Glossary

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Term Definition
EDM

Wire electrical discharge machining (EDM). It uses a wire electrode that travels through the workpiece. Wire EDM removes metal with electricity by means of spark erosion.

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ERP

Enterprise Resource Planning. As MRP, but including additional features such as data warehousing, accounts, human resources etc.

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