Cotton Standards

UGANDA OFFICIAL COTTON STANDARDS (2012/2013)

 

Grade Standard Major Characteristics Value Differences.(Points /US cts/lb) International Equivalent (USDA Standards)
Length (Inches) Strength (g/tex) Micronaire
Roller Ginned
UCON 1 5/32 – 1 3/16 30 – 33 3.7 – 4.3 150 points (1.5cts) Good Middling
UCOB 1 1/8 – 1 5/32 30 – 33 3.7 – 4.3 75 points(.75cts) Strict Middling
UCOP 1 1/8 – 1 5/32 28 – 32 4.0 – 4.2 Base Grade Middling
UCOA 1 3/32 – 1 1/8 28 – 30 4.0 – 4.2 -100 points(-1.0cts) Strict Low Middling
UCOM 1 3/32 & Below 27 – 30 4.2 – 4.4 -225 points(-2.25cts) Low Middling
Saw Ginned
UCOSA I 1 3/32 – 1 1/8 28- 30 4.0 – 4.2 100 points(1.0cts) Strict Middling
UCOSA II 1 3/32 & Below 27 – 30 4.0 – 4.2 Base Grade Middling