AC7108 Rev I – Nadcap Audit Criteria for Chemical Processing (to be used on audits on/after 21 January 2018)

  • AC7108/04 – Solution Analysis and Testing – AC7108/4 must also be selected
  • AC7108/09 – Electroplating and Electroforming – AC7108/9 must also be selected
  • AC7108/10 – Electroless Plating – AC7108/10 must also be selected
  • AC7108/12 – Acid Cleaning, Descaling, Passivation and Electropolishing – AC7108/12 must also be selected
  • General Cleaning and Pre–Cleaning
  • Alkaline Cleaning (If Titanium Alkaline Cleaning is also carried out then please check Chemical Cleaning – Titanium Cleaning – Alkaline” also)
  • Solvent Cleaning
  • Ovens for Thermal Treatments with a set point at or below 250ºF (121ºC) or for Miscellaneous Heating Processes, e.g. Part Drying.


AC7108/4 Rev C – Nadcap Audit Criteria for Solution Analysis and Testing in Support ofChemical Processing to AC7108 (To Be Used On Audits Conducted On audits on/after 21January 2018)

  • Solution Analysis In Support of AC7108
  • Testing Performed Internally In Support of the Chemical Process Accreditation
  • B07 – Heat Resistance Testing In Support of AC7108
  • B12 – Adhesion Testing (Bend Test) In Support of AC7108
  • B14 – Conductivity Testing In Support of AC7108
  • B16 – Coating Thickness Measurement In Support of AC7108
  • B17 – Solderability Test In Support of AC7108
  • B23 – Other Testing In Support of AC7108


AC7108/9 – Nadcap Audit Criteria for Electroplating and Electroforming (to be used on auditson/after 5 June 2016)

  • Alloy Plating
  • Copper Plating
  • Gold Plating
  • Nickel Plating
  • Tin Plating


AC7108/10 – Nadcap Audit Criteria for Electroless Plating (to be used on audits on/after 5 June 2016)

  • Nickel


AC7108/12 – Nadcap Audit Criteria for Acid Cleaning, Descaling, Passivation and Electropolishing (to be used on audits before 12 July 2020)

  • Passivation