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Cut inspection time by 50% Uncover more issues and solve them 4x faster Select from over 4000 expert-proofed templates Welding Process Audit Checklist Audit Supplier Information and Review. Are there any QA/QC Personnel on Staff Yes No N/A Is there a Certified Weld Inspector on Site?. Yes No N/A Is DCMA on Site?. Yes No N/A Is there ASNT Level I/II/III NDT Inspectors. Yes No N/A Are there any NAS- 410 NDT Inspectors on Staff?. Yes No N/A Does the Company Employ and Document any NDT Methods Yes No N/A Does the Company have Certified Welders on Staff Yes No N/A Does the Company have any Weld Supervisor's on Staff. Yes No N/A Does the Company have any Weld Engineers on Staff. Yes No N/A Does the Company have any MFG Engineers on Staff. Yes No N/A Does the Supplier presently do work for the Client?. Yes No N/A Quality Systems Approvals Yes No N/A Is there Separation in Reporting Duties for personnel responsible for Quality. Yes No N/A Does the Quality Control Inspector have the Authority to "Stop Work", the responsibility to Identify Quality Problems and Provide Recommendations. Yes No N/A Is there Objective Evidence of a Review Process of Certified Material Test Reports (CMTR) to ASTM Specifications. Note: If CMTR are not required to be kept of file per Contract Documents. the fabricator shall still show the capability of Reviewing the Reports. Yes No N/A Are materials identified and traceable as specified in the Technical Data Package (TDP). (Quality Program Receiving and Manufacturing Operations). Yes No N/A Do Purchase Orders for filler material specify the American Welding Society (AWS) Classification and Specification?. Yes No N/A Reference Library- All Reference Material Shall be to the Latest Published Version or Revision. Does the Supplier have the Document "Aluminum Design Manual" from the Aluminum Association on File. Yes No N/A AMS-STD- 1595 (Qualification of Aircraft, Missile & Aerospace Fusion Welders) on File. Yes No N/A ANSI Z49.1 (Safety in Welding, Cutting and Allied Processes) Yes No N/A ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code, Section V: Nondestructive Examination. Yes No N/A ASTM E 1444 (Standard Practice for Magnetic Particle Testing) Yes No N/A ASTM E1417 (Standard Practice for Liquid Penetrant Testing) Yes No N/A ASTM E1742 (Standard Practice for Radiographic Examination) Yes No N/A ASTM E164 (Standard Practice for Liquid UltrasonicTesting) Yes No N/A ASTM E1648 (Standard Reference Radiographs for Examination of Aluminum Fusion Welds) Yes No N/A AWS B1.11 (Guide for the Visual Examination of Welds) Yes No N/A AWS A3.0 (Standard Welding terms and Definitions) Yes No N/A AWS B2.1 ( Specification for Welding Procedure and Performance Qualification). Yes No N/A AWS B4.0 (Standard Methods for Mechanical Testing of Welds) Yes No N/A AWS D1.1 (Structural Welding Code- Steel) Yes No N/A AWS D1.2 (Structural Welding Code- Aluminum) Yes No N/A AWS D1.3 (Structural Welding Code- Sheet Steel) Yes No N/A AWS D1.6 (Structural Welding Code- Stainless Steel) Yes No N/A AWS D1.9 (Structural Welding Code- Titanium) Yes No N/A AWS D9.1 (Sheet Metal Welding Code) Yes No N/A AWS D17.1 (Specification for Fusion Welding for Aerospace Application) Yes No N/A AWS D17.2 (Specification for Resistance Welding for Aerospace Application) Yes No N/A AWS A2.4 (Standard Symbols for Welding, Brazing and Nondestructive Examination) Yes No N/A MIL-STD-2219 (Fusion Welding for Aerospace Application) Yes No N/A MIL-STD-271 (Requirements for Nondestructive Testing Methods) Yes No N/A MIL-STD-2035 (Nondestructive Testing Acceptance Criteria) Yes No N/A MIL-W-6858 (Welding, Resistance: Spot and Seam) Yes No N/A NADCAP welding documents (e.g., SAE AS 7110, NADCAP Requirements for Welding/Brazing) Yes No N/A NADCAP NDT Inspection Documents Yes No