This is a spreadsheet approach to tool sizing and part costs. The program is a faceplate to be used in conjunction with Excel or any similar electronic spreadsheet program. It takes the used through a step by step approach to estimating part columns, tool sizes and part prices. It includes how to figure the cost of packaging and will print out in volume prices.
For the molder it also has a function telling the total time of the run, material used, machine hours, excess material used. The text with the diskette shows how to make your own rules to most effectively use the spreadsheet. The book and diskette also have a step by step tutorial to help familiarize the user with all of the program's functions and capabilities.
Who should buy this? Designers, Engineers and Buyers.