This calculator is designed to allow you to determine your cost per hairpin produced based on some important production inputs. By entering details about your production environment, schedule, and workload, you can compare the cost per hairpin produced by Burr Oak Tool's Triumph hairpin bender to that of two competing hairpin benders.

Key inputs included in the analysis:
  • Tubes per cycle
  • Cycle time
  • Power consumption
  • Floor space
  • Maintenance costs
  • Replacement Parts costs
  • Operator costs
  • Changeover time
  • Overall uptime
  • Scrap costs
  • Purchase price

Select your answer to each question below:

How often do you anticipate tube diameter changeover on your hairpin bender?

How often do you anticipate hairpin length changes?

How many hours per day, or shifts, will you need your machine to run?

How many days per year will you need your machine to run?

How important is minimizing floorspace (i.e. machine footprint) when considering a hairpin bender?

Hairpins Produced Per Year

Total Cost Per Hairpin

It's a simple choice!

Chose the machine that creates the biggest impact on reducing your product's per unit costs, as that's what affects your profitability most.

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Triumph Hairpin Bender

Quality. Speed. Accuracy.

Quality, speed, and accuracy are not just words anymore – they define the OAK Triumph Hairpin Bender. Burr OAK Tool’s revolutionary bender is up to 70 percent more productive, has a smaller factory footprint, boasts quicker tooling changes, and produces straighter legs and more consistent leg lengths than any hairpin bender on the market.


Evaluate your Annual Costs

All too often, buyers forget to include the opportunity costs of machine downtime, training, or other productivity losses.

Have you considered all of the costs involved with purchasing a hairpin bender?


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So you've run the calculator and checked the quotes - and you have more questions. Fill out this form to get a TCO analysis from an OAK sales engineer.