 handles
$3.00 for 4 handles

Optional Vendex Sock - $12.00

Prices -
Size Price
36" x 80" $119.00
33" x 80"$119.00
36" x 75" $119.00