Preheat of materials being welded and maximum interpass temperature
during welding shall be in accordance with the contractor's
Tack welds shall be subject to the same quality requirements as
Work shall be positioned for flat welding whenever practicable.
Procedures and sequences shall be such that distortion and shrinkage
will be held to a minimum. When straightening is required, caution
shall be exercised to insure that the straightening process does not
weaken the part and reels.
The contractor shall be responsible for determining the inspections
needed to insure that, when the welded parts are assembled together
to make the reels, the reels shall conform to the inspection
requirements specified in Section 4.
All weldments shall be free of slag, flux, weld spatter, and other
impurities detrimental to either the appearance or strength of the
Undercut in weldments shall be held to a minimum and shall not be
more than 1/32 inch deep.
QUALITY ASSURANCE PROVISIONS
4.1 Responsibility for inspection. Unless otherwise specified in the
contract, the contractor is responsible for the performance of all inspection
requirements specified herein. Except as otherwise specified in the contract,
the contractor may use his own or any other facilities suitable for the
performance of the inspection requirements specified herein, unless
disapproved by the Government. The Government reserves the right to perform
any of the inspections set forth in the specification where such inspections
are deemed necessary to assure supplies and services conform to prescribed
4.2 Classification of inspections.
The inspections requirements specified
herein are classified as follows:
Quality conformance inspection (see 4.3).
Inspection of packaging (see 4.5).
Quality conformance inspection.
4.3.1 Sampling. Sampling for examination and test shall be in accordance
with MIL-STD-105, Inspection Level I.
4.3.2 Examination. Reels selected in accordance with 4.3.1 shall be
examined in accordance with 4.4.1. AQL shall be 21.5 percent defective.
4.3.3 Tests. Reels selected in accordance with 4.3.1 shall be tested as
specified in 4.4.2. AQL shall be 2.5 percent defective.
4.4.1 Examination. The reels shall be examined as specified herein for
the following defects:
Dimensions not as shown on the drawings.
Poor fit at joints, seams, or edges; misalinement.