1. The supplier shall maintain an inspection system adequate to assure that supplies shipped meet all applicable requirements. Records of all inspections and tests, and other records as they pertain to UNI-CAST product shall be maintained indefinitely and be available upon request. The inspection system is subject to review and approval.
  2. The supplier’s Quality System shall conform to the requirements of AS9100, ISO 9001, or equivalent and is subject to review and approval by UNI-CAST. Records of all inspections and tests, and other records as they pertain to UNI-CAST product shall be maintained indefinitely and be available upon request. The inspection system is subject to review and approval.
  3. With each shipment, the supplier shall submit a certificate of conformance stating that materials are in conformance with requirements of the contract and shall be signed by an authorized supplier’s representative. Supporting documentation must be kept on file and made available upon request
  4. Supplier’s calibration system shall conform to the requirements of ISO/IEC 17025. Calibration must be traceable to the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).
    1. Supplier’s calibration system shall conform to the requirements of ISO 10012, ANSI/NCSL Z540.1 or equivalent. Calibration must be traceable to the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
  5. UNI-CAST must be notified of and approve where applicable any changes in product, procedures, processes, equipment or manufacturing location. UNI-CAST must be notified of any potential risk(s) that the PO requirements cannot be met.
  6. Articles ordered under this contract are subject to ITAR requirements and final acceptance at UNI-CAST.
  7. UNI-CAST source inspection is required. This requirement does not relieve the supplier of the responsibility for final inspection and / or test, nor does it constitute final acceptance by UNI-CAST. A minimum of 72 hours advance notification is required.
  8. UNI-CAST, UNI-CAST’s customers and regulatory authorities reserve the right to inspect any or all of the work and applicable records in this order at the supplier’s location, and to conduct audits or surveillance of the product and processes to verify compliance with the Purchase Order requirements.
  9. Government Inspection is required prior to shipment from your plant. Upon receipt of this order, promptly notify the Government representative who services your plant.
  10. The Government reserves the right to inspect any or all of the work on this order at the supplier’s location. The supplier’s quality system and manufacturing process shall be available for review by authorized government representatives.
  11. Special process approval is required, which may include but is not limited to NDT, welding, heat treating and chemical processing.  Nadcap accreditation may also be required.
  12. Radiographs shall be supplied with the material to UNI-CAST.
  13. Certified Test Reports shall be submitted for each lot of castings. Reports shall be validated by an authorized representative of the supplier’s quality department, with either an inspection stamp or signature.
  14. Quantitative chemical analysis of material used in the manufacture of parts traceable to this order must accompany all shipments.
  15. A sample to determine chemical analysis for each heat used in the manufacture of parts must be supplied with shipment.
  16. Two test bars for each heat treat lot shall be heat treated with parts and submitted with shipment.
  17. Two separately cast test bars as defined by the applicable specification or drawing, shall be submitted with each lot.
  18. One copy of chemical composition test reports and actual physical properties identifiable to each melt lot and heat treat lot shall accompany each shipment, and shall be signed by an authorized supplier’s representative.
  19. The supplier shall notify UNI-CAST of nonconforming product. Nonconforming product shall not be shipped without the written approval of UNI-CAST’s Quality or Engineering Manager.
  20. Material ordered is to be drop shipped to a location specified on the purchase order. The quality data required for the shipment shall be mailed to UNI-CAST ‘Attention: Quality Assurance Manager’ on the same date that the material is shipped.
  21. The supplier shall submit a first article inspection report of castings that have been produced using the same production processes to be used to fulfill the contract. Report must be signed by an authorized representative.
  22. A data sheet showing drawing requirements and actual measurements of (1) piece shall be supplied to UNI-CAST. The evaluation piece must be identifiable with the data through serial number or tagging.
  23. The requirements associated with this purchase order, including KEY characteristics (where required) must be flowed down to sub-tier suppliers.
  24. Supplier shall establish and maintain an effective Foreign Object Damage (FOD) prevention program.
  25. Product, procedures, processes, and equipment approvals apply to this purchase order.
  26. Personnel qualifications apply prior to performing the requirements of this purchase order.
  27. Requirements for design, test, inspection, verification, use of statistical techniques, and related instructions for acceptance (including critical items and key characteristics) apply to this purchase order.
  28. Requirements for test specimens apply to this purchase order.
  29. Conflict Minerals: Uni-Cast, Inc. requires all products supplied on this purchase order to be in compliance with and, as such, Supplier warrants that no products supplied on this order contain any ‘conflict minerals’ as stipulated in Dodd-Frank Bill that are mined in the Democratic Republic of Congo or adjoining countries.
  30. When applicable to the service provided, the supplier shall establish and maintain a Counterfeit Parts Prevention and Control Plan using Industry Standard AS6174 as a guide.
  31. Supplier will be aware of their contribution to product or service conformity, product safety and the importance of ethical behavior. Supplier will be monitored for Quality and On Time Delivery performance.
  32. Supplier must comply with DFARS clause 252.204-7012 as applicable.