ROI: Brake Service - Brake Lathes

Brake Lathes


 

Price to machine 1 rotor: $20.00  
Overhead Costs: $2.00 Includes cutting tips and general shop operating costs
Labor Costs:
(Based on a $25/hr. national average)

$6.25
$4.10

Bench-style lathe.
On-the-car lathe.
Profit per rotor: $11.75
$13.90
Bench-style lathe.
On-the-car lathe.
Frequency: 32 rotors/month  
Total profit/month: $376.00
$444.80
Bench-style lathe.
On-the-car lathe.

Cost of unit: (Bench-style)
(On-the-car)

 

$6,000.00
$9,000.00


Composite average taken from all makes and models, although the difference in price will vary based on specific features.

ROI timeframe: (Bench-style)
(On-the-car)
15.9 months
20.2 months
 
Average lifespan: 15 years
 
Profits over the unit's lifespan
(not adjusted for inflation):

$61,680.00
$71,064.00

Bench-style lathe.
On-the-car lathe.
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Price per service:    
Overhead Costs:   What are your associated costs?
Labor Costs:    
Profit per service:   Subtract overhead and labor costs from the price you charge.
Frequency: jobs/month  
Total profit/month:   Profit per service multiplied by frequency.
Cost of unit:    
ROI timeframe:   Cost of unit divided by profit/month.

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