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Access/SQL tables using text data type as a primary key

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In Access/SQL tables how advisable is it to use text data type as a primary key.
I am building a database specifically for manufacturing where Part numbers  and Customer Codes
, both text fields,  need to be stored as the primary key. Is this advisable?

At the moment the tables are in Access but will in future be moved to a cloud SQL database.
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