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INSPECTION & TESTING REQUIREMENTS REVISION: 04/09/2012 CODE NUMBER: PAGE:

SAUDI ARAMCO FORM-175 REPLACES: 06/29/2011 IR043600 1 of 2


SCOPE: VALVES: Metallic; Includes gate, globe, angle, check, needle, ball, plug, piston, butterfly, and choke; (Refer Note 3 for exclusion).

TEST AND INSPECTION PER: 04-SAMSS-035 & 04-SAMSS-048, 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
0010
0010
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X X
Pre-Fabrication/Production Requirements
Pre Inspection Meeting
Specification Details / Notes:
See Note 4.

0012 X X Valve Material Certification Requirements and approved casting & Per SA-175 form code # 043000, 04-SAMSS-035 Para 5.1.3
forging sub suppliers list

0020 X Welding Procedure Specification (WPS) and Procedure


Qualification Records (PQR)

0030 X Welder Qualification Records

0040 X Approved drawing and valve data sheet 04 SAMSS 35 Par 5.2 - Drawing shall be submitted/ approved
prior to start of fabrication. No data sheet is required for
catalogued valve

0020
0020
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X X
In process inspection & test requirement
PMI
Specification Details / Notes:
Per 04-SAMSS-048 and Per SAES- A- 206

0022 X Impact Testing 04-SAMSS-048: Only when 04-SAMSS-003 is specified in PO.

0030 X Electroless Nickel Plating Tests (if required) a) Bend Test & 04-SAMSS-048 & ASTM B733 for thickness.
Thickness

0040 X Electroless Nickel Plating Tests (if required) b) Ferroxyl Test 04-SAMSS-048 & ASTM B733: An alternate procedure may be
required due to the size of the parts. See SAMSS for details.

0050 X X Electroless Nickel Plating Tests (if required) c) Appearance / 04-SAMSS-035 & ASTM B733: Vendor QC shall perform 100%
Visual Inspection of Plating inspection of plating. COMPANY Inspector shall perform a
random visual inspection.

0060 X Hardness Tests 04-SAMSS-048 Para 6: Tests may be conducted on a sample


basis per SAMSS when specified by service or in material
specifications.

0070 X Drift Test (if required) AS per P.O. Requirements

0090 X X Visual Inspection of Castings 04-SAMSS-048 & MSS- SP-55 Example "A" only.

0100 X X Radiographic Testing (RT) Per 04-SAMSS-048 Para. 8.3.3

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INSPECTION & TESTING REQUIREMENTS REVISION: 04/09/2012 CODE NUMBER: PAGE:
SAUDI ARAMCO FORM-175 REPLACES: 06/29/2011 IR043600 2 of 2
(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
0102 X Finish and Appearance of Forging ASTM A961 Clause 15 & applicable spec.

0110 X MT / PT of castings Per 04-SAMSS-048 Para. 8.2

0120 X Certificates of casting repair 04 SAMSS 048 Par 11.3

0030
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X X
Final inspection & test requirements
Visual Inspection: Flange Face Surface, Orientation of Flange
Specification Details / Notes:
04-SAMSS-035: See specs for acceptance tolerances.
Holes, Design and Dimensions, Operators etc.

0020 X X Pressure Tests; Pneumatic and Hydro including functional and Per 04-SAMSS-048. See Note 4.
actuator performance and closure test

0030 X X Painting & Coating Per 04-SAMSS-035 and the PO requirements.

0040 X Marking and Preparation for Shipping Per 04-SAMSS-035 the PO requirements.

Notes:
(1) May only be waived by the responsible Saudi Aramco, ASC, and AOC Inspection Offices.
(2) See form SA175 - 000003 for instructions on using this form.
(3) Excludes Control, safety-relief, relief, surge relief, solenoid, pilot, other valves classified under SAMS Class 34 & under SAMS Class 45, API 6A
10,000 psi valves, non-metallic and Low Severity Valves.
(4) Conduct the test for valve on the specified position indicated in the PO as installation orientation. This should be clearly defined during PIM and
reflect in ITP.

End of IR043600