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How to Verify Critical Components with a Construction Data Form

by John Niggl on 25 Jun 2019 | 0 Comments
Verifying a product's Component Data Form (CDF) is one of the simplest and most effective ways to check critical components in your electronic products. Check this out and learn how to verify your own CDF.

Topics: Consumer Electronics, Product Inspection, Quality Control Checklist

Lighting Testing: 11 On-Site Tests for LED Lighting Inspection

by Emma Wei on 22 May 2019 | 2 Comments
Unqualified LED lighting products can cause safety issues. Check out these 11 on-site tests for LED lighting inspection to avoid safety and performance issues.

Topics: Consumer Electronics, Product Inspection, Quality Control Checklist

5 Factors for Deciding Inspection Frequency in Manufacturing

by Sunny Wong on 10 Apr 2019 | 1 Comment
It’s ultimately up to you, the buyer, to determine how often you should inspect. But AQF will help you get started by introducing five key factors that can influence inspection frequency in manufacturing.

Topics: Product Inspection, Working with Factories, Quality Control Checklist

13 On-Site Bike Tests to Include in Your Bicycle Inspection Checklist

by Matthew Milasius on 5 Mar 2019 | 0 Comments
A thorough bicycle inspection checklist should always outline bike testing procedures, sample sizes and necessary equipment. Here are 13 on-site bike tests to help keep your product safety and quality in check.

Topics: Product Inspection, Sporting Goods, Quality Control Checklist

What to Do if Your Supplier Fails an FDA Inspection?

by Samantha Lim on 20 Feb 2019 | 0 Comments
Avoid the consequences of a failed FDA inspection. A little due diligence now can save you from stress, damages and disruption down the line.

Topics: Legal Requirements, Quality Control Checklist

Video Series: How Experienced Importers Limit Product Defects in 3 Stages

by Maegan Burkhart on 26 Dec 2018 | 0 Comments
Defective products that reach customers can sink your importing business, fast. That’s why experienced importers seek to limit product defects before disaster strikes. But how can you take the first steps towards fewer product defects and improved product quality?

Topics: Manufacturing Tips & Advice, QC Processes and Terminology, Quality Control Checklist

Quality Control Inspection Checklists and How to Use Them

by Stacy Bruce on 17 Oct 2018 | 19 Comments
Creating a quality control inspection checklist should be among the first steps you take to develop an effective quality control program. A detailed checklist can save you a lot of trouble in the long run. It can defend against sub-standard or non-conforming goods.

Topics: Product Inspection, Quality Control Checklist

How Product Inspectors Use Quality Control Checklists

by Crystal Ge on 28 Sep 2018 | 3 Comments
QC inspectors are your eyes and ears when it comes to checking your product for quality defects and conducting on-site tests. Take the guesswork out of product inspections and learn how to create a QC checklist with all the information your inspector needs to make a decision just like you would!

Topics: Product Inspection, Acceptable Quality Level (AQL), Packaging, Quality Control Checklist

21 Casting Defects and How to Prevent Them in Your Products

by Sunny Wong on 19 Sep 2018 | 6 Comments
Are your products suffering from casting defects? The good news is they're entirely preventable. Read on for causes and prevention of the top casting defects.

Topics: Product Inspection, Acceptable Quality Level (AQL), Quality Control Checklist

Chinese Trademark Theft on the Rise After a Five-Year Low

by Synnove Vandal on 2 Sep 2018 | 0 Comments
This week on Best in Manufacturing, Chinese trademark theft is on the rise after a five-year low, Japanese automakers face ongoing quality control issues and U.S. companies weigh in on plans to tax Chinese imports.

Topics: Best in Manufacturing, Social Compliance, Sourcing, Quality Control Checklist, Globalization