manufacturer's part number


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manufacturer's part number

[‚man·ə′fak·chər·ərz ′pärt ‚nəm·bər]
(industrial engineering)
Identification number of symbol assigned by the manufacturer to a part, subassembly, or assembly.
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Furthermore, the current tools used to validate the BOM or manufacturer's part numbers (MPNs) are limited.
We can also use the description to make sure your manufacturer's part number is correct.
There is a basic cross-reference guide to aid the searcher who has an alternate manufacturer's part number and is seeking a PKB replacement.
He added, "For most commodities, Solectron's position is that the most accurate and reliable way to manage the supply chain during the transition to RoHS compliancy is through a change in the manufacturer's part number (MPN).
Dataram's on-line store allows customers to search for specific memory required for their systems by selecting the appropriate system manufacture and model or entering the manufacturer's part number or Dataram's part number.
These were tall challenges that went beyond a manufacturer's part number and marketing description and required skilled catalogers to name the properties and characteristics of an item in a consistent manner.
2, so that Internet users can now look up items using either their part number or the manufacturer's part number.
If a full manufacturer's part number for a specific product is known, it can be entered in the part box, and a click of the search button will find the device.
PartSmart Network users have flexible query options for locating parts by key word description and manufacturer's part number.
In addition, ReCaL's Preferred Device Qualification (PDQ) feature permits cross-referencing of in-house part numbers and user defined parameters to manufacturer's part numbers.
For example, the user has immediate access to lists of cable runs and trays, interconnections, manufacturer's part numbers and, significantly, the value of the system components.
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