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QUALITY CONTROL MANUAL

FOR SHOP CONSTRUCTION AND FIELD ASSEMBLY OF

PRESSURE VESSEL AND THEIRS PARTS IN ACCORDANCE WITH ASME SECTION VIII DIVISION 1

POWER BOILERS AND PARTS, BOILER EXTERNAL PIPING IN ACCORDANCE WITH ASME SECTION I AND ASME B31.1.

REPAIRS AND ALTERATIONS TO METALIC PRESSURE RETAINING ITEMS IN ACCORDANCE WITH NATIONAL BOARD INSPECTION CODE AND JURISDICTIONAL REQUIREMENTS

EDITION: FIRST

DATE: 30-06-2017

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SECTION C FIRST EDITION

SECTION C

FIRST EDITION

 

TITLE: GLOSSARY OF TERMS

Activity/Responsibility

When in this Manual Department Manager is referenced for the performance of a function, the function may be performed by subordinate but the responsibility remains with the department Manager.

A. I. A.

ASME Accredited Authorized Inspection Agency

A.I.

Authorized Inspector

CERTIFICATION,

Activity which shall be only indicated by written initials/

AUTHORIZATION,

Signature and written date on the applicable document

APPROVAL

ASME

The American Society of Mechanical Engineers

CODE

ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Construction Code Section I, IV, Section VIII, Div.1, B31.1, NBIC, and referenced Code Sections and standards

PE

Project Engineering.

MANUAL

Quality Control Manual

NATIONAL BOARD

The National Board of Boilers and Pressure Vessel Inspectors 1055 Crupper Ave. Columbus, Ohio 43229 U.S.A

NBIC

National Board Inspection Code

NCR

Non-conformance Report

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TITLE: GLOSSARY OF TERMS

PQR

Procedure Qualification Record

Q.C.C.

Quality Control Chief

Q.C.

Quality Control

Recommended Practice for personnel Qualification and

Certification in

SNT-TC-1A

Non-destructive Testing, current ASME Code accepted Edition; issued by the American Society for Non-destructive Testing.

WPS

Welding Procedure Specification

SPECIFICATIONS

Additional information provided by a customer or by the company given on the drawing for further information

MAWP

Maximun Allowance Working Pressure Internal/External

WELDERS

Welders or Welding Operator

JOB No.

Work order and Job order

CODE ITEM

Any item construction or field assembly in accordance with the Code

Including parts and materials under the scope of the certification

authorization and pressure retain items of the NBIC

RTFS

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TITLE: STATEMENT OF POLICY AND AUTHORITY

THIS QUALITY CONTROL MANUAL DESCRIBES THE QUALITY CONTROL SYSTEM, WHICH ESTABLISHES “THE CONTROLLED MANUFACTURING SYSTEM” UTILIZED AT RTFS FOR SHOP CONSTRUCTION, FIELD ASSEMBLY AND SHOP/FIELD REPAIRS AND/OR ALTERATIONS. THIS MANUAL SHALL ENCOMPASS THE

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REQUIREMENTS OF THE ASME BOILER AND PRESSURE VESSEL CODE SECTION I, SECTION IV, B31.1, SECTION VIII DIVISION 1 AND THE NATIONAL BOARD INSPECTION CODE SHALL BE IMPLEMENTED DURING THE CONSTRUCTION OR FIELD ASSEMBLY, OF CODE ITEMS. MANUAL REQUIREMENTS ARE MANDATORY AND SHALL BE ADHERED TO BY ALL ENGINEERING, PURCHASING CLERK, PRODUCTION AND QUALITY CONTROL PERSONNEL, DURING CONSTRUCCION OR FIELD ASSEMBLY OF CODE ITEMS WITHIN THE SCOPE OF CERTIFICATION MARK AND DESIGNATOR OF “S” AND “U” CERTIFICATE OF AUTHORIZATION AND FOR THE “R” REPAIR AND ALTERATION ..

THE QUALITY CONTROL CHIEF IS DELEGATED THE RESPONSIBILITY AND AUTHORITY FOR DEVELOPMENT, APPROVAL, IMPLEMENTATION, AND ENFORCEMENT OF THE QUALITY CONTROL SYSTEM INCLUDING THIS MANUAL. TO ASSURE THE PERFORMANCE OF THE QUALITY CONTROL SYSTEM, THE QUALITY CONTROL CHIEF MAY DELEGATE PART OF HIS FUNCTIONS TO THE QUALITY CONTROL PERSONNEL.

GENERAL MANAGER HAS ESTABLISHED THE QUALITY CONTROL FUNCTIONS TO BE TOTALLY SEPARATE FROM THE PRODUCTION FUNCTIONS AND HAS GIVEN THE Q.C. MANAGER THE ORGANIZATION FREEDOM TO CARRY OUT THIS RESPONSIBILITY WHICH INCLUDES:

1)

THE IDENTIFICATION OF QUALITY CONTROL PROBLEMS.

 

2)

CONTROL FURTHER PROCESSING, DELIVERY OR USE UNTIL PROPER DISPOSITION OF A NONCONFORMANCE, DEFICIENCY OR UNSATISFACTORY CONDITION HAS OCCURRED.

3)

THE

INITIATION

OF

CORRECTIVE

ACTION

WHICH

RESULTS

IN

SOLUTIONS

PROPERLY

IMPLEMENTED.

 

4)

THE

VERIFICATION

THAT

REQUIRED

CORRECTIVE

ACTION

HAD BEEN PROPERLY

IMPLEMENTED.

 

THIS QUALITY CONTROL SYSTEM HAS THE ENDORSEMENT AND SUPPORT OF THE UNDERSIGNED. ANY UNRESOLVED QUESTIONS OR PROBLEMS SHALL BE BROUGHT TO MY ATTENTION FOR FINAL RESOLUTION WITHIN CODE AND THIS MANUAL.

AS A MINIMUM, THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE ASME BOILERS AND PRESSURE VESSEL CODE SECTION I, SECTION IV, B31.1 AND SECTION VIII DIVISION 1, NBIC AND THIS MANUAL SHALL PREVAIL.

GENERAL MANAGER __________________

DATE: _______________________________

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  • 1.1. THE QUALITY CONTROL CHIEF IS RESPONSIBLE FOR PROVIDING THE AUTHORIZED INSPECTOR A CURRENT ENGLISH CONTROLLED COPY OF THIS QUALITY CONTROL MANUAL FOR HIS USE AT SHOP AND FIELD.

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1.2.

THIS MANUAL IS WRITTEN BOTH IN ENGLISH AND SPANISH. IN CASE OF ANY CONFLICT BETWEEN THE VERSIONS, THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE VERSION SHALL PREVAIL. THE SPAÑISH VERSIONS SHALL BE APPROVED AT THE SAME TIME OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE. THE SPAÑISH VERSION SHALL BE APPROVED BY THE QCC AND THE ACCEPTED BY THE A.I.

  • 1.3. ALL CODE ACTIVITY SHALL BE PERFORMING BY THE AIA. OF RECORD.

  • 1.4. THE QUALITY CONTROL CHIEF IS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE PREPARATION, REVISION, DISTRIBUCTION, IMPLEMENTATION, APPROVAL AND CONTROL OF THIS QUALITY CONTROL MANUAL.

  • 1.5. THE QUALITY CONTROL CHIEF WILL ISSUE COPIES OF THE MANUAL IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE LIST OF MANUAL HOLDERS (EXHIBIT No 18) MAINTAINED BY HIM. EACH CONTROLLED Q.C.MANUAL WILL BEAR THE SAME NUMBER ON ITS TITLE PAGE AS SHOWN ON THE LIST. A CONTROLLED Q.C. MANUAL WILL BE ISSUED WITH THE

Q.C. MANAGER
Q.C. MANAGER

SIGNATURE AND DATE

ON THE TABLE OF CONTENTS PAGE AND AI ACCEPTANCE SIGNATURE AND DATE. COPIES OF THE LIST OF MANUAL HOLDERS FOR SHOP AND FIELD WILL BE SIGNED BY ALL THE RECEIVERS.

  • 1.6. NEW CODE EDITIONS ARE REVIEWED BY THE QUALITY CONTROL CHIEF TO DETERMINE THE NEED FOR REVISIONS TO THE QUALITY CONTROL SYSTEM. THIS REVISION WILL BE DOCUMENTED BY SIGNING AND DATING THE CODE EDITION ON CODE EDITION SUMMARY OF CHANGES. WHEN REVSIONS ARE REQUIRED, THEY ARE PRESENTED TO THE AUTHORIZED INSPECTOR FOR HIS ACCEPTANCE AND THEN DISTRIBUTED TO MANUAL HOLDERS, WITHIN SIX MONTHS OF EDITION ISSUE DATE.

  • 1.7. REVISIONS ARE INDICATED ON THE AFFECTED PAGE BY HIGHLIGHT BOLD ITALIC LETTER TO THE CHANGED PARAGRAPH.

  • 1.8. THE QUALITY CONTROL CHIEF MUST SUBMIT ANY PROPOSED REVISION TO THIS QUALITY CONTROL MANUAL AND IMPLEMENTED PROCEDURES TO THE AUTHORIZED INSPECTOR FOR HIS ACCEPTANCE PRIOR TO INCLUSION OR IMPLEMENTATION. REVISIONS WILL BE MADE BY SECTION, EXCEPT FOR EXHIBITS, WHICH ARE DONE BY REVISED PAGE AND ARE CONTROLLED BY THE EXHIBITS INDEX, VERIFICATION OF ACCEPTANCE OF REVISIONS BY THE AND AUTHORIZED INSPECTOR WILL BE INDICATED ON TABLE OF CONTENTS.

Q.C. MANAGER
Q.C. MANAGER
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  • 1.9. WHEN ANY SECTION TO THIS QUALITY CONTROL MANUAL IS REVISED THE FOLLOWING PAGES SHALL BE UP DATED:

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  • a) THE REVISION LEVEL OF ALL THE PAGES IN THE AFFECTED SECTIONS WILL BE INCREASED BY ONE AND THE REVISED TEXT INDICATED HIGHILIGHT BOLD ITALIC LETTER.

  • b) THE REVISION LEVEL OF THE TABLE OF CONTENTS WILL BE INCREASED BY ONE SHOWING THE CURRENT REVISIONS LEVEL OF EACH SECTION.

  • 1.10. WHEN THE EXHIBIT SECTION IS REVISED THE FOLLOWING PAGE WILL BE UPDATED:

    • a) THE REVISION LEVEL OF EACH AFFECTED EXHIBIT INCLUDED BE INCREASED BY ONE AND REVISED INFORMATION INCLUDED IN A CLOUD SYMBOL.

    • b) THE REVISION LEVEL OF THE EXHIBIT INDEX IS INCREASED BY ONE, SHOWING THE CURRENT REVISION LEVEL OF EACH EXHIBIT.

    • c) THE REVISION LEVEL OF THE TABLE OF CONTENT WILL BE INCREASED BY ONE SHOWING THE CURRENT REVISION LEVEL OF THE EXHIBIT INDEX.

  • 1.11. ALL SUPERSEDED

  • SHEETS ARE

    PERSONALLY REPLACED AND

    • MANAGER

    FOR CONTROL COPIES AT RTFS.

    DESTROYED

    BY THE

    Q.C.
    Q.C.
    • 1.12. UNCONTROLLED MANUALS MAY BE ISSUED TO OUTSIDE PERSONNEL IDENTIFIED AS “ UNCONTROLLED “ IN THE COVER SHEET PAGE AND SHALL NOT BE USED FOR CODE WORK

    • 1.13. QUALITY CONTROL CHIEF MAY DEVELOP NEW EDITIONS TO THE QUALITY MANUAL EVERY THREE YEARS CONMENSULATE WITH THE JOINT REVIEW OR WHEN AUTORIZED BY THE QUALITY CONTROL CHIEF. NEW EDITIONS WILL BE HANDLE AND CONTROLLED IN THE SAME MANNER AS NEW REVISION, EXCEPT REVISION HIGHLIGHTS OR INDICATORS ARE NOT REQUIRED AND REVISION LEVELS OF ALL SECTIONS AND EXHIBITS WILL REVERT TO ZERO.

      • 1.14 THE QUALITY CONTROL CHIEF IS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE CUSTODY OF THE CERTIFICATION

    MARK AND R STAMP AND NB MARK TO PREVENT LOSS, DAMAGE OR UNAUTHORIZED.

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    TITLE: DRAWINGS,DESIGN CALCULATIONS AND SPECIFICATION CONTROL

    3.1 THE PROJECT ENGINEERING WILL REVIEW THE NEW CODE EDITIONS TO DETERMINE IF DESIGNS OR COMPUTER PROGRAMS ARE AFFECTED. REQUIRED REVISION WILL BE MADE WITHIN SIX

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    MONTHS OF EDITION ISSUE DATE PRIOR TO FIRST USE. THIS REVIEW WILL BE DOCUMENTED BY SIGNING AND DATING THE CODE EDITION SUMMARY OF CHANGES.

    THE PROJECT ENGINEERING IS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE INPUT OF THE CORRECT DESIGN DATA AND THE VERIFICATION THAT THE CORRECT DESIGN DATA HAS BEEN OBTAINED.

    THE PROJECT ENGINEERING IS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE VALIDATION OF COMPUTER PROGRAM. THE VALIDATION WILL BE DONE WITH ALTERNATIVE CALCULATION. COMPUTER VERIFICATION DOCUMENTS SHALL BE PROVIDING TO THE AI FOR VERIFICATION ACCEPTANCE.

    • 3.2 THE PROJECT ENGINEERING IS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE REVIEW OF CUSTOMER’S CALCULATIONS, SPECIFICATIONS AND DRAWINGS (WHEN APPLICABLE), TO ASSURE THEY COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE ASME CODE, ANY DEFICIENCIES ARE RECONCILED WITH THE CUSTOMER PRIOR TO DESIGN.

    • 3.3 UPON APPROVAL OF CUSTOMER’S DESIGN SPECIFICATIONS, THE PROJECT ENGINEERING PREPARES THE DRAWINGS, CALCULATIONS AND MATERIALS REQUISITION (EXHIBIT No.4) BEFORE START TO WORK.

    • 3.4 EACH ORDER FOR A CODE ITEM RECEIVED AT

    (company name)
    (company name)

    . IS ASSIGNED A JOB NUMBER BY

    THE PROJECT ENGINEERING WHICH IS ISSUED TO IDENTIFY ALL DOCUMENTS RELATED TO THE

    ABOVE ITEMS.

    • 3.5 THE PROJECT ENGINEERING IS RESPONSIBLE FOR SPECIFYING THE MATERIALS AND, IF APPLICABLE, IT’S SUPPLEMENTARY AND ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS TO BE USED IN CODE FABRICATIONS, ON THE MATERIALS REQUISITION (EXHIBIT No 4), AND THE PREPARATION OF MATERIALS REQUISITION (EXHIBIT No. 4). THE MATERIALS SHALL BE SPECIFIED AS SA, SB OR SFA, IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE APPLICABLE TABLES IN THE CODE SECTION USED FOR CONSTRUCTION.

