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FAMILY OF PARTS OR PRODUCTS

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Family of parts refers parts having the same raw material and the same sequence of operations (processing steps) or similar geometry. The concept of family of parts in the foundation upon which principles of group technology and manufacturing cells are built.

See Group technology; Linked-cell manufacturing system; Manufacturing cell design.

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(2000). FAMILY OF PARTS OR PRODUCTS . In: Swamidass, P.M. (eds) Encyclopedia of Production and Manufacturing Management. Springer, Boston, MA . https://doi.org/10.1007/1-4020-0612-8_319

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