Combs presents good estimations for good business.
By Terry Combs
|Fig. 5: Recording Setup and Breakdown Times|
|1 color||2 color||3 color||4 color||5 color||6 color|
|To use this table, record individual setup or breakdown times in minutes under each category of colors printed. When a column is completed (after recording times for at least 10 jobs), total the minutes and divide by the number of jobs you timed. The resulting number will be the average setup or breakdown time for jobs with that number of colors.|
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