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Interchangeable Parts

Last Updated May 25th 2022, 9:50:42 pm


The modern concept of interchangeable parts emerged during the 18th and early 19th centuries. The idea of implemmenting a standardized system of interchangeable manufacture was gradually developed. The development took decades and involved many people.

From the 1860s-1880s true interchangeability grew from a scarce and difficult achievement into an everyday capability throughout the manufacturing industries.