Production Capacity Calculator

The production capacity calculator helps you calculate how many pieces of your product you will be able to make in a day.

Enter the total number of machines, shift hours per day, product SAM, and line efficiency to calculate the production capacity.

When you click the calculate button, you will be able to see the production capacity as the number of pieces that your unit or factory can make.

In case you don’t know, production capacity refers to how many products a company can make in a certain amount of time. This indicator helps a company make important short-term and long-term business decisions.

The formula to calculate the production capacity is:

Production capacity (in pieces) = (Capacity in hours X 60/product SAM) X line efficiency


Product SAM = How long it takes to produce one unit of product

Production capacity for factory calculator

You might also want to find out the lead time or the value of your business website.


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  • McLean, T. (2018, April 12). Understanding Your Production Capacity. TXM Lean Solutions.

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