The days of pure mechanical products are over. With few exceptions, the majority of products today have a bunch of electronic and electromechanical components inside.
Counting every part down to the smallest screws, a single product can have 1000s of parts. Some of these parts are made by OEMs, however,
In openBoM, we distinguish a Bill of Materials (BOM) from an Inventory: Bill of Materials (BOM): there are three types of BOMs: Part lists, Single
Managing Part Numbers is not a simple (or easy) topic; it’s easy to get them and yourself confused. For example, Who should assign Part Numbers?
Terminology can be tough. Place two engineers in the same room and they will likely give you three options on what to call the same
Support Inventory (parts catalogs) creation from Onshape Part Studio. Here’s how you can generate a parts catalog from a Part Studio you can then assign to