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SAUDI ARAMCO ID/PID - 18-May-05 - REV 0 (Standards Cutoff - August 2004)

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SAUDI ARAMCO INSPECTION CHECKLIST
Structural Steel - Final Bolt Tightening Inspection and
SAIC-M-1027 18-May-05 CIVIL-
Testing
PROJECT TITLE WBS / BI / JO NUMBER CONTRACTOR / SUBCONTRACTOR

EQUIPMENT ID NUMBER(S) EQUIPMENT DESCRIPTION EQPT CODE SYSTEM ID. PLANT NO.

LAYOUT DRAWING NUMBER REV. NO. PURCHASE ORDER NUMBER EC / PMCC / MCC NO.

SCHEDULED INSPECTION DATE & TIME ACTUAL INSPECTION DATE & TIME QUANTITY INSP. MH's SPENT TRAVEL TIME
SAUDI ARAMCO USE ONLY
SAUDI ARAMCO TIP NUMBER SAUDI ARAMCO ACTIVITY NUMBER WORK PERMIT REQUIRED?

SAUDI ARAMCO INSPECTION LEVEL CONTRACTOR INSPECTION LEVEL

ITEM
ACCEPTANCE CRITERIA REFERENCE PASS FAIL N/A RE-INSP DATE
No.

The structure shall be plumbed, leveled, and braced before any final
12-SAMSS-008
1 bolted or welded connections are made. (PIP STS05130, Erection of
Sec. III.B
Structural and Miscellaneous Steel Specification, Sec. 6.3.2)

Anchor bolts shall be fully tightened only after the base plates have been
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2 grouted. (PIP STS05130, Erection of Structural and Miscellaneous Steel
Sec. III.B.
Specification, Sec. 6.4.3)
Prior to initial snug tightening all connections and their components shall
be checked against the IFC Drawings and Specifications. 12-SAMSS-007
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(AISC, Specification for Structural Joints using ASTM A325 or A490 Sec. 3.2
Bolts, Sec. 9.1)
After the connections have been assembled, it shall be ensured that the
plies of the connected elements have been brought into firm contact and 12-SAMSS-007
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washers have been used as required. (AISC, Specification for Structural Sec. 3.2
Joints using ASTM A325 or A490 Bolts, Sec. 9.1)
All pretensioned joints shall be sung tightened first and shall be
inspected for the required match marking before and after pretensioning
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5 as visual proof that the pretensioning has been accomplished.
Sec. 3.2
(AISC, Specification for Structural Joints using ASTM A325 or A490
Bolts, Sec. 9.2)

When the joints being inspected are Slip-Critical, it is necessary to verify


that the faying surfaces meet the requirements as specified in IFC 12-SAMSS-007
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Documents, prior to assembly of the joints. (AISC, Specification for Sec. 3.2
Structural Joints using ASTM A325 or A490 Bolts, Sec. 9.2)

The inspector shall observe (for Turn of the Nut Method) the pre-
installation verification testing (minimum of 3 bolts) of each size, type 12-SAMSS-007
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and grade of fasteners. (AISC, Specification for Structural Joints using Sec. 3.2
ASTM A325 or A490 Bolts, Sec. 9.2.1)

(Turn of the Nut Method) the Inspector shall insure, during routine
observation of the bolting crew, that the turned element relative to the
unturned element, has move the amount specified below: ________
Disposition of Outer Face of Bolted Parts
Bolt Both Faces Normal One Face Normal Both Faces Sloped 12-SAMSS-007
8 Length to Bolt Axis 2nd sloped < 1:20 less than 1:20 Sec. 3.2
L < 4db 1/3 turn 1/2 turn 2/3 turn
4db<L<8db 1/2 turn 2/3 turn 5/6 turn
L > 8db 2/3 turn 5/6 turn 1 turn
A pretension greater than that specified shall not be cause for rejection.

