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Type:   Bid
Agency Type:   Federal
State:   Pennsylvania
Date Entered:   03/11/2023
Due Date:   04/11/2023
Description:   CONTACT INFORMATION|4|N742.2|WV2DD|7176054056||ITEM UNIQUE IDENTIFICATION AND VALUATION (MAR 2022)|19|4|||||||||||||||||||MARKINGS LEVEL I/SUBSAFE/DSS-SOC/TRIPER|5||||||HIGHER-LEVEL CONTRACT QUALITY REQUIREMENT (NAVICP REVIEW FEB 1991)(FEB 1999)|1|See Section C & E|INSPECTION OF SUPPLIES--FIXED-PRICE (AUG 1996)|2|||TIME OF DELIVERY (JUNE 1997)|20|0001AA|3|300||||||||||||||||||GENERAL INFORMATION-FOB-DESTINATION|1|B|WIDE AREA WORKFLOW PAYMENT INSTRUCTIONS (DEC 2018)|16|stand-alone receiving report-certification combo-recieving report & invoice-material|inspection at destination and acceptance at other-certification inspection at source and acceptance at source-material|TBD|N00104|TBD|tbd|N50286|TBD|||N/A||||||NAVY USE OF ABILITYONE SUPPORT CONTRACTOR - RELEASE OF OFFEROR INFORMATION (3-18))|1||EQUAL OPPORTUNITY (SEP 2016)|2|||BUY AMERICAN --FREE TRADE AGREEMENTS--BALANCE OF PAYMENTS PROGRAM - BASIC(DEVIATION 2020-O0019) (MAR 2022))|3||||NOTICE OF TOTAL SMALL BUSINESS SET-ASIDE (OCT 2020)(DEVIATION 2020-O0008)|1||ALTERNATE A, ANNUAL REPRESENTATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS (NOV 2020)|13||||||||||||||BUY AMERICAN-FREE TRADE AGREEMENTS-BALANCE OF PAYMENTS PROGRAM CERTIFICATE (DEVIATION 2020-O0019) (JUL 2020))|3||||BUY AMERICAN-BALANCE OF PAYMENTS PROGRAM CERTIFICATE-BASIC (NOV 2014)|1||ANNUAL REPRESENTATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS (MAY 2022)|13|332919|750||||||||||||NOTICE OF PRIORITY RATING FOR NATIONAL DEFENSE, EMERGENCY PERPARDENESS, AND ENRGY PROGAM USE (APRIL 2008))|2||X|1.This requirement is pursuant to the Special Emergency Procurement Authority (SEPA).2.All contractual documents (i.e. contracts, purchase orders, task orders, delivery orders, and modifications) related to the instant procurement are considered to be "issued" by the Government when copies are either deposited in the mail, transmitted byfacsimile, or sent by other electronic commerce methods such as email. The Government's acceptance of the contractor's proposal constitutes bilateral agreement to "issue" contractual documents as detailed herein.3.Partial and early delivery of requirement is authorized and desired and is at no additional cost to either the vendor or the Government.4.This award will be issued bilaterally, requiring the contractor's written acceptance prior to execution.5.This is a rated order certified for national defense use and the Contractor will follow all requirements of the Defense Priorities and Allocations System Regulation (15 CFR 700).\1. SCOPE1.1 The material covered in this contract/purchase order will be used in a crucial shipboard system. The use of incorrect or defective material would create a high probability of failure resulting in serious personnel injury, loss of life, loss of vitalshipboard systems, or loss of the ship itself. Therefore, the material has been designated as SPECIAL EMPHASIS material (Level I, Scope of Certification, or Quality Assured) and special control procedures are invoked to ensure receipt of correct material.2. APPLICABLE DOCUMENTS2.1 Order of Precedence - In the event of a conflict between the text of this contract/purchase order and the references and/or drawings cited herein, the text of this contract/purchase order must take precedence. Nothing in this contract/purchase order,however, must supersede applicable laws and regulations unless a specific exemption has been obtained.2.2 Applicable Documents - The document(s) listed below form a part of this contract/purchase order including modifications or exclusions.2.2.1 Specification Revisions - The specification revisions listed under "Documents References" below are the preferred revision. Older and/or newer r evisions are acceptable when listed within Contract Support Library Reference Number CSD155 in ECDS (ElectricContractor Data Submission) at: ht tps:// This is to allow Contractors to use certain acceptable older specification revisions to purge their existing stock of material certified to those older revisions or to use newer specificationrevisions when material is certified to newly released revisions,without requiring the submittal of waiver/deviation requests for each specification revision on every contract. Revisions of specifications reflecting editorial and/or re-approval (e.g. E2009,R2014, etc.) are considered inconsequential, but are acceptable when their revisions are listedwithin CSD155 or elsewhere within this contract.2.2.2 Documents, drawings, and publications supplied are listed under "Drawing Number". These items should be retained until an award is made.2.2.3 "Document References" listed below must be obtained by the Contractor. Ordering information is included as an attachment to this contract/purchase order.DRAWING DATA=2640-808X1J1 |53711| A|ER |D|0001 | A|49998|0487192DRAWING DATA=4558709 |80064| E| |D|0001 | |49998|2026998DRAWING DATA=4558766 |80064| E| |D|0001 | E|49998|0124267DRAWING DATA=4558766 |80064| E| |D|0002 | E|49998|0118211DRAWING DATA=4558766 |80064| E| |D|0003 | E|49998|0098547DRAWING DATA=4558766 |80064| E| |D|0004 | E|49998|0074376DRAWING DATA=4558766 |80064| E| |D|0005 | E|49998|0079537DRAWING DATA=4558766 |80064| E| |D|0006 | E|49998|0082494DRAWING DATA=4558766 |80064| E| |D|0007 | E|49998|0092812DRAWING DATA=4558766 |80064| E| |D|0008 | E|49998|0077701DRAWING DATA=4558766 |80064| E| |D|0009 | E|49998|0089388DRAWING DATA=4558766 |80064| E| |D|0010 | E|49998|0081709DRAWING DATA=4558766 |80064| E| |D|0011 | E|49998|0087864DRAWING DATA=4558766 |80064| E| |D|0012 | E|49998|0070378DRAWING DATA=4558769 |53711| D| |D|0001 | D|49998|2875470DRAWING DATA=4687720 |80064| E| |D|0001 | |49998|1531397DRAWING DATA=7285195 |53711| D| |D|0001 | D|49998|0690343DRAWING DATA=7285198 |53711| M| |D|0001 | M|49998|1247552DRAWING DATA=7285245 |53711| E| |D|0001 | E|49998|0766442DRAWING DATA=7285297 |53711| E| |D|0001 | E|49998|0862180DRAWING DATA=7285297 |53711| E| |D|0002 | E|49998|0392982DRAWING DATA=7285297 |53711| E| |D|0003 | E|49998|0280881DRAWING DATA=7285297 |53711| E| |D|0004 | E|49998|0204692DRAWING DATA=7286168 |53711| H| |D|0001 | |49998|2932540DRAWING DATA=7286250 |53711| J| |D|0001 | J|49998|0350803DRAWING DATA=7286652 |53711| E| |D|0001 | C|49998|3953074DRAWING DATA=8617511 |53711| N| |D|0001 | |49998|3447332DOCUMENT REF DATA=FED-STD-H28 | | |B |190424|A| | |DOCUMENT REF DATA=FED-STD-H28 |0020| |B |941221|A| |01|DOCUMENT REF DATA=ANSI/ASQ Z1.4 | | | |080101|A| | |DOCUMENT REF DATA=QQ-N-281 | | |D |851023|A|2 | |DOCUMENT REF DATA=QQ-N-286 | | |G |001207|A| | |DOCUMENT REF DATA=ASTM-B367 | | | |130701|A| | |DOCUMENT REF DATA=ASTM-B369 | | | |200401|A| | |DOCUMENT REF DATA=ASTM-B505 | | | |140401|A| | |DOCUMENT REF DATA=MIL-STD-792 | | |F |060519|A| | |DOCUMENT REF DATA=MIL-DTL-1222 | | |J |001208|A| | |DOCUMENT REF DATA=ASTM-E1417 | | | |160615|A| | |DOCUMENT REF DATA=ASTM-E1444 | | | |160601|A| | |DOCUMENT REF DATA=MIL-STD-2035 | | |A |950515|A| | |DOCUMENT REF DATA=ASTM-D4066 | | | |130701|A| | |DOCUMENT REF DATA=SAE AMS 6931 | | |D |171201|A| | |DOCUMENT REF DATA=ISO_9001 | | | |081115|A| | |DOCUMENT REF DATA=ISO10012 | | | |030415|A| | |DOCUMENT REF DATA=MIL-DTL-15024 | | |G |180303|A| | |DOCUMENT REF DATA=ISO/IEC 17025 | | | |050515|A| | |DOCUMENT REF DATA=QPL 25027 | | |17 |000207|A| | |DOCUMENT REF DATA=MIL-I-45208 | | |A |810724|A|1 | |DOCUMENT REF DATA=MIL-STD-45662 | | |A |880801|A| | |DOCUMENT REF DATA=ANSI/NCSL Z540.3 | | | |130426|A| | |DOCUMENT REF DATA=0900-LP-001-7000 | | | |810101|C| |01|DOCUMENT REF DATA=AIA/NAS NASM 17828 | | |1 |130430|A| | |DOCUMENT REF