Purchaser Inspection for API Low Pressure Fiberglass Line Pipe and Fittings

1 Inspection Notice

Where the inspector representing the purchaser desires to inspect this product or witness these tests, reasonable notice shall be given of the time at which the run is to be made.

2 Plant Access

The inspector representing the purchaser shall have unrestricted access at all times while work on contract of the purchaser is being performed, to all parts of the manufacturer’s plant which will concern the manufacture of the product ordered. The manufacturer shall afford the inspector all reasonable facilities to satisfy him that the product is being manufactured in accordance with this specification. All inspections should be made at the place of manufacture prior to shipment, unless otherwise
specified on the purchase order, and shall be so conducted as not to interfere unnecessarily with the operation of the works.

3 Compliance

The manufacturer is responsible for complying with all of the provisions of this specification. The purchaser may make any investigation necessary to satisfy himself of compliance by the manufacturer and may reject any material that does not comply with this specification.

4 Rejection

Unless otherwise provided, material which shows defects on inspection or subsequent to acceptance at the manufacturer’s works, or which proves defective when properly applied in service, may be rejected, and the manufacturer so notified. If tests that require the destruction of material are made, any product which is proven to have not met the requirements of the specification shall be rejected. Disposition of rejected product shall be a matter of agreement between the manufacturer and the purchaser.

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