CLAUSE CODE: QC133    This clause is current as of 09/18/2019; 13:49:49
  CLAUSE TITLE: Additive Manufacturing Heat Treat Requirements


QC133 – Additive Manufacturing Heat Treat Requirements:

Reporting Requirements

The Subcontractor performing the heat treat shall provide a signed certification that states the following:

  • Heat treat control number
  • Reference specification
  • JPL Subcontract/Purchase Order number
  • Part number(s)
  • Alloy
  • Temper/strength designation
  • Quantity of parts
  • Identification of furnace(s) used
  • Time, temperature, and atmosphere profiles
  • Location of load thermocouples (if used)
  • Temperature charts, when furnace cooling rates are specified in the contract or drawing
Hot Isostatic Pressing (HIP)

HIP certifications shall include the part and thermocouple location in the vessel, as well as temperature and gas profiles for each process performed for a given part. If required by the contract, the HIP cycle shall only include JPL parts.