3.10 Workmanship. All parts, components , and assemblies of the
fuel tank module, including castings, forgings, molded parts, stamp-
ings, seals and sealing agents, machined surfaces, and welded parts,
shall be clean and free from any defects that will reduce the capa-
bility of the fuel tank module to meet the requirements specified
herein. Any components and assemblies which have been repaired or
modified to overcome deficiencies shall not be used without prior
approval of the contracting officer. External surfaces shall be
free of burrs, slag, sharp edges and corners where sharp edges
and corners are required.
QUALITY ASSURANCE PROVISIONS
Unless otherwise specified
4.1 Responsibilitty for inspection.
in the contract or purchase order, the contractor is responsible
for the performance of all inspection requirements as specified
herein . Except as otherwise specified in the contract or purchase
order, the contractor may use his own or any other facilities suit-
able 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 the prescribed requirements.
4.2 Classification of inspections. The inspection requirements
specified herein are classified as follows:
(a) First article inspection (see 4.3)
(b) Quality conformance inspection (see 4.4)
(c) Packaging (see 4.6)
4.3 First article inspection and testing. First article inspec-
tion shall consist of the examination and tests specified in Table I.
Failure to pass any test shall be cause for rejection.
4.4 Quality conformance inspection. Quality conformance inspec-
tion shall consist of the examinations and tests specified in Table
4.4.1 Lot size. An inspection lot shall consist of all fuel
tank modules produced during an identifiable production period and
submitted at one time for acceptance inspection. Production period
shall be 1 month.
4.4.2 Sampling for inspection. Sampling for inspection from each
inspection lot shall be in accordance with inspection N-II-S of
MIL-STD-105. The Acceptable Quality Level (AQL) shall be 0.65 per-
cent for critical defects, 1.0 percent for major defects and 2.5
percent for minor defects.