Take material from stock and return material to stock

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2021
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Take material from stock and return material to stock

Use the TFS command to take materials from stock and cut them. Then, use the RTS command to return the remaining lengths to stock.

  1. In the Inventory dialog box, click items to select them.

    To select multiple items, hold down Ctrl.

    To select a range of subsequent items, hold down Shift.

  2. Click TFS, or press Shift+F7.
    Depending on whether the items are linked or combined to a job, one of the following happens:
    • If the items are not linked or combined to a job or you have selected multiple items that are linked or combined to a job, the Take From Stock dialog box opens.

    • If a single item is selected and it is linked or combined to a job, a confirmation dialog box appears.

  3. Do one of the following:

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    Take from stock one or multiple items that are not linked or combined to a job

    1. In the Take From Stock dialog box, type the quantity of pieces and the job number.

      Note that if you have selected multiple items, Tekla EPM automatically takes all available pieces from stock.

    2. If necessary, modify the category, sub-category, sequence, lot number, and release number.

    3. Click TFS to take the material from stock.

    4. In the RTS section of the dialog box, type the quantity, width, length, location, and job number of items that you want to return to stock.

    5. Click RTS to return the remaining material lengths to stock.

    6. Click Apply.

    Take from stock multiple items that are linked or combined to a job

    1. In the Take From Stock dialog box, type the job number.

    2. If necessary, modify the category, sub-category, sequence, lot number, and release number.

    3. To return all drop left from cutting to stock, select the Return Drop of Combined Items to Stock check box.

    4. Click TFS to take the material from stock.

    Take from stock a single item that is linked or combined to a job

    1. To update the linked production control when taking the material from stock, click Yes in the confirmation dialog box.

    2. In the Enter Value dialog box, do one of the following:
      • Type the date in the Enter Value field.

        The acceptable formats are YYYY/MM/DD, YY/MM/DD, MM/DD/YYYY, and MM/DD/YY.

      • Click the arrow on the right side of the Date Required field and select the date in the calendar.

    3. Click OK.

    4. To confirm taking the material item from stock, click Yes in the confirmation dialog box.

    5. In the TFS dialog box, do one of the following:
      • To close the dialog box and return to the Inventory dialog box, click Close.

      • To view or print TFS reports, click Reports.

        For more information, see View and print TFS reports.

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