can u tell me why materials under material group FHMI production resource / tools are only managed on quantity basis
Production Resources/Tools (FHMI) are unlike machines and fixed assets, production resources and tools (PRTs) are movable (not stationary) operating resources that are required to perform an activity and can be used repeatedly.
For example, PRTs include documents, engineering drawings, jigs and fixtures, and
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Apart from what syed said i would like to tell you one more thing is that.
Say for example you are buying a machinary. the vendor sends you the machine and along with it the vendor sends you some tools along with the machinary which are free of costs and which comes along with the machinary.
That time the machinary is been taken has FERT which is QTY and VALUE based.
But the free tools which are given by the vendor is treated has only QTY based has you are not paying for this.
In this case also you can create tools using this material type.
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