DATA=AIA/NAS NASM 25027 | | |1 |121221|A| | |DOCUMENT REF DATA=S9074-AQ-GIB-010/248 | | |1 |191112|A| | |DOCUMENT REF DATA=T9074-AS-GIB-010/271 | | |1 |140911|A| | |DOCUMENT REF DATA=S9074-AR-GIB-010A/278 (CHG A) | | | |130214|A| | |3. REQUIREMENTS3.1 ;The complete 1 Inch Combination Hull and Backup Ball Valve must be in accordance with Naval Sea Systems Command Drawing 7286652, Assembly IRKT and provided Engineering Report 2640-808X1J1, except as amplified or modified herein.;3.1.1 ;Bolt holes on mounting flanges must not be drilled.;3.1.2 ;Barrell Nut, Item 53; Screw, Item 54; and Plug, Item 55 are not required to be provided.;3.2 Material for Parts Requiring Certification - Quantitative chemical and mechanical analysis is required for the parts listed below unless specifically stated otherwise:Part - ;Body, Item 4 and Tailpiece, Item 9 of Drawing 7286652;Material - ;ASTM-B369, Alloy UNS C96400;Part - ;Stems, Item 9A and Item 3A of Drawing 4558766;Material - ;QQ-N-286, Alloy UNS N05500, Form 2, Cold Drawn, Annealed and Age Hardened;Part - ;Continuous Threaded Studs, Item 49 of Drawing 7286652;Material - ;MIL-DTL-1222, Type IV, QQ-N-286, Alloy UNS N05500, Annealed and Age Hardened and Marked .K.;PART - ;Self-locking Hex Nuts, Item 50 of drawing 7286652;MATERIAL - QQ-N-281, class A annealed (hot finished or cold drawn) or class B cold drawn. All material must be from the same class.SELF-LOCKING ELEMENT- ASTM-D4066, Group 01, Class 1 or 2, Grade 1Part - ;Stem Retaining Nuts, Item 5A of Drawing 7286168 and Item 19A of Drawing 4558769;Material - ;ASTM-B505, Alloy C90300;Part - ;Insert (Q3), Item 24 of drawing 7286652;Material - SAE-AMS-6931Note: Mechanical properties for bars, forgings and forging stock over 10" must be as specified in the applicable drawing. If the mechanical properties are not provided in the drawing, the mechanical properties specified in SAE-AMS-6931 Table 2 for material 6"to 10", must be applied.Part - ;Straight Ball, Piece 18L1 of Drawing 8617511 and Angle Ball, Piece 51L1 of Drawing 7285198;Material - SAE-AMS-6931ORCentrifugally cast 6AL-4V, ASTM-B367, Grade C-5, with mechanical properties as listed in supplementary Requirement S6.Note: Mechanical properties for bars, forgings and forging stock over 10" must be as specified in the applicable drawing. If the mechanical properties are not provided in the drawing, the mechanical properties specified in SAE-AMS-6931 Table 2 for material 6"to 10", must be applied.Part - ;Seats (Q3), Item 16 of drawing 7286652;Material - MD71-GG Mearthane (Graphite Filled Urethane). Material must be manufactured by Mearthane Products Inc. Cranston, RI. (Properties Specified Below Only)ITEM PROPERTY ASTM TEST METHOD VALUE(A) Hardness D2240 70 +/- 5 Shore D(B) Specific Gravity D792 1.18 +/- 0.02(C) Tensile Strength D412 (DIEC) 5000 PSI MIN(D) Compression-Defl D575 700 PSI MIN @ 2% DEF.(E) Tensile Impact D1822 300 FT-LB/SQ IN (Note 1) (TYPE L SPECIMEN)(F) Water Absorption D570 1.5% MAX (1 Week at R.T.)Note 1: These values are minimum averages. Separate specimen values may not vary more than 25% under the specified minimum.3.3 Testing Certification - Certifications are required for the following tests on the items listed below. Additional testing on other piece parts (if any) per applicable drawings is still required, but certifications are only required as listed below.Test - ;5X Visual Inspection;Item - ;Joint J0005;Performance - ;T9074-AS-GIB-010/271;Acceptance - ;MIL-STD-2035;Test - Weldability Test of ASTM-B369 materialItem - ;Body, Item 4 and Tailpiece, Item 9 of drawing 7286652;Performance - ASTM-B369Acceptance - ASTM-B369Test - ;Liquid Penetrant Inspection;Item - ;Continuous Threaded Studs, Item 49 of drawing 7286652;Performance - T9074-AS-GIB-010/271; Sampling must be per MIL-DTL-1222Acceptance - MIL-DTL-1222Test - ;Dye Penetrant Inspection for Non-Magnetic Grades;Item - ;Self-locking Hex Nuts, Item 50 of Drawing 7286652;Performance - T9074-AS-GIB-010/271 or ASTM-E1417/ASTM-E1444 (Method C solvent removal techniques must not be used on thread)Acceptance - ;NASM25027;Attribute - Annealing and Age HardeningItem - ;Stems, Item 9A and Item 3A of Drawing 4558766 and Continuous Threaded Studs, Item 49 of Drawing 7286652;Performance - QQ-N-286Test - Quality Conformance TestsItem - Self-Locking NutsPerformance - ;NASM25027;Acceptance - ;NASM25027;Attribute - Certificate of CompletionItem - Self-Locking Nut Nonmetallic InsertPerformance - ;ASTM-D4066, Group 01, Class 1, Grade 1;Attribute - Certificate of ComplianceItem - Self-Locking NutsPerformance - This Certificate must state that self-locking nuts were manufactured by an approved source. Approved sources are those listed on QPL-25027 for the appropriate fastener. This QPL may also be considered as approved sources for Heavy Hexself-locking nuts.Test - Pressure TestsItem - Each AssemblyPerformance - ;General Note 7001 of drawing 7286652;Acceptance - ;General Note 7001 of drawing 7286652;3.4 Radiography is required on ;Body, Item 4 and Tailpiece, Item 9 of Drawing 7286652; .3.5 The pressure tolerance must be as specified in the assembly drawing, detail drawing, design specification or elsewhere in this contract. Where pressure tolerances are not provided by drawings, specifications or specified elsewhere in this contract, thefollowing must be used: For pressure tests below 100 PSIG, the pressure tolerance must be +1 PSIG / -0 PSIG. For pressure tests at or above 100 PSIG up to and including 2500 PSIG, the pressure tolerance must be +2% / -0 PSIG rounded off to the nearest multiple of the smallest graduation on an analog test pressure gauge, not to exceed 50 PSIG. For pressure tests above 2500 PSIG, the pressure tolerance must be +2% / -0 PSIG, rounded off to the nearest multiple of the smallest graduation on an analog test pressure gauge, not to exceed 200 PSIG.The pressure test time tolerance must be as specified in the assembly drawing, detail drawing, design specification or elsewhere in this contract. Where pressure test time tolerances are not provided by drawings, specifications or specified elsewhere in thiscontract, the following must be used: For a test duration up to and including 1 hour, the tolerance must be +5 minutes / - 0 minutes. For a test duration of more than 1 hour up to and including 24 hours, the tolerance must be +30 minutes / - 0 minutes. For a test duration of more than 24 hours, the tolerance must be +60 minutes / - 0 minutes.3.6 Seat Stack Height Measurement - To ensure that each seat is within tolerance, check each seat singularly by measuring the seat height over the ball. This measurement is calculated by adding one-half ball diameter to the half stack height dimension on thedrawing. Limits are determined by the ball diameter tolerance and the half stack height tolerance. Check dimensions by measuring from the seat back face to top of ball. Manufacturers of seats that do not have a ball of the required size available will berequired to manufacture a dummy ball or segment of a ball with sufficient spherical surface to check the above dimension.3.7 Dupont Teflon Coating 850G-204 and 852G-201. Use of Dupont Teflon Coating 851N-204 and 852N-201 is acceptable until exhausted - Teflon coating of ball(s) must be in accordance with general note ;8; of drawing ;8617511; .3.7.1 ;This Teflon coating procedure is applicable to the Straight Ball, Piece 18L1.;3.7.2 CSD099 provides guidance for acceptance/rejection of teflon-coated valve balls after valve assembly production testing.3.8 Dupont Teflon Coating 850G-204 and 852G-201. Use of Dupont Teflon Coating 851N-204 and 852N-201 is acceptable until exhausted - Teflon coating of ball(s) must be in accordance with general note ;5; of drawing ;7285198; .3.8.1 ;This Teflon coating procedure is applicable to the Angle Ball, Piece 51L1.;3.8.2 CSD099 provides guidance for acceptance/rejection of teflon-coated valve balls after valve assembly production testing.3.9 ;Naval Ordnance Systems Command OD 10362 First Revision dated 15 Aug 1961 is provided by Contract Support Library Reference Number CSD018.;3.10 Contract Support Library - Additional requirements for this item are identified as Contract Support Library Reference Number ;CSD018 and CSD099; in ECDS at K-MONEL Fasteners - K-MONEL externally threaded fasteners must have mechanical properties determined in accordance with MIL-DTL-1222. Test results must include Tensile, Yield, Elongation and Hardness as required by MIL-DTL-1222. (The Hardness tests mustbe performed on a full size fastener.)3.11.1 Studs require an Axial Tensile test in accordance with MIL-DTL-1222.3.11.2 Headed fasteners require a Wedge Tensile test as specified elsewhere in this contract/purchase order.3.12 K-MONEL Fasteners - Material must be heat treated per QQ-N- Fasteners that have been hot or cold headed or roll threaded must be solution annealed followed by age hardening subsequent to all heading and thread rolling operations. The mechanical properties on certifications must be actual properties of theannealed and age hardened material and must meet the requirements of QQ-N- QQ-N-286 fasteners that have been headed and/or roll threaded must not beage hardened unless the material has been solution annealed subsequent to the heading and threading operations. Threads formed after the final age hardening heat treatment must becut or ground only.3.13 Specification Change - For QQ-N-281, Class B material:1 - Footnote 9 to Table II of QQ-N-281 does not apply.2 - When starting material is Round Bar greater than 3" dia, the mechanical properties of Hex Bar apply.3.14 A visual inspection shall be performed on the finished seat with acceptance criteria on critical surfaces per CSD167 in the ECDS (Electronic Contractor Data Submission) system at: Component Identification Description (CID) - When applicable drawing(s) and/or specification(s) specify that a nameplate or identification plate is required, the CID number ( ;CID 887306347; ) must be added. When no plate is specified, an identificationplate in accordance with MIL-DTL-15024, Type "C" on brass or Type "H" on aluminum must be securely attached to each assembly showing the above CID number. No assembly must be shipped without the CID number attached.3.16 Slow Strain Rate Tensile Test Laboratories - The Slow Strain Rate Tensile Test of QQ-N-286 must be performed by one of the following laboratories:Huntington Alloys, a Special Metals CompanyAttn: Bill Bolenr3200 Riverside DriveHuntington, WV 257059Phone: (304) 526-5889FAX: (304) 526-5973Metallurgical Consultants, Inc.Attn: W. M. Buehler4820 CarolinePO Box 88046Houston, TX 77288-0046Phone: (713) 526-6351FAX: (713) 526-2964Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock DivisionAttn: Eric Focht Code 6149500 Macarthur BlvdWest Bethesda, MD 20817-5700Phone: (301) 227-5032FAX: (301) 227-5576Teledyne AllvacAttn: Dr. W. D. Cao2020 Ashcraft Ave.Monroe, NC 28110Phone: (704) 289-4511FAX: (704) 289-4269Westmoreland Mechanical Testing and Research Inc.Attn: Andrew WisniewskiP.O. Box 388Youngstown, PA 15696-0388Mannesmann RohrenwerkeMannesmann Forschungsinstitut (MFI)Attn: Dr. WeissPostfach 25116047251 DuisburgGermanyPhone: 011-49-0203-9993194FAX: 011-49-0203-9994415ThyssenKrupp VDM USA, Inc.Attn: D. C. Agarwal11210 Steeplecrest Drive, Suite 120Houston, TX 77065-4939Phone: (281) 955-66833.17 Internal Threads - All internal threads must be formed by cutting. Cold forming of internal threads is not acceptable.3.18 Thread Inspection Requirements - All threads on threaded parts must be inspected using appropriate inspection methods, inspection systems, and inspection gages/instruments in accordance with FED-STD-H28 series. Substitution of thecommercial equivalentinspection in accordance with ASME B1 series is acceptable.3.18.1 System 21 of FED-STD-H28/20 must be used as a minimum inspection requirement for threads when the design drawing or design specification does not specify an inspection requirement.3.18.2 For Navy and Shipyard drawings, system 21 of FED-STD-H28/20 may be substituted for System 22 without further Navy approval when the design drawing invokes System 22 and does not cite governing specifications that specifically require system 22. System22 of FED-STD-H28/20 must be used when the drawing references other governing specifications that specifically require System 22, such as certain thread types of MIL-DTL-1222.3.18.3 A written request for concurrence must be submitted when utilizing alternative measuring equipment or measuring systems not applicable to the specified inspection system.3.19 O-ring grooves and mating sealing surfaces must be inspected per the contractually invoked drawings or specifications. When the drawings or specifications do not provide specific defect criteria or state that no defects are allowed, the GeneralAcceptance Criteria (GAC) standard must be used for inspecting O-ring grooves and mating sealing surfaces only. Repairs to sealing surfaces and O-ring grooves with unacceptable defects may be accomplished within the limits of the size and tolerances providedin the applicable drawing. Repairs thatwould exceed these limits require approval (including final dimensions). The data that is red lined (crossed out) is excluded from the GAC for this contract and is not to be used for acceptance or rejection criteria.The GAC document is identified as Contract Support Library Reference Number CSD008 at Welding or Brazing - When welding, brazing, and allied processes are required, as invoked by Section C paragraph 3 requirements, they must be in accordance with S9074-AR-GIB-010A/278, 0900-LP-001-7000 for brazing of piping and pressure vesselapplications, or S9074-AQ-GIB-010/248 for brazing of other applications. For all production and repair welding and brazing, personnel and procedures must be qualified under S9074-AQ-GIB-010/248 or 0900-LP-001-7000, as applicable. Repair welding is notpermitted on ;on alloy C90300 material; . Procedures and Qualification Data must be submitted for review and approval prior to performing any welding or brazing.3.21 Certificate of Compliance - (SPECIAL EMPHASIS MATERIAL) The Contractor must prepare and submit a certificate of compliance certifying that the items/components furnished under this contract comply with the requirements of the procurement document,including any/all invoked specifications and drawings.3.22 Configuration Control - The Contractor must maintain the total equipment baseline configuration. For items of proprietary design, Contractor drawings showing the latest assembly configuration must be provided to the Government in electronic (C4) format.Definitions are provided elsewhere in the Contract/Purchase Order.3.22.1 Waivers/Deviations - All waivers and deviations, regardless of significance or classification require review and approval by the Contracting Officer. Waivers and Deviations must be designated as Critical, Major, or Minor. The Contractor must providea copy of this request to the QAR. Requests must include the information listed below. a. A complete description of the contract requirement affected and the nature of the waiver/deviation (non-conformance), including a classification of Critical, Major, or Minor. b. Number of units (and serial/lot numbers) to be delivered in this configuration. c. Any impacts to logistics support elements (such as software, manuals, spares, tools, and similar) being utilized by Government personnel or impacts to the operational use of the