Before submitting a proposal, manufacturers have a duty to review contractual and other requirements to confirm that all required information and specifications are available, and the scope of work is within their capabilities.
This review process helps avoids costly misunderstandings and variations after the quotation or purchase order stage. It also gives the client confidence that the welded product will not only be compliant, but will be delivered on time and to budget.
Elements to Consider in a Review of Requirements
Fabricators should consider the following elements in a review of requirements:
- The applicable product standard
- Regulatory, legal and any other supplementary requirements
- Their ability to meet all requirements
Elements to Consider in a Technical Review
Fabricators should consider the following elements in a technical review:
- Parent material(s) and consumable(s) selection, traceability and specification
- Joint(s) location, properties, dimensions and details
- Quality assurance requirements
- Accessibility and sequence of welds
- Testing and inspection procedures and requirements
- Welding personnel requirements, including qualifications and sub-contractors
- Several other welding requirements
Are You Ready for AS/NZS ISO 3834 Certification?
To determine if your company is ready for certification, ask yourself:
- Do you review contractual and other requirements to confirm:
- All specifications are available?
- The scope of work is within your capabilities?
How to Get Certified to AS/NZS ISO 3834
Ready to have your organisation certified to AS/NZS ISO 3834? You can: