Shock, packed and packaged . The pump, packed and packaged
in accordance with Section 5, shall be subjected to free fall drop
tests. The pump in its container shall be dropped from a height of
36 inches, one drop on each of 4 diagonally opposite corners and flat
drops, one each, on the bottom and on one side. The drops shall be
made on an impact surface of essentially non-yielding material such
as stone or concrete. The complete series of drops shall be performed
under each of the following conditions:
room temperature, within 10
minutes after the container has been stabilized at -45 F 5 F, and
within 10 minutes after the container has been stabilized at +140 F
Operational service life. Each preproduction sample shall
complete the life test requirement by being subjected to a total of ten
7-minute operational tests in accordance with 4.4,4.1 during the pre-
production test schedule, Table IV. The number of additional operational
tests needed to meet the life requirement is listed in Table IV under
"Operation Service Life".
Test data sheets. All test data shall be recorded on a data
sheet by the supplier and maintained as part of the inspection records.
In addition to the data requirements of 4.5.5, the data sheets shall
contain, but are not limited to, the following information:
Determination of defect or failure. Failure of a pump to
successfully pass any of the tests in 4.4 through 22.214.171.124 shall be
cause for rejection of the preproduction sample.
Acceptance inspection. Each pump produced under the contract
or purchase order shall be subjected to the following tests and examina-
Tests and examinations.
Static pressure test