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Table 4 Cost of individual items used to develop designed machines

From: Economic study for blend membrane production

Equipment type Characteristic engineering parameters Material of construction Price ($)
High mechanical stirrer 25 L Stainless steel 316 L 2500
Vacuum pump system Power: ½ hp Stainless steel 316 L 320
Batch casting machine Rectangular shape composed of place for motors, casting knife and coagulation bath Body of machine is Perspex with Stainless steel 316 L frame 5000
Bath for surface treatment and storing Rectangular shape and can carry glass plates that carry formed membranes Body of bath is Perspex with stainless steel 316 L frame 500
Total Price ($) 8320