The business case for ALEX Tool Matching is quite simple:
You save the money to manufacture support tooling for new dies by reusing backers & bolsters you already have.
You also save the time of your staff by eliminating manual searches.
This all amounts to
a full return of investment in three to four months
(if you choose the license purchasing option). Immediate weekly return of
investment is realized with the other pricing options.
To calculate the business benefit of EngView ALEX Tool Matching, simply substitute the sample numbers presented here with the actual ones for your company:
|Number of dies per week:||20|
|Dies that need only open-hole support:||5|
|Complex dies that require special backers:||5|
|Remaining dies for search with ALEX:||10|
|Percent backers located for re-use:||30%|
|Total backers reused:||3|
|Average price per backer:||
|Total tool saings per week:||
|Staff Time Saved||2h||$150|
|Net savings per week:||$1,650|
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