CLAUSE CODE: QC132    This clause is current as of 09/18/2019; 13:49:34
  CLAUSE TITLE: Metallic Powder Requirements for Additive Manufacturing


QC132 – Metallic Powder Requirements for Additive Manufacturing:

Definitions

Powder lot - Powder produced by a certified supplier in one production run, using the same process, equipment, and one type of powder

General Requirements

The Subcontractor shall meet the requirements of Section 5.1 of JPL Spec D-101742. All sections listed henceforth are contained in JPL Spec D-101742.

The following test results shall be delivered with shipment:

  • Particle size distribution, if required by the Subcontract/Purchase Order, per Section 5.1.2.2
  • Powder composition
    • Results shall conform to the material specification listed in the contract or drawing
    • In the case where compositional requirements differ between the drawing and the contract, the contract requirements shall supersede the drawing
  • Rheology, if required by the Subcontract/Purchase Order, per Section 5.1.2.3

All certifications and test reports required shall be traceable to the powder lot of the original powder manufacturer. Documentation should be sent to qacerts.am@jpl.nasa.gov.

Certificate of Compliance (C of C) Requirements
  • Manufacturer identification
  • Subcontract/Purchase Order number
  • Country of Origin
    • Shall comply with the most current JPL Designated Countries List
  • Material designation
  • Specifications including revision numbers or letters to which the material has been tested and/or inspected
  • Powder production date / Lot code
Packaging, Handling, and Labeling

The Subcontractor shall meet the requirements listed in Sections 5.1.4 and 11.