Injection Molding Quality Control Processes
When it comes to plastic injection molding, quality assurance is key. Every molded plastic part should under the plastic molding quality control strictly. Stebro Mold performs quality control systematically throughout the entire manufacturing process, and is paid attention to in great detail. Our plastic molding quality control is integrated into all processes that guarantee the final product you receive is built to your specifications. Our modern injection molding machines are configured to your project’s specifications and monitored to maximize quality and efficiency. The result is a process that is reliable and repeatable. The processes of plastic molding quality control as follow.
Raw Material Inspection
All raw materials are verified for conformance upon receipt. We can supply COA, RohS and REACH Documents.
Parts are initially inspected directly out of molding machine. Quality Assurance technicians are trained to identify and rectify the following defects:
- Sink marks
- Short shots
- Burn marks
- Flash marks
FAI – First Article Inspection
A First Article Inspection (FAI) establishes accountability that your products have been manufactured to your specifications. Every critical design characteristic called out on the part drawing is verified and recorded. We perform FAIs for all new part orders, and we can also provide FAI data after any process change when required.
PPAP: Production Part Approval Process
Our production part approval process allows our clients of all industries to have confidence in our production processes. It’s here that actual measurements are taken of the parts produced and are used to complete various testing during the PPAP. This plastic molding quality control is to ensure that our design and production process meet’s our clients’ requirements.