Mechanical Piping Estimating Sheet

Piping Estimating Services

How do you calculate the cost of piping?

The second consists in taking a percentage of the total cost of a project as the cost of the piping. This percentage the “finagling factor,” is supposed to be around 40 percent.

Piping Cost Estimation.

ItemUnit CostTotal Cost
500′ pipe$ 0.13$ 65.00
7 fittings4.5032.00
2 valves11.0022.00

Types of Pipes depending on the industry they are used

Depending on the type of industry there are three types of pipes. Pipes for Chemical and Power Piping industries.

What is industrial pipe made of?

Carbon Steel and Stainless Steel Welded and Seamless Pipe. Stainless steel pipe and carbon steel pipe are the most common type of standard pipe used today. They are part of tubular goods, which are manufactured to different specifications and standards. Pipes are sold by “nominal pipe size” in sizes from 1/8″ to 72″.

How do you calculate man hours for piping?

For example, if the project mentioned above contains 4 stress critical lines (you have to calculate critical lines from P&ID) per stress system on an average, then the total number of stress critical lines are 250×4=1000. So total piping man-hours estimated would be approximately 1000 x 12=12000.

How do you calculate kilograms per man-hour?

Divide the number of pieces produced by the number of man-hours to calculate the pieces produced per man-hour. Continuing with the example, divide 50,000 pieces produced by 1,600 man-hours to get 31.3 pieces produced per man-hour.

What is all in rate for Labour?

All-in labor rate is the labor cost of the facility divided by the number of direct work-hours; it includes the salaries of the various types of workers and the cost of equipment, supervision, training, and other costs directly involved in the work on this particular part of the facility.

Units Per Labor Hour

To calculate the number, multiply the direct labor hourly rate by the number of direct labor hours required to complete one unit. As a labor cost example, if the direct labor hourly rate is $10 and it takes five hours to complete one unit, the direct labor cost per unit is $10 multiplied by five hours, or $50.

Calculating UPH (Units Per Hour)

  1. Mark the time production starts.
  2. During the day, record any time production paused, such as for breaks or shutdowns.
  3. When production ends, record the total time production operated.
  4. Count the number of units produced during this time.

5 Main Types of Plumbing Pipes Used in Homes

  • PEX.
  • PVC.
  • Rigid Copper.
  • ABS.
  • Flexible.
  • Steel and Cast Iron.

Our Piping Estimating Industries

We deal with the following industries for our Piping estimating industries near your area.

  • Process pipelines
  • Pulp and paper
  • Oil and gas
  • Fertilizers
  • Power
  • Offshore platforms
  • Commercial Piping
  • Industrial Piping
  • Petrochemicals
  • Refrigeration plants

Our Piping Estimating Deliverables

  • Labor units and pricing
  • Digital takeoff file
  • Materials types, quantities and pricing
  • Scope letter with bid clarifications
  • Vendor quotes
  • Takeoff summary contains total material and labor costs, overheads, profit margins, etc.
  • Color-coded takeoff drawings
  • Bid documents review