Rubber thermoplastic stamp for investigation


       The 3D evidence collectors currently used by the police include plaster, clay, tracing solution, which are not only complex to use but also time-consuming, easily deformed, and expensive. PSU thus developed “3D natural rubber thermoplastic molder” to aid police work to collect necessary evidence such as tool marks and identification proofs.

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Chlorella and Moina for biological wastewater treatment


          Typically, wastewater from rubber processing plants, fishery, and aquaculture is treated by oxidization, sedimentation, and pre-settling basin before releasing it back to the environment. This method requires energy. If the treatment is not done efficiently, the treated water might still contain harmful residues that could pollute the environment.

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Make-up remover from rubber seed oil



            In attempt to increase rubber value, Thai government has been interested in finding benefits of the unpopular and under-utilized rubber seeds. One idea was to distill its oil to make cosmetic products. PSU has discovered a Solvent Extraction method to maximize the amount and quality yielding.  Combining the technology of preparing multiple unbounded surfactants together with water to turn the product into a milky lotion.

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Health & Social Benefit of Mitragyna speciosa (Korth.) Havil.


         According to the 1979 Narcotic Act of Thailand, Mitragyna speciosa (Korth.) Havil. or Kratom falls under type 5 narcotics. PSU is particularly interested in conducting research about the plant, indigenous to the South of Thailand and is popularly-used in the region. The comprehensive research has thus been initiated since 2002 till present, covering aspects of culture, behavior, health, science, and law.

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First-Aid Robot


          Heart attack can occur without any warning signs. Basic first-aid knowledge can save lives. Therefore, training and education to the public on such skill is thus necessary. The problem has been there are not enough robots that are designed to facilitate such training; currently robots in use are expensive imports. PSU innovators are inspired by this cause and have invented Dung-Guan Robot, a human-like first-aid robot that is built with simple mechanism yet durable.

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