EXAMPLE OF OPERATING COST DEFFERENTIALS BETWEEN TECHNOLOGIES

 

Basic Assumptions Used In This Example

 

- Total Fluid Flow Rate Per Spray Booth: 12 oz. Per Minute

- (Regardless of the Number Of Spray Guns Used)

- Spray Trigger On Time: 50%

- Hours Sprayed: 7.0 Per Shift

- Paint Cost Per Gallon As Used: $40.00

 

CONVENTIONAL AIR SPRAY AT 60 P.S.I.

Overspray Cost Per Spray Booth, Per Shift, Per Year

 

Assumed Transfer Efficiency: 35%

Paint Being Sprayed: 6.0 oz. Per Minute

Paint Being Applied To Target: 2.1 oz. Per Minute

 

Paint Wasted: 12.98 Gallons Per Shift

 

Value of Wasted Paint Per Shift: $519.20

Times 5 Days Per Week: $2,596.00

Times 49 Weeks Per Year: $127,204.00

 

Total Paint Consumed Per Shift

Per Spray Booth Used: 19.97 Gallons

Total Paint Cost Per Shift: $798.80

Total Paint Cost Per Shift

Per Spray Booth Used Per Year: $195,706.00

Total Wasted Paint Cost

Per Spray Booth Used Per Year: $127,204.00

 

COMPRESSED AIR POWERED H.V.L.P. GUNS

(USING 60 P.S.I. AIR INPUT AND 6 P.S.I. AIR OUTPUT)

Overspray Cost Per Spray Booth, Per Shift, Per Year

 

Assumed Transfer Efficiency: 50%

Paint Being Sprayed: 4.2 oz. Per Minute

Paint Being Applied To Target: 2.1 oz. Per Minute

 

Paint Wasted: 6.99 Gallons Per Shift

 

Value of Wasted Paint Per Shift: $279.60

Times 5 Days Per Week: $1,398.00

Times 49 Weeks Per Year: $68,502.00

 

Total Paint Consumed Per Shift

Per Spray Booth Used: 13.99 Gallons

Total Paint Cost Per Shift: $559.20

Total Paint Cost Per Shift

Per Spray Booth Used Per Year: $137,004.00

Total Wasted Paint Cost

Per Spray Booth Used Per Year: $68,502.00

 

CAN-AM/TURBO-COATAIR TURBINE POWERED H.V.L.P.

(USING NO COMPRESSED AIR INPUT)

Overspray Cost Per Spray Booth, Per Shift, Per Year

 

Assumed Transfer Efficiency: 72%

Paint Being Sprayed: 2.94 oz. Per Minute

Paint Being Applied To Target: 2.12 oz. Per Minute

 

Paint Wasted: 2.73 GALLONS PER SHIFT

 

Value of Wasted Paint Per Shift: $109.20

Times 5 Days Per Week: $546.00

Times 49 Weeks Per Year: $26,754.00

 

Total Paint Consumed Per Shift

Per Spray Booth Used: 9.79 Gallons

Total Paint Cost Per Shift: $391.60

Total Paint Cost Per Shift

Per Spray Booth Used Per Year: $95,942.00

Total Wasted Paint Cost

Per Spray Booth Used Per Year: $26,754.00

 

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