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Universal Alloy Corporation
(United States Headquarters)
180 Lamar Haley Parkway
Canton, GA 30114
PH: 770-479-7230

Universal Alloy Corporation
(European Headquarters)
Dumbravita 244 A
RO-0437145 Maramures
PH: 0040 262 202330

UAC® Website Terms & Conditions (US)

All articles furnished to Universal Alloy Corporation are subject to the inspection clause of the general provisions of the purchase order and the following special quality clauses when so indicated by clause number(s) on the purchase order. Quality clauses are available on UAC web site.

The following Quality/Metallurgy clauses are to be placed on the purchase order as applicable by either Purchasing Agent or designee. Should any questions arise, Quality/Metallurgy must be contacted to ascertain if any particular clause is applicable.

QM2 - Inspection Report. Inspection report will include all characteristics within the documents provided by UAC including:

  • Supplier name and address.
  • Part Number.
  • Supplier review and approval signature and/or stamp.
  • Hardness test results if applicable.
  • Quantity of material accepted and/or rejected if applicable.
  • Dimensional results as applicable.

QM3 - First Article Approval. One sample part of the first lot is required from the contractor and must be approved by UAC Quality/Metallurgical department prior to initiating the production run. Arrangements shall be made with UAC prior to completion of the first article to determine the logistic of UAC approval of the first article.

QM4 - Test Reports and/or Certification of Conformance. Test reports / Certification of Conformance are required in this order and must include the following minimum information:

  • Supplier name and address.
  • UAC purchase order number.
  • UAC lot number.
  • Part Number.
  • Name of process or test performed.
  • Process or test specification, revision letter, type, class, method, etc., as applicable.
  • Quantity of material accepted and/or rejected if applicable.
  • Test results as applicable.

    Certification / Test report must be received within 24 hours upon completion of the test or service (Applicable to the Canton, GA facility only).

QM5 - Process / Inspection Approval (Fix Process). Parts must be manufactured to a procedure / inspection plan approved by UAC.

QM6 - UAC Source Inspection. Source Inspection requested shall be conducted by UAC at the contractor’s facility prior to shipment of the parts. The contractor shall notify UAC Quality/Metallurgy department prior to the start of fabrication so that mandatory tests and/or inspection points can be agreed upon. First Article data will be available to the source inspector for review and/or physical verification.

QM7 - Liquid Penetrant Inspection. Test to ASTM E1417, Type I, Method A, Sensitivity 3, reject for linear indications only unless otherwise specified on purchase order.

QM10 - Calibration Control. Calibration must be performed to ISO 10012, ANSI/NCSL.Z540-1, ISO 17025 or the equivalent specification. Certificate of Calibration required. Subcontractors shall include reporting of “out of tolerance” condition.

QM12 - Applicable Specifications as defined below

Manufactures Specification and ASTM E317, MIL-STD 2154 / AMS-STD-2154, BSS 7055, BSS 7052, BAC 5439, PS21211, DPS 4.713, ASTM B 594, AITM6-0013 Calibration of UT Equipment
ASTM E 1065 Calibration of UT Transducers
AMS 2750 Calibration & Purchase of Temperature Devices Controlled by AMS 2772 & AMS 2750
AMS 3025 Purchase of Quenchant Additives
ASTM E18 (Rockwell Tester)
ASTM E 110 (Portable Testing Equipment)
Calibration of Hardness Testers
ASTM E 127 Calibration of NDT Standards
ASTM E 83 Calibration of Extensometers
ASTM E 1012, AC7101/3 Calibration of Tensile Test Equipment
Aluminum Association Alloy Limits Standardizing Standards for Spectrograph Equipment
Manufacturer Specifications Cleaning/Service inspection equipment
ASTM E 1951 Calibration of Reticles and Light Microscope Magnifications equipment
Manufacturer Specifications
All conductivity meters and applicable standards used for standardization of conductivity meters. Where applicable calibration of conductivity meters to the following frequencies: 60kHz and 500kHz and 60.0 kHz, 120.0 kHz, 240.0 kHz and 480.0 kHz.


Terms & Conditions

Universal Alloy Corporation Acceptance at Destination. Articles ordered on this contract are subject to final acceptance at destination.

Variation in Quantity. No variation in quantity of items ordered, unless otherwise specified on this order, will be accepted or paid for.

Warranties. The seller warrants that all articles or materials delivered hereunder shall be free from defects of material or workmanship and guarantees all parts furnished will conform to specifications and/or drawings. The warranties of the Seller together with its service warranties and guarantees, if any, shall run to Buyer and/or its customers.

Termination for Cause or for Convenience of Buyer. Buyer reserves the right to terminate this order if not filled in accordance with delivery schedule and specifications. In the event of any suspension of payment or the institution of any proceedings by or against either party, voluntary or involuntary, in bankruptcy or insolvency, or under the provisions of the United States Bankruptcy act, as amended, or for the appointment of a receiver or trustee or an assignee for the benefit of creditors of either party, or in the event of a breach of any of the terms hereof, including warranties of Seller, the other party shall be entitled to terminate this order forthwith.

