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EXPLOSION (BILL OF MATERIALS)

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Explosion refers to the break down of a bill of materials into its lower level components, parts and materials. Explosion is performed from the end product right down to the raw materials and/or purchased parts. This comprehensive process calculates the quantities of all components needed to meet end product requirements while taking into account any inventory on hand or scheduled receipts.

See Bill-of-materials; MRP.

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(2000). EXPLOSION (BILL OF MATERIALS) . In: Swamidass, P.M. (eds) Encyclopedia of Production and Manufacturing Management. Springer, Boston, MA . https://doi.org/10.1007/1-4020-0612-8_307

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