product. d. Information about remedial action being taken to prevent reoccurrence of the non-conformance.3.22.2 All requests for Waivers/Deviations on NAVSUP-WSS Contracts must be submitted using the ECDS (Electronic Contractor Data Submission) system at ECPs - The Government will maintain configuration control and change authority for all modifications or changes affecting form, fit, function, or interface parameters of the Equipment and its sub-assemblies. The Contractor must submit an EngineeringChange Proposal (ECP) for any Class I or II changes that impact the Equipment covered by this contract. ECPs must be prepared in Contractor format, and must include the following information: a. The change priority, change classification (Class I or Class II), and change justification. b. A complete description of the change to be made and the need for that change. c. A complete listing of other Configuration Items impacted by the proposed change and a description of the impact on those CIs. d. Proposed changes to documents controlled by the Government. e. Proposed serial/lot number effectivities of units to be produced in, or retrofitted to, the proposed configuration. f. Recommendations about the way a retrofit should be accomplished. g. Impacts to any logistics support elements (such as software, manuals, spares, tools, and similar) being utilized by Government personnel in support of the product. h. Impacts to the operational use of the product. i. Complete estimated life-cycle cost impact of the proposed change. j. Milestones relating to the processing and implementation of the engineering change.3.23 Mercury Free - Mercury and mercury containing compounds must not be intentionally added or come in direct contact with hardware or supplies furnished under this contract. Mercury contamination of the material will be cause for rejection.3.24 NAVSEA 0948-LP-045-7010 - Any applicable requirements of NAVSHIPS 4410.17,NAVSEA 0948-LP-045-7010, or 0948-045-7010 which the contractor must meet are included in this contract/purchase order. The above documents are for GovernmentUse Only. Furtherapplication of the above documents is prohibited.prohibited.3.24.1 Marking of material with a Material Designator per the Drawing is also prohibited, with the exception of Fasteners. Fasteners must be marked with a Material Symbol/Designator as specified elsewhere in this contract. ^ QUALITY ASSURANCE REQUIREMENTS ^3.25 See CDRL DI-MISC-80678 (Test Certification) - A statement of tests performed, listing the pieces tested must be furnished along with a copy of the test results. Certification must include the contractor's name, address and date, quantity inspected,identified to the contract/purchase order and item number, and the Contractor's or authorized personnel's signature. Test certifications must reference the standard/specification, including the revision, to which the testing was performed and the acceptancecriteria used. Test procedure numbers may also be referenced on test reports. Test reports on weldments must be identified to weld joint and layer.3.26 Quality System Requirements - The Contractor furnishing items under this contract/purchase order must provide and maintain a quality system in accordance with ISO-9001 as amplified or modified herein, with the calibration system requirements of ISO-10012or ANSI-Z540.3 with ISO-17025. A Quality System in accordance with MIL-I-45208, with the calibration system requirements of MIL-STD-45662, is acceptable as an alternate.3.26.1 The Contractor's quality system and products supplied under the system are subject to evaluation, verification inspection, and acceptance/non-acceptance by the Government representative to determine the system's effectiveness in meeting the qualityrequirements established in the Contract/Purchase Order.3.26.2 The Contractor's quality system must be documented and must be available for review by the Contracting Officer or his representative prior to initiation of production and throughout the life of the contract. The Prime Contractor must, uponnotification, make his facilities available for audit by the contracting Officer or his authorized representative.3.26.3 See CDRL DI-QCIC-81110 (Inspection System Procedures) - All suppliers of Level I/SUBSAFE (LI/SS) material are required to submit a copy of their current documented quality system procedures to the Procurement Contracting Officer (PCO) prior to award ofany contract/purchase order. Suppliers that have a copy of their current quality system procedures on file at the Procuring Activity may request the PCO waive this requirement.3.26.4 This contract provides for the performance of Government Quality Assurance at source. The place or places of performance may not be changed without the authorization of the Procurement Contracting Officer. Upon receipt of this order, promptlynotify the Government representative who normally services your plant so that appropriate planning for Government inspection can be accomplished. If you do not have an assigned Government representative, notify the nearest Defense Contract Management Agency(DCMA) Office. In the event that a local Government representative or DCMA Office cannot be located, our purchasing agent should be notified immediately.3.26.5 Any changes made by the Contractor to a qualified quality system will require re-submittal to the PCO and concurrence by the Government Quality Assurance Representative prior to adoption.3.27 Contractor Inspection Requirements - The Contractor must maintain adequate records of all inspections and tests. The records must indicate the nature and number of observations made, the number and type of deficiencies found, the quantities approved andrejected and the nature of corrective action taken as appropriate. Inspection records must be traceable to the material inspected.3.27.1 The supplier's gages, measuring and test equipment must be made available for use by the Government representative when required to determine conformance with Contract requirements. When conditions warrant, the supplier's personnel must be madeavailable for operations of such devicesand for verification of their accuracy and condition.3.27.2 All documents and reference data applicable to this contract must be available for review by the Government representative. Copies of documents required for Government inspection purposes must be furnished in accordance with the instructions providedby the Government representative.3.28 Subcontractor Inspection Requirements - The Government has the right to inspect at source, any supplies or services that were not manufactured or performed within the contractor's facility. Such inspection can only be requested by or under authorizationof the Government representative. Any purchasing documents to a subcontractor must cite the applicable portions of the contractually invoked quality system (e.g. calibration requirements), plus any product requirements that apply to the supplies beingpurchased. When the Government elects to perform source inspection at the subcontractor's facility, applicable purchase documents must be annotated with the following statement: "A Government inspection is required prior to shipment from your plant. Uponreceipt of this order, promptly notify the Government representative who normally services your plant so that appropriate planning for Government inspection can be accomplished. If you do not have an assigned Government representative, notify the nearestDefense Contract Management Agency (DCMA) Office. In the event that a local Government representative or DCMA Office cannot be located, our purchasing agent should be notified immediately."3.29 The prime contractor's program must include procedures