Drum Inspection and Test Plan

This content provides you with a sample Drum Inspection and Test Plan. This is a draft ITP and needs to be modified based on your PO specifications.

You may also review the Pressure Vessel Inspection and Test Plan article and download the related PDF file and use with this draft ITP to generate your own inspection and test plan.

Drum Inspection and Test Plan TaskVendorTPI InspectionClient
Pre-inspection meeting, when specified by Purchaser/OwnerHHH
Mill test reports including impact test and non-destructive test, when specifiedHRR
Material identification and markingsHWR
WPS/PQR, Welders qualifications (records or welder's list)(Note: If welder's ability is judged as doubtful, a new qualification(WQT) test will be requird )HRR
Weld preparation and fit-up, back chip inspectionHSR
Execution of major repairs, when issued NCRHHR
Visual and dimensional inspection prior to heat treatment, when applicableHWR
Heat treatment record review, when applicableHRR
Alloy verification, when specifiedHHR
Ferrite check for weld, when specifiedHHR
Non-destructive testing (RT, UT, MT, PT when applicable)HSR
Review of radiographs, when applicableHRR
Refractory anchor and lining inspection, when specifiedHSR
Production weld test, when requiredHWR
Hardness measurements in final condition, when specifiedHS/RR
Visual and dimensional inspection during fabricationHWR
Reinforcing pad air-soap testHW/RR
Leak test for sleeve type nozzle, when applicableHWR
Hydrostatic testHHR
Installation of internals, when applicableHWR
Other Job Requirement Inspection Record (when specified)HSR
Surface preparation prior to painting, coating, liningHWR
Complete draining and nitrogen filling or desicant or volatile corrosion inhibitor treatment checkHWR
Final visual inspection (including Painting (color & thickness), coating, preservation, lining, picking, nameplate, tagging, marking, and Aux items like spare parts, bolts, etc.)HHR
Documentation review prior to release at local shop(Final activity of Technical Inspection)HHR
Pre-shipment InspectionHHR

Drum Inspection and Test Plan Points

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)


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