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HISTORY OF PREFABRICATED VERTICAL DRAIN (PVD)

Prefabricated vertical drain (PVD) is a soft soil repair method that has been for over 20 years replacing the conventional sand drain. If a building is built on soft soil that can be compacted, it will automatically occur on the soil compaction that will disrupt the...

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The first floating airport in Semarang using PVD

In early 2019 the new terminal at Ahmad Yani Airport in Semarang is targeted to be fully operational. The current terminal capacity is only able to accommodate 800 thousand passengers a year while passenger traffic through Ahmad Yani Airport reaches 4.4 million people...

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Melf Flow Index, What is it ?

Melt Flow Index is a measure of how many grams of polymer are melted within 10 minutes. The test of MFI is done with a certain temperature depending on the type of plastic being tested. A sample is loaded into the preheated barrel of the instrument, together with a...

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Plastic Granules Found On the Coast of England

Plastic granules are commonly used as industrial raw materials to create new plastic products. Searches on hundreds of beaches in the UK have found nearly three quarters littered with small chips. But a search of 279 coastlines from Shetland to Scilly revealed that...

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