Average Yearly Return

Example of savings fabricating 250 sq ft per week.

Description of Annual Costs Manual Measuring LT-2D3D Templator
Average templating material* $6,240 $0
Scrap (5% manual / 1.5% LT-2D3D $45,500 $13,650
On-site rework (1 hour avg. per job) $5,200 $0
Total cost per year $56,940 $13,650
Total savings per year None $43,290
Weekly templating time 7.5 hours 1.6 hours

Determine how many feet per week is fabricated. Our estimate is that switching to digital templating saves an average of $2.50 per square foot.

sq ft. Weekly Savings Months for Payback
200 $500 8.0 months
300 $750 5.3 months
400 $1,000 4.0 months
500 $1,250 3.2 months
1000 $2,500 1.6 months
2000 $5,000 less than 1 month

LPI offers a 12-month payment plan under $1,000 per month.

Benefits, Savings & Payback...

Processing Time

Templating

  • Reduce templating time to under 20 minutes
  • Reduce mistakes & measurement errors
  • Measure 5+ jobs per day

Fabrication

  • Eliminate trips back to the shop
  • Export files ready for saws, routers, waterjets, and plotters
  • Reduce time to fabrication by emailing files from the jobsite

Installation

  • No on-site rework during installation
  • Reduce re-cuts
  • Install 1-2 more jobs per crew, every day

Materials

Templates

  • Eliminate luan strips, glue, coraplast, etc.
  • Eliminate re-templating due to measurement errors

Granite & Solid Surface

  • Reduce scrap
  • Increase slab yields
  • Larger, more usable remnants

Cost

Vehicles

  • Fewer trips back to the shop
  • More cost-effective routing
  • Lower cost, smaller cars
  • Less gas

Personnel

  • More efficient use of time
  • Less downtime in the shop
  • Workers compensation changes (carpenter to computer technician)
  • Lower costs to install countertops

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