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    Cycle Time and Setup Time

    Check your system settings. Amortization or Static The ERP should and will allow you a setup and/or staging and also the run timeand other variables move time ,idle time.... Setup time Amortization, that's what you want.
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    Told we didn't make any money.

    If there was no money made that simply wasn't quoted correctly, distance/ speed. The key to successfully quoting accurately is using the programmers speeds and feeds in the tool library that they program with. For all tools shell mill, endmills drills and taps.. Its a table that's a all it is...
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    BOSS what is it ?

    Really, Let me see if I can find one really really old...like as old as I am
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    The Cycle Time Calcuator

    Well put guys, well put. Everyone however does not have Mastercam or systems with this capability, or are just learning. This is the aid of confidence so that you don 't blow up a quote in the customers favor. To each his own way. I guess this all depends on how much courting you have to do...
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    Please help try to identify this vise

    That looks like a lot of home brew vises in the 70's the shopowners made them. That aluminum tag is a asset number tag also from that area. One of my 1st jobs installing tags on machine.
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    BOSS what is it ?

    It's just another acronym. Like Okuma...etc OKay Untill Machine Arrives.
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    The Cycle Time Calcuator

    " I'll have to get back to my shop and run this through my master cam software before I can give you a quote." OR.... " If you give me 5 minutes I'll sit in your lobby and give you an accurate estimate in just a few minutes do you have a drawing" ;)
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    The Cycle Time Calcuator

    That very well may be but you have to be a programmer to use master cam, Any data entry clerk can enter the dimensions off the drawing and come up with a cycle time. That's what good it is anyone who can read a blueprint can use it
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    The Cycle Time Calcuator

    I have developed a cycle time calculator for CNC machining and it may interest you folks, it's Excell driven. It's something that I've developed over the past 25 years, Quoting for the largest shops in the San Francisco Bay area. The largest of which did approximately 25 million per month in...
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    The Cycle Time Calcuator

    I have developed a cycle time calculator for CNC machining and it may interest you folks, it's Excel driven. It's something that I've developed over the past 25 years, Quoting for the largest shops in the San Francisco Bay area. The largest of which did approximately 25 million per month in...
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    Told we didn't make any money.

    It does take a lot of work either data entry by you or someone, unless your using Apriori. It's like that out there many people fake it.
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    COST ESTIMATION

    I have actually developed a cycle time calculator spreadsheet for cnc machining. It's based on your tool library database information or mine, and it's completely customizable based on your shops comfort One or "your speeds and feeds. I've developed this quoting aid about 20 years ago and...
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    COST ESTIMATION

    Micro estimating just as a summarization of time input by the user.
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