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First Article Inspection Report Template

Quality inspectors use a template for the initial sample inspection report to properly document the inspection of the manufacturing process and to avoid costly production delays. This EMPB template was created in Lumiform's mobile app to automatically generate an Initial Sample Inspection Report once an Initial Sample Inspection has been completed. Quality inspectors take advantage of Lumiform to perform the following more efficiently:

1. Document design requirements 
2. Taking photographic evidence of the manufacture and packaging of products
3. Specify materials/processes, special processes and functional tests
4. Assign corrective tasks for nonconforming inspection characteristics
5. Complete the initial sample inspection with digital signatures

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First Article Inspection Report Template


First Article Inspection

Name the Type of First Article
Type of FAI

Raw Materials & Processes

Material or Process Name
Specification Number
Name of Supplier
Supplier Address

Special Processes

Was a special process involved?

Functional Tests

Is a functional test going to be performed?

Manufacturing Process Verification

Characteristic Number
Reference Location
Characteristic Designator
Result of Inspection
Designed Tooling
Is this characteristic non-conforming?


Further Comments:
This signature indicates that all characteristics are accounted for and meet drawing requirements or are properly documented for disposition.
Signature of Quality Inspector
Signature of Production Manager
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