(f) Four sets of all hardware, including inflation system,
used in the complete ring buoy.
4.3.2 First article ins pection report and inspection procedure.
Unless otherwise specified (see 6.2.1), the contractor shall prepare a first
article inspection report and a first article inspection procedure in accor-
dance with the data ordering document specified (see 6.2.2).
4.4 Quality conformance inspection. Quality conformance inspection shall
be as specified in 4.4.2, 4.4.3, 4.4.5.l and 184.108.40.206.
4.4.1 Sampling. Sampling for quality conformance inspection shall be
performed in accordance with MIL-STD-105, except where otherwise indicated
4.4.2 Leakage test samples. Ring buoys shall be 100 percent tested for
leakage in accordance with 4.6.3 prior to packing into the plastic shell. Ring
buoys not conforming to 4.6.3 may be reworked prior to retesting, but no air
retaining seam shall be reworked more than once.
4.4.3 Adhesion test samples. At the beginning of each day's production,
one buoy from each 100 production buoys sealed shall be tested in accordance
with the applicable tests of 4.6.9. If, during the cycle, buoys of fabric from
a different fabric coater are to be sealed, a fresh sample shall be tested and
the cycle count returned to zero. If failures occur during any sample tests,
production shall be halted and corrective action shall be taken to determine
and correct the failure.
4.4.4 Inspection lot.
A lot shall consist of all ring buoys submitted for
inspection at one time.
4.4.5 Examination of the end item. A random sample of ring buoys shall be
selected from each lot in accordance with inspection level 11 of MIL-STD-105 for
the examination specified in 220.127.116.11. The acceptable quality level (AQL) shall
be 1.0 for all defects.
18.104.22.168 End item test. A random sample of ring buoys shall be selected from
each lot in accordance with inspection level II of MIL-STD-105 with an AQL of 10.
Each sample selected shall be subjected to the specified tests and performed in
the order shown as follows:
22.214.171.124 Visual examination. The finished ring buoys shall be examined for
the defects classified in accordance with table I. The AQLs and inspection
levels of 4.4.5 apply for critical, major and minor defects.