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Metalworking Time Savings Calculator

See how 3M Abrasives can cut down your production time

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What's time worth to you? Time to find out.

A lot of factors go into your shop cost. Time is the biggest piece - and we can help with that. 3M Abrasives could help you get the job done quicker. Based on your individual shop rate, we can put a dollar value to your potential time savings. What would you do with extra time?

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  • Step 1: Select Your Product Edit
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  • Step 2: Enter Your Process Details Edit

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    • Assumptions
      Five (5) workdays per week, 52 weeks per year.
      Assumptions
      Five (5) workdays per week, 52 weeks per year.

     
  • Step 3: Enter Your Shop Rate* Edit

    * Also known as Burden Rate.

    • $    per hour

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    • How do I calculate my shop rate?
      How do I calculate my shop rate?
      Hourly Shop Rate Per Person
      Includes rent, utilities, wages, payroll taxes, insurance, pension contributions, and equipment depreciation ? among other associated costs ? divided by number of employees.
      Hourly Shop Rate Per Person
      Includes rent, utilities, wages, payroll taxes, insurance, pension contributions, and equipment depreciation ? among other associated costs ? divided by number of employees.
      Hourly Shop Rate Per Person
      Includes rent, utilities, wages, payroll taxes, insurance, pension contributions, and equipment depreciation ? among other associated costs ? divided by number of employees.
      Hourly Shop Rate Per Person
      Includes rent, utilities, wages, payroll taxes, insurance, pension contributions, and equipment depreciation ? among other associated costs ? divided by number of employees.
      Hourly Shop Rate Per Person
      Includes rent, utilities, wages, payroll taxes, insurance, pension contributions, and equipment depreciation ? among other associated costs ? divided by number of employees.
     
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  • Step 4: Explore or Enter Your Test Data Edit

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    • Choose a production goal to explore:

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      What's your goal? Let's work together to get there.

     
*Potential savings values are approximate, provided for general reference purposes only, and are not guaranteed by 3M. Values are based on information provided by customer. Actual results will vary as there are many factors beyond 3M's control and uniquely within user's knowledge and control which can affect the use and performance of a 3M product in a particular application. While every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy and reliability of the information and formulas, no guarantee is given or responsibility taken by 3M for the accuracy of these results or the applicability to a customer's particular circumstances.
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Let's Discover the Value of Your Time Savings

Please note: These measurements only reflect your potential shop cost savings based on the data you have provided. Abrasive costs are not figured into this calculation. Our goal is to help you reduce your total cost, which is a function of shop time and consumables.

  • Potential Annual Productivity
  • Potential Annual Savings


*Potential savings values are approximate, provided for general reference purposes only, and are not guaranteed by 3M. Values are based on information provided by customer. Actual results will vary as there are many factors beyond 3M's control and uniquely within user's knowledge and control which can affect the use and performance of a 3M product in a particular application. While every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy and reliability of the information and formulas, no guarantee is given or responsibility taken by 3M for the accuracy of these results or the applicability to a customer's particular circumstances.
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