Thinking about how much you could save with a HYDRIM?
Operating cost calculator
In order to realize your savings with HYDRIM, the details of your practice into the calculator.
Note: The costs for water and electricity are average prices based on researched information from 2013.
All entries can be manually overwritten, except for those selected from drop down menus.
Assumptions: Calculations of monthly operating costs include: labour time, water and electrical consumption, detergent and amortized maintenance/service.
Each chair uses an average of 89 instruments per day.
Based on the average number of instruments used per day for various procedures and a ratio of 2 hygienists chairs for every dentist chair.
Cycles per day = Total instruments consumed per day / Capacity of washing unit.
Automatic Washers run a minimum of 2 cycles per day (even if not loaded to capacity).
|Labour Minutes per Cycle*||Instrument Capacity per Cycle|
*Labour Minute Calculations (based on best practice):
Automatic washers: loading and unloading
Ultrasonic: loading, unloading, rinsing, drying and sorting
Manual: scrubbing, rinsing, drying and sorting
Prices and parameters based on non-automatic ultrasonic washers
Ultrasonic Water/Detergent Consumption based on replenishing the fluids in the tank every 5 cycles
C61w Cycle: P3 – Heavy Duty
L110w Cycle: P3 – Heavy Duty