Calc 04 Platemaking Time

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Estimates the cost and time of platemaking.


Operation Setup Requirements:
  1. Description
  2. Rate: Cost per hour
  3. Sell $ use: Markup % (recommended) or alternate sell rate
  4. Calc: 4
  5. Sub Key: Labor
  6. Minutes First: Minutes to make first plate
  7. Minutes Repeat: Minutes for each additional plate
  8. Plate Default: Sheetwise, Work & Turn, Work & Tumble, or Web Only
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Estimate Specification Input Prompts:
  1. Idents
  2. Plate Type
  3. Plates
  4. J%
  5. Remarks
  6. Memo


Calculation:

Colors Side A + Colors Side B (divided by 2 if Work and Turn or Work and Tumble) = Total Colors
Total Colors x Idents (or override) = Total Plates
Minutes First + (Total Plates - 1) x Minutes Repeat = Standard Minutes
Standard Minutes / 60 x J% = Estimated Hours
Estimated Hours x Rate = Cost $
Cost $ x Markup % = Markup $
Cost $ + Markup $ = Sell $

Note: Calc 4 followed by a Calc 5 will automatically calculate plate material

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