DEVELOPMENT OF BIOMASS FURNACE FOR TRADITIONAL ENDEMIC FABRIC DYEING WITH THE APPLICATION OF DMAIC METHOD

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Amin Lawong
Rachan Vongtavee
Supakit Sergsiri
Thaithat Sudsuansee

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This research aims to develop a biomass furnace for traditional fabric dyeing, a case study of Ban Dong Noi group, Mueang Kalasin District, Kalasin Province. The group found the problem of cracking of the biomass furnace. This is because the furnace has a short lifetime and the fuel used has a low heating value, which means it takes a long time to burn. For this reason, the new furnace must be replaced, resulting in increased costs. The researcher therefore applied the DMAIC method to design new furnaces and studied 4 types of biomass fuels, namely bamboo, cassava rhizome, acacia, and rubber wood. The research steps are as follows 1) finding and identifying problems 2) measurement 3) analysis 4) improvement and 5) control. The results showed that the newly designed biomass furnace has 30% time less than. It also uses 60% less biomass fuel for heating in water at 8 liters. The newly designed biomass furnace can be effective in responding to community use.

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