to assess the capability of the prospective suppliers to produce the products or supply the services in accordance with the contract, prior to the issuance of any purchase document.3.29.1 Each sub-tier supplier of material or services for items in Section 3 of this contract must be subjected to a periodic review or audit by the Prime to determine the continued capability of the supplier to control the quality of the products or servicesspecified in the purchase order or contract.3.29.2 The prime contractor must ensure that the purchased product conforms to specified purchase requirements and this contract. The type and extent of control applied to the supplier and the purchased product must be dependent upon the effect of thepurchased product on the end item represented by this contract.3.29.3 The prime contractor must evaluate the requirements of the contract and select suppliers based on their ability to supply the product in accordance with the prime contractor's requirements and the contract. Criteria for selection and evaluation mustbe established. Records of this effort must be available for review by the government.3.29.4 The prime contractor's supplier quality assurance program must provide for a review of purchase documents to assure applicable quality requirements are included or referenced in the documentation for compliance by the supplier.3.30 Government Furnished Material and/or Equipment (GFM/GFE) - When material or equipment is furnished by the Government, the Contractor must develop documented control procedures that require at least the following:3.30.1 Visual examination upon receipt to detect damage during transit.3.30.2 Inspection for completeness and proper type.3.30.3 Verification of material quality received.3.30.4 Periodic inspection and precautions to assure adequate storage conditions and to guard against damage from handling and deterioration during storage.3.30.5 Functional testing, either prior to or after installation, or both, as required by the Contract to determine satisfactory operation.3.30.6 Identification and protection from improper use or disposition.3.30.7 Reporting to the Government, any GFM or GFE property found damaged, malfunctioning, or otherwise unsuitable for use. In the event of damage or malfunction during or after installation, the supplier must determine and record probable cause andnecessity for withholding the material from use.3.30.8 For GFE material, and as required by the terms of the bailment agreement, the supplier must establish procedures for adequate storage, maintenance, and inspection of bailed Government material. Records of all inspection and maintenance performed onbailed property must be maintained.3.30.9 Material returned to the contractor must be handled as GFM.3.31 Traceability and Certification Requirements - To assure that correct materials are installed in Level I/SUBSAFE systems, it is imperative that traceability be maintained from the material to the material certification test report and other requiredObjective Quality Evidence (OQE). The material certification report must completely and accurately reflect that the material supplied meets the specified requirements. Materials requiring Traceability and Certification Data are identified within Paragraph 3,Section C of this contract/purchase order.3.31.1 The following provides the minimum requirements for maintaining material traceability and supplements the requirements specified in DI-MISC-81020 and elsewhere in the contract/purchase order. The Contractor must develop written procedures thatimplement the material control requirements stated herein.3.32 Material Traceability - The certification data report must be identified through a unique traceability number, heat-lot number, or heat-treat number for metallic material or batch of non-metallic material, as applicable, which must also be marked on thematerial. This traceability marking on the material must provide direct traceability to the material's chemical composition and mechanical properties certification data. For material produced by batch, continuous cast, or continuous pour processes, samplesmust be taken no less than once in every eight hours of operation for the purpose of validating proper chemical composition and mechanical properties. Traceability must be maintained through all process operations including any subcontracted operations, to thefinished component.3.32.1 Material Marking for Traceability and Identification - The following are the minimum marking requirements. Additional/alternate marking requirements, if applicable, will be specified elsewhere in the contract/purchase order. In addition to themarking requirements on applicable drawings and/or specifications, marking for traceability is required. All traceability markings must be permanently applied in accordance with MIL-STD-792 (except as specified below). An alternate marking method ispermissible provided it is an available option in the contractually invoked specification or drawing, except in instances where the material has been modified by this contract/purchase order and differs from that specified in the specification or drawing.3.32.2 Traceability markings for items with precision machined or plated surfaces, or material with suitable marking surface areas less than 3/8 inches square (either 3/8" x 3/8" or an area equal to 0.1406 inches square) must be applied to a durable tag andthe tag securely affixed to the material.3.32.3 Permanent marking must be legible and must be located so as to not affect the form, fit, and function of the material. ;Marking area to be as shown on drawing. Self-Locking Hex Nuts to be marked on the hex flats. Balls to be marked on the waterwayand Seats to be marked on the outer cylindrical surface.;3.32.4 Seat Marking - Each seat must be permanently marked in accordance with MIL-STD-792, type I and as stated below, except for Teflon seats, which must only be tagged. Type IX marking may be substituted for type I, provided the minimum character sizescribed by the marking tool must be approximately 3/32 inch high to insure legibility. Permanent marking is not permitted on Teflon seats.Seat marking requirements must maintain complete traceability to certification OQE. Seat marking must be either heat/lot or batch number, a vendor traceability number/code, or a combination thereof and must be unique to the material certification.3.32.5 Traceability markings must be maintained through assembly, and whenever possible must be visible after assembly. For items where the marking is not visible after assembly, a durable tag must be securely attached to the item identifying the partnumber, piece number, traceability number, and the location of the permanent mark.3.33 See CDRL-DI-MISC-81020 (Chemical and Mechanical) and CDRL DI-MISC-80678 (SEAT MATERIAL) - Material Certifications - The following material certification requirements apply:3.33.1 Metallic Material - Quantitative chemical and mechanical analysis of material traceable to traceability markings is required. Material certification test reports must include the class, form, condition, grade, type, finish, and/or composition, asapplicable, of the material supplied.3.33.2 Non-Metallic Material - The Contractor must furnish the applicable test reports for each heat/lot/batch of seat material. Material certification test reports must include, in addition to the specification, the class, form, grade, type, process, and/orcomposition, as applicable, of the material supplied.3.33.3 Re-identification and re-certification of metallic material is required when the material is subjected to a process which alters its properties. If the starting material or raw stock is processed in a manner