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Product Structure Tree

In manufacturing the product structure tree provides a hierarchical classification of the items which form a product. With the product structure, the understanding of the components which compose a product as well as their attributes, can be represented. The product structure shows the material, component parts subassemblies and other items in a hierarchical structure that represents the grouping of items on an assembly drawing or the grouping of items that come together at a stage in the manufacturing process.

In construction, a product structure tree is structured with the following levels:

  • Asset
  • Module
  • Assembly
  • SubĀ­-Assembly
  • Part