We offer three types of dimensional inspection reports to support your critical dimension verification and quality documentation requirements such as FAIs. Compare the benefits of each to see which is best suited for your project.
|QUALITY INSPECTION||DIGITAL INSPECTION||CONVENTIONAL INSPECTION|
|BEST FOR||Verifying Protolabs’ manufacturing process controls||Verifying up to 50 critical dimensions. Most cost-effective and time-efficient way to ensure critical part dimensions.||Verifying unlimited number of dimensions, including non-critical ones.|
|MEASUREMENTS||Up to 4 plane-to-plane and OD dimensions||Up to 50 measurements: ID/OD, plane-to-plane, hole location, and angles||No maximum: most GD&T measurement types|
|ADDITIONAL FEATURES||Images of QC check||Digital reports with color map or standalone color map option||None|
|ELIGIBILITY||All injection molding and CNC machining orders||On-demand manufacturing, injection molding orders||On-demand manufacturing, injection molding orders|
|ADDITIONAL LEAD TIME||None||
|PRICE||No additional charge||Additional charges apply; call your account representative for details||Additional charges apply; call your account representative for details|
Molding: 1 part at start of run and approximately every 12 hours for long runs
Molding: Random selection. Quantity specified by customer.
|Molding: Random selection. Quantity specified by customer.
|HOW TO REQUEST||Automatic with all on-demand manufacturing orders; all others call customer service||Available with all on-demand manufacturing orders, or call your account representative to request||Available with all on-demand manufacturing orders, or call your account representative to request|
NOTE: Large parts that exceed 8 in. (203mm) in diameter or 5 in. (127mm) in height must be inspected with conventional.
Visit our on-demand manufacturing page to learn more about our on-demand manufacturing, injection molding service. You can also call your account representative at 877-479-3680 to further discuss.