GVP Inspection Levels
GVP Inspection Levels - Golden Valley Products

GVP offers 3 levels of inspection for you to choose from. We guarantee that your parts will be inspected using our Inspection Level Two process unless otherwise specified.

Inspection Level One

Graphics:

No visual defects are allowed when viewed under magnification using standard illumination.

Windows:

No visual defects are allowed when viewed under magnification using surface and light table subsurface illumination.

Colors:

All colors are visually checked against the customer approved color chip or PMS book, whichever is called out on the GVP job folder, using the Pantone Color Booth with the daylight lamp active.

Materials:

Materials are verified against the customer supplied print.

Base stock and adhesive, if present, are to be free from any damage.

Dimensional:

When the binned parts reach final inspection, a single part is required to record the dimensions on the Inspection Checklist and also to verify that the correct die/or laser file was used.

Inspection Level Two

Graphics:

No visual defects larger than .010” in the longest dimension are allowed when viewed with the unaided eye at 18” using standard illumination.

No more than 1 defect may be present per piece.

Windows:

No visual defects are allowed when viewed with the unaided eye at 18” using surface and light table subsurface illumination.

Colors:

All colors are visually checked against the customer approved color chip or PMS book, whichever is called out on the GVP job folder, using the Pantone Color Booth with the daylight lamp active.

Materials:

Materials are verified against the customer supplied print.

Base stock and adhesive, if present, are to be free from any damage.

Dimensional:

When the binned parts reach final inspection, a single part is required to record the dimensions on the Inspection Checklist and also to verify that the correct die/or laser file was used.

Inspection Level Three

Graphics:

No visual defects larger than .010” in the longest dimension are allowed when viewed with the unaided eye at 18” using standard illumination. No more than 2 defects may be present per piece.

Windows:

No visual defects are allowed when viewed with the unaided eye at 18” using surface and light table subsurface illumination.

Slight surface scratches are allowed as long as they don’t disrupt normal viewing function.

Colors:

All colors are visually checked against the customer approved color chip or PMS book, whichever is called out on the GVP job folder, using the Pantone Color Booth with the daylight lamp active.

Materials:

Materials are verified against the customer supplied print.

Base stock and adhesive, if present, are to be free from any damage.

Dimensional:

When the binned parts reach final inspection, a single part is required to record the dimensions on the Inspection Checklist and also to verify that the correct die/or laser file was used.