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Different Bom for same item


#1

Hi
can i use multiple bom’s to manufacture a single item
case use
I use different Diameter and length to produce a single type of component
example:
my part size is 55mm dia X 58.5mm length Shaft
for to manufacture this i may use any of the below raw material

  1. 56mm dia x 60mm length
  2. 58mm dia x 65mm length
  3. 60mm dia x 72mm length
  4. 62mm dia x 60mm length
    The part is made using any of the above available raw materials either in house or with stockist.
    this part is usually subcontracted
    How do i make a material transfer to the subcontract using any one of the above listed raw material
    Thanks and Regards
    Hemanth

#2

I haven’t used it or tested it, but you can define Item Alternatives in the system now. You can use these to replace items in BOMs, Work Orders and for subcontracting.

https://erpnext.org/docs/user/manual/en/manufacturing/item-alternative


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