Injection Molding Costing Tool

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A) General Part Information

Part Number:-
- Part Number which is usually mentioned on the drawing. (Alphanumeric values are accepted).
Part Description:-
- Part Name, such as Front plastic desk, Mirror LH/RH, etc. (Alphanumeric values are accepted).

B) Volume (Number of Pieces Produced)

Annual Volume:-
- The Number of Pieces that are Required in a Year (Limit set for the tool: 1- 10000000 Nos).
Lot Run Size:-
- The Number of Parts to be Processed in a Single Setup (Limit set for the tool: Less than or equal to Annual volume).

C) Material Specific Information of Parts to be Manufactured

Select the material:-
-Select the material used to manufacture the Part from the dropdown list.
Select from drop down menu:-
-Select from the drop-down menu if the Part requires Colour Additive Required/Not required.

D) Part Specific Information

Part Max Length L (MILLIMETERS):-
- Enter Part Maximum Length dimension. (Limit set for the tool : 1 to 1200 mm)
Part Max Width W (MILLIMETERS):-
- Enter Part Maximum Width dimension. (Limit set for the tool : 1 to 1200 mm)
Part Max Height H (MILLIMETERS):-
- Enter Part Maximum Height dimension. (Limit set for the tool : 1 to 200 mm)
Average Wall Thickness (MILLIMETERS):-
- Enter Part Average Wall Thickness. (Limit set for the tool : 1 to 10 mm)
Part Weight (Grams):-
- Enter Part weight in Grams. (Limit set for the tool : 5 to 2000 grams)
injection moulding parts dimensions

E) Special Part Characteristics

Complexity of the shape of the part:-
- Select from dropdown – (Simple, Intermediate, Complex)
injection moulding parts shape complexity

F) Molding Technology Selection

Select If Using Hot or Cold Runner Tooling:-
- Select If Using Hot or Cold Runner Tooling
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G) Generic Secondary Processing

Operation Description:-
- Enter Operation Description if you have any generic process cost to be considered.
Cycle Time (sec/part):-
- Enter the typical Cycle Time in seconds required to process one part for the above- described process. (Limit set for the tool : 3 to 150 Sec/part)
Burden Rate ($/hr):-
- Typical Hourly rate of the equipment, based on machine capital.
$20/hr = <$50k machine
$40/hr = $50k-$150k machine
$60/hr = >$150k machine.