    • 3.6 THE PROJECT ENGINEERING IS RESPONSIBLE FOR INDICATING CODE EDITIONS, WELDING DETAIL, NON-DESTRUCTIVE EXAMINATION REQUIREMENTS, HEAT TREATMENT (IF ANY) AND ANY ADDITIONAL INFORMATION NEED FOR DRAWINGS FOR ITEMS TO BE CODE STAMPED. WELDING PROCEDURES SPECIFICATIONS ARE HANDLED AS INDICATED IN SECTION 7 OF THIS QUALITY CONTROL MANUAL.

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    • 3.7 COMPLETED DRAWINGS AND DESIGN CALCULATIONS PREPARED BY THE PROJECT ENGINEERING OR BY SUBCONTRATOR SHALL BE REVIEWED AND APPROVED BY THE PROJECT ENGINEERING;

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    REVISION TO THE ABOVE DOCUMENTS IS HANDLED AND APPROVED IN THE SAME MANNER AS ORIGINALS.

    3.8 THE PROJECT ENGINEERING IS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE HAND DISTRIBUTION OF ALL DRAWINGS

    AND THEIR LATEST APPLICABLE REVISION TO THE SHOP AND FIELD SITE. THE PRODUCTION

    FOREMAN RECEIVING FABRICATION DRAWINGS SHALL SIGN FOR

    RECEIPT OF
    RECEIPT OF

    THEM ON THE

    CONTROL OF DOCUMENTS SHEET (EXHIBIT No 2) ISSUED BY THE PROJECT ENGINEERING. THE

    FABRICATION DRAWING TRANSMITTAL LETTER IS KEPT IN FILE BY THE PROJECT ENGINEERING.

    • 3.9 WHEN A REVISION IS MADE IN A DRAWING IT IS HANDLED AS THE ORIGINAL ISSUED AND ALL SUPERSEDED DRAWINGS ARE DESTROYED, EXCEPT THAT A HISTORICAL COPY IS MARKED “VOID“AND KEPT IN FILE BY THE PROJECT ENGINEERING.

    3.10 THE PROJECT ENGINEERING IS RESPONSIBLE FOR INFORMING THE PURCHASING CLERK OF MATERIAL TO BE PROCURED. A MATERIAL REQUISITION (EXHIBIT No. 4) IS PREPARED AND APPROVED BY THE PROJECT ENGINEERING AND ISSUED TO THE PURCHASING CLERK FOR THE PROCUREMENT OF CODE MATERIAL.

    3.11THE PROJECT ENGINEERING SHALL DECIDE UNITS FOR DESIGN BASE ON U-4 SECTION VIII DIV. 1 AND PG-4 SECTION I Y SECTION IV HG-102 OF THE APLICABLE CODE.

    3.12THE QUALITY CONTROL CHIEF SHALL MAKE AVAILABLE ALL DRAWINGS, MATERIALS REQUISITION, TRAVELERS SHEET AND DESIGN CALCULATIONS TO THE AUTHORIZED INSPECTOR FOR HIS REVIEW PRIOR TO STARING OF FABRICATION.

    3.13HAND REVISION TO THE DRAWINGS IS PERMITTED UNDER THE FOLLOWING CONDITIONS:

    • A. - REVISION MUST BE MADE IN INK DENOTADED BY A “CLOUD”.

    • B. - SIGNED AND DATED BY THE PROJECT ENGINEERING AND QUALITY CONTROL CHIEF.

    • C. - ALL DISTRIBUTED DRAWINGS MUST BE REVISED.

    • D. - UNITS SHALL BE CONSISTENTED WITH DRAWINGS, MATERIALS ETC.

    • E. - DRAWINGS WILL BE REVISED AFTER THREE REVISIONS.

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    TITLE: MATERIAL CONTROL

    • 4.0 MATERIALS REQUISITION (EXHIBIT No. 4) INCLUDING WELDING MATERIAL, ARE PREPARED AND APPROVED BY PROJECT ENGINEERING.

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    4.1

    MATERIALS REQUISITION WILL LIST CODE REQUIREMENTS INCLUDING SPECIFICATION AND TYPE OR GRADE, SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS, MARKING AND CERTIFICATION REQUIRED, AS OUTLINED IN THE APPLICABLE MATERIAL SPECIFICATION OF SECTION II, PART A, B, C THE CODE AND THE REFERENCE STANDARD.

    • 4.2 THE PURCHASING CLERK IS RESPONSIBLE FOR COPYING THE APPROVED MATERIALS REQUISITION WITHOUT CHANGE ON THE PURCHASE ORDER (EXHIBIT No 5) WHICH IS FORWARDED TO THE QUALITY CONTROL CHIEF TO BE REVIEWED PRIOR TO BE ISSUED TO THE SELECTED VENDOR.

    HE CAN GROUP TOGETHER IN THE SAME PURCHASE ORDER THE TOTAL AMOUNT OF MATERIAL TO BE FOR DIFFERENT WORKS ORDERS, INCLUSIVE MATERIAL FOR STOCK

    • 4.3 THE PURCHASING CLERK IS RESPONSIBLE FOR KEEPING PURCHASE ORDERS IN THEIR FILE.

    • 4.4 A COPY OF THE PURCHASE ORDER IS FORWARDED TO THE WAREHOUSE CLERK AND QUALITY CONTROL CHIEF FOR THEIR USE.

    • 4.5 THE PROJECT ENGINEERING IS RESPONSIBLE FOR INFORMING THE PURCHASING CLERK THAT ALL SHELL SECTIONS AND HEADS COLD FORMED BY SUBCONTRACTORS SHALL MEET THE

    REQUIREMENTS OF PARAGRAPH UG- 79, UG-80, UG-81 OF SECTION VIII. DIV. 1, PG-80, PG-81 OF SECTION I AND SECCTION IV HW-813 OF THE CODE. THE QUALITY CONTROL CHIEF HAS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF CHECKING THE CERTIFICATION OF THE ABOVE ITEMS FOR COMPLIANCE THE QUALITY CONTROL CHIEF AND PROJECT ENGINEERING SHALL APPROVED THE MARKING METHOD USE SUBCONTRACTOR PURCHASE ORDER. WHEN MATERIAL ARE CUT & FORMED. THE

    QC. MANAGER
    QC. MANAGER

    SEND THE QUALITY INSPECTOR TO PERFORM THE RECEIVING INSPECTION

    OUTLINE IN THIS SECTION 4.9 & 4.10 AND ASSIGN THE (RTFS) CODED MARKING AT

    SUBCONTRACTOR FACILITIES. IN ORDER TO HAVE TRACEABILITY. TO THE ORIGINAL MARKING

    OF THE MATERIAL. THIS REQUIREMENT WILL BE INCLUDED IN THE PURCHASE ORDER TO THE SUPPLIER AND FORMING SERVICES ADVISING THEM THAT THE MATERIAL WILL NOT BE

    PROCESS UNTIL RELEASE BY

    QC. MANAGER
    QC. MANAGER

    IN WRITING.

    • 4.6 ANY CHANGE TO PURCHASE ORDERS WILL BE HANDLED IN THE SAME MANNER AS THE ORIGINAL PURCHASE ORDERS BY REVISING MATERIAL REQUISITION BY THE PROJECT ENGINEERING.

    • 4.7 SUBTITUTIONS OF MATERIALS TO BE USED IN THE FABRICATION OF CODE ITEMS WILL BE ALLOWED, PROVIDED CUSTOMER’S AND PROJECT ENGINEERING APPROVAL. SUBTITUTIONS OF MATERIALS ARE DOCUMENTED ON A REVISED CALCULATION, MATERIAL REQUISITIONS AND DRAWING AND MADE AVAILABLE TO THE AI FOR HIS REVIEW.

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    • 4.8 ALL MATERIALS RECEIVED AT THE SHOP IS PLACED IN A HOLD AREA PENDING QUALITY CONTROL INSPECTION.

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    THE QUALITY CONTROL INSPECTOR, USING QUALITY CONTROL COPY OF THE PURCHASE ORDER AND THE MATERIAL REQUISITION, IF REQUIRED, EXAMINES ALL CODE MATERIAL FOR CODE COMPLIANCE INCLUDING DIMENSIONS, MARKING, CONDITION AND QUANTITY.

    WHEN MATERIALS ARE PLATES AND OTHER PRODUCTS FORM, HE RECORDS HIS FINDINGS ON THE MATERIAL INSPECTION REPORT AND CODE MARKING LOG (EXHIBIT No 3 AND 3A AS APPLICABLE) IF ACCEPTABLE, MARKS THE MATERIAL WITH THE APPLICABLE JOB ORDER, HE SIGNS AND DATES THE MATERIAL INSPECTION REPORT AND FORWARDS IT TO THE QUALITY CONTROL CHIEF AND TRANSFERRED TO THE ACCEPTED MATERIAL AREA.

    4.10

    FOR CODE MATERIAL TO BE USED IN FABRICATION, THE

    Q.C.M
    Q.C.M

    . COMPARES THE ACTUAL

    MARKING FROM THE MATERIAL WITH MATERIAL TEST REPORT MARKING AND ON THE MATERIAL INSPECTION REPORT THE MATERIAL TEST REPORT FOR THE HEAT NUMBER AND ALL ORIGINAL MATERIAL MARKING ON THE MATERIAL IS CHECKED WITH THE MATERIAL TEST REPORT.

    IF ACCEPTABLE, THE QUALITY CONTROL CHIEF SIGNS AND DATES THE MATERIAL TEST REPORT AND SUBMIT IT TO THE AUTHORIZED INSPECTOR FOR REVIEWED AND QC INSPECTOR, IN ORDER TO CONFIRM, THE ACCEPTABILITY OF THE MATERIALS.

    THE QUALITY CONTROL INSPECTOR WILL TAG THE MATERIALS WITH AN ACCEPT TAG (EXHIBIT No. 7) OR GREEN PAINT INDICATING RELEASE FOR FABRICATION. A CODED MARKING (DESCRIBE IN PARAGRAPH 5.7) SHALL BE PLACED CONSECUTIVELY ON PLATE AND PIPE FOR TRACEABILITY (TO THE ORIGINAL MATERIAL MARKING) AND ACCEPTED BY AI

    4.11

    THE

    Q.C. MANAGER

    IS RESPONSIBLE TO REVIEW IF THE MATERIAL TEST REPORT FOR CODE

    MATERIAL COMPLIES WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE APPLICABLE EDITIONS AS SPECIFIED ON THE DRAWING. THIS REVIEW WILL BE DOCUMENTED ON THE MATERIAL TEST REPORT.

    4.12

    IF ANY MATERIAL IS FOUND THAT DOES NOT MEET ALL PURCHASE ORDER AND/OR CODE REQUIREMENTS, IT IS TAGGED WITH REJECTEDED TAG (EXHIBIT No.8) OR RED PAINT, RETAINED IN A HOLD AREA AND HANDLED PER SECTION 6 OF THIS QUALITY CONTROL MANUAL.

    THE ENGINEER MANAGER WILL PREPARED A MATERIAL REQUISITION FOR FURTHER TESTING OF MATERIALS (IF REQUIRED) IN RECEPTION OR FABRICATION.

       
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    4.13

    THE QUALITY CONTROL CHIEF IS RESPONSIBLE FOR FILING ALL MATERIAL TEST REPORTS AND KEEPING THEM TRACEABLE TO THE APPLICABLE JOB NUMBER, BY INDICATING THE JOB NUMBER ON A COPY OF THE MATERIAL TEST REPORT.

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    4.14

    THE MATERIALS TO BE USED IN CONSTRUCTION OF CODE ITEMS SHALL BE EXAMINED BEFORE FABRICATION FOR THE PURPOSE OF DETECTING, AS FAR AS POSSIBLE, IMPERFECTIONS WHICH WOULD AFFECT THE SAFETY OF THE ITEMS.

    • 4.15 PRIOR TO RELEASE OF MATERIAL FROM STOCK THE QUALITY CONTROL CHIEF SHALL RE- EXAMINE AND VERIFY IF ACCEPTABLE FOR USE BY THE CODE SECTION, EDITIONS AND OF ITS INTENDED USE.

    • 4.16 CUSTOMER MATERIALS SHALL BE REVIEWED AND EXAMINED BY

    THE Q.C. MANAGER

    TO

    VERIFY IT ACCEPTABLE FOR USE BY THE CODE EDITIONS AND ACCORDING TO SECTION No. 4.10

    OF THIS QUALITY CONTROL MANUAL, ALL OF THESE MATERIALS SHALL BE IDENTIFIED WITH ORANGE PAINT TO DIFFERENCIATE THE MATERIALS.

    • 4.17 WHEN MATERIALS ARE CUT INTO TWO OR MORE PIECES THE QUALITY CONTROL INSPECTOR WILL VERIFY THE ACCURATE TRANSFER OF THE ORIGINALS MARKINGS. LOSS OF

    IDENTIFICATION OF MATERIAL WILL CAUSE

    OF REJECTION
    OF REJECTION

    AND SUCH MATERIAL WILL NOT BE

    USED IN CODE VESSELS UNLESS RECERTIFIED AS PER UG-10 OR PG-10 OF THE CODE.

    • 4.18 FOR WELDED CODE PARTS THE PROJECT ENGINEERING SHALL SPECIFY IN THE REQUISITION OF MATERIALS THAT MANUFACTER’S PARTIAL DATA REPORT IS REQUIRED. DURING THE RECEIVING AND INSPECTING, QUALITY CONTROL INSPECTOR SHALL REVIEW THE PARTIAL DATA REPORT BEFORE PRESENT IT TO THE A.I.

    • 4.19 THE MARKING METHOD MANUFACTURING OF SHAPES SHALL BE APPROVED ACCORDING TO

    UG-77 (c) BY

    QC. MANAGER .
    QC. MANAGER .
    • 4.20 MATERIAL IDENTIFICATION MARKINGS SHALL BE MAINTAINED BY THE PRODUCTION FOREMAN UNTIL THE CODE ITEM IS COMPLETED.

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    TITLE: EXAMINATION AND INSPECTION PROGRAM

    • 5.1 FABRICATION OF CODE ITEMS IS CONTROLLED BY MEANS OF A TRAVELER SHEET (EXHIBIT No. 1) PREPARED BY THE QUALITY CONTROL CHIEF FROM THE DRAWINGS.

    • 5.2 THE QUALITY CONTROL CHIEF LISTS THE SEQUENCE OF OPERATIONS FOR EACH ITEM IN THE SPACES PROVIDED ON THE TRAVELER SHEET. THE SEQUENCE INCLUDES FABRICATION, TESTING, INSPECTION AND EXAMINATION OPERATIONS, THIS INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE TO THE A.I. PRIOR FABRICATION.