that will not affect its chemicalcomposition or mechanical properties, the original certifications for the chemical composition and mechanical properties, as required by the material specification, are acceptable. Re-certification of the chemical or mechanical properties is required if aprocess is used during fabrication that alters the original properties of the material (e.g. alloying, heat treating, or forming). In these instances, the properties of the material must be re-determined and documented to reflect the altered condition. Thealtered material must be uniquely re-identified. The properties thus determined and documented, are required for final certification and must conform to the material specification or the contract/purchase order requirements. When only the mechanical propertiesare altered, the original certification forchemical composition must be overstamped and annotated with the unique traceability marking used with the altered material and at a minimum contain the information below.TRACEABILITY MARKING________________________________________________ (marking on finished item)IS FABRICATED FROM RAW MATERIAL IDENTIFIED TOHEAT/LOT NUMBER _______________ AND HEAT TREAT NUMBER ______________________ (when applicable)_________________________________________ DATE _____________________ (name and signature of auth. co. rep.)3.33.4 Material certification data forwarded by the manufacturer must contain a signed certification that the report results represent the actual attributes of the material furnished and indicate full compliance with all applicable specification and contractrequirements. Transcription of certification data is prohibited.3.33.5 Statements on material certification documents must be positive and unqualified. Disclaimers such as "to the best of our knowledge" or "we believe the information contained herein is true" are not acceptable.3.33.6 If material is received without the required certification papers or with incorrect/missing data on the certification papers, the material will be rejected.3.34 Material Handling - The written material control process must include the following:3.34.1 All raw materials must have traceability markings (except as specified below).3.34.2 Stored raw materials requiring traceability must be segregated to preclude intermingling with materials not requiring traceability.3.34.3 When traceability markings will be removed by a manufacturing or fabrication process, the marking must be recorded prior to removal and be immediately restored upon completion of the process. If this cannot be done or is impractical, an appropriatematerial control procedure (such as a bag and tag, tagging, and/or tote box control) must be employed. The material control procedure must provide a method of positive control to preclude commingling of heats/lots or loss of traceability. The traceabilitymarking must be reapplied upon completion of the final manufacturing process.3.34.4 Brazing or weld filler metals for strength welds forming or integral with pressure containing components or assemblies requiring traceability must be verified to be the correct material, and type or grade, as applicable, prior to consumption. At aminimum, material verification must consist of inspection of material test reports for conformance to specified requirements. Control of welding and brazing filler metals must be maintained to the point of consumption to assure use of the correct type andgrade. Markings and traceability requirements do not apply to brazing and weld filler metals after consumption. It is the responsibility of the prime contractor to ensure conformance with the above requirements on welds performed by their subcontractors.3.34.5 Purchase orders for raw material must specify that the material be traceable to material certification test reports by traceability markings on the material and identified on the test reports. The certification data requirements contained inDI-MISC-81020 must be invoked by the prime contractor on all subcontractors supplying Level I material.3.34.6 The material control process must include requirements for the maintenance of traceability for items sent out for subcontracted operations. If such operations would remove traceability markings, purchase or work orders must specify a method andmarking location for remarking. The contractor must also ensure that subcontractor production controls are adequate to preclude commingling of materials during processing.3.35 Receiving Inspection3.35.1 Products and services produced by sub-tier suppliers for incorporation in the contract end item must be subject to inspection or audit at the time of receipt by the prime prior to further processing within the prime contractor's plant or shipment toanother location.3.35.2 Receiving Inspection must include as a minimum -Verification that the traceability marking on the material agrees with that on the certification test reports.Verification that certification test reports are legible and complete.Verification that the contents of the certification test reports are in compliance with the contractually invoked specifications and requirements.3.36 Discrepancy Reporting3.36.1 Nonconforming products must be identified and processed in accordance with the prime contractor's procedures for controlling nonconforming products. The prime contractor must report the receipt of any nonconforming products to the responsible sub-tiersupplier in accordance with established procedures. Nonconforming material records will be maintained and available for review by the government Quality Assurance Representative (QAR).3.37 Final Inspection - The following inspections must be performed prior to Government inspection and acceptance.3.37.1 Material Sampling - Material must be inspected for form, fit, and function. Lot acceptance must be based on zero defects and lot rejection based on one defect. The sample size must be in accordance with the sampling plan(s) in the applicable militaryspecification or standard, federal specification or standard, or drawing to which the material was manufactured. In the absence of such sampling plans, sampling inspection must be per ANSI/ASQ-Z1.4, general inspection level II (for sample size selection code),table IIA (for sample size).SMALL LOT SIZES - For lot sizes of fifty or less, the minimum sample size must be eight units. For lot sizes of eight or less, the sample size must be one hundred percent of the lot.3.37.2 The Manufacturer may elect to use Statistical Process Control (SPC) to assure product quality in lieu of the above attribute sampling plan, provided that the SPC methodology/system used provides acceptable products to the Government. However, theGovernment/Navy Receipt Inspection Activity may perform their acceptance inspection of the material using the attribute sampling plan outlined above.3.37.3 All data concerning material verification (chemical, mechanical or physical properties), traceability (material certifications to material marking), and nondestructive test (NDT) certifications for material must be 100% inspected. The certificationtest reports must also be 100% inspected for completeness and legibility.3.37.4 All material requiring traceability must be 100% inspected for traceability marking and that the marking is legible.3.37.5 Sampling for certification of non-metallic material must be on the basis of one set of test specimens from each heat/lot or batch.3.38 Additional Marking for Fasteners - Fasteners must be marked in accordance with ;MIL-DTL-1222, except the Self-Locking Hex Nuts must be marked in accordance with NASM 17828; . The method of marking must be types I, II, III, V, VIII or IX of MIL-STD-792except for grades 410, 416 and 431 in