Inspection Reports

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
BEST FOR
Verifying Proto Labs’ manufacturing process controls
Verifying up to 12 critical dimensions. Most cost-effective and time-efficient way to ensure critical part dimensions.
MEASUREMENTS
Up to 4 plane-to-plane and OD dimensions
Up to 12 measurements: ID/OD, plane-to-plane, and hole location
ADDITIONAL FEATURES Images of QC check
Digital reports and color map included
ELIGIBILITY
All injection molding and CNC machining orders
On-demand manufacturing, injection molding orders
ADDITIONAL LEAD TIME
None
3 days: small parts*
3 to 5 days: large parts*
PRICE No additional charge
Additional charges apply; call your Proto Labs’ representative for details
SAMPLE PLAN
Molding: 1 part at start of run and approximately every 12 hours for long runs
Machining: all parts
Molding: Random selection. Quantity specified by customer.
Machining: N/A
HOW TO REQUEST
Automatic with all on-demand manufacturing orders; all others call customer service
Available with all on-demand manufacturing orders; call your account representative to request

 

*Large parts exceed 8 in. (203mm) in diameter or 5 in. (127mm) in height; small parts fall below these dimensions.

NOTE: Third party conventional inspections, which include most GD&T measurement types, are also available for on-demand manufacturing orders to support quality documentation requirements such as FAI and PPAP. Visit our on-demand manufacturing page to learn more about our injection molding solutions. You can also call your account representative at 877-479-3680 to further discuss.