Plate Inspection and Test Plan

This content provides you with a sample Plate Inspection and Test Plan. This article is a sample ITP and must be modified based on your purchase order specifications.

Plate Inspection and Test Plan TaskVendorTPI InspectionClient
Plate Mill test reports (incl.heat treatment records,etc.)HRR
Plate Non-destructive testingHW/RR
Plate Metallographic examination, if applicableHWR
Plate Alloy verification, when specifiedHSR
Plate Special Tests Specified in Specification/RequisitionHHR
Plate Final visual inspection including packaging and quantity controlHHR
Plate Documentation review prior to release(Final activity of Technical Inspection)HHR
Plate Pre-shipment InspectionHHR

H: Hold Point implies that relevant production activities shall not proceed until the continuation of work is permitted by Purchaser. (Notification req'd)

W: Witness point implies that Purchaser intends to witness the designated inspection feature. If Purchaser decides not to witness the relevant feature, production can proceed without permission of Purchaser. (Notification req'd)

S: Witness, but spot check basis. Initial operation will be witness point and subsequent operation will be witnessed at discretion of Purchaser considering the results of previous inspection. (Random Inspection : Notification not req'd)

R: Review inspection & test records (Notification not req'd)

General Note for Plate ITP:

1) Plate Witness/hold point by Code Inspector, when applied by Code Stamp/Local Regulation, is to comply with its requirements and to specify in Vendor's ITP.

2) Type of Inspection by Plate Purchaser may be changed according to equipment criticality and vendor QC evaluation at job stage.

3) When requested in the requisition, detailed ITP shall be submitted by Vendor.

4) Monitoring/Observation of Plate Vendor shop daily routine works (i.e. Storage of materials & welding consumables, Adherence to approved procedures, Testing tool calibration check, Welder/NDE Operator performance & qualification, workmanship, cleanliness and etc.) shall be done by Purchaser during inspection visit.

5) Plate Final Visual Inspection/Documentation Review/Pre-Shipment Inspection may be combined within one time visit.


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