the H condition and grades 8, 630, A574, and 4340 which must be marked by method II when marking is applied after the final heat treatment. Markings on fasteners that are to be coated must be marked prior to coating andhave a minimum depth of 4 mils. Traceability marking must be legible after the application of protective compounds.3.38.1 Marking is required for all fasteners regardless of size and must include the material symbol, the manufacturer's identification symbol, and the traceability marking. Marking must be applied on the head of headed fastener (top preferred, sidelocation if necessary). Self-Locking screws must also be marked with six dots. Where no contract invoked specification requirement exists for this marking, self-locking fasteners must be marked with six dots approximately .032" diameter, raised or depressedby approximately .010" located on the top perimeter of the head of the fastener in an arc or circular pattern. The six dots must be distinguishable from all other required markings.3.39 See CDRLs DI-MISC-80875 (welding procedures) and DI-MISC-80876 (weld procedure qualification data) - When production or repair welding is required, the applicable welding procedure(s) and qualification data must be submitted for review and approval. Inaddition, the CONSUMED WELD METAL C of C as defined below must be submitted as part of the certification OQE package submitted by the Contractor.Note: These requirements do not apply to tack/spot welds.3.39.1 Approval of the Contractor's qualification data must be obtained prior to performing any welding (production or repair).3.39.2 If the Contractors qualification data has previously been approved by the Navy for other contracts, a copy of the original approval letter may be submitted along with the procedures and qualification data report to expedite the approval process. Theapproval letter must reference the applicable welding procedure and qualification data report identification/number. Prior approval does not guarantee acceptance for this or any future contracts. As far as practical, all procedures for the contract must besubmitted at the same time. Welding procedures and qualification data must be submitted in a commercially available electronic format such as Adobe Acrobat PDF. The contractor must state the applicability of each weld procedure and qualification data submitted,citing the drawing number and pieces to be welded. (i.e. "WP-123 and QD-123 are submitted for the weld joint between pieces 1 and 2 on drawing ABC." WP-456 and QD-456 are submitted for the hardfacing of piece 3 on drawing XYZ.")3.39.3 The PCO's authorization for the use of weld procedure(s) and qualification data for the specific application as submitted does not mitigate the vendors responsibility to comply with the requirements of S9074-AQ-GIB-010/248, S9074-AR-GIB-010A/278, andthe contract.3.39.4 Authority for the repair of Special Repairs in castings, the repair of wrought material, or the repair of forged material must be obtained via request for waiver from the Procurement Contracting Officer. This request must describe the defect; includingsize, depth, location, and a description of the proposed repair. Repairs deemed minor or nominal in accordance with S9074-AR-GIB-010/278 can be made at contractor discretion in accordance with S9074-AR-GIB-010/278 requirements; however, Weld ProcedureSpecification (WPS) and Procedure Qualification Record (PQR) submittals are still required. This request for NAVSUP-WSS Contracts must be submitted via the Electronic Contractor Data Submission (ECDS) application.3.39.5 Any new procedure qualification performed under this Contract will require the vendor to provide a minimum 72 hour notification to DCMA with an offer to observe the welding of the test assemblies. The 72 hour time limit may be modified upon mutualagreement between the vendor and DCMA.3.39.6 When drawings require hardfacing surface Iron or Nickel content not to exceed 5%, the contractor must verify surface Iron or Nickel content by performing chemical testing as defined by the applicable drawing. The chemical test results must be submittedas part of the qualification data.3.39.7 Additional qualification requirements for production hardfacing thickness less than 1/8-inch: Macro-etch (or legible photomacrographs clearly showing the fusion area) must be submitted for review and show consistent, minimized dilution. All essentialelements and any elements not listed in S9074-AQ-GIB-010/248 that influence dilution must be in the qualification data and weld procedure, with strict limits placed on each essential element.3.39.8 Preparation and retention of weld records is required, as specified by paragraph 4.1.3 of S9074-AR-GIB-010A/ When production or repair welding is required on titanium materials, the applicable fabrication plan, facilities procedure, training plan, and active welder qualification must also be submitted for review and approval.3.39.10 If the contractor's fabrication plan, facilities procedure, training plan, or active welder qualification has previously been approved by the Navy for other contracts, a copy of the original approval letter may be submitted along with the applicabledocumentation to expedite the approval process. The approval letter must reference the applicable documentation. Prior approval does not guarantee acceptance for this or any future contracts. The contractor's fabrication plan, facilities procedure, trainingplan, and active welder qualification must be submitted at the same time as the applicable welding procedure(s) and weld procedure qualification data. All documentation must be submitted in a commercially available electronic format, such as Adobe Acrobat PDF.3.39.11 See CDRL DI-MISC-80678 (Consumed Weld Metal) - A Certificate of Compliance is required for all weld filler metals used for production or repair welding, and must include the following:a) Filler Metal LOT number(s)b) Specification and Typec) A positive statement that the vendor has obtained OQE and verified that each LOT of weld filler material conforms to specification requirements.d) A positive statement verifying that the weld filler metals were the correct material type or grade prior to consumption.3.39.12 When production welds or repair welds are performed by a subcontractor, the requirement for submission of all certification documentation required herein must be passed down to the subcontractor.3.40 Radiography (RT) - Radiography must be performed in accordance with T9074-AS-GIB-010/271. RT acceptable criteria for castings to be criticality level I per the applicable table of S9074-AR-GIB-010A/278. RT acceptance criteria for weldments to be per theapplicable table of S9074-AR-GIB-010A/278 (P-1 piping) or MIL-STD-2035, class 1, as applicable.3.40.1 See CDRL DI-MISC-80678 (RSS) - The Contractor or activity performing the radiography must be responsible for preparing the radiographic shooting sketches (RSS) in accordance with T9074-AS-GIB-010/271. Shooting sketch approval is not required forradiography of weldments. The radiographic standard shooting sketches (RSSS) referenced on the applicable drawing may be used, however, since T9074-AS-GIB-010/271 permits a variety of processes, the RSSS may not be applicable as they will not necessarily dependonly on the coverage requirements, but also on the equipment and procedures of the particular radiographic facility. Approval of these shooting sketches or radiographic standard shooting sketches is required per S9074-AR-GIB-010A/278. If this data has beenpreviously approved by a Navy activity, the original approval letter must be submitted at the same time as RT film and reader sheet submittal.3.40.2 All pieces radiographed must be permanently marked with "RT" and a unique RT serial number. (The unique RT serial number must be directly traceable to the RT film.)3.40.3 See CDRL DI-MISC-80678 (Production Radiography) - Production Radiography requires final acceptance by the Navy. The items listed below must be submitted for final acceptance, cataloging, file, and retention. They must be submitted and approved prior toshipment of the applicable hardware. However, when the source certification clause is invoked, they must be submitted a minimum of forty-five (45) working days prior to the date of source certification inspection.