We offer 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 a limited set of 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|
|ELIGIBILITY||All injection molding and CNC machining orders||On-demand manufacturing, injection molding service|
|ADDITIONAL LEAD TIME||None||
3 days: small parts*
|PRICE||No additional charge||Additional charges apply; call your Proto Labs’ representative for details|
Machining: all parts
Random selection. Quantity specified by customer.
|PERFORMED BY||Proto Labs||Proto Labs or third party for large parts* and geometry constraints|
|HOW TO REQUEST||Automatic with all on-demand manufacturing orders; all others call customer service||Available with on-demand manufacturing orders; call your account representative to request|
|OTHER FEATURES||Images of QC check||Visual aid and color map included|
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.
*Large parts exceed 8 in. (203mm) in diameter or 5 in. (127mm) in height; small parts fall below these dimensions.