This book is a manual for calculating the total cost of a casting.
For each aspect, the detailed cost components are described: preliminary cost, production cost, post-production cost, inspection cost, logistic cost, deviation cost, administration & financial & overhead cost as well as the technical service cost.
Another classifying of the cost is described: variable and fixed cost, material and conversion cost, oneoff and part cost.
In the Annex part of the book, interesting subjects are covered as are Quality cost, Evaluation form, Foreign sourcing, Factors that control casting tolerances, Checklist for purchasing in foreign countries and strategy for outsourcing.
It is a must for foundry top management, financial and commercial department manager.
It is very interesting for the designing, engineering and the purchasing department of the users of castings. PDF-format / 108 pages / 0,6 Mb