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    5.3

    THE COMPLETED TRAVELER SHEET IS SUBMITTED TO THE AI ALONG WITH THE APPLICABLE DRAWINGS AND ANY OTHER APPLICABLE DOCUMENT HE REQUIRES IN ORDER TO DESIGNATE HIS REQUIRED INSPECTION POINTS PRIOR TO START ANY PRODUCTION OPERATIONS.

    5.4

    INSPECTION POINTS (HOLD POINTS) WILL

    BE INDICATED ON THE TRAVELER SHEET

    BY THE AI

    WITH AN ASTERISK WORK SHALL NOT PROGRESS BEYOND THE AI INSPECTION POINTS UNTIL

    THEY BEEN SIGNED OFF OR PROPERLY WAIVED AND DOCUMENTED.

     

    5.5

    THE TRAVELER

    SHEEET
    SHEEET

    CONTAINS SPACE FOR THE SIGNATURE AND DATE OF THE Q.C.

    INSPECTOR FOR THOSE OPERATIONS THEY ACCEPT, TOGETHER WITH PROVISIONS FOR THE AI TO SIGN INITIALS AND DATE IN SPACE PROVIDED FOR THOSE OPERATIONS HE ACCEPTS.

    QUALITY CONTROL CHIEF IS RESPONSIBLE TO HOLD THE JOB NUMBER UNTIL THE CONSENT OF THE INSPECTION POINTS BY THE AI

    IDENTIFICATION OF ANY MEASURE OR TEST EQUIPMENT USED FOR INSPECTION SHALL BE NOTED ON THE APPLICABLE INSPECTION REPORT.

    5.6

    THE QUALITY CONTROL CHIEF SHALL MAKE AVAILABLE TO THE AI ALL MATERIAL TEST REPORT OF CODE MATERIAL PRIOR TO USING THEM IN FABRICATION.

    5.7

    THE QC MANAGER

    IS RESPONSIBLE FOR ASSURING PROCEDURE No. LM-001 THAT THE CODED

    MARKING SYSTEM USING AND CODED MARKING LOG WITH THE CODE MARKING TRACEABLE TO

    THE ORIGINAL MARKING AND REVIEW AN ACCEPTED BY THE AI.

    WHEN MATERIAL IS FORMED INTO SHADES BY ANYONE OTHER THAN THE MANUFACTURER OF THE COMPLETE CODE ITEMS AND THE ORIGINAL MARKINGS AS REQUIRED BY THE APPLICABLE MATERIAL SPECIFICATION ARE UNAVOIDABLY CUT OUT OR THE MATERIAL IS DIVIDED INTO TWO OR MORE PARTS. THE MANUFACTURER OF THE SHAPE SHALL EITHER:

    • 1. TRANSFER THE ORIGINAL IDENTIFICATION MARKINGS TO ANOTHER LOCATION ON THE ORIGINAL SHAPE

    • 2. PROVIDE FOR IDENTIFICATION BY THE USE OF CODED MARKING TRACEABLE TO THE ORIGINAL REQUIRED MARKING USING A MARKING METHOD OPPRAVED BY ENGINEER MANAGER AND

    QC. MANAGER .
    QC. MANAGER .

    WHEN PIPE SECTIONS ARE CUT INTO SHORTER LENGTHS BY A SUBSEQUENT PROCESSOR FOR RESALE AS MATERIAL.

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    THE PROCESSOR SHALL TRANSFER COMPLETE IDENTIFICATION INCLUDING THE NAME OR BRAND OF THE MANUFACTURER TO EACH UNMARKER CUT LENGTH OR TO METAL TAGS SECURELY ATTACHED TO BUNDLES OF UNMARKED SMALL DIAMETER PIPE. THE SAME MATERIAL DESIGNATION SHALL BE INCLUDED WITH THE INFORMATION TRANSFERRED AND THE PROCESSOR NAME, TRADEMARK OR BRAND SHALL BE ADDED.

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    5.8

    THE Q.C. MANAGER

    IS RESPONSIBLE FOR KEEPING THE AI INFORMED ON THE PROGRESS OF

     

    THE FABRICATION OF CODE ITEMS AND NOTIFYING HIM IN ADVANCE OF HIS DESIGNATED

    INSPECTION POINTS INDICATED IN THE TRAVELER SHEET

    5.9

    QUALITY CONTROL INSPECTORS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ASSURING THE REQUIRED NONDESTRUTIVE EXAMINATIONS, TEST, VISUAL INSPECTION AND ANY OTHER OPERATIONS INDICATED ON THE TRAVELER SHEET OR DRAWINGS, FOR CODE ITEMS, BEEN HAVE SATISFACTORILY PERFORMED AND THAT THEIR RESULTS ARE AVAILABLE FOR REVIEW OF THE AI; ACCEPTANCE OF OPERATIONS SHALL BE RECORDED ON THE TRAVELER SHEET, AS INDICATED IN PARAGRAPH 5.4

    *ANY REVISION TO TRAVELER SHEET SHALL BE HANDLE AS FOLLOWS

    -ORIGINAL SIGNATURES SHALL BE MAINTAIN

    -ADDITIONAL INSPECCTIONS/OPERATIONS SHALL BE ADDED ON ADDITIONAL PAGE WITH THE REVISION NUMBER

    -SECUENCE NUMBER SHALL BE MAINTAIN

    -SHALL BE PRESENTED TO THE AUTHORIZED INSPECTION FOR REVIEW OF THE REVISE PAGE, HE MUST ADD HIS INSPECTION POINTS.

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    • 5.10 PREPARATION AND HANDLING OF WELDING PROCEDURE SPECIFICATIONS TO BE USED ON

    CODE FABRICATION IS CARRIED OUT AS INDICATED IN SECTION 7 OF THIS MANUAL.

    WHEN CONDITIONS DO NOT PERMITE ENTRY INTO THE VESSEL, A COMPLETE IN EXAMINATION AS POSSIBLE SHAL BE MADE BEFORE FINAL CLOSURE

    • 5.11 WHEN FABRICATION OF A CODE ITEM IS COMPLETED, THE PRODUCTION FOREMAN CONDUCTS

    THE PRESSURE TEST WHICH WILL BE WITNESSED BY THE Q.C. INSPECTOR AND AI. THE PRESSURE

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    TEST RECORD SHALL BE CARRIED OUT FOLLOWING A WRITTEN

    Q.C. MANAGER
    Q.C. MANAGER

    AND REVIEWED BY AI.

    PROCEDURE, PREPARED BY THE

    • 5.12 THE PRESSURE GAUGES USED IN TESTING CODE ITEMS ARE SELECTED SO THAT DIALS ARE

    GRADUATED OVER A RANGER OF ABOUT DOUBLE THE INTENDED MAXIMUM TEST PRESSURE, BUT IN NO CASE SHALL THE RANGE BE LESS THAN 1 ½ TIMES NOT MORE THAN 4 TIMES THAT PRESSURE.

    • 5.13 THE Q.C. INSPECTOR AND THE AI SHALL MAKE EXAMINATION AND INSPECTION OF ALL WELDED

    JOINTS AND CONNECTIONS AT THE TIME OF THE HYDROSTATIC TEST. WHEN ACCEPTED, THE Q.C.

    INSPECTOR AND THE AI SIGN AND DATE THE TRAVELER SHEET.

    • 5.14 REPAIRS TO CODE MATERIALS ARE REFERRED TO THE AI PRIOR TO PERFORMING SUCH

    REPAIRS. THESE REPAIRS ARE CARRIED OUT USING METHODS AND PROCEDURES ACCEPTABLE TO THE AI

    • 5.15 UPON COMPLETION OF A CODE ITEM, THE MANUFACTURER’S DATA REPORT IS COMPLETED

    THE

    Q.C. MANAGER
    Q.C. MANAGER

    FROM THE FINAL RECORDS, AND CERTIFIES BY SIGNATURE AND DATE.

    BY

    • 5.16 THE COMPLETE MANUFACTURER’S DATA REPORT TOGETHER WITH THE FINAL RECORDS IS

    THEN PRESENTED TO THE AI FOR HIS REVIEW AND SIGNATURE WHEN HE HAS BEEN SATISFIED THAT

    ALL CODE REQUIREMENTS HAVE BEEN MET. HE AUTHORIZES OR WITNESS THE CERTIFICATION MARKS APPLICATION TO THE NAMEPLATE (EXHIBIT NO. 17) OR STAMPING ON THE CORRECT CODE ITEM.

    • 5.17 WHEN THE CERTIFICATION MARK AND DESIGNATOR IS APPLIED DIRECTLY TO CODE ITEM (WITH

    OUT NAMEPLATE). THE AI SHALL BE GIVEN THE OPPORTUNITY TO WITNESS STAMPING OF THE

    CERTIFICATION MARK FOR SECTION I ONLY THE ACTUAL STAMPING

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    • 5.18 WHEN NAME PLATE IS USED, THE AI NEED NOT WITNESS THE CERTIFICATE MARK STAMPING OF

    THE NAMEPLATE, HOWEVER, THE AI MUST ASSURE THAT THE NAMEPLATE STAMPING AND INFORMATION IS CORRECT AND THAT THE APPLICABLE CODE NAMEPLATE IS ATTACHED TO THE CORRECT CODE ITEM.

    • 5.19 PRIOR TO THE APPLICATION OF THE CERTIFICATION MARK, THE QUALITY CONTROL CHIEF

    ASSURES HIMSELF THAT THE NAMEPLATE OR MARKING DATA ON THE VESSEL IS CORRECT.

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    5.20

    THE QUALITY CONTROL CHIEF HAS THE CUSTODY AND CONTROL OF THE CERIFICATION MARKS

    AND NATIONAL BOARD STAMPS.

    • 5.21 HE USES THIS CERTIFICATION MARKS AND NATIONAL BOARD STAMPS ONLY AFTER

    AUTHORIZATION OF THE AI HAS BEEN OBTAIN.THE CERTIFICATION MARK AND NATIONAL BOARD STAMPS IS APPLIED TO THE COMPLETED CODE ITEM ONLY WITH THE CONCURRENCE OF THE AUTHORIZED INSPECTOR.

    • 5.22 THE QUALITY CONTROL CHIEF HAS THE RESPONSIBILITY FOR SENDING THE ORIGINALS OF THE

    COMPLETED MANUFACTURER’S DATA REPORTS TO THE NATIONAL BOARD FOR THEIR REGISTRATION (WHEN REQUIRED) AND JURISDICTION AND CUSTOMER (WHEN REQUIRED), AND A COPY OF IT SHALL

    BE KEPT ON FILE AND ANOTHER COPY PROVIDED TO THE AI (IF REQUESTED). ALSO A COPY OF THE MANUFACTURER’S DATA REPORT SHALL BE FURNISHED TO THE USER OR HIS DESIGNATED AGENT

    QC. MANAGER
    QC. MANAGER

    SHALL EITHER KEEP A COPY OF THE MANUFACTURER’S DATA REPORT ON FILE FOR AT

    LEAST 3 YEARS OR SECTION I 5 YEARS, SECTION IV 5 YEARS OR THE VESSEL MAY BE REGISTERED AND THE MANUFACTURER’S DATA REPORT FILED WITH NATIONAL BOARD.

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    TITLE: CORRECTION OF NON CONFORMITY

    • 6.1 NONCONFORMITY IS ANY CONDITION WHICH DOES NOT COMPLY WITH THE APPLICABLE RULES OF THE CODE, THIS MANUAL OR OTHER SPECIFIED REQUIREMENTS. NONCONFORMITIES MUST BE CORRECTED BEFORE THE COMPLETED ITEM CAN BE CONSIDERED TO COMPLY WITH THE CODE.

    AREA. IN CASE OF NON-CONFORMITY IS FOUND OTHER THAN AT RECEIVING, A HOLD TAG (EXHIBIT No 9) OR YELLOW PAINT SHALL ATTACHED TO THE NONCONFORMING ITEM BY THE QUALITY CONTROL INSPECTOR.

    • 6.3 AFTER A NON-CONFORMITY IS FOUND, THE Q.C. INSPECTOR SHALL COMPLETE A NONCONFORMANCE REPORT (EXHIBIT No 10) DESCRIBING THE NONCONFORMANCE AND SUBMIT IT TO THE

    Q.C. MANAGER
    Q.C. MANAGER

    FOR ITS RESOLUTION AND DISPOSITION. ALSO A NOTATION

    SHALL BE MADE ON THE TRAVELER SHEET TO ASSURE IT IS CLOSED PRIOR TO STAMPING OF THE ITEM.

    • 6.4 WHEN THE DISPOSITION IS USE-AS-IS, THE QUALITY CONTROL CHIEF WILL CONSULT WITH AND OBTAIN THE APPROVAL OF THE PROJECT ENGINEERING. ANY REQUIRED REVISION TO DRAWINGS, CALCULATIONS AND PROCUREMENT DOCUMENTATION WILL BE DONE AS DESCRIBED IN SECTION 3 AND 4 OF THIS MANUAL TO ASSURE COMPLIANCE WITH THE CODE. THE QUALITY CONTROL CHIEF ALSO REVIEWS IT WITH THE AUTHORIZED INSPECTOR.

    • 6.5 ALL DISPOSITIONS REQUIRING REPAIR SHALL BE MADE USING METHODS AND PROCEDURES ISSUED AND APPROVED BY THE PROJECT ENGINEERING AND THE AI.

    Q.C. MANAGER
    Q.C. MANAGER

    AND ACCEPTED BY

    THE PROPOSED DISPOSITION IS SUBMITTED TO THE AI FOR HIS ACCEPTANCE. THE NCR SHALL INCLUDE.

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    TITLE: CORRECTION OF NONCONFORMITY

    • 6.6 WHEN THE DISPOSITION IS SCRAP/RETURN TO VENDOR, THE QUALITY CONTROL INSPECTOR SHALL ASSURE HIMSELF THAT THE ITEM HAS BEEN REMOVED FROM THE WORKING AREA AND CLEARLY MARKED WITH A REJECTEDED TAG TO PREVENT ITS INADVERTENT USE PRIOR TO DISPOSAL.

    • 6.7 THE NONCOMFORMANCE REPORT SHALL BE FILE BY THE QUALITY CONTROL CHIEF AND THE AI WILL BE ADVISED OF ITS STATUS.

    • 6.8 THE QUALITY CONTROL INSPECTOR SHALL PERFORM ANY EXAMINATION AND AFFORD THE AI THE OPPORTUNITY TO REINSPECT ITEMS DISPOSITIONED AS IN 6.4 AND 6.5, WHEN THE

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    REQUIRED ACTION HAS BEEN COMPLETED. WHEN HE IS SATISFIED THAT THE ITEM MEET CODE REQUIREMENTS, HE WILL SIGN THE NONCOMFORMANCE REPORT AND TRAVELER SHEET, REMOVE THE REJECTED TAG OR MARKING AND PERMIT THE ITEMS TO RETURN TO ITS PROPER SEQUENCE OF FABRICATION.

    • 6.9 COMPLETED NONCOMFORMANCE REPORTS ARE RETURNED TO THE QUALITY CONTROL CHIEF FOR HIS REVIEW AND FILING IN THE WORK FILE AND RECORDS KEEP AS PER SECTION 11.

      • 6.10 ALL CODE RELATED NONCONFORMANCE REPORTS ARE MADE AVAILABLE TO THE AI FOR HIS REVIEW AND ACCEPTANCE.

      • 6.11 NONCONFORMANCE REPORTS NUMBERS SHALL BE DOCUMENTED ON THE TRAVELER SHEET AND/OR IN THE APPLICABLE PROCESS DOCUMENT BY THE QUALITY CONTROL CHIEF.

      • 6.12 THE QUALITY CONTROL CHIEF SHALL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR VERIFYING THAT ALL NCR’S HAVE BEEN PROPERLY CLOSED OUT PRIOR TO SIGNING THE MANUFACTURER’S DATA REPORT.

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    TITLE: WELDING CONTROL

    • 7.1 ALL WELDING ON CODE ITEMS AND PRI SHALL BE PERFORMED USING WELDING PROCEDURES SPECIFICATION AND WELDERS OR WELDING OPERATORS QUALIFIED IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION IX AND APPLICABLE CONSTRUCTION CODE.

    • 7.2 THE WPS USED IN (RTFS) ARE WRITTEN BY THE

    Q.C. MANAGER
    Q.C. MANAGER

    IN COMPLIANCE WITH THE CODE

    SECTION IX, AND THE ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS OF SECTION I, SECTION IV AND SECTION VIII DIV. 1 OF THE ASME CODE AND NBIC. HE IS RESPONISIBLE FOR SUPERVISING WELDING OF THE QUALIFICATION TESTS COUPON AND RECORDING THE ACTUAL VARIABLES USED.

    PREPARATION AND TESTING OF THE REQUIRED SPECIMENS IS PERFORMED TO ASME CODE SECTION IX REQUIREMENTS BY A TESTING LABORATORY.

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    THE REPORT OF TESTS SUBMITTED BY THE LABORATORY IS REVIEWED BY THE QUALITY CONTROL CHIEF, AND IF ACCEPTABLE, HE COMPLETES AND CERTIFIES BY SIGNATURE AND DATE THE PQR.

    ALL LABORATORY TEST REPORTS ARE KEPT IN FILE BY THE QUALITY CONTROL CHIEF.

    • 7.3 WPS ARE REVISED WHEN THERE IS A CHANGE IN ANY NONESSENTIAL VARIABLE. A NEW WPS’S IS PREPARED AND QUALIFIED WHENEVER AN ESSENTIAL OR SUPPLEMENTARY ESSENTIAL VARIABLE IS CHANGED OR IF THE AI HAS THE RIGHT ANYTIME CALIFIED AND WITNESSED QUALIFICATION WELDING PROCEDURE SPECIFICATION AND ABILITY OF WELDER AND WELDING OPERATOR REVISIONS TO WPS’S ARE IDENTIFIED, DATED AND CONTROLLED BY THE

    Q.C. MANAGER .
    Q.C. MANAGER .
    • 7.4 THE QUALITY CONTROL CHIEF HAS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF INDICATING ON THE TRAVELER SHEET THE APPLICABLE WPSs AND REVISION FOR CODE WORK AND/OR REPAIR WELDING. A DRAWING SHOWING THE CODE ITEM AND THE APPLICABLE WPSs TO BE USED IS PROVIDED TO THE PRODUCTION MANAGER FOR USE BY WELDERS AND WELDING OPERATORS.

    • 7.5 ALL WELDERS AND WELDING OPERATORS TO BE USED FOR CODE WELDING ARE QUALIFIED TO

    THE CODE, UNDER THE SUPERVISION OF THE

    Q.C. MANAGER
    Q.C. MANAGER

    WHO RECORDS THE ACTUAL

    VARIABLES USED IN WELDING OF THE TEST COUPON. QUALIFICATION OF WELDERS AND

    WELDING OPERATORS MAY BE MADE BY RADIOGRAPHY OR MECHANICAL AND VISUAL TESTS.

    IF THE RESULTS OF THE TESTS ARE ACCEPTABLE, THE

    Q.C. MANAGER
    Q.C. MANAGER

    HAS THE RESPONSIBILITY

    FOR PREPARING AND CERTIFYING BY SIGNATURE AND DATE ON THE WELDER OR WELDING

    OPERATOR PERFORMANCE QUALIFICATIONS RECORD (WPQ AND WOPQ) AND ASSIGNING THE WELDER’S IDENTIFYING STAMP.

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    • 7.6 WHEN INDIVIDUALS ARE CONTRACTED BY (RTFS) TO PERFORMED WELDING SERVICES TO FABRICATE CODE ITEM. THE FOLLOWING CONDITIONS SHALL BE MET.

      • A. ALL CODE CONSTRUCTION SHALL BE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE

    QC. MANAGER
    QC. MANAGER

    . ALL

    WELDING SHALL PERFORMED IN ACCORDANCE QUALIFIED WELDING PROCEDURE SPECIFICATION THAT BEEN QUALIFIED BY THE QC. MANAGER IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE CODE.

    • B. ALL WELDERS SHALL BE QUALIFIED BY QUALITY CONTROL CHIEF IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE REQUIREMENTS SECTION IX

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    • C. THE QUALITY CONTROL SYSTEM INCLUDES:

      • - THE QUALITY CONTROL CHIEF SHALL HAVE COMPLETE AND EXCLUSIVE ADMINISTRATIVE AND TECHNICAL SUPERVISION OF ALL WELDERS BY THE PRODUCTION FOREMAN.

      • - THE QUALITY CONTROL CHIEF SHALL ASSIGN AND REMOVE WELDERS AT HIS DISCRETION WITH OUT INVOLVEMENT OF ANY OTHER ORGANIZATION.

      • - THE QUALITY CONTROL CHIEF SHALL ASSIGN THE WELDER IDENTIFICATION SYMBOLS.ACCORDANCE WITH PARAGRAPH 7.5.

    C. THE QUALITY CONTROL SYSTEM INCLUDES: - THE QUALITY CONTROL CHIEF SHALL HAVE COMPLETE AND EXCLUSIVE
    • - QC. MANAGER

    SHALL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR CODE COMPLIANCE OF THE WELDMENT

    INCLUDING USE OF CERTIFICATION MARK AND PROVIDING MANUFACTURER’S DATA

    REPORT FORMS PROPERLY EXECUTED AND COUNTERSIGNED BY A.I.

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    TITLE: WELDING CONTROL

    • 7.7 THE

    Q.C. MANAGER
    Q.C. MANAGER

    IS RESPONSIBLE FOR MAINTAINING A WELDER’S LOG (EXHIBIT No 11) TO

    RECORD THE WELDER’S QUALIFICATION AND ACTIVITIES IN THE VARIOUS PROCESS, THIS

    WELDER’S LOG IS REVIEWED BY THE

    Q.C. MANAGER
    Q.C. MANAGER

    EVERY 3 MONTHS TO ASSURE THAT ONLY

    QUALIFIED WELDERS AND WELDING OPERATORS ARE BEING USED IN CODE FABRICATION AND

    THAT THEIR WELDER’S AND WELDING OPERATOR’S CONTINUITY IS MAINTAINED. THE WELDER’S LOG IS AVAILABLE FOR REVIEW BY THE AI

    • 7.8 WELDER’S AND WELDING OPERATORS QUALIFICATIONS SHALL BE AFFECTED WHEN:

      • a) WHEN HE HAS NOT WELDED WITH A PROCESS DURING A PERIOD OF 6 MONTHS OR MORE, HIS QUALIFICATIONS FOR THAT PROCESS SHALL EXPIRE; PER QW-322

      • b) THE WELDER HAS WELDED USING A MANUAL OR SEMIAUTOMATIC WELDING PROCESS, UNDER THE FOREMAN AND CONTROL THE QC. MANAGER THAT WILL EXTEND HIS QUALIFICATION FOR AN ADDITIONAL 6 MONTHS.

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    • c) THE WELDING OPERATOR HAS WELDED USING A MANUAL OR MACHANICAL WELDING PROCESS, UNDER THE FOREMAN AND CONTROL THE HIS QUALIFICATION FOR AN ADDITIONAL 6 MONTHS.

    QC. MANAGER
    QC. MANAGER

    THAT WILL EXTEND

    • d) THE

    Q.C.MANAGER
    Q.C.MANAGER

    OR AI HAVE A SPECIFIC REASON TO QUESTION HIS ABILITY TO MAKE

    WELDS THAT MEET THE SPECIFICATION, THE QUALIFICATION WHICH SUPPORT THE WELDING HE IS DOING SHALL BE REVOKED. ALL OTHER QUALIFICATIONS NOT QUESTIONED REMAIN IN EFFECT.

    • e) WHEN THERE IS A CHANGE ANY PERFORMANCE VARIABLE OF THE WELDER OR WELDING OPERATOR SHALL BE REQUALIFIED.

    • 7.9 A WELDERS LOG ( EXHIBIT No 11) , COPIES OF THEIR WPQ’S AND COPIES OF QUALIFIED WPS’S ARE PROVIDED TO THE PRODUCTION MANAGER FOR USE BY THE PRODUCTION FOREMAN AND WELDERS AT THE WORKING AREA. THE

    Q. C. MANAGER
    Q. C. MANAGER

    MAINTAINS THE ORIGINALS ON FILE.

    7.10 WELDING MATERIAL USED IN FABRICATION OF CODE ITEMS ARE ORDERED, RECEIVED AND EXAMINED AS DESCRIBED ON SECTION 4 OF THIS MANUAL. WELDING MATERIAL FOUND ACCEPTABLE IS ATTACHED AN ACCEPTED TAG OR GREEN PAINT BY THE Q.C. INSPECTOR. WELDING MATERIAL FOUND UNACCEPTED IS ATTACHED A REJECTED TAG AND HANDLED PER SECTION 6. ALL ACCEPTABLE WELDING MATERIAL IS STORED IN A DRY STORAGE SPACE IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE WELDING MATERIAL MANUFACTURER’S RECOMMENDATIONS OR ASME SECTION II PART C, WHICHEVER IS MORE STRINGENT

    7.11 THE WELDING MATERIAL AND FLUX ARE RECEIVED SUITABLY PACKAGED TO PROTECT THEM FROM DAMAGE DURING SHIPMENT AND STORAGE UNDER NORMAL CONDITIONS. WHEN OPENED, THE WELDING MATERIAL AND FLUX ARE COVERED AND PLACED IN DRY STORAGE AREA.

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    TITLE: WELDING CONTROL

    7.12 HOLD OVER AN OVEN ELECTRODE IN THE WAREHOUSE THAT SHALL USED TO KEEP LOW HYDROGEN ELECTRODE.

    7.13THE PRODUCTION FOREMAN IS RESPONSIBLE FOR REQUESTING THE WELDING MATERIALS FROM THE WAREHOUSE BY MEANS OF VOUCHER OF MATERIAL (EXHIBIT No 12) SIGNED BY HIM. THE WELDING MATERIALS ARE ISSUED TO THE WELDERS BY THE PRODUCTION FOREMAN AS REQUIRED BY THE WPS’S.

    7.14 LOW HYDROGEN ELECTRODE ARE PROVIDED ONLY ENOUGH TO COMPLETE ONE SHIFT, NO MORE THAN FOUR HOURS WHEN THE WELDER DOESN´T HAVE A PORTABLE OVEN.

    7.15UNCONSUMED

    WELD MATERIAL RETURNED

    IS EXAMINED BY THE WAREHOUSE CLERK FOR

    CONDITION, CLEANLINESS AND IDENTIFICATION PRIOR TO RETURNING TO THE WAREHOUSE

    ELECTRIC OVEN.

    7.16THE PRODUCTION FOREMAN HAS RESPONSIBILITY FOR VERIFYING THAT EACH QUALIFIED WELDER AND WELDING OPERATOR APPLIES STAMPS HIS IDENTIFYING SYMBOL ADJECENT TO

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    AND AT EACH WELD AND AT INTERVALS OF NO MORE THAN 3 FT (1 METER) ALONG THE WELDS HE

    MAKES.THE

    Q. C. MANAGER
    Q. C. MANAGER

    SHALL MAINTAIN A RECORD OF WELDERS AND WELDING OPERATORS

    EMPLOYED AND WHICH SHALL BE AVAILABLE TO THE A. I.

    7.17THE PRODUCTION FOREMAN IS RESPONSIBLE FOR INSTRUCTING, SUPERVISING AND ASSIGNING

    WELDERS AND WELDING OPERATORS FOR CODE WELDING AT SHOP. INSTRUCTION, SUPERVISION

    AND ASSIGNMENT OF INDIVIDUALS CONTRACTED WELDING SERVICES BY

    RESPONSIBILITY THE

    QC. MANAGER
    QC. MANAGER

    AND PRODUCTION FIELD FOREMAN, SEE PART 7.6.

    (RTFS)IS
    (RTFS)IS

    7.18WELDERS AND WELDING OPERATORS ARE ASSIGNED TO CODE WELDING ONCE THE PRODUCTION FOREMAN AND THE Q.C. INSPECTOR HAVE VERIFIED IN THE WELDER LOG, WPQ, WOPQ THAT THEY ARE PROPERLY QUALIFIED FOR THE REQUIRED WORK AND THEIR QUALIFICATIONS ARE UP TO DATE.

    7.19TACK WELDS SHALL BE MADE USING PROCEDURES AND WELDERS QUALIFIED IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION IX. TACK WELDS SHALL BE VISUALLY EXAMINED BY QUALITY CONTROL INSPECTOR FOR DEFECTS, IF FOUND DEFECTIVE THEY SHALL BE COMPLETELY REMOVED. SUBCONTRACTOR ´S TACK WELDS SHALL BE MADE USING A RTFS WELDING PROCEDURE SPECIFICATION OR THE SUBCONTRACTOR´S WELDING PROCEDURE SPECIFICATION MAY BE USED AFTER REVIEW AND ACCEPTABLE BY THE QUALITY CONTROL CHIEF. SUBCONTRACTOR´S TACK WELDS SHALL BE REMOVED

    7.20 THE SURFACES OF THE PART TO BE WELDED SHALL BE CLEAN AND FREE OF SCALE, RUST, OIL, GREASE AND OTHER DELETEREIOUS FOREIGN MATERIAL. DETRIMENTAL OXIDE SHALL ALSO BE REMOVED FROM THE WELD METAL CONTACT AREA.

    7.21THE AUTHORIZED INSPECTOR SHALL HAVE THE RIGHT AT ANY TIME TO CALL FOR AND WITNESS TEST OF THE ABILITY OF ANY WELDER

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    TITLE: NONDESTRUCTIVE EXAMINATION

    • 8.1 ALL NONDESTRUCTIVE

    EXMINATIONS
    EXMINATIONS

    PERFORMED ON CODE ITEMS AND PRI SHALL MEET THE

    REQUIREMENTS OF SECTION V AS REFERENCE ON CODE OF SECTION I, B31.1 AND SECTION VIII DIV 1, SECTION IV, AND NBIC, AS WELL AS CUSTOMER’S SPECIFICATION AND COMPANY PROCEDURES.

