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INSPECTION & TESTING REQUIREMENTS

SAUDI ARAMCO FORM-175

SCOPE:

REVISION: 05/22/2011
REPLACES: 09/01/1998

CODE NUMBER:

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IR091900

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COATING: SHOP APPLIED; For Tanks, Piping, Pipelines (and Associated Appurtenances & Fittings), Structures, Process Equipment;
Internal & External; Onshore, Offshore and/or Subsea.

TEST AND INSPECTION PER: 09-SAMSS-80, SAES-H-001 & H-002, SAES H-101V & H-002V, PO Requirements and Specifications As
Noted Below.
(1) VISUAL INSPECTION WITNESSING BY INSPECTOR (Note 1)
(2) CERTIFICATES / RECORDS TO BE CHECKED BY INSPECTOR
(3) CERTIFICATES / DATA TO BE PROVIDED BY VENDOR / SUPPLIER / MANUFACTURER

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Pre-Fabrication/Production Requirements

Specification Details / Notes:

MTC"s for Paints & Abrasive Type analysis

Storage of paints/Thinner, abrasive

SAES-H-001 & SIS-05-59-00

Work Procedure & repair procedure Approval

Per SAES-H-100 and Procedure Shall be approved by


company representative

In process inspection & test requirement

Specification Details / Notes:

Safety requirement for coating application

Per SAES-H-102

Surface Preparation:

SAES-H-001, SAES-H-002.

I. Pre-Blast Check, blotter test & weather condition;

Per SAES-H-001. Shall be Free of oil, moisture and


contamination (See Note 4).

0040

II. Cleaning, profile, cleanliness grade & check for any steel
imperfection

As per SAES-H-001 & SSPC-SP1 (See Note 5).

0050

III. Salt Contamination

Only for Internal Coating.

0060

Paint & Coatings Preparation

See SAES-H-001.

Paint & Coatings Application:

SAES-H-001.

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a) Atmospheric Conditions & Substrate Temperature

0090

b) Paint Mixing, Continuous Agitation, Induction time and pot life

Per SAES H-101V, SAES-H-002V

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c) Dry Film Coating Thickness Readings

For primer and intermediate. Dry Film to be checked in


accordance with SSPC-PA2.

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d) Recoating Intervals Adhered To

Note: Contrasting colors may be required for primer,


intermediate and top coats.

IR091900 Continued...

INSPECTION & TESTING REQUIREMENTS


SAUDI ARAMCO FORM-175

REVISION: 05/22/2011
REPLACES: 09/01/1998

CODE NUMBER:

IR091900

PAGE:

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(1) VISUAL INSPECTION WITNESSING BY INSPECTOR (Note 1)


(2) CERTIFICATES / RECORDS TO BE CHECKED BY INSPECTOR
(3) CERTIFICATES / DATA TO BE PROVIDED BY VENDOR / SUPPLIER / MANUFACTURER

0030
0010

0020

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Final inspection & test requirements

Specification Details / Notes:

Visual inspection of finished coating: Paint thickness, DFT,


Holiday test

Per SAES H-001. DFT test as per SSPC-PA2 and shall be +30
% Near (2m) Anode connections. Holiday test is only for
immersion services

Paint Thickness Near (2m) Anode Connections

Per SAES-H-001.

Notes:
(1) May only be waived by the responsible Saudi Aramco, ASC, AOC Inspection Offices.
(2) See form SA175 - 000003 for instructions on using this form
(3) 100% witnessing by Manufacturer Inspector, Random by Company Inspector unless otherwise specified by the responsible Inspection Office.
(4) As a minimum, the inspector shall check and approve air quality , humidity, dew point, surface temperature at the start, mid-point of each 8 hour
shift. Prior to blasting
(5) Removal of spent abrasive, scabs, silvers, gouges, laminations etc. Defective pipe or fittings shall be set aside for final decision by the Buyer
representative.

End of IR091900