The goal of the First Piece / Part Inspection
First part inspection done by comparing the part
1. Why we do the first part inspection?
2. When first part inspection is required?
3. How to do first part inspection?
Our manufacturing process needs to ensure that, the final product meets all customer specifications and tolerances.
availability of documented information that defines the product characteristics to be produced or activities to be performed, and results to be achieved.
that requires performing first-off / last-off part validation.
IATF 16949 is a Automotive QMS standard. It does
First part inspection is typically required when a
process is operating correctly and producing high-quality products.
How to do first part inspection?
If there are any issues or concerns, they can be addressed and corrected before start of production.
In general, the sample size for a first part check should be large enough to provide a representative sample of the product.
first part inspection sample size
Advantages of the First Part Inspection
You can go though some of the most important benefits include:
Overall, the First Part inspection is an important quality control step & help manufacturers produce high-quality parts and improve their manufacturing.
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