Cost of Ownership

Comparable 3D Printer vs. Roland MDX-540A
Comparable 3D Printer
Roland MDX-540A
Build Area
10x10x12
15x15x6
Warranty
90 days
1 year
Machine Purchase Price
$29,900.00
$20,995.00
Accessories/options/3D printer support removal bath
$3,000.00
$7,326.00
Purchase Price Subtotal
$32,900.00
$28,321.00
Annual Maintenance
$3,000.00
$0.00
Annual Materials Cost Finishing costs (binders, fillers, support removal solution, support removal tools, etc)
$2,592.00
$432.00
Annual Cost Subtotal
$5,592.00
$432.00
5 Year maintenance & materials cost
$27,960.00
$2,160.00


Total 5 year cost of ownership
$60,860.00
$30,481.00
5 year savings over comparable 3D printer
$30,379.00

Comparable 3D Printer vs. Roland MDX-40A
Comparable 3D Printer
Roland MDX-40A
Build Area
8x6x6
12x12x4
Warranty
1 year
1 year
Machine Purchase Price
$14,900.00
$11,694.00
Accessories/options/3D printer support removal bath
$3,000.00
$524.00
Purchase Price Subtotal
$17,900.00
$12,218.00
Annual Maintenance
$1,500.00
$0.00
Annual Materials Cost Finishing costs (binders, fillers, support removal solution, support removal tools, etc)
$2,592.00
$432.00
Annual Cost Subtotal
$4,092.00
$432.00
5 Year maintenance & material cost
$20,460.00
$2,160.00


Total 5 year cost of ownership
$38,360.00
$14,378.00
5 year savings over comparable 3D printer
$23,982.00

Material Cost Calculator
Estimated cost/cubic inch
$6.00
$1.00
Average cu/in per part
12
12
Average cost per part
$72.00
$12.00
Parts per year
36
36
Total annual material cost
$2,592.00
$432.00