It’s a question commonly asked in the validation arena, what is the difference between a FAT and a SAT. This article will finally explain what the difference is and how in your next interview you will know exactly why each one is required. Any project that involves equipment being developed from a third party should have a FAT and SAT incorporated into the system life-cycle. If both the FAT and SAT are performed correctly is will lead to a much easier IQ/OQ process.
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