    • 8.2 THE PROJECT ENGINEERING HAS THE RESPONSIBILITY FOR INDICATING NDE REQUIREMENTS ON THE DRAWINGS OF ITEMS TO BE CODE STAMPED.

    • 8.3 RADIOGRAPHIC, MAGNETIC PARTICLE, VISUAL, LIQUID PENETRANT AND ULTRASONIC EXAMINATIONS OF CODE ITEM AND PRI AND PARTS ARE PERFORMED BY SUBCONTRACTORS WHOSE WRITTEN PROCEDURES AND PERSONNEL QUALIFICATIONS AND CERTIFICATION HAVE BEEN APPROVED BY LEVEL III AND ACCEPTED BY THE THE CODE

    Q.C. MANAGER
    Q.C. MANAGER

    , AS COMPLYING WITH

    • 8.4 PERSONNEL PERFORMING RADIOGRAPHIC, MAGNETIC PARTICLE, LIQUID PENETRANT AND ULTRASONIC, VISUAL EXAMINATION ARE QUALIFIED, CERTIFIED AND DOCUMENTED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THEIR EMPLOYER’S WRITTEN PRACTICE. THE CODE ACCEPTED EDITION OF SNT- TC- 1A IS USED AS A GUIDELINE FOR ESTABLISHING THEIR WRITTEN PRACTICE.

    • 8.5 THE

    Q.C. MANAGER
    Q.C.
    MANAGER

    SHALL REVIEW THE SUBCONTRACTOR’S WRITTEN PRACTICE AND

    PERSONNEL QUALIFICATION AND CERTIFICATION RECORDS FOR COMPLIANCE WITH THE CODE CARRETERA LIBRE A REYNOSA KM 23.5, COL. SANTA LIDIA, BENITO JUAREZ, N.L., CP 67262 www.rtfs.com.mx

    AND THIS Q.C. MANUAL. AFTER ACCEPTING THESE RECORDS, THE

    Q.C. MANAGER
    Q.C.
    MANAGER

    SHALL

    ISSUE AN APPOINTMENT LETTER TO THE LEVEL III EXAMINER FOR RADIOGRAFHIC, MAGNETIC

    PARTICLE, LIQUID PENETRANT, VISUAL EXAMINATION AND ULTRASONIC, ALLOWING THE SUBCONTRACTOR’S LEVEL III TO ACT AS THEIR LEVEL III EXAMINER.

    • 8.6 ALL NONDESTRUCTIVE EXAMINATIONS PERFORMED ON CODE ITEMS SHALL MEET THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE CODE AS WELL AS, CUSTOMER’S AND COMPANY PROCEDURES.

    • 8.7 THE AI HAS THE PREROGATIVE OF REQUIRING

    REDEMOSTRATION

    OF NDE EXAMINATION OR

    PROCEDURES BY THE NDE AND PERSONNEL IF HE HAS REASON TO DOUBT EFFECTIVENESS OF RESULTS.

    THE

    • 8.8 Q.C. MANAGER

    HAS THE RESPONSIBILITY FOR FILING ALL WRITTEN PROCEDURES AND

     

    PERSONNEL RECORDS AND KEEPING THEM UP DATED.

    Q.C. MANAGER

    • 8.9 IS RESPONSIBLE TO ASSURE THAT THE CALIBRATIONS OF N.D.E. EQUIPMENT

    ARE ACCORDING WITH THE CODE.

    • 8.10 RESULTS OF ALL NDE RECORDED ON THE APPLICABLE NDE REPORT AND ARE AVAILABLE TO THE AI FOR HIS REVIEW AND ACCEPTANCE. RT FILMS SHALL BE REVIEWED AND EVALUATED BY LEVEL II AND LEVEL III FOR EXAMINER PRIOR TO PRESEENTING TO THE A.I. FOR ACCEPTANCE.

    • 8.11 THE

    QCC
    QCC

    HAS THE RESPONSIBILITY TO ASSURE THAT THE PROCEDURES OF NONDESTRUCTIVE

    TESTS ARE BY DEMONSTRATION TO THE SATISFACTION OF THE AI. THESE PROCEDURES SHALL BE CERTIFIED BY THE QUALITY CONTROL CHIEF TO BE COMPLIANCE WITH ASME SECTION “V” PARAGRAPH T-150.

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    TITLE: NON DESTRUCTIVE EXAMINATION

    • 8.12 NDE PROCEDURES SHALL BE AVAILABLE TO EXAMINERS DURING EXAMINATION.

    • 8.13 ALL NDE PROCEDURES QUALIFICATION AND CERTIFICATION RECORDS AND EXAMINATION RESULTS SHALL BE ON FILE AND AVAILABLE TO THE AUTHORIZED INSPECTOR FOR REVIEW.

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    TITLE:HEAT TREATMENT

    • 9.1 HEAT TREATMENT REQUIRED BY THE CODE IS PERFORMED BY SUBCONTRACTOR USING CALIBRATED EQUIPMENT.

    • 9.2 THE QUALITY CONTROL CHIEF SHALL PREPARE AND APPROVE HEAT TREATMENT PROCEDURE (EXHIBIT 13), CONTROL EQUIPMENT AND CALIBRATION RECORDS PRIOR TO PLACEMENT OF A PURCHASE ORDER. THESE ACTIVITIES SHALL BE DOCUMENTED BY THE QUALITY CONTROL CHIEF AND MADE AVAILABLE TO THE AI

    • 9.3 HEAT TREATMENT WILL BE PERFORMED IN ACCORDANCE WITH A WRITTEN HEAT TREATMENT PROCEDURE, PREPARED AND APPROVED BY THE

    Q.C. MANAGER
    Q.C.
    MANAGER

    , WHICH DETAILS THE

    APPLICABLE CODE REQUIREMENTS HEAT TREATMENT TEMPERATURE AND GRADIENT FOR HEATING AND COOLING, NUMBER AND PLACEMENT OF THERMOCOUPLES, THE METHOD OF ATTACHMENT AND REMOVAL, (CAPABLE OF READING ACTUAL METAL TEMPERATURE) TIME AT HEAT TREATMENT TEMPERATURE, ETC. AND USE OF CALIBRATED EQUIPMENT (RECORDER) AND THERMOCOUPLE.

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    9.4

    HEAT TREATMENT RECORDS SUBMITTED BY THE SUBCONTRACTOR SHALL RECORD THE CONDITIONS, IDENTIFICATION OF ITEMS TREATED AND BE REVIEWED AND APPROVED AS

    MEETING THE PROCEDURE AND CODE REQUIREMENT BY THE

    Q.C. MANAGER
    Q.C. MANAGER

    . THE REVIEW

    SHALL INCLUDE ASSURING THAT EACH TIME/TEMPERATURE CURVE IS TRACEABLE TO THE

    SPECIFIC THERMOCOUPLE AND ANY REQUIRED RECORDS.

    • 9.5 HEAT TREATMENT RECORDS ARE KEEP IN FILE BY THE THE AI FOR HIS REVIEW AND ACCEPTANCE.

    Q.C. MANAGER
    Q.C. MANAGER

    AND ARE AVAILABLE TO

    • 9.6 CODE ITEMS TO BE SENT FOR HEAT TREATMENT SHALL BE STAMPED WITH THE JOB ORDER AND ANY OTHER REQUIRED IDENTIFICATION; THE IDENTIFICATION SHALL BE VERIFIED BY

    Q.C.M
    Q.C.M

    . PRIOR TO SHIPMENT. WHEN A HEAT TREATED ITEM IS RETURNED FROM A

    SUBCONTRACTOR’S FACILITY IT WILL BE INSPECTED BY THE QUALITY CONTROL INSPECTOR TO ASSURE THERE IS NO DAMAGE AND THE IDENTIFICATION HAS BEEN MAINTAINED.

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    TITLE:CALIBRATION OF EXAMINATION, MESURAMENT AND TEST EQUIPMENT

    • 10.1 THE QUALITY CONTROL CHIEF IS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE CALIBRATION OF EXAMINATION, MEASUREMENT AND TEST EQUIPMENT USED IN THE FULFILLMENT OF REQUIREMENTS OF THE CODE.

    • 10.2 CALIBRATION IS PERFORMED BY AN EXTERNAL TESTING LABORATORY WHICH PROVIDES FOR STANDARDS TRACEABLE TO A NATIONAL STANDARD AND PROVIDING CERTIFIED RECORDS OF CALIBRATION. WHEN NO NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONALS STANDARDS EXIST, THE EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURER’S STANDARD MAY BE USED.

    • 10.3 EACH ITEM MEASUREMENT, TEST AND EXAMINATION EQUIPMENT WHICH REQUIRES CALIBRATION IS IDENTIFIED WITH A UNIQUE NUMBER.

    • 10.4 PRESSURE GAGES USED FOR PRESSURE TESTING SHALL BE CALIBRATED AGAINST A CALIBRATED MASTER GAGE OR DEAD WEIGHT TESTER EVERY TWELVE MONTHS, AND WHENEVER THERE IS REASON TO QUESTION THEIR ACCURACY.

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    10.5

    CHARPY IMPACT TESTS FOR CODE ITEMS SHALL BE PERFORMED BY SUBCONTRACTOR LABORATORY, USING THEIR CALIBRATED TEST MACHINES AS REQUIRED BY SA 370. THE

    QUALITY CONTROL. MANAGER

    SHALL ASSURE THAT THIS EQUIPMENT IS CALIBRATED IN

    ACCORDANCE WITH THE CODE.

    • 10.6 THE QUALITY CONTROL CHIEF ASSURES THAT NDE EQUIPMENT SHALL BE CALIBRATED ACCORDING TO THE CODE.

    • 10.7 THE FREQUENCY OF CALIBRATION FOR ALL OTHER EQUIPMENT IS AS DETERMINED BY THE CODE AND MANUFACTURER’S RECOMMENDATIONS.

    • 10.8 EACH CALIBRATED ITEM SHALL BE IDENTIFIED WITH A CALIBRATION TAG (EXHIBIT No. 15) SHOWING DATE OF CALIBRATION AND DATE OF NEXT CALIBRATION.

    • 10.9 THE Q.C. PERSONNEL ARE REPONSIBLE FOR SEEING THAT ALL EQUIPMENT IS MAINTAINED IN CALIBRATION, WHEN INSTRUMENTS ARE FOUND OUT OF CALIBRATION, THEY ARE REMOVED FROM THE WORKING AREA AND ARRANGE FOR ITS CALIBRATION OR REPLACEMENT.

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    TITLE:CALIBRATION OF EXAMINATION, MESURAMENT AND TEST EQUIPMENT

    • 10.10 WHEN EQUIPMENT IS OUT OF CALIBRATION THE ACCORDING WITH SECTION 6 OF THIS Q.C. MANUAL.

    Q.C. MANAGER
    Q.C. MANAGER

    WILL GENERATE A NCR

    • 10.11 CODE ITEMS AND PRI CHECKED WITH OUT-OF- CALIBRATION INSTRUMENTS ARE NONCONFORMING UNTIL THE QUALITY CONTROL CHIEF VERIFIES THAT THEY MEET ALL CODE REQUIREMENTS, OR THE ITEMS RETESTED WITH KNOWN ACCURATE INSTRUMENTS. TRACEABILITY IS ESTABLISHED FROM INSPECTION TEST RECORDS

    • 10.12 ALL CALIBRATION REPORTS ARE AVAILABLE TO THE AI FOR HIS REVIEW AND ACCEPTANCE.

    • 10.13 THE QUALITY CONTROL CHIEF SHALL ASSURE THAT ALL CALIBRATION RECORDS PROVIDE THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION :

      • 1. EQUIPMENT IDENTIFICATION

      • 2. DATE OF CALIBRATION

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    • 3. MASTER STANDARD USED FOR THE CALIBRATION

    • 4. IDENTIFICATION OF THE INDIVIDUAL PERFORMING THE CALIBRATION

    • 5. RESULTS

    10.14

    THE

    Q.C.M
    Q.C.M

    . SHALL MAINTAIN A THE CALIBRATION LOG. (EXHIBIT No. 14) FOR ALL

    MEASUREMENT AND TEST

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    TITLE: RECORDS RETENTION

    • 11.1 RECORDS DESCRIBED IN THIS MANUAL ARE COLLECTED BY THE QUALITY CONTROL CHIEF AT THE COMPLETION OF THE JOB AND REVIEWED FOR COMPLETENESS AND PRIOR TO PREPARATION OF THE MANUFACTURER’S DATA REPORT.

    CORRECTIVENESS

    • 11.2 THE

    Q.C. MANAGER
    Q.C. MANAGER

    HAS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF STORING THESE RECORDS IN A MANNER

    THAT PREVENTS DAMAGE, DETERIORATION , LOSS AND MAKING THESE RECORDS AVAILABLE

    TO THE AI WHEN HE REQUEST.

    • 11.3 THE MANUFACTURER’S DATA REPORT, AFTER CERTIFICATION BY THE

    Q.C. MANAGER
    Q.C. MANAGER

    AND THE

    SIGNATURE OF THE AI AND IS REGISTERED WITH THE NATIONAL BOARD (WHEN REQUIRED) AND DISTRIBUTED AS REQUIRED BY THE ASME CODE, SEE ALSO 5.22.

    • 11.4 RADIOGRAPHS FILMS FOR SECTION VIII DIV. 1 SHALL BE KEPT UNTIL THE AUTHORIZED INSPECTOR HAS SIGNED THE MANUFACTURER’S DATA REPORT. FOR SECTION I, ALL RECORDS INCLUDING UT REPORTS FILMS, AND INTERPRETATION SHEET RELATED TO RADIOGRAPHY, ARE MAINTENED ON FILE.

    • 11.5 WHEN NATIONAL BOARD REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED, THE NATIONAL BOARD NUMBERS SHALL BE CONTROLLED AND ISSUED CONSECUTIVELY WITHOUT SKIPS OR GAPS OR OF UNUSED NUMBERS OR DUPLICATION , STARTING WITH NUMBER ONE (1) USING THE NATIONAL BOARD NUMBER REGISTRATION LOG ( EXHIBIT No 16 ) BY THE

    Q.C. MANAGER
    Q.C. MANAGER

    . HE SHALL MAINTAIN A

    RECORD OF ISSUANCE SHOWING NATIONAL BOARD NUMBER, DATE ISSUED, TYPE OF VESSEL

    CARRETERA LIBRE A REYNOSA KM 23.5, COL. SANTA LIDIA, BENITO JUAREZ, N.L., CP 67262 www.rtfs.com.mx

    OR PART TO BE USED UPON, NAME OF PURCHASER AND MANUFACTURER’S SERIAL NUMBER.

    THE

    Q.C. MANAGER
    Q.C. MANAGER

    SHALL SUBMIT TO THE NATIONAL BOARD AN ORIGINAL MANUFACTURER’S

    AND PARTIAL DATA REPORTS REQUIRED FOR THE STAMPED ITEMS, WITHIN A PERIOD OF 30

    DAYS OF SIGNING BY THE AI THE NATIONAL BOARD REGISTERED SHALL BE CONTROLLED BY QUALITY CONTROL CHIEF.

