First Article Inspection

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Manufacturing Inspections in Santa Clarita and San Fernando, CA

A First Article Inspection Report (FAIR) is a formal process of providing a inspection report for a given manufacturing process.

A precision streamlined measurement process with state of the art testing equipment and procedures separates Advanced Measurement Labs from the rest.

It is critical to have a reliable resource for accurately verifying dimensional integrity of the manufacturing processes. One of the primary ways to accomplish this is through an in-depth inspection of the first piece from your production run, otherwise also known as a First Article Inspection.

Advanced Measurement Laboratories, Inc. is a professionally managed dimensional inspection and measurement corporation providing customized First Article Inspection Services uniquely for every customer - whether it is a single piece inspection, batch inspection, or a complete receiving inspection assignment.

Our First Article Inspection Service offers a high quality and cost effective alternative resource to companies and government agencies. Whether you have in-house dimensional metrology or if that capability is  under-served, we can assist you with our First Article Inspection Services. At Advanced Measurement Laboratories, our First Article Inspection Service utilizes cutting edge dimensional metrology measuring equipment and best of industry techniques to monitor the key characteristics of the product of interest. Our First Article Inspection process is a robust, independent, complete and documented inspection that is both functional and physical.

As one of Advanced Measurement Laboratories' primary services, first article inspection verifies whether manufacturing has produced an item that has all of the specified characteristics in conformance with all technical drawings and specifications.

Our accredited laboratories can perform various First Article Inspections with turnaround times designed to meet your needs. Our diverse capabilities and experiences allow us to provide dimensional measurements for a wide array of applications and processes including:

  • Plastic Injected Molded
  • Tight Tolerance Aerospace
  • Semi-Conductor
  • Medical Components
  • Electronic Components
  • Automotive

At Advanced Measurement Laboratories, our First Article Inspection Services support the following industries:

  • Aerospace
  • Medical Device & Diagnostics
  • Prosthetics & Implants
  • Tools, Dyes, Jigs, & Fixtures
  • Electronics
  • Automotive
  • Defense
  • Castings
  • Forgings
  • Machining

Our First Article Inspection Service practices quality procedures per AS 9100 Rev C & ISO 9001:2008 guidelines. Employing a professional and hands-on management approach. Our First Article Inspection Services are brought to you by the highly qualified CMM operators in the industry.

Our laboratories are equipped with state-of-the-art CMMs and non-contact measurement systems. This enables us to handle large samples and multiple-cavity parts efficiently, where cost and turnaround time are critical.

Our customers often return with repeat business or recommend us to their worldwide partners for quality services, professionalism and integrity.

Most projects are completed in  the designated time or before. Our quoted turnaround times are accurate and reliable.