(Calibrated Wrench Method) The inspector shall observe the pre-


installation verification testing / calibration of wrench daily. 12-SAMSS-007
9
(AISC, Specification for Structural Joints using ASTM A325 or A490 Sec. 3.2
Bolts, Sec. 9.2.2)

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SAUDI ARAMCO ID/PID - 18-MAY-05 - REV 0 (Standards Cutoff - August 2004)
SAIC NUMBER DATE APPROVED QR NUMBER
SAUDI ARAMCO INSPECTION CHECKLIST
Structural Steel - Final Bolt Tightening Inspection and
SAIC-M-1027 18-May-05 Civil
Testing
PROJECT TITLE WBS / BI / JO NUMBER CONTRACTOR / SUBCONTRACTOR

ITEM
ACCEPTANCE CRITERIA REFERENCE PASS FAIL N/A RE-INSP DATE
No.

(Calibrated Wrench Method) It shall be ensured during routine


observation that the bolting crew properly applies the calibration wrench 12-SAMSS-007
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to the turned element. (AISC, Specification for Structural Joints using Sec. 3.2
ASTM A325 or A490 Bolts, Sec. 9.2.2)

(Direct Tension Indicator Method) The Inspector shall observe the pre-
installation verification testing of fastener assemblies with direct tension
12-SAMSS-007
11 indicators (DTI) properly located and the method to be used.
Sec. 3.2
(AISC, Specification for Structural Joints using ASTM A325 or A490
Bolts, Sec. 9.2.4)

During routine observation, the inspector shall insure that the appropriate
feeler gage is refused in at least half of the spaces between protrusions. 12-SAMSS-007
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(AISC, Specification for Structural Joints using ASTM A325 or A490 Sec. 3.2
Bolts, Sec. 9.2.4)

When snug tightening operation causes one half or more of the gaps
between these arch like protrusions to close to 0.015 inches or less the
12-SAMSS-007
13 direct tension indicator shall be replaced. (AISC, Specification for
Sec. 3.2
Structural Joints using ASTM A325 or A490 Bolts, Sec. 9.2.4
commentary)

REMARKS:

REFERENCE DOCUMENTS:
1- 12-SAMSS-008, "Erection of Structural and Miscellaneous Steel" Issued 28 January 2004
2- 12-SAMSS-007, "Fabrication of Structural and Miscellaneous Steel" Issued 28 April 2004

Contractor / Third-Party Saudi Aramco


Construction Representative* PMT Representative
Work is Complete and Ready for Inspection: T&I Witnessed QC Record Reviewed Work Verified
Name, Initials and Date: Name, Initials and Date:

QC Inspector PID Representative


Performed Inspection Work / Rework May Proceed T&I Witnessed QC Record Reviewed Work Verified
Name, Initials and Date: Name, Initials and Date:

QC Supervisor Proponent and Others


Quality Record Approved: T&I Witnessed QC Record Reviewed Work Verified
Name, Organization,
Name, Sign and Date:
Initials and Date:

*Person Responsible for Completion of Quality Work / Test Y = YES N = NO F = FAILED

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SAUDI ARAMCO ID/PID - 18-MAY-05 - REV 0 (Standards Cutoff - August 2004)
SAIC NUMBER DATE APPROVED QR NUMBER
SAUDI ARAMCO INSPECTION CHECKLIST
Pre-Installation Procedure Verification Testing of Turn-of-
SATR-M-2002 18-May-05 CIVIL- 0
Nut Method (ASTM A325 or ASTM A490 Bolts)
Attachment 1 --
TURN-OF-NUT Method: PRETENSIONING PROCEDURE
VERIFICATION TESTING per Specification for Structural Joints Using 12-SAMSS-008,
A
ASTM A325 or A490 Bolts, Para. 8.2 & & 9.2.1 (PIP STS05130, Para. Sec. I
6.5.1)

A calibrated tension calibrator shall be onsite when tightening is to be


performed on pretensioned joints and slip-critical joints. 12-SAMSS-008,
A1
(AISC Specification for Structural Joints Using ASTM A325 or A490 Sec. I
Bolts, Para. 3.2.1 & PIP STS05130, Para. 6.5.1)

Prior to application, the bolted joint assembly was brought to snug tight
condition.
(NOTE: The connected plies are in firm contact after using a few 12-SAMSS-008,
A2
impacts of an impact wrench or the full effort of an ironworker using an Sec. I
ordinary spud wrench.) {AISC Specification for Structural Joints Using
ASTM A325 or A490 Bolts, Para. 8.2.1}