    • 11.6 THE QUALITY CONTROL CHIEF IS RESPONSIBABLE FOR MAINTAINING THE DOCUMENTS IN THE RTFS STORAGE FILES FOR AT LEAST THREE (3) YEARS, WHICH ARE OUTLINED BELOW::

      • A) MANUFACTURER’S PARTIAL DATA REPORTS AND ATTACHMENTS

      • B) MANUFACTURING DRAWINGS

      • C) DESIGN CALCULATIONS INCLUDED ANY APPLICABLE PROOF TEST REPORT

      • D) MATERIAL TEST REPORTS AND/OR MATERIAL CERTIFICATIONS

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    TITLE: RECORDS RETENTION

    • E) WELDING PROCEDURE SPECIFICATIONS AND PROCEDURE QUALIFICATION RECORDS

    • F) WELDER / WELDING OPERATOR PERFORMANCE QUALIFICATION RECORDS FOR EACH WELDER THAT WELDED ON THE VESSEL.

    • G) RT AND UT REPORTS

    • H) REPAIR PROCEDURE AND RECORDS

    • I) TRAVELER SHEET

    • J) HEAT TREATMENT RECORDS AND TEST RESULTS

    • K) NONCONFORMANCES AND DISPOSITIONS

    • L) HYDROSTATIC TEST RECORDS

    • M) POSTWELD HEAT TRETMENT RECORDS

    • N) PRESSURE PARTS DOCUMENTATION AND CERTIFICATION

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    THIS RECORDS SHALL BE AVAILABLE FOR THE AIS, REVIEW TEAM DESIGNATED BY ASME

    • 11.7 FOR SECTION I, A COMPLETE SET OF RADIOGRAPHS AND UT REPORTS FOR EACH JOB SHALL BE RETAINED BY

    QC. MANAGER
    QC. MANAGER

    AND KEPT ON FILE FOR A PERIOD OF LEAST 5 YEARS. THE

    MANUFACTURER’S DATA REPORT SHALL BE MAINTAINED FOR 5 YEARS. IF NOT REGISTER WITH NATONAL BOARD.

    • 11.8 ACCORDING TO SECTION IV THE QUALITY CONTROL CHIEF BE RESPONSIBLE TO KEEP A COPY OF THE REPORT OF MANUFACTURER AT LEAST 5 YEARS AS PER HG-520.1 (b). THE BOILER MAY BE REGISTERED WITH THE NATIONAL BOARD OF BOILER AND PRESSURE VESSEL.

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    TITLE: RECORDS RETENTION

    • 11.9 DISTRIBUTION OF MANUFACTURER´S DATA REPORT SHALL BE THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE QUALITY CONTROL CHIEF AS FOLLOWS:

    ONE COPY FOR COMPANY FILE WITH THE NATIONAL BOARD.

    ONE COPY TO OWNER / USER

    ONE COPY TO THE AUTHOTIZED INSPECTOR, (IF REQUEST)

    ONE COPY TO THE JURISDICTION (IF APPLICABLE)

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    TITLE: AUTHORIZED INSPECTOR

    • 12.1 THE AI (WITH A VALID NB COMMISSION WITH AN “A” OR “AR” ENDORSEMENT) IS EMPLOYED BY AN ASME ACCREDITED AUTHORIZED INSPECTION AGENCY WITH WHICH RTFS HAS A VALID CONTRACT TO PROVIDE CODE INSPECTION SERVICES REQUIRED BY THE APPLICABLE CODE SECTION.

    • 12.2 WHEN REQUESTED BY THE AI INSPECTION POINTS WILL BE INSERTED ON THE TRAVELER SHEET FOR THOSE OPERATIONS HE WISHES TO WITNESS OR VERIFY BEFORE FABRICATION PROCEEDS.

    THE

    • 12.3 Q.C. MANAGER

    IS THE LIAISON WITH THE AI AND IS RESPONSIBLE FOR KEEPING HIM

    ADVISED OF THE PROGRESS OF THE WORK SO HE MAY MAKE HIS DESIGNATED

    INSPECTIONS.

     
    • 12.4 THE A.I SHALL HAVE FREE ACCESS TO PARTS OF THE PLANT , FIELD SITES AND SUBCONTRACTORS FACILITIES, WHERE CODE WORK IS IN PROGRESS INCLUDING THE SUPPLY AND TO BE FURNISHED WITH ALL DRAWINGS, CALCULATIONS, SPECIFICATIONS, PROCEDURES, TRAVELERS SHEET, RECORDS , TEST RESULTS, PROOF TEST AND ANY OTHER DOCUMENTS THAT REQUIRED TO PERFORM HIS DUTIES.

    • 12.5 A CONTROLLED COPY OF THE Q.C. MANUAL IS AVAILABLE FOR USE BY THE AI IN THE PLANT OR AT THE FIELD SITE.

    • 12.6 ALL CODE RELATED NONCONFORMANCE REPORTS FOR CODE DISCREPANCIES ARE SUBMITTED TO THE AI FOR HIS ACCEPTANCE.

    12.8

    THE QUALITY CONTROL CHIEF SHALL NOTIFY THE AI IN ADVANCE OF HYDROSTATIC TESTS AS APPLICABLE SO THAT HE/SHE MAY BE PRESENT TO WITNESS THEM.

    • 12.9 THE FINAL RECORDS, TOGETHER WITH THE COMPLETED MANUFACTURER’S DATA REPORT SIGNED BY THE QUALITY CONTROL CHIEF SHALL BE SUBMITTED TO THE AI FOR HIS REVIEW AND SIGNATURE, AND AUTHORIZATION TO APPLY THE CODE CERTIFICATION MARK, WHEN THE AI HAS SATISFIED THAT ALL CODE REQUIREMENTS HAVE BEEN MET.

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    TITLE: AUTHORIZED INSPECTOR

    • 12.10 THE AI WILL REVIEW AND ACCEPT ALL CHANGES TO THE Q.C. MANUAL, PRIOR TO THEIR ISSUE TO MANUAL HOLDER

    • 12.11 THE ACCESS GRANTED IN 12.4 IS ALSO EXTENDED TO THE AUTHORIZED INSPECTOR’S SUPERVISOR IN ORDER TO PERFORM ANNUAL AUDITS OR ADDITIONAL PERIODIC AUDITS OF THIS QUALITY CONTROL. SYSTEM.

    • 12.12 THE QUALITY CONTROL CHIEF AND ALL COMPANY’S PERSONNEL SHALL PROVIDE ALL NECESSARY ASSISTANCE REQUESTED BY THE AI DURING HIS REQUIRED MONITORING OF THIS QUALITY CONTROL SYSTEM. ALL SECTIONS OF THE Q.C. MANUAL SHALL BE MONITORED BY THE AI AT LEAST ONCE A YEAR.

    • 12.13 ALL CODE ACTIVITIES WILL BE PERFORMED BY AIA OF RECORDS.

    • 12.14 RTFS HAS A CONTRACT OR AGREEMENT WITH THE ASME ACCREDITED AUTHORIZED INSPECTION AGENCY IN ORDER THAT THE AIA PERFORMING THE SHOP/FIELD ACTIVITIES.

    • 12.15 ASME WILL BE NOTIFIED WHENEVER THE AGREEMENT IS CANCELLED OR CHANGED TO ANOTHER ACCREDITED AUTHORIZED INSPECTION AGENCY.

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    TITLE: FIELD ASSEMBLY

    • 13.1 THE PREPARATION OF DRAWINGS, DESIGN CALCULATIONS AND SPECIFICATIONS RELATED TO THE FIELD ACTIVITIES SHALL BE PREPARED, REVIEWED, APPROVED AND DISTRIBUTED AS PER SECTION 3 OF THIS MANUAL.

    • 13.2 THE PRODUCTION MANAGER SHALL DESIGNATE A PRODUCTION FIELD FOREMAN WHO IS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE COORDINATION AND COMPLETION OF THE FIELD WORK AND THE

    Q.C.
    Q.C.
    MANAGER
    MANAGER

    SHALL DESIGNATE A Q.C. FIELD INSPECTOR.

    • 13.3 A SEPARATE TRAVELER SHEET FOR FIELD ACTIVITIES SHALL BE PREPARED AS DESCRIBED IN SECTION 5 INCLUDING DESIGNATION OF INSPECTION POINTS BY THE FIELD AI.

    • 13.4 THE PRODUCTION MANAGER RELEASES THE FIELD WORK HANDCARRYING THE TRAVELER SHEET, DRAWINGS AND APPLICABLE DOCUMENTS TO THE PRODUCTION FIELD FOREMAN AND REVIEWING THE SCOPE OF WORK WITH HIM.

    • 13.5 A COPY OF THE APPLICABLE WPS’S AND PQR SHALL BE DELIVERED TO THE PRODUCTION FIELD FOREMAN AND TO THE Q.C. FIELD INSPECTOR; BY THE HAVE THESE DOCUMENTS AVAILABLE TO THE AI.

    Q.C. MANAGER
    Q.C. MANAGER

    AND THEY WILL

    • 13.6 THE Q.C. FIELD INSPECTOR VERIFIES THAT ALL THE IDENTIFICATION MARKS FOR FIELD ASSEMBLY HAVE BEEN TRANSFERRED IN ALL SECTIONS OR PARTS PRIOR TO CONSTRUCTION OR ASSEMBLY AT SITE.

    • 13.7 ALL WELDING SHALL BE DONE BY RTFS QUALIFIED PERSONNEL. IN CASE A SUBCONTRACTOR IS USED, ALL WELDERS SHALL BE QUALIFIED AS DESCRIBED IN SECTION 7 OF THIS MANUAL AND DOCUMENTATION SEND TO THE AI FOR ACCEPTANCE PRIOR TO ANY WELDER PERFORMS CODE WORK.

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    • 13.8 ADDITIONAL CODE MATERIAL REQUESTED BY THE PRODUCTION FIELD FOREMAN SHALL BE REQUISITIONED BY THE PROJECT ENGINEERING, INCLUDING THE MATERIALS IN THE MATERIALS REQUISITION (EXHIBIT No 4), REVIEWED AND APPROVED AS PER SECTION 3, PURCHASING AND EXAMINATION AND TEST SHALL BE DONE AS SECTION 4. A COPY OF THE PURCHASE ORDER AND OF THE Q.C. DOCUMENTATION SHALL BE FORWARDED TO THE Q.C. FIELD INSPECTOR AND TO THE PRODUCTION FIELD FOREMAN, BY THE Q.C.C.

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    TITLE: FIELD ASSEMBLY

    • 13.9 ALL CODE MATERIAL SHIPPED DIRECTLY TO THE FIELD SITE BY A SUPPLIER SHALL BE PLACED IN A “HOLD AREA”, PENDING TO QUALITY CONTROL INSPECTION, THAT SHALL BE DONE AS PER SECTION 4 OF THIS MANUAL, EXCEPT THAT THE EXAMINATION SHALL BE DONE BY THE Q.C. FIELD INSPECTOR. DOCUMENTS THAT ARE SEND TO FIELD SITE ARE THE FOLLOWING: MATERIAL REQUISITION, PURCHASE ORDER, MTR, NONCONFORMANCE REPORT (IF REQUIRED) AND WELDING MATERIAL CERTIFICATED WILL BE FORWARDED TO THE QUALITY CONTROL FIELD INSPECTOR FOR APPROVAL AND INSPECTION, MATERIAL RECEIVED AT THE SHOP WILL BE USED A PACKING LIST.

      • 13.10 FIELD ASSEMBLY OF CODE ITEMS SHALL BE HANDLED AS DESCRIBED IN SECTION MANUAL

    5 OF THIS

    • 13.11 ALL NDE REQUIRED BY THE CODE AND SPECIFIED IN THE DRAWING SHALL BE PERFORMED BY SUBCONTRACTOR AS DESCRIBED IN SECTION 8 OF THIS MANUAL.

    • 13.12 ALL NONCONFORMANCES FOUND DURING FIELD WORK ARE HANDLED AS DESCRIBED IN SECTION 6 OF THIS MANUAL.

    • 13.13 HEAT TREATMENT IN THE FIELD SHALL BE DONE BY SUBCONTRACTOR, REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION PER SECTION 9 SHALL BE APPROVED BY FOR ACCEPTANCE.

    Q.C. MANAGER
    Q.C. MANAGER

    AND SENT TO THE AI

    • 13.14 THE QUALITY CONTROL CHIEF SHALL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR PROVIDING THE A.I AT THE FIELD SITE WITH A CONTROLLED COPY OF THIS MANUAL, AS WELL AS DRAWINGS AND ALL DOCUMENTS FOR HIM TO PERFORM HIS DUTIES.

    • 13.15 THE AI SHALL HAVE FREE ACCESS TO ALL SITES WHERE CODE WORK IS IN PROGRESS AS WELL AS SUBCONTRACTORS, IF APPLICABLE.

    • 13.16 UPON COMPLETION OF A FIELD ASSEMBLY OF THE CODE ITEM, THE MANUFACTUER’S DATA REPORT WILL BE COMPLETED FROM THE FINAL RECORDS AND CERTIFIED IN INK BY THE

    MANAGER .
    MANAGER .
    Q.C.
    Q.C.
    • 13.17 THE COMPLETE MANUFACTURER’S DATA REPORT WILL BE SIGNED BY THE AI AND THE ITEMS STAMPED ACCORDING TO SECTION 5 OF THIS MANUAL.

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    • 13.18 THE

    Q.C. MANAGER
    Q.C. MANAGER

    SHALL HAVE CUSTODY AND CONTROL OF THE CERTIFICATION MARK AND

    NB STAMPS. HE WILL ISSUE THE REQUIRED CERTIFICATION MARK TO FIELD Q.C. INSPECTOR

    AS NEEDED SHALL BE RETURN TO THE

    Q.C. MANAGER
    Q.C. MANAGER

    WHEN THE STAMPING IS COMPLETE.

    • 13.19 UPON COMPLETION, ALL RECORDS SHALL BE FORWARDED TO THE HANDED AS PER SECTION 11.

    Q.C. MANAGER
    Q.C. MANAGER

    AND

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    TITLE: REPAIR AND/OR ALTERATION

    14.1 PURPOSE

    • 14.1.1 TO DESCRIBE THE REQUIREMENTS FOR NBIC INSPECTIONS, REPAIRS & ALTERATIONS

    14.2

    DEFINITIONS OF SOME TERMS USED IN THIS SECTION:

    ALTERATION: ANY CHANGE IN THE ITEM DESCRIBED ON THE ORIGINAL MANUFACTURER´S DATA REPORT WHICH AFFECTS THE PRESSURE CONTAINING CAPABILITY OF THE PRESSURE RETAINING ITEM. NONPHYSICAL CHANGES SUCH AS AN INCREASE IN THE MAWP (INTERNAL OR EXTERNAL), INCREASE IN THE DESIGN TEMPERATURE, OR A REDUCTION IN THE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE OF PRESSURE RETAINING ITEM SHALL BE CONSIDERED AN ALTERATION. RERATING SHALL BE CONSIDERED AND ALTERATION.

