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Things I Will Not Buy Anymore

I was moved when I watched a concept of minimalism in Japan on Youtube . I realized that space is one of big issues in my house. So, in order to not make it worse, I will not buy some stuffs in the future anymore. Instead of buying these things, I want to save more money or invest more to buy a house or vacation. (more…)

Get to Know Toothpaste Composition and What The Function Is

Today I bought a toothpaste from GlaxoSmithKline and got interested in its composition. I actually gained interest in reading composition of various things, but never answered what their functions. In this post I want to share you what I googled about the function of every component in toothpaste. Each toothpaste may have different toothpaste composition. I used this toothpaste brand for example. Please note, this post is not meant to encourage you to buy the product :D. (more…)

Marketing aspect of feasibility study

How to Write Marketing Aspect of Feasibility Study

In previous post, I wrote about how to write technical aspect of feasibility study. In this post, I want to share you how to write marketing aspect of feasibility study. This topic is important to ensure that the proposed product has market/specific market and to determine how much the capacity of product to be produced.

When I involved in the project, which was reactivation of carboxymethyl cellulose (CMC) plant, I learnt that Indonesia mostly imported CMC from China. Local producers of CMC in Indonesia were only two, PT Humpuss Karboksimetil Selulosa (PT HKS) and the other one (I forgot). The fact that Indonesia imported CMC means there are demand that cannot be met be local supply. So, marketing aspect aspect of feasibility will be started from supply and demand. (more…)

Technical aspect of feasibility study

Technical Aspect of Feasibility Study based on My Actual Experience

There are at least two aspects that make a feasibility study sounds: technical aspect and financial aspect. In this post I want to share you the first one: how to make technical aspect of feasibility study.

I have involved in three feasibility study projects. Each project has different technical aspect that being focused. I want to be more practical in this post, so I will share you example of what to write for technical aspect of feasibility study based on my current project.  (more…)

Pipe wall thickness chart-3

Pipe Wall Thickness Chart

Pipe wall thickness chart is a must-have item for me as process engineer. I usually use it when I have to size pipe, do hydraulic analysis, etc. Information I need from the chart are mostly outside diameter and inside diameter of particular pipe size.

In this post I want to share you pipe wall thickness chart based on ASME B36.19M-2004 Stainless Steel Pipe.

In this chart you can extract data of

  • Outside diameter and wall thickness in inch and mm
  • Pipe size is expressed in NPS (Nominal Pipe Schedule) and DN (Diametre Nominal)
  • Weight in pound per linear foot or kilogram per meter

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