311-1-03.1 Class B trousers: Fabric specifications.

(A) The Class B trousers shall be made of polyester-wool blend fabric or one hundred per cent polyester fabric. Trousers made of one hundred per cent polyester fabric are not recommended for wear by patrol officers.

(B) Polyester-wool blend trousers shall conform to the following fabric specifications:

(1) Mill: Raeford style #538-768, metcalf brothers and company #405-0881, or equivalent.

(2) Weave: Gabardine with washable finish.

(3) Weight: Fourteen to fourteen and one-half ounces per linear yard on a sixty-inch width.

(4) Content: A blend of fifty-five per cent dacron polyester and forty-five per cent worsted wool.

(5) Breaking strength: Two hundred twenty-five pounds warp, one hundred pounds fill.

(6) Construction: One hundred twenty-two ends per inch, sixty picks per inch.

(7) Color: Sage grey, matching Raeford color 768.

(C) One hundred per cent polyester trousers shall comform to the following fabric specifications:

(1) Mill: Klopman F/S 5009 or equivalent.

(2) Weave: Gabardine twill. Knit fabric is not acceptable.

(3) Weight: Six ounces per square yard.

(4) Content: One hundred per cent polyester with 2/150/48 two ply warp and filling yarn.

(5) Strength: Plus or minus fifty pounds tensile; plus or minus fifteen hundred grams tear.

(6) Construction: Sixty-four to sixty-five inches finish width, fifty-three to fifty-six picks per inch, and sixty-six ends per inch.

(7) Color: Sage gray heather, matching Raeford #538-768.

(8) Stretch rating: Six to ten warp stretch, ten to fourteen filling stretch.

(9) Wash shrinkage: A rating of plus or minus 4.0 on scale of 5.0 after three washings at one hundred seventy degrees Farenheight.

(10) Pilling: A rating of plus or minus 4.0 on a scale of 5.0 after three washings at one hundred degrees Fahrenheit.

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 06/13/2014 and 06/12/2019
Promulgated Under: 111.15
Statutory Authority: 311.28
Rule Amplifies: 311.28
Prior Effective Dates: 7/1/1976, 7/21/1979, 12/15/2001