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Custom Operations PropertyManager

Use the Custom Operations PropertyManager to create custom operations to apply additional costs to parts.

To display this PropertyManager:

Apply the Costing tool_costing_tools.gif tool to evaluate the cost of a part. At the top of the CostingManager, click Add Custom Operation Costing_Create_Custom_Operation.gif.

Operation

This section displays information about existing custom operations.

Custom Operation Displays the custom operation that you select.

Setup Cost

Cost to set up the custom operation.

Operation Cost

Cost to run the custom operation.

Total Cost

Setup Cost + Operation Cost.

New Operation

This section displays information about new custom operations.

Name Sets the custom operation name.
Setup Cost Sets the cost associated with manufacturing setups, such as setting up machines to run a batch (lot) of parts. Select how to distribute the setup cost:

Total Quantity

Setup cost is divided by the total number of parts (Setup cost per part = Setup cost / Total number of parts). For example, if the setup cost is 100 and the total number of parts is 100, then the setup cost per part is 1.

Lot

Setup cost is divided by the lot size (Setup cost per part = Setup cost / Lot size). For example, if the setup cost is 100 and the lot size is 10, then the setup cost per part is 10.

Part

Setup cost is applied per part (Setup cost per part = Setup cost). For example, if the setup cost is 100 then the setup cost per part is 100.

Operation Cost Sets the cost associated with performing the operation. Select how to apply the operation cost:

Part

Applies the cost to the entire part.

Face Area

Applies the cost to All Faces or Select Faces.

Edge Length

Applies the cost to All Edges or Select Edges.

Weight

Applies the cost based on the part weight.

Stroke

Applies the cost to the Number of selections you make or to a defined number of strokes that you set in Enter quantity.

Time Duration

Applies the cost to the Duration of time it takes to perform the operation.

Volume

Applies the cost to the volume of the body.

Body

Applies the cost to All Bodies or Select Bodies.

After you make these selections, the Setup Cost, Operation Cost, and Total Cost update in the PropertyManager.



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