This instruction explains how to issue the tools you need to perform a certain operation on a manufacturing order.
The tools you need to perform the operation are allocated. You can retrieve the tools when you need them.
The tools you have allocated are attached to a certain operation in M3 and cannot be reallocated until the operation has been completed.
Start 'Work Center Schedule. Open' (PMS230/B1).
Select a work center.
Select a manufacturing order or operation.
Select alternative 25, 'Tool available check,' to start 'MO Operation. Check Tool Availability' (PMS233/B).
Check the information in these fields:
If necessary, fill in the these fields:
The field indicates the type of available balance with which a material requirement should be compared during inspection.
0 = All material reservations are displayed. The material reservations in which the material requirement exceeds the available quantity will be indicated on the panel.
1 = Only material reservations in which the material requirement exceeds the available quantity (which is dependent on the availability type) are displayed.
Select F16 'Print picking list.'
You have now allocated tools for the selected operation.