## What Is Burden Rate? | How to Calculate & More

Dec 28, 2017· You might calculate the production total using labor, equipment capacity, or production hours. For example, let's say you have a machine that can make 10 of your product per hour. If you run the machine for six hours per day and five days per week, you can make 15,600 copies of your product per year (10 x 6 x 5 x 52).