N/A NAVSEA Welding Standard 250-1500-1 Yes No N/A NAVSEA Technical Publication S9074-AQ-GIB-010/248 Yes No N/A NAVSEA Technical Publication S9074-AR-GIB-010/278 Yes No N/A NAS-410 (Certification & Qualification of Nondestructive Test Personnel) Yes No N/A WS 33739 (Raytheon Process Specification for Aerospace Fusion Welding) Yes No N/A Certifications to: Visual Inspection (VT) Yes No N/A Radiographic Inspection (RT) Yes No N/A Ultrasonic Inspection (UT) Yes No N/A Magnetic Particle (MT) Yes No N/A Dye Penetrant Inspection (PT) Yes No N/A Health and Safety Is there an EH&S (Environmental Health & Safety) Officer or an Industrial Hygienist on Site?. Yes No N/A Is there objective evidence of a Welding Safety Program? Yes No N/A Is there objective evidence of Safety Training classes being conducted. Yes No N/A Is the facility environmentally controlled (i.e., fully heated and/ or air conditioned) Yes No N/A Is the relative humidity monitored and documented within the facility or the Welding Environment Yes No N/A Does the facility have a welding gas distribution system?. Yes No N/A Are the Oxygen levels Monitored?. Yes No N/A Is there a facility Equipment List/ Capabilities Profile sheet available?. Yes No N/A Does the facility have lifting crane capacity within the welding area? Yes No N/A What type of lifting crane?. Yes No N/A Does the facility employ welding positioners. Yes No N/A Is there a designated area for weld and/or Base Material grinding?. Yes No N/A Is the Welding / Fabrication Area Safe, Clean and Orderly. Yes No N/A Are there Welding Fume Extractors Yes No N/A Are Pre and Post Weld heat treatments (PWHT) performed at the Facility Yes No N/A Are there Separate Work Areas for Stainless Steel, Titanium, CArbon Steel or Aluminum Yes No N/A Is Blast cleaning performed at the Facility Yes No N/A Is Base material or Weld metal Analyzed Yes No N/A Laboratory Info. Yes No N/A Does the organization perform leak testing Yes No N/A What Type of Process?. Yes No N/A Is there objective evidence of weld operator annual vision test Yes No N/A Is there objective evidence of weld inspector's annual vision test Yes No N/A Quality Control- Documentation Does the Organization have a Quality and Procedures Manual Yes No N/A Are Sub-Tier Suppliers Qualified by a documented evaluation?. Yes No N/A Do purchase orders for base material (Nuts, washers, Bolts, Bar Stock etc specify the Grade?. Yes No N/A Is the base material currently being used on the shop floor traceable to a Certified Mill Test Report (CMTR) Yes No N/A Do purchase orders for filler material specify the American Welding Society (AWS) classification and specification. Yes No N/A Is the filler material currently being used on the shop floor traceable to a Certified Mill Test Report (CMTR) Yes No N/A Do purchase orders for Paint specify it's Requirements Yes No N/A Is the paint currently being used on the shop floor traceable to a Test Report (CMTR) Yes No N/A Have controls been established to monitor the receipt of incoming Material. Yes No N/A Is a quality control program in effect to allow management to assess whether work is being performed according to specification?. Yes No N/A Is there objective evidence of correction of non-conforming material or work in process Yes No N/A Are weldments traceable to a Qualified or Certified Welder Yes No N/A Is the objective evidence that a welder/ weld operator has worked with a particulate process, material type and weld joint geometry within the last 6 months Yes No N/A Is there a formal Material Review Board (MRB) process established to disposition weld defects?. Yes No N/A Is there objective evidence to assure that welds are not obstructed by subsequent operations and are inspected prior to being covered up (e.g. witness/ inspection hold points on traveller). Yes No N/A Are Requests for Information (RFI's) necessary to resolve discrepancies and variations from contract requirements documented?. Yes No N/A Is there a procedure for processing revised or voided drawings Yes No N/A Quality Control- Welding Consumables Are sub-merged arc welding (SAW) fluxes and filler wire properly identified?. Yes No N/A Is the Filler wire and Flux stored in a secure, clean and dry environment?, Yes No N/A Are Flux and Filler materials stored per manufactures recommendations?. Yes No N/A Are there established procedures for the proper storage and control of low hydrogen Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) electrodes. Yes No N/A When Low hydrogen filler metal is used from an Oven is the environment with in the storage oven measured?. Yes No N/A Are welding filler metal traceable to a Certified Mill Test Report (CMTR) Yes No N/A Are the welding consumables Heat No. And Lot No. documented on the Traveler/ Router (If required by the contract specifications) Yes No N/A Do the Welding Consumables meet the Contract Specifications?. Yes No N/A Is weld filler wire distribution Controlled?. Yes No N/A Are used weld filler wire disposed of After welding activities (e.g. Stub-end Box), Yes No N/A Is the welding filler wire sent to an independent Material's Lab for Testing and P.O. verification prior to being employed. Yes No N/A If the Organization mixes their own shielding gases are Calibrated Mixture Chambers used?. Yes No N/A Procedure Qualification Records (PQR's) and Welding Procedure Specifications (WPS's) are qualified in accordance with what Code: What position(s) are Welders qualified in: Has the Organization engaged in DOD/ Military (MIL-STD) welding activities prior to this audit?. Yes No N/A Quality Control- Welding Operations Does the Organization utilize Weld Chambers?. Yes No N/A Are O2 Analyzers Installed?. Yes No N/A Are O2 Levels verified within a purge gas/ Weldment environment?. Yes No N/A Are Pre-Weld, Inter-pass and Post-Weld Cleaning Requirements defined to the Welding Procedure Specification (WPS) Yes No N/A Is there objective evidence that surface condition and cleanliness of the weld joint fraying surfaces and filler metal has been examined prior to welding?. Yes No N/A Are Preheat, Inter-pass and Post-Weld heat treatment addressed on the Welding Procedure Specification (WPS) Yes No N/A Surface contacting Pyrometer Yes No N/A Temperature Crayons Yes No N/A IR heat sensor Yes No N/A For automatic/ mechanized welding (as defined in AWS A3.0), are the weld settings used in production within range of those documented on the WPS or PQR?. Yes No N/A Is there an established Calibration Program for the calibration of Welding Supplies, Panel Ammeters, Panel Voltmeters, Wire Feeders, Positioners etc. Yes No N/A For semi-automatic welding (as defined in AWS A3.0), are the weld settings used in production within range of those documented on the WPS or PQR?. Yes No N/A Is there an established Calibration Program for the calibration of Welding Supplies, Panel Ammeters, Panel Voltmeters, Wire Feeders, Positioners etc. Yes No N/A Quality Control- Weld Inspection. Are weld inspectors qualified and knowledgeable with the Specifications, which apply to the Fabricators work Yes No N/A Are written welding procedures in close proximity to and used by the Welders Yes No N/A Are tools or aids used for visual weld inspection. Yes No N/A Fillet Weld Gage's Yes No N/A Are there Hold Points at the facility strictly devoted to weld inspection?. Yes No N/A Is there objective evidence of Visual (VT) weld inspection being performed Before, During and After additional Stress inducing Operations (e.g. straightening or heat-treating) Yes No N/A Is there a formal Material Review Board (MRB) established for disposition of non-conforming weldments. Yes No N/A
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