United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

10 CFR 50 Appendix B Notices of Nonconformance (NON) and Violation (NOV) - III. Design Control

The following table lists, in chronological order, the Quality Assurance (QA) Inspection for New Reactor Licensing reports and Vendor QA Inspection reports with a Criterion III NON/NOV.

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Date Title
09/17/14 Nutherm International, Inc., Mount Vernon, IL, limited scope inspection to assess their compliance with selected portions of their quality assurance (QA) and 10 CFR Part 21 programs as it pertains to the implementation of safety-related activities for U.S. regulated facilities, specifically, as it pertains to the qualification and dedication activities associated with class 1E components supplied to operating nuclear power plants.
09/09/14 Curtiss Wright Qualtech NP, Huntsville, AL, limited scope inspection to assess compliance with selected portions of their quality assurance (QA) and 10 CFR Part 21 programs
06/24/14 RSCC Wire & Cable LCC., East Granby, CT, limited scope inspection to assess their compliance with selected portions of their quality assurance (QA) and 10 CFR Part 21 programs as it pertains to the implementation of safety-related activities for U.S. regulated facilities
03/25/14 Westinghouse Electric Company (WEC), Cranberry Township, PA, limited scope inspection at your Warrenton facility to assess WEC's compliance with selected portions of their quality assurance (QA) and 10 CFR Part 21 programs as they pertain to safety-related activities for US regulated facilities. Specifically, the QA program will be reviewed as it pertains to WEC'S implementation of quality activities associated with the development of the AP1000 protection and safety monitoring system and subsystems.
03/21/14 Chicago Bridge & Iron (CB&I), Lake Charles, LA, limited scope inspection to assess CB&I's compliance with selected portions of their quality assurance (QA) and 10 CFR Part 21 programs specifically related to safety-related activities for US regulated facilities.
11/01/13 SPX, Copes-Vulcan, limited scope inspection to assess SPX, Copes-Vulcan's compliance with selected portions of their quality assurance (QA) and 10 CFR Part 21 programs specifically as they pertain to the design, manufacture, and testing of the explosive cartridges being installed on squib valves for the Westinghouse AP 1000 reactor. The team also plans to review your plan for augmented testing of the squib valve initiators in response to Nonconformance 9990080/201-2012-01.
10/07/13 Argo Turboserve Corporation Nuclear - NY, (ATC), Schenectady, NY, limited scope inspection to assess ATC's compliance with selected portions of their quality assurance (QA) and 10 CFR Part 21 programs as they pertain to activities conducted at their facility related to the design, manufacture, and qualification testing of safety-related components.
10/02/13 Ametek Solidstate Controls, Inc., Columbus, Ohio, limited scope inspection to assess Ametek Solidstate Controls, Inc.'s compliance with selected portions of their quality assurance (QA) and 10 CFR Part 21 programs as they pertain to activities conducted at their facility related to the design, fabrication, assembly, and testing of components for NRC regulated facilities.
10/02/13 Chicago Bridge & Iron (CB&I) (formerly known as B.F. Shaw), Laurens, South Carolina., limited scope inspection to assess CB&I's compliance with selected portions of their quality assurance (QA) and 10 CFR Part 21 programs specifically related to the fabrication of piping for the US AP1000 plants.
09/20/13 Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI), Kobe, Japan, limited scope inspection to assess compliance of selected portions of their quality assurance (QA) and 10 CFR Part 21 programs at Mitsubishi Nuclear Energy System, Inc., in Arlington, Virginia, specifically, to verify that any significant conditions adverse to quality were identified in MHI's Root Cause Analysis and appropriate corrective actions were taken to preclude repetition.
08/20/13 Pentair Valves and Controls, Mansfield, MA, limited scope inspection to assess Pentair Valves and Controls' compliance with selected portions of their quality assurance (QA) and 10 CFR Part 21 programs as they pertain to activities conducted at their facility related to the design, manufacture, and qualification testing of safety-related valves.
07/31/13 Weed Instruments DBA Ultra Electronics, Round Rock, Texas, limited scope inspection to assess Weed Instruments DBA Ultra Electronics' compliance with selected portions of their quality assurance (QA) and 10 CFR Part 21 programs as they pertain to activities conducted at your facility related to the design, fabrication, assembly, and testing of components for NRC regulated facilities.
07/29/13 Curtiss-Wright Flow Control Company - QualTech NP, Cincinnati, Ohio, limited scope inspection to assess QualTech NP's compliance with selected portions of their quality assurance (QA) and 10 CFR Part 21 programs specifically as they pertain to safety-related activities for U.S. regulated facilities.
06/28/13 General Atomics, Electronics Systems, Inc., (GA-ESI), San Diego, California, limited scope inspection to assess GA-ESI's compliance with selected portions of their quality assurance (QA) and 10 CFR Part 21 programs, specifically related to General Atomics Radiation monitors for the US AP1000s and those to the US operating reactor fleet.
06/14/13 Westinghouse Electric Company (Westinghouse), Madison, PA, limited scope inspection to assess Westinghouse's compliance with selected portions of their quality assurance (QA) and 10 CFR Part 21 programs specifically related to the reactor internals flow-induced vibration analysis for the AP1000 pressurized water reactor design.
06/13/13 AREVA NP Inc., Charlotte, North Carolina, limited scope inspection to assess AREVA's implementation of their quality assurance (QA) program, specifically related to the control and use of MTR-System for Analysis of Soil-Structure Interaction (MTR/SASSI) software in support of your Design Certification application that is currently under NRC review.
05/07/13 Meggitt Safety Systems, Simi Valley, CA, limited scope inspection to assess Meggitt's compliance with selected portions of their quality assurance (QA) and 10 CFR Part 21 programs specifically as they pertain to the design, procurement, manufacture, and test of a sample of Class 1E cables and post-accident hydrogen and oxygen containment atmosphere monitoring systems.
04/22/13 Dresser Masoneilan facility in Avon, Massachusetts, limited scope inspection to assess Dresser Masoneilan's compliance with selected portions of their quality assurance (QA) and 10 CFR Part 21 programs specifically related to quality assurance activities associated with the design, fabrication, assembly, and testing of safety-related valves and valve parts for U.S. nuclear power plants.
03/21/13 Weir Valves & Controls USA Inc., Ipswich, MA, limited scope inspection to assess Weir Valves and Controls' compliance with selected portions of their quality assurance (QA) and 10 CFR Part 21 programs specifically related to the design, fabrication, assembly, and testing activities of components for NRC regulated facilities.
03/13/13 DRS Consolidated Controls, Inc., Danbury, CT, limited scope inspection to assess DRS Consolidated Controls, Inc., compliance with selected portions of their quality assurance (QA) and 10 CFR Part 21 programs, specifically as they pertain to the implementation of safety-related activities for US facilities.
01/17/13 ABB, Inc., Florence, South Caroline, limited scope inspection to assess ABB Inc.'s compliance with selected portions of their quality assurance (QA) and 10 CFR Part 21 programs.
11/30/12 Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI), Kobe, Japan, limited scope inspection to assess MHI's compliance with selected portions of their quality assurance (QA) and 10 CFR Part 21 programs specifically, the quality assurance program will be reviewed to determine if the preparation and testing of the Full-Scale Mock-up and testing of re-designed anti-vibration bars are adequate and correct and meet the applicable requirements of Appendix B to 10 CFR Part 50, 10 CFR Part 21, and American Society of Mechanical Engineers Code Section III, "Rules for Construction of Nuclear Facility Components."
11/02/12 Enertech, Utah State University, Brea, CA, routine limited-scope inspection to assess Enertech's compliance with selected portions of their quality assurance (QA) and 10 CFR Part 21 programs.
10/25/12 Flowserve Corporation, Limitorque Valve Actuator Manufacturing facility in Lynchburg, VA, routine limited-scope inspection to assess Flowserve Corporation's compliance with selected portions of their quality assurance (QA) and 10 CFR Part 21 programs.
10/23/12 Curtiss-Wright Flow Control Company, Target Rock Division, Farmingdale, NY, routine limited-scope inspection to assess Curtiss-Wright's compliance with selected portions of their quality assurance (QA) and 10 CFR Part 21 programs.
10/17/12 Flowserve Corporation, Raleigh, NC, routine limited-scope inspection to assess Flowserve Corporation's compliance with selected portions of their quality assurance (QA) and 10 CFR Part 21 programs.
09/07/12 Wyle Laboratories, Huntsville, Alabama, limited-scope routine inspection to assess Wyle Laboratories' compliance with selected portions of their quality assurance (QA) and 10 CFR Part 21 programs specifically associated with testing services to support environmental qualification of components being supplied as part of the Westinghouse AP1000 reactor design.
07/27/12 National Technical Systems (NTS) facility in Acton, MA, limited-scope routine inspection to assess NTS's compliance with selected portions of their quality assurance (QA) and 10 CFR Part 21 programs specifically associated with the seismic qualification testing of the tension bolt and position switch of the AP1000 design squib valves.
07/23/12 Engine Systems, Inc. (ESI) in Rocky Mount, NC, limited-scope inspection was to verify that Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd (MHI) effectively implemented quality assurance (QA) processes and procedures for testing activities performed in support of the U.S. Advanced Pressurized-Water Reactor design certification application.
07/06/12 GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) in Wilmington, NC, limited scope inspection that focused on assessing GEH's compliance with selected portions of their quality assurance (QA) program, specifically associated with the design of spent fuel pool racks, and design calculations related to structures, systems, and components and associated codes used in the development of the economic simplified boiling-water reactor (ESBWR) design certification.
07/03/12 Nuclear Logistics, Inc. (NLI) facility in Fort Worth, TX, and at the Nemko Dallas USA, Inc. facility in Lewisville, TX, limited-scope inspection to assess NLI's compliance with selected portions of their quality assurance (QA) program and conformance to Regulatory Guide 1.180, "Guidelines for Evaluating Electromagnetic and Radio-Frequency Interference in Safety-Related Instrumentation and Control Systems," Revision 1, issued October 2003, as committed to in the AP1000 Design Control Document, Tier 2, Revision 19.
07/02/12 Kinectrics facility in Toronto, Ontario, limited-scope routine inspection to review implementation of Kinectric’s quality assurance (QA) program and 10 CFR Part 21 program, specifically as it pertains to Kinectrics supply of testing services to support environmental qualification of components being supplied as part of the Westinghouse AP1000 reactor design as well as reviewing selected activities in support of testing and dedication of safety related components to the U.S. nuclear operating fleet.
06/22/12 Fauske & Associates, LLC (FAI), Burr Ridge, IL., limited-scope routine inspection was to assess FAI's compliance with quality assurance (QA) program and 10 CFR Part 21 program, specifically associated with QA activities associated with the environmental qualification type testing of instrument cable in support of AP1000 licensing activities, specifically the postulated loss-of-coolant accident design-basis event. These tests, including qualification and functional tests are associated with or directly impact closure of inspections, tests, analyses, and acceptance criteria (ITAAC) from Revision 19 of the certified AP1000 design. Currently, these ITAAC are incorporated into the combined licenses of Vogtle Units 3 and 4 and V.C. Summer Units 2 and 3.
06/06/12 SPX, Copes-Vulcan facility (SPX), McKean, PA., technically-focused, limited scope inspection of SPX's quality assurance (QA) program and 10 CFR Part 21 program, specifically associated with the QA activities associated with the design and manufacturing of the squib valves for the AP1000 reactor design.
05/18/12 Westinghouse Electric Company (WEC), New Stanton, PA., technically-focused, limited scope inspection was to assess WEC's compliance with selected portions of their quality assurance (QA) program and 10 CFR Part 21 program.
05/17/12 Westinghouse Electric Company (WEC), Cranberry Township, PA., technically-focused, limited scope inspection was to assess WEC's compliance with selected portions of their quality assurance (QA) program and 10 CFR Part 21 program.
05/10/12 Clark Dynamics, LLC facility (hereafter referred to as Clark), Jefferson Hills, PA, technically-focused, limited scope inspection of Clark's quality assurance (QA) program and 10 CFR Part 21 program, specifically associated with the vibrational aging and seismic qualification of worm gear actuators and electrical penetrations associated with inspections, tests, analyses, and acceptance criteria (ITAAC) 2.2.01.05.ii, 2.2.02.05a.ii, 2.2.05.05a.ii, 2.3.02.05.ii, 2.3.07.05.ii, and 2.7.01.05.ii from Revision 19 of the Westinghouse AP1000 pressurized-water reactor certified design.
03/28/12 Rosemount Nuclear Instruments, Inc. (RNII), Chanhassen, MN, inspection of selected portions of RNII's quality assurance (QA) program and 10 CFR Part 21 program, specifically associated with RNII's implementation of quality activities associated with the design, procurement, manufacture, and testing of pressure transmitters with an emphasis on the 1154H and 3051N pressure transmitter product lines.
01/06/12 Shaw Modular Solutions, Lake Charles, LA, follow-up inspection of selected portions of SMS's quality assurance (QA) program and 10 CFR Part 21 program
11/03/11 Obayashi Corporation, Tokyo, Japan, inspection of selected portions of Obayashi Corporation's quality assurance (QA) program and 10 CFR Part 21 program
09/13/11 Emerson Process Management, Fisher Controls International LLC (Fisher Controls), Marshalltown, IA, inspection of selected portions of Fisher Control's quality assurance (QA) program and 10 CFR Part 21 program
07/29/11 Continuum Dynamics, INC, (CDI), Ewing, NJ, inspection of selected portions of CDI's quality assurance (QA) program and 10 CFR Part 21 program
07/20/11 CS Innovations, INC, (CSI), Scottsdale, AZ, inspection of selected portions of CSI's quality assurance (QA) program and 10 CFR Part 21 program
04/22/11

