Materials Item New Zealand Code Reference New Zealand Compliance
1 Proof of compliance with standards and materials specified. NZS 3404.1:1997, Section 2.2 Material test certificates
2 Proof alternate material offered or supplied to an internationally
recognized standard.
NZS 3404.1:2009 clause 2.2.1 Material test certificates
3 Proof by metallurgist or a materials engineer confirming that requirements of material supplied to an alternate internationally recognized standard is equivalent to a material standard referenced from NZS 3404. NZS 3404.1:2009 clause 2.2.1 Record of approval by the design engineer
4 Proof demonstrating alternative material approved as equivalent to reference NZS 3404 (clause 2.2.1), meets tolerances , distribution of mechanical properties recognized in NZS 3404. NZS 3404 (clause 2.2.1) Record of approval by the design engineer
5 Proof material Test Reports or Certificates prepared by a laboratory accredited by signatories to the International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation {ILAC) Mutual Recognition Agreement
(MRA) on behalf of the manufacturer.
NZS 3404.1:2009 clause 2.2.2 Test certificates
Materials traceable throughout the fabrication and construction process.
NZS 3404.1:2009 clause 3.1.2
As-built fabrication drawings, traceability records