Inspection Engineering

Upon receipt of a purchase order, the IQS Field Engineer will obtain pertinent drawings and specifications. After review of all relevant documentation, quality plan & procedures will be formulated which outlines the technical considerations and criteria for inspection.  The quality plan will address following requirements:

  • Materials of Construction
  • Welding
  • Nondestructive Examinations
  • Heat Treating
  • Parts and Assembly Inspection
  • Protective Coating
  • Construction and Dimensions
  • Documentation
  • Marking and Tagging
  • Packing

The quality plan will further detail:

  • Specifications
  • Applicable codes
  • Items, processes or activities to be visually examined
  • Dimensional checks to be carried out
  • Nondestructive tests to be conducted/witnessed/verified
  • Documentation to be reviewed and submitted prior to shipment
  • Tests to be witnessed

Vendor surveillance and source inspection activities are carefully planned and methodically executed according to the plan.   After each visit, a complete report will be submitted detailing the extent of the inspection conducted and all relevant findings.