CLAUSE CODE: QC76a    This clause was archived as of 01/07/2016
  CLAUSE TITLE: Nadcap Accreditation of Special Processes

QC76A NADCAP Accreditation of Special Processes:


General Requirements

·          Contractor performing the special process(es), shall be Nadcap accredited.

·          Contractor shall have their Nadcap accreditation throughout the time of Contract/Purchase Order.

·          Special processes requiring Nadcap accreditation:

o    Heat Treat

o    Welding

o    Chemical Processing and Coatings

o    Materials Testing

o    Non-Destructive Testing

o    Surface Enhancement

o    Composites


Certification Requirements

·          Records of Nadcap certification/audits shall be maintained, and provided for review when requested.

·          Contractor is responsible to notify JPL regarding any change of Nadcap certification status during time of contract to or (818) 393-7592.


Flow Down Requirement

·          All requirements shall be flowed down to sub-tier suppliers.



·          For more information in regards to Nadcap, visit: