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Equipment

Tangible assets that are peripheral to a company's operations but are nonetheless necessary. Equipment is generally moveable and may be more or less expensive than other equipment. Trucks to transport materials and toilet paper for customer bathrooms are both examples of equipment.

equipment

Fixed assets that are acquired as additions or supplements to more permanent assets. Equipment includes lighting fixtures in a building, for example. Equipment, unlike real estate, is generally moveable.

equipment

small items of capital such as a hand drill or screwdriver which are used to produce goods. See PLANT, MACHINERY, CAPITAL STOCK, FIXED ASSET.
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Frank Horvath, marketing manager at FS Tool Corp., also commented on the demand for improved dust extraction on the cutting tools, particularly within the CNC routing cells.
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By 2003-2004, RocTool had developed a more flexible induction molding system with the coils outside the tool in a non-conductive wood frame or "cage" around a conventional steel mold block.
Some of the types of tools that are repairable are milling cutters up to 42", indexable drills, ball nose end mills, helical end mills, V-flange tooling, and more.
Checking boxes or pouches for broken tools, removing them from the box, and completing a broken-tool report will make it easier to keep the paperwork straight and prevent the problem of missing tools.
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Thus, the employer was unable to determine whether the plan payments exceeded the employees' actual tool expenses.
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