ROI for RP machine ownership

From: Thomas, Rich (Rich.Thomas@Energizer.Com)
Date: Thu Mar 26 1998 - 15:22:12 EET

I am also currently in the process of determining at what threshold it
makes sense to own and operate a RP machine in house. I am interested
in getting information to do a ROI analysis if anyone can recommend a
good source.
Thanks, Rich Thomas
>From: C.McArdle[]
>Sent: Thursday, March 26, 1998 1:41 AM
>Subject: Comments on FDM.
>A company I am working with is considering purchase of a Stratasys. If you
>are using this system in house or through a service bureau, please send me
>your comments on it. Mainly interested in ABS material. Specifically,
>what is the actual experience you've had in terms of throughput; what is
>the threshold at which it makes more sense to bring the machine in-house
>versus going to a service bureau; and what are the going rates for service
>bureaus assuming you are provided with an stl or iges file? Solicitations
>welcome also. BTW, I've gotten the ROI / sales stuff from Stratasys.
>Thanks in advance.
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