(a) Film(b) RSS/RSSS(c) RS (Reader Sheets)(d) Documentation record listing the part number, heat/lot traceability, and theunique RT serial number (which is traceable to the RT film and reader sheet)3.41 See CDRL DI-MISC-80678 (Special Emphasis C of C) - The certificate of compliance must show traceability to the marking applied on each individual item, and must contain the following information:1. Contractor's name, address and date.2. The contract/purchase order number (for example: N00104-11-P-FA12)3. The National Stock Number (NSN). The 18 character National Stock Number for Special Emphasis Material includes the two digit COG, the four digit FSC, the 9 digit NIIN, and the two digit SMIC (for example: 1H 4820 012345678 L1) ("N/A" when Not Applicable).4. Lubricants, sealants, anti-seize, and/or thread locking compounds ("N/A" when Not Applicable).5. Certification that O-rings, packing, gaskets, or other elastomeric products were installed in a compressed state within an assembly or sub-assembly, prior to expiration of the shelf life ("N/A" when Not Applicable).6. Manufacturer's compound number ("N/A" when Not Applicable).7. When weld procedure submittal is required by the contract, a statement that the approval date of the qualification data precedes any production or repair welding performed on this Contract. ("N/A" when Not Applicable).8. A statement to the effect that all items furnished on this contract are in full compliance with the specifications and requirements and list each contractually invoked conformance/compliance test performed by name and that it was performedsatisfactorily.9. Contractor's or authorized personnel's signature.4. QUALITY ASSURANCE4.1 Notes to DCMA QAR and the Contractor -4.1.1 DCMA QAR and the Contractor for proprietary designs - Departures from Contractor imposed requirements, not specifically covered by the contract, must be judged individually on the basis of the effect, if any, on contractual requirements. When there is adisagreement between the Contractor and the Government representative as to the effect on contractual requirements, the departure must be considered a nonconformance and be submitted to the PCO for disposition.4.1.2 DCMA QAR and the Contractor for proprietary designs - All records of departures from Contractor imposed requirements must be maintained and available for review at the Contractor's facility. A copy must be given to the local Government representative. Arecord of these departures, traceable to the applicablepart number and contract number must be submitted to the PCO.4.1.3 DCMA QAR and the Contractor for proprietary designs - For proprietary designs, the contractor's part numbers are acceptable for reference only. The delivered material must conform to all drawings, specifications, and other contractual requirements.4.1.4 DCMA QAR - It is the responsibility of DCMA QAR to review Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) procedures for NAVSUP Contracts/Purchase Orders.4.1.5 DCMA QAR and the Contractor - The ECDS (Electronic Contractor Data Submission) system is available for certain data submissions and to submit questions and clarifications, and waiver requests on Contracts and Solicitations. ECDS can be found at: PACKAGING5.1 Preservation, Packaging, Packing and Marking - Preservation, Packaging, Packing and Marking must be in accordance with the Contract/Purchase Order Schedule and as specified below.MIL-STD 2073 PACKAGING APPLIES AS FOUND ELSEWHERE IN THE SCHEDULE6. NOTES6.1 Several definitions of terms that apply to CSI items are listed below. All terms may not apply to every item.6.1.1 The ECDS (Electronic Contractor Data Submission) system is at: This application will require advance registration using a PKI Digital Certificate on a CAC. A Vendor User Guide is available as CSD001 in the CSD(Contract Support Document) Library within ECDS.6.1.2 Critical Safety Item (CSI) - Any ship part, assembly, or support equipment containing a critical characteristic whose failure, malfunction, or absence of which could cause a catastrophic or critical failure resulting in loss of, or serious damage to theship, or unacceptable risk of personal injury or loss of life.6.1.3 Critical Process - As determined by the TWH, any process, operation or action performed on a Ship CSI that serves to establish a critical characteristic (such as welding, soldering, machining, polishing, cleaning, or assembling) or confirm that acritical characteristic is within drawing or specification compliance (such as, testing, measurement, or non-destructive evaluation).6.1.4 First Article - Pre-production models, initial product samples, test samples produced to ensure a manufacturer's capability to meet full specification requirements.6.1.5 First Article Test (FAT) - Contractually required testing and inspection of a supplier's pre-production, production, or "production representative" specimens to evaluate a manufacturer's ability to produce conforming product prior to the Government'scommitment to receive subsequent production items. First Article Testing is product specific and does not assess manufacturing process controls nor does it assure the effectiveness of the manufacturer's quality program.6.1.6 Government Source Inspection (GSI) - GSI is independent oversight performed by a government representative usually a DCMA Quality Assurance Representative (QAR)) to assure that those unique product quality and system elements, identified by theContracting Agency as important, are observed and evaluated.6.1.7 Quality Assurance Letter of Instruction (QALI) - A QALI is a formal document initiated by a contracting activity that provides essential requirements and instructions for contracted materials to be independently verified and accepted by a governmentrepresentative prior to shipment.6.1.8 Objective Quality Evidence (OQE) - The quantitative and qualitative data of all mechanical, chemical, and performance tests performed (as required by the applicable specification, drawing, or purchase document) to prove that the material suppliedconforms to the specified requirements.6.1.9 Surface Discontinuity - Any surface irregularity, marking, or localized change in physical character of the surface, other than dimensional, that exists infrequently at one or several places. (Examples: burrs, dents, nicks, scratches, gouges, pits,center-punches, scribes, and tool marks) Surface discontinuities less than 0.005-inch in depth are acceptable provided they do not violate any other design requirements specified in this Contract/Purchase Order.6.1.10 Traceability Code - A code or number providing traceability to the actual chemical and mechanical properties of the specified heat, batch, or form from which the material originated.6.1.11 Verification - An examination performed to determine compliance with a specific requirement.6.1.12 Nonconformance - A nonconformance is defined as affecting or violating the following: - The requirements of this contract/purchase order. - Contractually invoked drawings (i.e. envelope dimensions, interface dimens
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