Compliance with Laws – Seller. Seller agrees on accepting this order that the same is subject to and that Seller has complied with or will comply with all applicable local, State, and Federal laws, regulations, and executive orders as to labor, origin and procurement of material, national security, fixation of prices, profit limitation, price renegotiation, and price predetermination.

Non-discrimination. In connection with the performance of work under this order, the Contractor agrees not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, creed, color or national origin: and further agree to insert the foregoing provision in all subcontracts hereunder except subcontracts for standard commercial supplies of for raw materials. (Not applicable if order is for standard commercial supplies or for raw materials.)

Right of Entry. The buyer and the buyer customer do hereby reserve the right to inspect records and any or all work completed as part of this purchase order requirement at seller’s facility. Seller’s manufacturing plant and books, or such part of any plant that may be used in furnishing the articles ordered, will at all times be subject to inspection and audit by any person designated by the head of any Regulatory Agency or the Government.

Renegotiation Act of 1951. This purchase order is subject to the Renegotiation Act of 1951 and shall be deemed to contain all the provisions required by Section 104 of said Act.

Department of Labor Statement of Compliance. This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a),60-300.5(a),60-741.5 and 73 FR 67704. These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. Moreover, these regualations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.

Compliance with AS9100. The Seller agrees to be in compliance with AS9100, design and development control, prevent use of counterfeit part, disposition of records, ensuring that persons are aware of their contribution to product and service conformity, product safety and ethical behavior.

Record retention. The Seller shall retain records requested which show compliance to the requested process, product and/or service provided for 7 years.

Non-conforming product. The Seller agrees to notify UAC of nonconforming product and arrangements for UAC approval of supplier nonconforming material.

Changes. The Seller agrees to notify UAC of changes in product and/or process definition, changes of location of manufacturing and where required, obtain UAC approval.

Specifications. The latest revision of any noted specifications shall apply.

Inspection System Requirement for ISO-9001 and/or AS-9100 or equivalent specification. The contractor inspection system shall conform to the requirement of ISO-9001 and/or AS-9100 and is subject to the review and approval at all times by UAC Quality/Metallurgy Department. If the contractor is furnishing material or services not of its own manufacture, the manufacturer must be compliant to ISO-9001 and/or AS-9100 and/or NADCAP.

Subcontracting. This item shall not be subcontracted without approval from UAC Quality/Metallurgy Department.

Manufacturing Facility. Notification is required of changes of the manufacturing facility location and, where applicable, obtain organization approval.

Special Gages. Any special gages used for acceptance are to be approved by UAC Q.A. prior to use.

Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS). The supplier shall provide a material safety data sheet when available.

Conflict Minerals; Section 1502 Dodd-Frank Act. UAC does not currently utilize the identified metals (minerals) as noted in the Dodd-Frank Act Section 1502 within our products. These identified metals include tantalum, tin, tungsten, and gold. UAC supply base and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of section 1502 Dodd-Frank Act, prohibiting the use of these 4 metals in product supplied to UAC.

Application of Acceptance Authority Media (AAM). Seller shall comply with the AS/EN/JISQ 9100 requirements and 14CFR Part 21.2 regarding the application of the Acceptance Authority Media (AAM) requirements. Seller shall, within its organization and its supply chain, ensure that the use of AAM is clearly defined within its Quality Management System (QMS). Seller shall, upon Boeing request, be able to demonstrate evidence of communication to its employees and to its supply chain; use of AAM must be considered as a personal warranty of compliance and conformity. Seller shall maintain compliance to the AAM requirements by assessing its process and supply chain as part of its internal audit activities. The areas of focus of this assessment shall include but not limited to:

  • Authority Media Application Errors (i.e. Omission, Typos, Legibility, etc.)
  • Authority Media Application Untimely Use (i.e. Documentation is not completed as planned, “Stamp/Sign as you go”, etc.)
  • Authority Media Application Misrepresentation (i.e., uncertified personnel, Falsification of documentation, Work not performed as planned, etc.)
  • Authority Media Application Training Deficiencies (i.e. Ethics, Culture awareness, Proper Use of authority media, etc.)

Prevention of Counterfeit Parts. The Supplier has the requirement to detect, mitigate, disposition and avoid the use or purchase of counterfeit parts, and notify UAC buyer if counterfeit parts have been shipped. The Supplier should utilize and reference AS5553/AS6174 for guidance.

Applicable Standard Tolerances. (Unless otherwise stated on the PO)

Calipers ± .002 Inch
Micrometers ± .001 Inch
Protractors ± .00001 Inch
Straight Edges ± .000125 Per Inch
Radius Gages ± .00001 Inch
Electrical Conductivity Meters ± .5% IACS
Hardness Testers ± .1 HRB Scale
Inspection Beam ± .001 per foot
Surface Plates ± .00006 Inch
Gage Blocks ± 2 Micro Inches
Honeywell Controllers (On Age Ovens, etc.) ± 1° F
Extensometers ± .05% of Gage Length
Revision 07/2018