Fasteners - Types of inspection documents
|Publication Date:||1 November 2017|
|ICS Code (Fasteners in general):||21.060.01|
This document specifies the different types of fastener inspection documents issued by the fastener manufacturer or distributor and/or by the external authorized representative on specific request of the purchaser at the time of the order.
- declaration of compliance (F2.1);
- test reports (F2.2, F3.1 and F3.2).
NOTE The term "certificate" is in common use, however for fastener inspection documents the terminology to be used is "test report".
This document specifies requirements for the content of each fastener inspection document, in conjunction with the order, the relevant standards and/or specified requirements. This document is applicable to finished fasteners such as bolts, screws, studs, nuts, washers, pins, rivets, etc. made of steel, stainless steel, non-ferrous metal or non-metallic material.
This document does not apply to special-purpose or specially engineered applications requiring other types of procedures (e.g. initial samples).
Examples of inspection documents are given in Annex A. An example of a coding system identifying the sections in fastener inspection documents is given in Annex B.