A representative sample of three complete fastener assemblies of each


combination of diameter, length, grade and lot to be used in the work
12-SAMSS-008,
A3 shall be checked at the site of installation in a tension calibrator. (AISC
Sec. I
Specification for Structural Joints Using ASTM A325 or A490 Bolts,
Para. 3.2.1 & PIP STS05130, Para. 7.2)

Washers are used in the pre-installation verification assemblies as


12-SAMSS-008,
A4 required in the work. (AISC Specification for Structural Joints Using
Sec. I
ASTM A325 or A490 Bolts, Para. 3.2.1 & PIP STS05130, Para. 7.2)

The pre-installation verification procedure testing is performed using


fastener assemblies that are representative of the condition of those that 12-SAMSS-008,
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will be pretensioned in the work. (AISC Specification for Structural Joints Sec. I
Using ASTM A325 or A490 Bolts, Para. 8.2)

Fastener assemblies are match-marked after the initial fit-up or snug-


A6 tight of the joint but prior to pretensioning. (Specification for Structural
Joints Using ASTM A325 or A490 Bolts, Para. 9.2.1)

The test has verified that the pretensioning method developed a


pretension that is equal to or greater than 1.05 times that specified for
12-SAMSS-008,
A7 installation and inspection in Table 8.1 in Attachment 1 of this checklist.
Sec. I
(Specification for Structural Joints Using ASTM A325 or A490 Bolts,
Para. 7.2)

If the actual pretension developed in any of the fastener assemblies


is less than 1.05 times that specified for installation and inspection
in Table 8.1 in Attachment 1 of this checklist, the cause(s) shall be 12-SAMSS-008,
NOTE:
determined and resolved before the fastener assemblies are used Sec. I
in the work. (AISC Specification for Structural Joints Using ASTM
A325 or A490 Bolts, Para. 7.2)

Attachment 2 --
TEST DETAILS & RESULT (Turn-of-Nut)
Tension Calibrator: Model/Type______________________ Date Calibrated: _________________ Date of Test: __________

Grade & Heat/Lot No._________________ Grade & Heat/Lot No._________________


Bolt Material
Diameter:__________/ Length: __________ Diameter:_________/ Length: __________

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SAUDI ARAMCO ID/PID - 18-MAY-05 - REV 0 (Standards Cutoff - August 2004)
SAIC NUMBER DATE APPROVED QR NUMBER
SAUDI ARAMCO INSPECTION CHECKLIST
Pre-Installation Procedure Verification Testing of Turn-of-
SATR-M-2002 18-May-05 CIVIL- 0
Nut Method (ASTM A325 or ASTM A490 Bolts)
Bolt # 1 Bolt # 2 Bolt # 3 Bolt # 1 Bolt # 2 Bolt # 3

Required Nut Rotation from snug-tight


condition per Table 8.2, Attachment 1
Actual Tension obtained at Required Nut
Rotation ( ≥ 1.05x Value in Table 8.1, Att. 1)
A) Suitability of the complete
Satisfactory Satisfactory
fastener assembly, incl.
Not satisfactory Not satisfactory
Lubrication for installation.
RESULTS:
B) Application procedure and Satisfactory Satisfactory
Proper use by the bolting Crew Not satisfactory Not satisfactory

REMARKS:

Bolting Crew: ____________________________________________________________________

REFERENCE DOCUMENTS:
1. 12-SAMSS-008, Erection of Structural and Miscellaneous Steel, (28 January, 2004)
2. PIP STS 05130, Erection of Structural and Miscellaneous Steel Specification, (February 2004)
3. Specification for Structural Joints Using ASTM A325 or A490 Bolts, (June 23, 2000)

Contractor Saudi Aramco


Construction Rep. PMT Representative:
Name, Initials, & Date: Verified Reviewed
QC Inspector PID Representative:
Name, Initials & Date: Verified Reviewed
QA/QC Supervisor Proponent and Others:
Name, Signature & Date: Verified Reviewed

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