The pipe was leaking. Because the materials which was being transported was rubbing and knocking onto the insides of the pipe. The transport material is wood based. Savecosts as the pipe would be long-lasting. Low maintenance cost.
Define Problem Current Situation Identify Causes Develop solutions Implement SolutionsStandardize solutions Next steps
Surface/coating water Pipe Velocity of the waterOrientation Pipe diameter to load ratio
PipeSurface/coating Velocity of the water Orientation Pipe diameter to load ratio
How can we prevent the pipe from leaking? Improving parameter Reliability (27) Worsening parameter Speed (9) Inventive principles: #35 – parameter changes Change an object’s physical state Change the degree of flexibility
Embed a layer of cushioning on the inner part of the pipe to prevent damage due to knocking/rubbing on the insides of the pipe.