220.127.116.11 Recovered materials. Unless otherwise specified herein, all
equipment, materials, and articles incorporated in the products covered by this
specification shall be new and may be fabricated using materials produced from
recovered materials to the maximum extent practicable without jeopardizing the
intended use. The term "recovered materials" means materials which have been
collected or recovered from solid waste and reprocessed to become a source of raw
materials, as opposed to virgin raw materials. None of the above shall be
interpreted to mean that the use of used or rebuilt products is allowed under
this specification unless otherwise specified.
18.104.22.168 Prohibited materials. Pumps, drivers, and auxiliary parts
furnished by the pump contractor shall be free of mercury contamination and free
of functional mercury. During the manufacturing processes, checks, examinations
and tests, the product being offered for acceptance shall not come in direct
contact with mercury, any of its compounds, nor with any mercury containing
device, such as gauges and thermometers (see 6.3).
3.3.12 Pump pressure regulating governors. Unless otherwise specified (see
6.2), one constant pressure regulating governor in accordance with MIL-G-18916
shall be furnished with each class E turbine-driven pump for main and auxiliary
feed booster and waste heat boiler feed pumps. Steam pressure drop through pump
pressure regulating governors shall be considered when rating turbine-driven
In no case shall parts be physically inter-
changeable or reversible unless such parts are also interchangeable or reversible
with regard to function, performance and strength.
3.4 Tools. Equipment shall be constructed to minimize need for special
tools. Special tools are defined as those tools not listed in the Federal Supply
Catalog (copies of the catalog may be consulted in the office of the DCASMA).
Workmanship shall be of the very highest quality to
ensure that the utmost reliability for the service intended is achieved and all
requirements of the specification are met.
QUALITY ASSURANCE PROVISIONS
4.1 Responsibility for inspection. Unless otherwise specified in the
contract or purchase order, the contractor is responsible for the performance of
all inspection requirements (examinations and tests) as specified herein. Except
as otherwise specified in the contract or purchase order, 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 this
specification where such inspections are deemed necessary to ensure supplies and
services conform to prescribed requirements.
4.1.1 Responsibility for compliance. All Items shall meet all requirements
of sections 3 and 5. The inspection set forth in this specification shall become
a part of the contractor's overall inspection system or quality program. The
absence of any inspection requirements in the specification shall not relieve the
contractor of the responsibility of ensuring that all products or supplies