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Changing Materials

Now you change the material and custom operations to see how these changes affect the cost with the new vendor.

  1. In the Costing Task Pane, under Material, change Plain Carbon Steel to AISI 316 Stainless Steel Sheet (SS).

    The Estimated Cost Per Part increases because stainless steel is more expensive than plain carbon steel. However, because you are using stainless steel, powder coating is no longer necessary and you can remove the powder coating custom operation.

  2. In the CostingManager:
    1. Expand Custom Operations FM_folder.gif.
    2. Right-click Powder Coating1 - Part FM_part.gif and click Remove Custom Operation.

    The Estimated Cost Per Part decreases.

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