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8.2. Inspection of Mill Material Certified mill test reports shall constitute sufficient evidence that the mill product satisfies material order requirements. The Fabricator shall make a visual inspection of material that is received from the mill, but need not perform any material tests unless the Owner’s Designated Representative for Design specifies in the Contract Documents that additional testing is to be per- formed at the Owner’s expense. 8.3. Non-Destructive Testing When non-destructive testing is required, the process, extent, tech- nique and standards of acceptance shall be clearly specified in the Contract Documents. 8.4. Surface Preparation and Shop Painting Inspection Inspection of surface preparation and shop painting shall be planned for the acceptance of each operation as the Fabricator com- pletes it. Inspection of the paint system, including material and thickness, shall be made promptly upon completion of the paint application. When wet-film thickness is to be inspected, it shall be measured during the application. 8.5. Independent Inspection When inspection by personnel other than those of the Fabricator and/or Erector is specified in the Contract Documents, the require- Code of Standard Practice for Steel Buildings and Bridges , March 7, 2000 AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF STEEL CONSTRUCTION 67
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APPENDIX PAGE 106 ments in Sections 8.5.1 through 8.5.6 shall be met. 8.5.1. The Fabricator and the Erector shall provide the Inspector with access to all places where the work is being performed. A minimum of 24 hours notification shall be given prior to the commencement of work. 8.5.2. Inspection of shop work by the Inspector shall be performed in the Fabricator’s shop to the fullest extent possible. Such inspections shall be timely, in-sequence and performed in such a manner as will not disrupt fabrication operations and will permit the repair of non- conforming work prior to any required painting while the material is still in-process in the fabrication shop. 8.5.3. Inspection of field work shall be promptly completed without delaying the progress or correction of the work. 8.5.4. Rejection of material or workmanship that is not in conformance with the Contract Documents shall be permitted at any time during the progress of the work. However, this provision shall not relieve the Owner or the Inspector of the obligation for timely, in-sequence inspections. 8.5.5. The Fabricator and the Erector shall be informed of deficiencies that are noted by the Inspector promptly after the inspection. Copies of all reports prepared by the Inspector shall be promptly given to the Fabricator and the Erector. The necessary corrective work shall be performed in a timely manner. 8.5.6. The Inspector shall not suggest, direct, or approve the Fabricator or Erector to deviate from the Contract Documents or the approved Shop and Erection Drawings, or approve such deviation, without the written approval of the Owner’s Designated Representatives for Design and Construction.
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