    AUTHORIZED INSPECTION AGENCY (AIA): NEW CONSTRUCTION: AN AUTHORIZED INSPECTION

    AGENCY IS ONE THAT IS ACCREDITED BY THE NATIONAL BOARD MEETING THE QUALIFICATION

    AN
    AN

    DUTIES OF NB-360, CRITERIA FOR ACCEPTANCE OF AUTHORIZED INSPECTION AGENCIES

    FOR NEW CONSTRUCTION.

    IN-SERVICE: AND AUTHOTIZED INSPECTION AGENCY IS EITHER:

    a)

    A JURISDICTIONAL AUTHORITY AS DEFINED IN THE NATIONAL BOARD CONSTITUTION

    b) AND ENTITY THAT IS ACCREDITED BY THE NATIONAL BOARD MEETING NB-369,

    QUALIFICATIONSAND

    DUTIES FOR AUTHORIZED INSPECTION AGENCIES PERFORMING IN

    SERVICE INSPECTION ACTIVITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS FOR INSPECTORS OF BOILERS AND PRESSURE VESSEL; NB-371, ACCREDITATION OF OWNER-USER INSPECTION ORGANIZATIONS (OUIO) OR NB-390, FOR FEDERAL INSPECTION AGENCIES (FIAS) PERFORMING IN SERVICE INSPECTION ACTIVITIES.

    JURISDICTION: A GOVERNMENTAL ENTITY WITH THE POWER, RIGHT OR AUTHORITY TO INTERPRET AND ENFORCE LAW, RULES OR ORDINANCES PERTAINING TO BOILERS, PRESSURE VESSEL OR OTHER PRESSURE RETAINING ITEMS. IT INCLUDES NATIONAL BOARD MEMBER´S

    JURISDICTIONNS

    AS DEFINED AS “JURISDICTIONAL AUTHORITIES”.

    JURISDICTIONAL AUTHORITY: A MEMBER OF THE NATIONAL BOARD, AS DEFINED IN THE NATIONAL BOARD CONSTITUTION.

    INSPECTOR: AN INDIVIDUAL WHO HOLDS A VALID AND CURRENT NATIONAL BOARD COMMISSION AND IS EMPLOYED BY AN ACCREDITED IN-SERVICE AIA.

    ORIGINAL CODE OF CONSTRUCTION (OCC): DOCUMENTS PROMUNGATED BY RECOGNIZED

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    NATIONAL STANDARDS WRITING BODIES THAT CONTAIN TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS FOR CONSTRUCTIONS OF PRESSURE RETAINING ITEMS OR EQUIVALENT TO WHICH THE PRESSURE RETAINING ITEM WAS CERTIFIED BY THE ORIGINAL MANUFACTURER.

    PRESSURE RETAINING ITEM (PRI): ANY BOILER, PRESSURE VESSEL, PIPING, OR MATERIAL USED FOR THE CONTAINMENT PRESSURE, EITHER INTERNAL OR EXTERNAL. THE PRESSURE MAY BE OPTAINED FROM AN EXTERNAL SOURSE, OR BY THE APPLICATON OF HEAT FROM A DIRECT SOURSE, OR ANY COMBINATION THEREOF.

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    REPAIR: THE WORK NECESSARY TO RESTORE PRESSURE-RETAINING ITEMS TO A SAFE AND SATISFACTORY OPERATING CONDITION.

    RE-RATING: SEE ALTERATION.

    ROUTINE REPAIRS: THOSE REPAIRS DESCRIBE BELOW:

     
    • a) WELDED REPAIRS OR REPLACEMENTS OF VALVES. FITTINGS, TUBES OR PIPES NPS 5 (DN

    125) IN DIAMETER IN SMALLER, OR SECTION

    THEREOF
    THEREOF

    , WHERE NEITHER POST WELD HEAT

    TREATMENT NOR NDE OTHER THAN VISUAL EXAMINATION IS REQUIRED BY THE ORIGINAL CODE OF CONSTRUCTION. THIS INCLUDES THEIR ATTACHMENTS SUCH AS CLIPS, LUGS, SKIRTS, ETC., BUT DOES NOT INCLUDE NOZZLES TO PRESSURE-RETAINING ITEMS.

    • b) THE ADDITION OR REPAIR OF NON-LOAD BEARING ATTACHMENTS TO PRESSURE RETAINING ITEMS WHERE POST WELD HEAT TREATMENT IS NOT REQUIRED.

    • c) WELD BUILDUP OF WASTED AREAS NOT EXCEEDING 100 SQ. IN. (64,520 SQ. MM) OR THICKNESS OF 25% OF NOMINAL WALL THICKNESS OR ½ IN. (13 mm), WHICHEVER IS LESS. CORROSION RESISTANCE WELD OVERLAY NOT EXCEEDING 100 SQ. IN. (64,520 sq. mm)

    NBIC: NATIONAL BOARD INSPECTION CODE.

    • 14.3 THIS SECTION DEFINES THE REQUIREMENTS ESTABLISHED FOR REPAIRS AND ALTERATIONS TO PRESSURE RETAINING ITEMS AS DEFINED BY THE NATIONAL BOARD INSPECTION CODE (NBIC).

    NOTE: WHEN THE RULES OF A JURISDICTIONAL AUTHORITY IMPOSE THE USE OF AN EARLIER EDITION OF THE NBIC AND THE FOLLOWING PARAGRAPHS ARE IN CONFLICT WITH THOSE REQUIREMENTS THEN, THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE IMPOSED EDITION SHALL PREVAIL. (I.E. ROUTINE REPAIRS, STAMPING, NBIC REPORT FORMS, THEIR PREPARATION, DISTRIBUTION, ETC.)

    • 14.4 REPAIRS AND ALTERATIONS TO ASME CODE ITEMS SHALL BE CARRIED OUT IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE NBIC, THIS QUALITY CONTROL MANUAL AND JURISDICTIONAL REQUIREMENTS (WHEN APPLICABLE), AND SHALL CONFORM TO THE APLICABLE ASME CODE SECTION.

    REPAIR AND ALTERATIONS TO NON- ASME CODE ITEMS REGARDLESS OF THE ORIGINAL CODE OF CONSTRUCTION, SHALL BE CARRIED OUT IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE NBIC, THIS QUALITY CONTROL MANUAL AND JURISDICTIONAL REQUIREMENTS (WHEN APPLICABLE), AND SHALL CONFORM TO THE ORIGINAL CODE OF CONSTRUCTION. WHEN THE

    OCC CANNOT BE DETERMINED, THE REPAIR AND/ OR ALTERATION MAY BE PERFORMED TO

    THE MOST APPLICABLE ASME CODE SECTION, EDITION PROVIDED

    Q.C MANAGER
    Q.C MANAGER

    , HAS THE

    CONCURRENCE OF THE INSPECTOR AND THE JURISDICTION WHERE THE PRESSURE

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    ROUTINE REPAIRS SHALL BE CARRIED OUT IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF NBIC, THIS QUALITY CONTROL MANUAL, AND JURISDICTIONAL REQUIREMENTS (WHEN APPLICABLE) AND SHALL CONFORM TO THE APPLICABLE OCC. HOWEVER, THE REQUIREMENTS FOR IN-PROCESS INVOLVEMENT OF THE INSPECTOR AND STAMPING MAY BE WAIVED PROVIDED ALL OF THE FOLLOWING CONDITIONS ARE MET:

    THE

    Q.C. MANAGER
    Q.C. MANAGER

    SHALL VERIFY, TO THE SATISFACTION OF THE INSPECTOR, THAT ROUTINE

    REPAIRS ARE ACCEPTABLE TO THE JURISDICTION. PRIOR ACCEPTANCE OF APROVED ROUTINE REPAIRS PROCEDURES SHALL BE OPTAINED FROM THE INSPECTOR ROUTINE REPAIRS SHALL BE DOCUMENTED ON A FORM “R-1” WITH THIS STATEMENT IN THE REMARKS SECTION: “ROUTINE REPAIR”.

    14.5

    THE QC.MANAGER

    SHALL ASSUME OVERALL RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE PERFORMANCE OF

    REPAIRS AND ALTERATIONS AND FOR ORIGINATING THE CONSTRUCTION PROCEDURES

    NECESSARY TO DIRECT THE COURSE OF THE WORK.

    14.6

    THE QC.MANAGER

    SHALL PREPARE AND MAKE AVAILABLE TO THE INSPECTOR A PROPOSED

    REPAIR OR ALTERATION PLAN USING A REPAIR PLAN FOR THE METHOD AND EXTENT OF

    REPAIRS OR ALTERATIONS. IF APPLICABLE, DRAWINGS AND CALCULATIONS SHALL ALSO BE

    MADE AVAILABLE. THE INSPECTOR’S AUTHORIZATION TO PERFORM A REPAIR OR ALTERATION

    SHALL BE OBTAINED BY THE

    Q.C.M.
    Q.C.M.

    REPAIR ORGANIZATION PRIOR TO INITIATION OF A REPAIR

    OR ALTERATION TO A PRESSURE-RETAINING ITEM. THE INSPECTOR SHALL DETERMINE THAT THE REPAIR OR ALTERATION METHODS ARE ACEPTABLE.

    • 14.7 UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL WORKS BE STARTED WITHOUT AUTHORIZATION OF THE INSPECTOR. THE INSPECTOR MAKING THE ACCEPTANCE INSPECTION SHOULD BE THE SAME INSPECTOR WHO ANTHORIZED THE REPAIR OR ALTERATION, WHERE THERE IS NOT POSSIBLE OR PRACTICABLE ANOTHER INSPECTOR MAY PERFORM THE ACCEPTANCE INSPECTION; HOWEVER, IN ALL CASES, SHALL BE AN EMPLOYEE OF THE SAME ORGANIZATION AS THAT OF THE INSPECTOR THAT AUTHORIZED THE REPAIR OR ALTERATION.

    • 14.8 RE-RETAINING OF A PRESSURE RETAINING ITEM SHALL ONLY BE PERFORMED ON ASME STAMPED ITEMS AND ONLY AFTER THE FOLLOWING REQUIREMENTS HAVE BEEN MET TO THE SATISFACTION OF THE JURISDICTION AT THE LOCATION OF THE INSTALLATION (WHEN APPLICABLE).

    CALCULATIONS VERIFYING THE NEW SERVICE CONDITIONS SHALL BE PREPARED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THIS QUALITY CONTROL MANUAL STABLISHING THAT A HIGHER JOINT EFFICIENCY TO RE-RATE A PRESSURE RETAINING ITEM IS NOT PERMITTED.

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    ALL RE-RATINGS SHALL BE ESTABLISHED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE APPLICABLE ASME CODE SECTION.

     
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    TITLE: REPAIR AND/OR ALTERATION

     

    VERIFY THAT THE

    PRESSURE

    RETAINING

    ITEM

    IS

    SATISFACTORY FOR THE

    PROPOSED

    SERVICE CONDITIONS.

     

    THE PRESSURE RETAINING ITEM HAS BEEN PRESSURE TESTED, AS REQUIRED, FOR THE NEW SERVICE CONDITIONS. IN LIEU OF PRESSURE TESTING, ALTERNATIVE METHODS CAN BE USED TO ENSURE THE STRUCTURAL INTEGRITY OF THE RE-RATED PRESSURE RETAINING ITEM. THE ALTERNATIVE METHODS SHALL BE DOCUMENTED AND SUBJET TO REVIEW AND APPROVAL BY THE JURISDICTION.

    14.9 DESING ENGINEERING DOCUMENTS SHALL CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE QUALITY CONTROL MANUAL, THE NBIC, AND THE OCC. THE ENGINEER MANAGER IS RESPONSIBLE FOR OBTAINING AND INTERPRETING THE DESING INFORMATION IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE ORIGINAL CODE OF CONSTRUCTION.

    • 14.10 MATERIALS USED IN MAKING REPAIRS AND ALTERATIONS SHALL CONFORM TO NBIC AND THE OCC.

    IF THE COMPANY PROVIDES THE MATERIALS, THE PROCUREMENT, INSPECTION, AND HANDLING OF MATERIALS SHALL BE IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE APPLICABLE SECTIONS OF THIS MANUAL. IF THE MATERIALS ARE PROVIDED BY OTHERS, SUFFICIENT DOCUMENTATION AND MATERIAL IDENTIFICATION SHALL BE PROVIDED FOR ACCEPTANCE OF THE MATERIAL BY THE COMPANY AND THE INSPECTOR. RECEIVING INSPECTION AND HANDLING OF THESE MATERIALS SHALL BE IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE APPLICABLE SECTION OF THIS MANUAL.

    PRESSURE PARTS FOR WHICH ASME CODE MANUFACTURER´S PARTIAL DATA REPORTS ARE REQUIRED SHALL BE FABRICATED AND INSPECTED TO THE APPLICABLE CODE, STAMPED WITH APPROPIATE CERTIFICATION MARK AND DESIGNATOR AND THE WORD “PART”, AND REPORTED ON THE APPLICABLE MANUFACTURER´S PARTIAL DATA REPORT. WHEN SUCH PARTS ARE A PART OF THE REPAIR OR ALTERATION, THE MANUFACTURER´S PARTIAL DATA REPORT SHALL BE REPORTED ON THE FORMS “R-1” OR “R-2”, AS APPLICABLE AND ATTACHED THERETO

    REPLACEMENTS PARTS SHALL BE FABRICATED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE OCC; REPLACEMENTS PARTS FABRICATED AND STAMPED IN ACCORDANCE WITH ASME CODE MAY BE USED AND DOCUMENTED ON THE FORM R-3 FOR NON CODE ITEMS.

    WHEN EXISTING MATERIAL CANNOT BE IDENTIFIED, THE

    QC

    MANAGER

    SHALL BE

    RESPONSIBLE FOR RUNNING CHEMICAL AND HARDING TEST, THE RESULTS SHALL BE AVAILABLE TO THE INSPECTOR. THE ENGINEER MANAGER SHALL BE RESPONSIBLE TO

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    IDENTIFIED THE EXIST

    MAT´L
    MAT´L

    USING THE ORIGINAL MANUFACTURER´S DATA REPORT

    FABRICATION ENG. OR ANY OTHER DOCUMENT, NO CARBON ALLOY OF MORE 35%.

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    14.11 PREHEATING MAY BE EMPLOYED DURING WELDING TO ASSIST IN COMPLETION OF THE WELDED JOINT. THE NEEDS FOR AND THE TEMPERATURE OF PREHEAT ARE DEPENDENT ON A NUMBER OF FACTORS SUCH AS CHEMICAL ANALYSIS, DEGREE OF RESTRAINT OF THE ITEMS BEING JOINED, MATERIAL THICKNESS, AND MECHANICAL PROPERTIES. THE WELDING PROCEDURE SPECIFICATION FOR THE MATERIAL BEING WELDED SHALL SPECIFY THE PREHEAT TEMPERATURE REQUIREMENTS.