Flowserve Limitorque, Lynchburg, VA, inspection of selected portions of Flowserve Limitorque's quality assurance (QA) program and 10 CFR Part 21 program

01/20/11

GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy, Wilmington, NC, inspection of selected portions of GE Hitachi's quality assurance (QA) program and 10 CFR Part 21 program

10/06/10

Tyco Electronics, Fairview, NC, inspection of selected portions of Tyco's quality assurance (QA) program and 10 CFR Part 21 program

08/12/10

AREVA NP Inc., EPR Design Certification Application - Inspection of the implementation of the quality assurance program to support the EPR DC application in accordance with the requirements of Appendix B to 10 CFR Part 50 and 10 CFR Part 21 at the AREVA NP facilities in Lynchburg, VA.

07/16/10

Westinghouse Electric Company - Purdue University in West Lafayette, IN - Inspection of the WEC oversight and dedication of the testing conducted at Purdue University related to the design on the AP1000 shield building in accordance with the requirements of 10 CFR Part 21 and Appendix B to 10 CFR Part 50.

05/03/10

Sulzer Pumps (US) Inc., Chattanooga, TN, inspection of selected portions of Sulzer's quality assurance (QA) program and 10 CFR Part 21 program

04/22/10

Shaw Nuclear Services, Charlotte, NC, inspection of selected portions of Shaw's quality assurance (QA) program and 10 CFR Part 21 program

12/04/09

Curtiss Wright Flow Control Company, Electro-Mechanical Division (Curtiss Wright-EMD), Cheswick, PA, inspection of selected portions of Curtiss Wright-EMD's quality assurance (QA) program and 10 CFR Part 21 program

10/29/09

C & D Technologies, Inc., Blue Bell, PA, inspection of selected portions of C & D's quality assurance (QA) program and 10 CFR Part 21 program

10/27/09

Sargent & Lundy LLC (S&L), Chicago, IL, inspection of selected portions of S&L's quality assurance (QA) program and 10 CFR Part 21 program

09/24/09

Prime Technology LLC, North Branford, CT, inspection of selected portions of Prime Technology's quality assurance (QA) program and 10 CFR Part 21 program

09/16/09

Anderson Greenwood Crosby Corporation (Crosby), Wrenthman, MA, inspection of selected portions of Crosby's quality assurance (QA) program and 10 CFR Part 21 program

05/27/09

Conval, Inc., Somers, CT, follow-up inspection of selected portions of Conval's quality assurance (QA) program, and 10 CFR Part 21 program

04/27/09

Dresser Industries Incorporated, Alexandria, LA, inspection of selected portions of Dresser's quality assurance (QA) program, and 10 CFR Part 21 program

12/24/08

Westinghouse AP1000 Design Certification Amendment Application - Inspection of the implementation of the quality assurance and Part 21 programs governing the amendment to the AP1000 Design Certification the Westinghouse facility in Monroeville, PA.

12/04/08

Enertech, Brea, CA, inspection of selected portions of Enertech's quality assurance (QA) program, and 10 CFR Part 21 program

11/18/08

Energy Steel & Supply Company (ESSC), Lapeer, MI, inspection of selected portions of ESSC's quality assurance (QA) program, and 10 CFR Part 21 program

09/17/08

Spectrum Technologies Utilities Service Division, Schenectady, NY, inspection of selected portions of Spectrum's quality assurance (QA) program, and 10 CFR Part 21 program

07/18/08

Doosan Heavy Industries, Changwon, Korea, inspection of selected portions of Doosan's quality assurance (QA) program, and 10 CFR Part 21 program

  • Vendor Response Letters 1 | 2
  • NRC Closeout Letters 1 | 2
05/27/08

Namco Controls, Inc., Lancaster, SC, inspection of selected portions of Namco's quality assurance (QA) program, and 10 CFR Part 21 program

03/19/08

Bellefonte Combined License Application - Inspection of the implementation of the quality assurance program governing the simulated open channel hydraulics model at the TVA facility in Chattanooga, TN.

  • Applicant Responses 1 | 2
12/28/07

Areva NP, Inc., Cranberry Township, PA, inspection of selected portions of Areva NP's quality assurance (QA) program, and 10 CFR Part 21 program implemented at Eaton Cutler-Hammer's facility in Greenwood, South Carolina

10/16/07

Conval Inc., Somers, CT, inspection of selected portions of Conval's quality assurance (QA) program, and 10 CFR Part 21 program

01/09/07

Engine Systems, Inc. (ESI), Rocky Mount, NC, inspection of selected portions of ESI's quality assurance (QA) program, and 10 CFR Part 21 program.

10/05/06

Westinghouse Electric Company, New Stanton, PA, inspection of selected portions of Westinghouse's quality assurance (QA) program, and 10 CFR Part 21 program.

10/05/06

PRIME Measurement Products, City of Industry, CA, inspection of selected portions of PRIME's quality assurance (QA) program, and 10 CFR Part 21 program

01/11/06

General Electric Nuclear Energy, Wilmington, NC, ESBWR quality assurance inspection

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