### How to Calculate Production Capacity | Bizfluent

For example, say it takes a worker half an hour (0.5 hours) on a machine to make a widget and the capacity is 800 machine hours. The production capacity is 800 divided by 0.5, or 1,600 widgets per day. Calculate Production Capacity with Multiple Products. Calculating production capacity for a mix of products can be more complex. For example, say that in addition to producing widgets that take