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Reelcraft Reel Purchase Justification Calculator

The Reel Purchase Justification Calculator is an estimate of the amount of money that you could save by using a reel for a hose. The estimate considers the cost of air and/or water loss in a leaking hose, the cost of installation, the cost associated with replacement and downtime, and the cost of potential yearly loss due to slips, trips, and falls.

Application Questions

Select the type and length of hose to get an estimate for the hose cost or enter your cost if known.

Type of hose (1):

Length of hose (1):

Cost (1):


Type of hose (2):

Length of hose (2):

Cost (2):


Type of hose (3):

Length of hose (3):

Cost (3):


Equipment Replacement and Downtime

If not on a reel, how often are the hoses replaced. Enter the shipping cost if known.

Hoses replaced annually (1):


Hoses replaced annually (2):


Hoses replaced annually (3):


Full burdened wage rate (est):


Cost of purchase order:


Cost of replacing hose:


Shipping (est):


Yearly cost associated with replacement and downtime:


Air Loss

Assumptions
- Leakages that go unnoticed are generally 1/16" or smaller
- Assuming a 1/16" hole in air hose leaks at 100 PSI
- Rate of leakage: 3096 ft³ / 8 hours
- 1000 ft³ has an average cost of $0.25

Number of air hoses believed to be leaking (est):


Daily loss (# x 1000ft³):


Daily loss in dollars:


Yearly loss (# x 1000ft³):


Yearly loss in dollars:


Water Loss

Assumptions
- Leakages that go unnoticed are generaly 1/32" or smaller
- Assuming a 1/32" hole in water hose leaks at 70 PSI
- Rate of Leakage: 82 gallons / 8 hours
- The average cost of 1000 gallons of water is about $1.50

Number of water hoses believed to be leaking (est):


Daily loss (# x 1000gal):


Daily loss in dollars:


Yearly loss (# x 1000gal):


Yearly loss in dollars:


Hose Reel Solutions

Enter the price and quantity of each reel for each type of hose selected under "Application Questions".

Price of Reel Type #1:

Quantity of Reel Type #1:

Sub-Total 1:


Price of Reel Type #2:

Quantity of Reel Type #2:

Sub-Total 2:


Price of Reel Type #3:

Quantity of Reel Type #3:

Sub-Total 3:


Installation:


Cost of hose reel installation:


Employee Safety

Number of employees impacted:


Number of shifts:


Full-time employee risk multiplier:


**Median time away from work:


**Average worker comp. cost for 11 day absence:


**Percent of claims due to slips, trips, and falls:


Potential yearly loss due to slips, trips, and falls:

**According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) and Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA)



Total Yearly Savings:


Payback Period (in years):