A consumable is a physical product which is treated like a stockable product, with the exception that stock management is not taken into account by the system. You could buy it, deliver it or produce it but OpenERP will always assume that there is enough of it in stock. It never triggers a procurement exception.
The demo data show several types of products, which gives a good overview of the options.
'Consumable' products: are supposed to be always there. Examples can be staples, nuts, bolts, tape, ...
'Stockable' products: are subject to the full stock management system (minimum stock rules, automatic procurement, ...). Examples can be (depending on your industry) hard disks, assembled computers, cars, ...
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