Resources for SupportConducting a thorough First Article Inspection is a key challenge when coordinating operations and manufacturing in an ever more global supply chain. Below are links to a few resources that DISCUS Software has assembled to help you with this challenge.


In depth articles on 20+ topics such as FAI, Technical Data Package, PPAP and many more. Visit our Insights page.


We run a continuous series of Webinars to help you learn about such topics as 2D First Article Inspection, Inspection Planning and how DISCUS does 3D and more. Visit our Webinars page and register today.

Free Trials

For those ready to experience our software and better understand how it will help you with your process we offer a free trial download.

White Papers

We author white papers to help you learn about First Article Inpection, Process planning and the history, current state and future of FAI and Quality Planning. Check out our white papers.


Of course we have many categories of information we have posted over time to support you, look under categories in the right sidebar for links to these categories.


Of course don’t forget wikipedia content as a resource for support with articles such as First Article Inspection, PPAP, CMM, and APQP.

The AS9100 Store

Information and resources to help you achieve AS9100 Certification. Here is a link to some of their free tools.

Quality Digest

The online only Quality Digest is full of articles, videos, presentations and more on quality topics. They provide daily news on the quality industry and myriad resources to support the quality professional. Visit Quality Digest.

We have a series of slide presentations on DFM, In-Process Inspection Planning, CMM and FAI that you can check out.