part classification

part classification

[′pärt ‚klas·ə·fə‚kā·shən]
(industrial engineering)
A coding scheme employed in automated manfacturing processes that uses four or more digits to assign discrete products to families of parts.
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Mr Alumran said part classification was not helping matters.
The authors suggest that a four part classification is preferable due to the wide range of motion that is featured among people who present with pronated STJ.
By clicking on a cluster, users can drill deeper into the specific part classification.
Clearly, Ganter said, the use of these techniques could involve process planning, design development, part classification and cost estimation.