    ALL WELDING, NONDESTRUCTIVE EXAMINATION (NDE), AND HEAT TREATMENT (HT), AS REQUIRED, SHALL BE IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE NBIC, THE OCC, AND THE APPLICABLE SECTIONS OF THIS QUALITY CONTROL SYSTEM MANUAL.

    14.12 NDE SHALL BE THE SAME AS REQUIRED IN THE ORIGINAL NDE SHALL CONFORM TO NBIC AND/OR PRESSURE, PNEUMATIC, VACUUM, OR LEAK TEST SHALL BE WITNESSED BY THE INSPECTOR. THE COMPANY IS RESPONSIBLE FOR ALL ACTIVITIES RELATING TO EXAMINATIONS AND/OR TESTS.

    AS AN ALTERNATIVE TO THE PRESSURE TEST, AN EXAMINATION OR NDE METHOD THAT WILL VERIFY THE INTEGRITY OF THE REPAIR OR ALTERATION SUBJECT TO THE CONCURRENCE OF THE INSPECTOR, JURISDICTION AND CUSTOMER (WHEN REQUIRED) MAY BE USED.

    EXCLUSIVE USE OF VISUAL EXAMINATION (VT) FOR REPAIRS IS ONLY PERMITTED WITH THE FOLLOWING CONSIDERATIONS. 1.-WHEN A PRESSURE TEST OR ALTERNATIVE NDE METHODS OTHER THAN VISUAL EXAMINATION (VT), ARE NOT PRACTICABLE THE EXCLUSIVE USE OF DIRECT TV AS AN NDE METHOD SHALL BE LIMITED TO ROUTINE REPAIRS, AS IDENTIFIED IN NBIC PART 3, 3.3.2.

    2.-FOR EACH REPAIR BEING CONSIDERED, THE EXCLUSIVE USE OF DIRECT VT AS AN NDE METHOD SHALL BE ACCEPTABLE TO THE INSPECTOR, AND WHERE REQUIRED, THE JURISDICTION.

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    3.-AS A MINIMUM, DIRECT VT SHALL BE PERFORMED AFTER THE ROOT WELD LAYER OR FIRST-PASS IS DEPOSITED, AND THE FINAL WELD SURFACE. OTHER WELD LAYERS SHALL BE EXAMINED AS IDENTIFIED BY THE INSPECTOR AND, WHERE REQUIRED, THE JURISDICTION.

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    4.-PERSONNEL COMPLETING DIRECT VT SHALL BE QUALIFIED AND CERTIFIED IN ACCORDANCE WITH PARAGRAPH 6.25 B), AWS QC-1, OR ANY NATIONALLY RECOGNIZED STANDARD ACCEPTABLE TO THE JURISDICTION. VISUAL ACUITY SHALL BE DEMOSTRATED USING AS A MINIMUM, STANDARD J-2 LETTERS ON STANDARD JAEGER TEST TYPE CHARTS FOR NEAR VISION

    5.-DIRECT VT SHALL BE PERFORMED IN ACCORDANCE WHIT A WRITTEN PROCEDURE MEETING THE PROCEDURE AND REPORTING REQUIREMENTS LISTED IN THE ORIGINAL CODE OF CONSTRUCTION OR ASME SECTION V, ARTICLE 9.

    EXCLUSIVE USE OF VISUAL EXAMINATION (VT) SHALL NOT BE PERMITTED FOR ALTERATIONS. IN ALL CASES NDE METHODS OR COMBINATION OF METHODS USED SHALL BE SUITABLE FOR PROVIDING MEANINGFUL RESULTS TO VERIFY THE INTEGRITY OF THE ALTERATION.

    14.13 WHEN CONDITIONS FOR POST WELD HEAT TREATMENT IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE ORIGINAL CODE OF CONSTRUCTION ARE INADVISABLE OR IMPRACTICAL, ALTERNATIVE WELDING METHODS WITHOUT POST

    WELD HEAT TREATMENT DESCRIBE MAY BE USED.

    DON PART
    DON PART

    3 SECTION 2 PARAGRAPH 2.5.3.1 THRU 2.5.3.5 OF THE NBIC

    WHEN CONDITIONS FOR POST WELD HEAT TREATMENT IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE ORIGINAL CODE OF CONSTRUCTION ARE INADVISABLE OR IMPRACTICAL, ALTERNATIVE METHODS AS ALLOWED BY PART 3, SECTION 2 PARAGRAPHS 2.5.2 (B) OF THE NBIC MAY BE USED.

    CALIBRATION OF MEASUREMENT AND TEST EQUIPMENT USED ON REPAIRS AND ALTERATIONS SHALL BE MADE AS DESCRIBED ON SECTION 10 OF THIS QUALITY CONTROL MANUAL.

    IF IT BECOMES NECESSARY TO REMOVE ORIGINAL STAMPING, THE INSPECTOR SHALL, SUBJECT TO THE APPROVAL OF THE JURISDICTION, WITNESS MAKING OF A FACSIMILE OF STAMPING, THE

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    OBLITERATION OF OLD STAMPING, AND TRANSFER OF STAMPING TO THE NEW ITEM. WHEN STAMPING IS ON A NAMEPLATE, THE INSPECTOR SHALL WITNESS TRANSFER OF NAMEPLATE TO THE NEW LOCATION. ANY RELOCATION SHALL BE DESCRIBED ON THE APPLICABLE NBIC “R” FORM. THE RE- STAMPING OR REPLACEMENT OF A CERTIFICATION MARK SHALL BE PERFORMED ONLY AS PERMITTED BY THE GOVERNING CODE OF CONSTRUCTION

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    • 14.14 WHEN A REPAIR OR ALTERATION REQUIRES THE REMOVAL OF THAT PART OF THE ITEM

    BEARING THE ORIGINAL CODE STAMPING, THE INSPECTOR SHALL WITNESS, SUBJECT TO THE APPROVAL OF THE JURISDICTION (WHEN APPLICABLE), THE MAKING OF A FACSIMILE OF THE STAMPING, THE OBLITERATION OF THE OLD STAMPING , AND THE TRANSFER OF SUCH STAMPING TO THE NEW ITEM. THE ASME CODE SYMBOL IS NOT TO BE RE-STAMPED. WHEN THE STAMPING IS ON A NAMEPLATE, THE INSPECTOR SHALL WITNESS THE TRANSFER OF THE NAMEPLATE TO THE NEW LOCATION. ANY RELOCATION IS TO BE REPORTED ON THE APPLICABLE NBIC REPORT FORM.

    • 14.15 THE QC MANAGER

    SHALL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE CUSTODY AND USE OF THE NATIONAL

    BOARD “R” SYMBOL STAMP. REPAIR, ALTERATION, OR RE-RATING STAMPING OR NAMEPLATE INFORMATION, SIZE, LOCATION, AND ATTACHMENT (NAMEPLATES) SHALL CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE NBIC AND WILL ONLY BE APPLIED WITH THE CONCURRENCE OF THE INSPECTOR.

    • 14.16 A COPY OF THE ORIGINAL MANUFACTURER´S DATA REPORT FOR THE ITEM BEING ALTERED OR

    RE-RATED SHALL BE REQUIRED AND ATTACHED TO THE COMPLETED FORM “R-2”. WHEN THIS IS NOT

    POSSIBLE, AGREEMENTS ON THE METHOD OF ESTABLISHING DESIGN BASIS FOR THE ALTERATION SHALL BE OBTAINED FROM THE INSPECTOR AND THE JURISDICTION.

    • 14.17 THE QC MANAGER

    SHALL INITIATE THE APPLICABLE NBIC REPORT FORM AND SIGN THE APPLICABLE

    CERTIFICATION BEFORE PRESENTING IT, TOGETHER WITH ALL SUPPORTING DOCUMENTATION, TO THE INSPECTOR

    FOR REVIEW AND SIGNATURE. DISTRIBUTION OF THE APPLICABLE NBIC REPORT FORMS IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF

    THE COMPANY AND SHALL BE PERFORMED BY THE

    QC MANAGER
    QC MANAGER

    AS FOLLOWS:

    *REPAIRS: LEGIBLE COPIES OF THE COMPLETED FORM ”R-1”, TOGETHER WITH ALL REQUIRED ATTACHMENTS, SHALL BE DISTRIBUTED TO THE OWNER OR USER, THE INSPECTOR, THE AIA RESPONSIBLE FOR THE IN-SERVICE INSPECTION OF THE ITEM, AND THE JURISDICTION (IF

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    REQUIRED). THE “R-1” FORM MAY BE REGISTERED WITH THE NATIONAL BOARD IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE NBIC. *ALTERATIONS AND RE-RATINGS: LEGIBLE COPIES OF THE COMPLETED FORM “R-2” TOGETHER WHIT ALL REQUIRED ATTACHMENTS, SHALL BE DISTRIBUTED TO THE INSPECTOR, THE AIARESPONSIBLE

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    FOR THE IN-SERVICE INSPECTION OF THE PRESSURE RETAINING ITEM, THE OWNER OR USER, AND THE JURISDICTION (IF REQUIRED).

    • 14.18 IF THE PRESSURE-RETAINING ITEM IS REGISTERED WHIT THE NATIONAL BOARD, AN ORIGINAL

    FORM “R-2” TOGETHER WITH ATTACHMENT SHALL BE REGISTERED WITH THE NATIONAL BOARD IN

    ACCORDANCE WITH THE NBIC.

    • 14.19 IF THE ITEM IS NOT REGISTERED WHIT THE NATIONAL BOARD, ONE ORIGINAL FORM “R-2”

    TOGETHER WITH ATTACHMENT MAY BE REGISTERED WITH THE NATIONAL BOARD OR RETAINED AS

    REQUIRED BY PART 3, SECTION 5 PARAGRAPH 5.5 IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE NBIC.

    • 14.20 THE NBIC REPORT FORMS SHALL NOT BE USED TO RECORD A REPAIR OR ALTERATION UNLESS

    THE WORK HAS BEEN PERFORMED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE NBIC. R FORMS NOT SUBMITTED TO THE NATIONAL BOARD FOR REGISTRATION SHALL BE RETAINED A COPY OF THE R FORM ON FILE FOR A MINIMUM PERIOD OF FIVE (5) YEARS.

    • 14.21 THE QC MANAGER

    SHALL MAINTAIN ON FILE THE WELDERS LOG (EXHIBIT 18) AND MAKES A

    COPY AVAILABLE TO THE PRODUCTION FOREMAN THE FIELD PRODUCTION FOREMAN. THE WELDERS

    LOG (FOR EVIDENCE OF WELDING PROCESS CONTINUITY) SHALL BE COMPILED EVERY MONTH, AS A

    MINIMUM, BY THE

    QC MANAGER
    QC MANAGER

    TO MAINTAIN CURRENT QUALIFICATION AND TO ASSURE THAT ONLY

    QUALIFIED WELDERS AND/OR WELDING OPERATORS ARE BEING USED IN REPAIR AND ALTERATIONS OF PRESSURE RETAINING ITEMS AT SHOP AND FIELD SITE. THE WELDERS LOG SHALL BE AVAILABLE TO INSPECTOR FOR REVIEW.

    • 14.22 THE QC MANAGER

    SHALL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ASSIGNING A FORM “R” NUMBER TO EACH

    REPAIR OR ALTERATION SEQUENTIAL ORDER AT OR PRIOR TO THE TIME OF FINAL ACCEPTANCE. HE SHALL KEEP A FORM “R” NUMBER LOG (EXHIBIT 23) OF ALL NUMBER USED, SO THERE WILL BE NO MISSING OR REPEATED NUMBERS. THE LOG SHALL SHOW THE FORM “R” No., TYPE OF VESSEL, REPAIR OR ALTERATION, SERIAL NUMBER, DATE NUMBER ISSUED, AND DATE CERTIFIED.

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    FIRST EDITION

     

    TITLE: REPAIR AND/OR ALTERATION

    • 14.23 WHEN A REPAIR/ALTERATION FORM “R” IS REGISTER WITH NATIONAL BOARD, THE QUALITY

    CONTROL CHIEF SHALL SUBMIT THE ORIGINAL OF THE “R FORM” REPORT TO THE NATIONAL BOARD FOR EACH ITEM SO REGISTERED WITHIN 30 DAYS OF FINAL CERTIFICATION OF THE “R” FORM BY THE INSPECTOR AND COMPLETE THE NATIONAL BOARD NUMBER LOG (EXHIBIT No 21) FOR EACH ITEM REGISTERED.

    • 14.24 REVISIONS TO THE QUALITY CONTROL MANUAL WHICH AFFECT THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE

    NBIC SHALL HAVE THE ACCEPTANCE OF THE AIA PRIOR TO ISSUANCE OF THE QUALITY CONTROL

    MANUAL AND IMPLEMETATION. THE INSPECTOR MAY BE DESIGNATED BY THE AIA TO INDICATE THE ACCEPTANCE. ALL THIS DOCUMENT SHALL BE RETAIN FOR 5 YEARS

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    SECTION 15

    FIRST EDITION

     

    TITLE: EXHIBITS

    EXHIBITS INDEX

    EXHIBIT

     

    DESCRIPTION

    REVIEW

    Date

     

    No.

    1

    Traveler Sheet

    0

    30-JUNE-2017

    2

    Control of Documents Sheet

    0

    30-JUNE-2017

    3

    Material Inspection Report

    0

    30-JUNE-2017

    3A

    Coded Materials Log

    0

    30-JUNE-2017

    4

    Material Requisition

    0

    30-JUNE-2017

    5

    Purchase Order

    0

    30-JUNE-2017

    6

    Pressure Test Record

    0

    30-JUNE-2017

    7

    Accepted Tag.

    0

    30-JUNE-2017

    8

    Rejected Tag.

    0

    30-JUNE-2017

    9

    Hold Tag.

    0

    30-JUNE-2017

    10

    Nonconformance Report.

    0

    30-JUNE-2017

    11

    Welder’s Log

    0

    30-JUNE-2017

    12

    Voucher of Materials

    0

    30-JUNE-2017

    13

    Postwelds Heat Treatment

    0

    30-JUNE-2017

    14

    Calibration Log.

    0

    30-JUNE-2017

    15

    Calibration Tag

    0

    30-JUNE-2017

    16

    National Board Number Registration Log.

    0

    30-JUNE-2017

    17A

    ASME Code Nameplate Section VIII Div-1

    0

    30-JUNE-2017

    17B

    ASME Code Nameplate Section IV

    0

    30-JUNE-2017

    17C

    ASME Code Nameplate Section I

    0

    30-JUNE-2017

    18

    List of Manual Holders

    0

    30-JUNE-2017

    19

    National Board Stamps

    0

    30-JUNE-2017

    20

    “R” Form Log

    0

    30-JUNE-2017

    21

    Repair Plan

    0

    30-JUNE-2017

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