Large price change from blind hole

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drpenguen
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Large price change from blind hole

Postby drpenguen » Sun Dec 16, 2012 7:32 am

blank aluminum 0.5" thick 4"x6" = 73.54 USD
add 0.5" drill hole = 74.22 USD

add 0.5" blind hole, 1/4 " depth is = 175 USD ????
100 USD for a blind hole ????

Tech2
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Re: Large price change from blind hole

Postby Tech2 » Mon Dec 17, 2012 6:13 am

This is because the job changes from 2D to 3D which requires setting up an additional or different machine. You will find that adding additional 3D features, after the first one, has a much smaller effect on price.


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