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    Fundamental Concepts | Unit, Batch and Mass production

    Fundamental Concepts | Unit, Batch and Mass production:

    Unit or piece production:

    Unit or piece production is the manufacture of work pieces which are not to be produced again or are to be produced only after an indefinite time. The production may involve a large number of operations but a minimal of repetition.

    In order [...]

    Fundamental Concepts | Interchangeability

    Fundamental Concepts | Interchangeability:

    The greatest accomplishment of the twentieth century is said to be interchangeable part manufacture and mass production.

    Interchangeable manufacture means that any part or component picked at random from a manufactured lot should fit and function properly with any other part with which it is required to be fitted, picked at [...]