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Dairy Saves with Switch to Rubber Rotors

A simple switch from plastic to rubber rotors helped a Midwest Dairy customer realize an estimated 1st year savings of $20,000+. Check out the table below for hard savings specifics.

Rubber Rotor Cost: $497.70
Plastic Rotor Cost: $521.00
Cost of Repaired Rubber Rotors in Metal Detectable Rubber: $272.00
Number of Plastic Rotors purchased in 8 Months (YTD of time of recording): 34
Total Cost of Plastic Rotors YTD: $17,714.00
Estimated Annual Order of Plastic Rotors: 50
Estimated Annual Cost of Plastic Rotors: $26,050.00
Recommended PM Scheduled every 2 Months of Rubber Rotors:  8 (rotors per year)
Recommended Annual Cost of Rubber Rotors: $3,981.60
Estimated 1st Year Annual Savings: $22,068.40
Cost to Repair 8 Rotors Annually: $2,176.00
Estimated 2nd Year Cost Savings: $1,805.60

In addition to the hard savings above, just imagine the possibilities in soft savings!

  • Increased production time due to more reliable equipment
  • Decreased labor time to repair equipment after start up

Reach out to your Rodem representative to see where you can find savings!
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