Attributes tab (part)

Additional person #1
Additional person #2
These fields contain names of people who have a defined responsibility for the part's contents. The available selection is managed in the Persons collection.
Your administrator may have assigned other labels, such as Product engineer or Validated by, in the Part Types collection member window.
Default unit of measure
The unit of measure informs users, typically in inventory management and production, how a part is counted or measured. Although most parts are individual units, and therefore each is often appropriate, some production items are measured using categories such as volume, weight or length.
The part's default unit of measure may not be locked when the part is added to a BOM. In this case, the default unit determines the set of compatible units of measure that can be applied. See the System Rules reference > Lock part default unit of measure on BOM help topic.
After modifying the default unit of measure, review the part's quantity and unit on each affected BOM.
After the part has been released, a user who has an administrator role can modify the part's default unit of measure by enabling the Administrator Override user preference. If the part's new default value is not within the same UOM Category as the original value, then all related BOM rows are automatically updated to use the part's new default unit.
BOM type code
This value identifies how the part is aggregated or consumed in production. While Direct material is most common, parts may be usefully assigned other classifications, such as Phantom (a virtual assembly) or Kit (left unassembled). The available selection is managed in the BOM Type Codes collection.
Make/buy
Select the method used to acquire the current part. The available selection is managed in the Make/Buy Categories collection.
Meets regulatory requirements
When marked, the current part meets the applicable regulatory or agency requirements.
Your administrator may have hidden this field, or specified a more appropriate label such as RoHS compliant or Meets UL 508, in the Part Types collection member window.
Part requires: Serialization, Certification
Mark these checkboxes if the current part is a critical component that requires each production unit to be tracked separately and/or requires certification ("first article" acceptance test) prior to use.
Exclude item from roll-up: Cost
This checkbox zeroes out the cost of the item during cost rollup calculations. For instance, if the item is floor stock (such as a machine screw) and is expensed in manufacturing overhead, you may want to exclude it from the unit assembly cost. If you exclude a subassembly's cost, then the costs for all items within its lower-level structure(s) are also ignored.
Exclude item from roll-up: Mass & materials
When the checkbox is marked, the current item's mass and materials aren't included in a mass roll-up, materials content, materials declaration or similar report.
Global number (GTIN, UPC, etc.)
Use this field for any alias assigned or recognized by a third party such as NATO NSN, GS1 GTIN or EAN-13, or customer part number.
Process time
Enter the length of time that it takes to fabricate, machine, process or otherwise produce the current item. Internally-fabricated components often have process time and no lead time.
Lead time
Enter the time that it takes to receive the part or material from a supplier. Purchased components typically have lead time and no process time.
Minimum order quantity
If the part supplier requires a minimum order, or your production line manages based on economically efficient production quantities, then enter the value here.
Units of measure are in the same UOM Category collection as the part's Default unit of measure selection.
Standard package quantity
The part supplier may define a package quantity, such as a wire reel of 100 meters, which you can record here.
Units of measure are in the same UOM Category collection as the part's Default unit of measure selection.
Location
This specifies the place where the item can be found, such as a warehouse shelf or storage bin identifier, and appears on the pick list report.
Handling/storage advisory
This describes any health or safety hazard, or special handling or storage considerations, for the part. The list is defined in the Handling/Storage Categories collection.
End of Life (EOL) recovery method
Specify the method by which the part can be reclaimed or recycled. Many parts can be refurbished or disassembled, while others can be broken down for their basic chemicals. The list is defined in the Recovery Methods collection.
Cost: Currency, Unit cost per default unit, Quoted quantity, As on
This information can provide useful information to other designers about the cost efficiency of the current part for their own applications. It also is used to calculate a complete cost for an assembly that includes the part.

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