Standard First Article Inspection Report (FAIR)

Purpose: A first article inspection is a documented dimensional inspection process that verifies the given part, or parts, meet all required customer drawing specifications.

First article inspection activities shall include:

  1. Review of part drawings and specifications for key characteristics.
  2. Dimensional inspection utilizing Apple Rubber Products Quality Laboratory.
  3. Review of dimensional inspection results.
  4. Confirm each key characteristic has inspection results.
  5. Verify that inspection results were obtained using NIST traceable measuring device.
  6. Review of nonconformance information, if applicable.

Option 1 — Sampling:

Option 2 — Sampling:

Below is a link to a sample First Article Inspection Report depicting option 1:

First Article Example MLD-1488

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