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The testing activity.
The items, subsystems, and systems tested.
c) The procedure used, including minimum acceptance
criteria (where applicable).
d) Test results that either meet or exceed
requirements. Departures from test requirements must be
justified, documented and approved by the cognizant technical
e) The dated signatures of individuals responsible for
testing and final evaluation of test data.
The inspection system should serve to verify that the latest
applicable drawings, specifications and process controls, with
all authorized changes incorporated, are used for fabrication,
inspection and testing. The inspection system should describe
the training and qualification of inspectors and should include
demonstration of competency in techniques such as radiographic,
ultrasonic, dye penetrant and magnetic particle inspection, as
applicable. The inspection system should also provide for
calibration of inspection equipment. In those areas where
competence in technique must be demonstrated, it is imperative
that the inspection be conducted by a qualified person other than
the person performing the work to be inspected, unless
specifically allowed by the inspection criteria; e.g. NAVSEA
0900-LP-001-7000, Fabrication and Inspection of Brazed Piping
Systems. Test documents and data that fail to meet test
criteria, are incomplete or are not technically evaluated and
signed off as satisfactory by an authorized representative of the
applicant will be rejected by the SCA. Additional guidance
concerning test requirements is provided in Appendix C.
System Testing Program. The applicant should develop
and implement a written test program. It should outline a
comprehensive and integrated series of tests which fully
demonstrates the adequacy of all systems and equipment within the
The test program should be approved by the SCA prior to execution
and should be kept current by the applicant so that it can be
utilized for future testing required to sustain certification.
The test program should not be revised without prior approval by
technical authority and the concurrence of the SCA.
The applicant must provide test results (data) to the SCA for
review. Approval will be dependent upon satisfactory results and
evaluation by an authorized representative of the applicant.
Test Categories. The test categories listed in items
(a) through (d) below must verify that the candidate system