CLAUSE CODE: QC76b    This clause is current as of 12/03/2021; 08:06:37
  CLAUSE TITLE: Nadcap Accreditation of Special Processes

QC76b - Nadcap Accreditation of Special Processes:

General Requirements
  • Subcontractor performing the special process(es), shall be NADCAP accredited.
  • The Subcontractor shall have their NADCAP accreditation throughout the time of Subcontract/Purchase Order (PO).
  • Special processes requiring NADCAP accreditation:
    • Heat Treat
    • Welding
    • Chemical Processing and Coatings
    • Materials Testing
    • Non-Destructive Testing
    • Surface Enhancement
    • Composites
Certification Requirements
  • Records of NADCAP certification/audits shall be maintained, and provided for review when requested.
  • The Subcontractor is responsible to notify JPL regarding any change of NADCAP certification status during time of the Subcontract/PO to or (818) 393-7592.

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