Quality Requirements for all Suppliers

 
 

QUALITY REQUIREMENTS
 ALL Suppliers of Critical Material
 

  1. Supplier shall notify Space Science Services Inc. of nonconforming material, changes in product, or process definition.
  2. Supplier shall grant right of access by Space Science Services Inc., their customers, and regulatory authorities to all facilities involved in the order and to all applicable records.
  3. Supplier shall flow down to sub-tier suppliers the applicable requirements within the purchasing documents, including key characteristics where required.
  4. Revision status of technical data.
  5. Space Science Services does not require suppliers to maintain records for the company; instead, all required records are to be shipped with product or sent to Space Science Services for retention.
     

REQUIREMENTS
Suppliers of Magnetic Particle Materials

  1. Relevant Product Specifications / Requirements: ASTM E 1444 and ASME Sec. V
  2. Certifications of Compliance Required: Certification of compliance to ASTM E 1444 and ASME Sec. V for each item and/or batch number.

Instructions for Order:

  1. Magnetic particle inspection materials supplied are to comply with the requirements of ASTM E 1444 and ASME Sec. V.
  2. Certification of compliance to ASTM E 1444 and ASME Sec. V for each item and/or batch number to be shipped to Space Science Services, Inc. with magnetic particle inspection materials.

REQUIREMENTS
Suppliers of Penetrant Materials
 

  1. Relevant Product Specifications / Requirements: ASTM E 1417 and ASME Sec. V
  2. Certifications of Compliance Required: Certification of compliance to ASTM E 1417 and ASME Sec. V for each item and/or batch number.

Instructions for Order:

  1. Penetrant inspection materials supplied are to comply with the requirements for ASTM E 1417 and ASME Sec. V. 
  2. Certification of compliance to ASTM E 1417 and ASME Sec. V for each item and/or batch number to be shipped to Space Science Services, Inc. with penetrant inspection materials.





     

REQUIREMENTS
Suppliers of Radiographic Film

  1. Relevant Product Specifications / Requirements: ASTM E 1815
  2. Certifications of Compliance Required: Evidence of compliance to ASTM E upon Space Science, Inc. request.

Instructions for Order:

  1. Radiographic film supplied is to comply with the film classification requirements of ASTM E 1815. 
  2. Evidence of compliance to ASTM E 1815 to be supplied to Space Science Services, Inc. upon request.



     


 


REQUIREMENTS
Suppliers of Calibration Service
 

  1. Relevant Product Specifications / Requirements: Certification of compliance to ANSI/ NCSL Z540.1 and (if applicable) certification of traceability NIST standards used to for each calibration performed.
  2. Certifications of Compliance Required: Evidence of compliance to ASTM E upon Space Science, Inc. request.

Instructions for Order:

  1. Calibration facility must be in compliance with ANSI/ NCSL Z540.1. 
  2. All test standards used in calibration shall be traceable to the National Institute for Standards and Technology. 
  3. Before calibration and after calibration measurements shall be reported (if applicable)


     

REQUIREMENTS
Suppliers of Radiographic Wire-type Penetrameters

  1. Relevant Product Specifications / Requirements: ASTM E 747, ISO 1027 (as required)
  2. Certifications of Compliance Required: Certification of compliance to applicable specification required.

Instructions for Order:

  1. Wire-type penetrameters supplied are to comply with the requirements of the applicable specification.
  2. Certification of compliance to the applicable specification for penetrameters to be shipped to Space Science Services, Inc. with penetrameters purchased.
  3. See the purchase order or contact SSS Inc. for the applicable specifications of the penetrameters ordered.

REQUIREMENTS
Suppliers of Radiographic Hole-type Penetrameters

  1. Relevant Product Specifications / Requirements: ASTM E 1742, ASTM E 1025, MIL-STD-271F, ASME Sec. V or NAVSHIPS 250-1500.
  2. Certifications of Compliance Required: Certification of compliance to applicable specification required.

Instructions for Order:

  1. Hole-type penetrameters supplied are to comply with the requirements of the applicable specification. 
  2. Certification of compliance to the applicable specification for penetrameters to be shipped to Space Science Services, Inc. with the penetrameters purchased. 
  3. See the purchase order or contact SSS Inc. for the applicable specifications of the penetrameters ordered.