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Is Pakistan Better Off Industrially (and More Diverse in Industrial Production) Compared to Bangladesh?

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Overhaul/rebuild makes sense even in developed countries. In North America though most commercial vehicles are rarely used long enough to hit 1m+ kilometres.

They usually sell their used gear overseas before that.
No, overhauling does not make sense in developed countries where engines are cheaper than the labor costs to overhaul.
 

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Certainly not, I cannot fathom how engines for big tow trucks can cost so little.
Japan is not a mediocre but a highly developed country. As far as I know, heavy-duty trucks can run more than 1 million km, when normal passenger cars run 150,000 km maximum.

Cleaning and proper daily maintenance of everything is a religion in Japan. So, a truck engine may last much more than 1 million km.

I have not seen workshops in Japan overwhelmed with overhauling jobs, not even one job. When such a truck needs overhauling the owner decides to buy a new one. In the case of Japan, buying a new one is less expensive because of labor costs and the time required for overhauling.

Nowadays, such technical men are also less available here. Note that many non-engine parts also need replacement that makes the entire procedure expensive.

By the way, I have heard of 5900 cc 24-valve old engines taken to Cambodia, overhauled and fitted into a 14-wheel truck and a trailor behind it. A Japanese was telling me with a smile that with its heavy strength it would carry 30t or more loads over the mountain trails.

This kind of overhauling is almost impossible in Japan and there is no way to overload a truck the way it is done in Cambodia or other poor countries. It is strictly prohibited in Japan.
 

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Japan is not a mediocre but a highly developed country. As far as I know, heavy-duty trucks can run more than 1 million km, when normal passenger cars run 150,000 km maximum.

Cleaning and proper daily maintenance of everything is a religion in Japan. So, a truck engine may last much more than 1 million km.

I have not seen workshops in Japan overwhelmed with overhauling jobs, not even one job. When such a truck needs overhauling the owner decides to buy a new one. In the case of Japan, buying a new one is less expensive because of labor costs and the time required for overhauling.

Nowadays, such technical men are also less available here. Note that many non-engine parts also need replacement that makes the entire procedure expensive.

By the way, I have heard of 5900 cc 24-valve old engines taken to Cambodia, overhauled and fitted into a 14-wheel truck and a trailor behind it. A Japanese was telling me with a smile that with its heavy strength it would carry 30t or more loads over the mountain trails.

This kind of overhauling is almost impossible in Japan and there is no way to overload a truck the way it is done in Cambodia or other poor countries. It is strictly prohibited in Japan.
@bluesky bhai, if you go slow and with low gear you could pull a lot more weight with a diesel engine because those have insane torque compared to petrol engines. An engine designed to be fitted to a 10 ton three axle truck this way could easily haul 30 tons. Of course it does a lot of damage to a carpeted road, but mountain roads are probably not that smooth (or carpeted) in any case.

All trucks operating on highways in US, EU (and of course Japan, I'm sure) have to be weighed in weighing stations which exist every ten miles near large cities. This is to prevent overloading of trucks in which case they have to pay a fine. No such thing exist in Bangladesh, hence the expensive crack in the Chittagong overpass in that other thread. These Bangladeshi uneducated gadhas shoot themselves in their own foot.
 

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Following video will show the use of Nuclear technology in civilian sector especially in the fields of Agriculture, Medicine, Industry and Health.


We are using these technologies in civilian sector but mostly free of cost or on very minimal charges therefore their contribution in economy is mostly limited to electricity generation and to very small scale in medicine and agriculture.

Government as far as I know not don't have policy to use these technologies on commercial scales specially for export markets, and like always this lack of policy and ignorance of government on the better utilization of the existing technological base and resources is discouraging human resources. I personally was in contact with a scientist who successfully conducted research on Rice and developed some new variety using nuclear technology but due to lack of commercial opportunities or should I say commercial policies his work remain unknown to many, so left the country and move to USA (Note: this is not a recent incident but at least a decade old)
 

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@Bilal9 found a good video of NRTC.this has the potential to become our own walton
Mashallah Wonderful!

They are surely better equipped from a technical perspective compared to Walton, but Walton does not make defence products (military radios) of course like NRTC.

I don't know if NRTC commercialize and export their products a la Yaesu, ICOM industrial/commercial radio makers in the open market (and other SSB/tactical NATO and MIL-Spec radio mfrs. like Harris Motorola and other outfits in the US, which is a defence market, of which encrypted radios are a subset).

NRTC could make a killing in the commercial construction two-way radio market as well as the VHF Military Tactical Radio market for Police, Fire, Ansar and VDP Armed forces in Bangladesh, given Pakistan's lower cost of manufacture.

Bangladesh Army would be interested, if price point is agreeable, quality seems high enough from the excellent equipment being used as seen.

NRTC could even enter into subcontract assembly arrangements with Walton to sell to commercial market and armed forces in Bangladesh, if certificate of origin is an issue in Bangladesh. I know that construction industry for sure in Bangladesh needs these two way radios and there is a huge market right now.

The typical two way job-site radio is of the 4/5W handheld type and has,
  • DMR Digital & Analog Capability
  • Is durable & Waterproof
  • Has Intrinsically safe IS rating
Other than military, these are used in
  • Airline/Airport Use
  • Fire and civil defense
  • Megaproject Construction use
  • Large Factory use
  • Hospital and Ambulance use
  • Marine VHF transceiver use (more specialized for river vessel usage in Bangladesh, for which regulation is being formulated as we speak)
In fact any usage currently targeted in Pakistan for NRTC products will also find uses in Bangladesh. The use cases for push-to-talk radios are very different from use of cellphones and texting, which are dependent on reliability and availability of cell towers.

The RCA RDR 4280 is a good example, which many mfrs. (in China as well) emulate, range is minimum of 5 KM ranging to 10-15 KM depending on terrain, which in Bangladesh is mostly flat.
 
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Brother Salman Budshah seemed to be conversant on the subject, but his name doesn't come up when typed.


Bangladesh has an active amateur radio league with several hobbyists, they can be contacted for guidance on Bangladesh licensing issues etc.
Search for "B" (Bangladesh).

BTW here is a Motorola licensee for "license free band" 2-way radios in India, they export mostly to the African market - which is typical. Pakistan could easily follow suit in this market which is huge (for all the use cases I mentioned above).

 
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BTW in this video NRTC made ground surveillance RADAR and Military grade IR surveillance Cameras is also visible.
Thanks Brother - I also liked the Pesticide Sprayer Drone with a 12 liter tank (expandable to 20l). I am sure this would have wonderful uses in Bangladesh agricultural applications, maybe spraying organic pesticides. Agriculture in Bangladesh is getting rapidly mechanized. One can easily program this to cover a specific area or manually operate it. This is already in use in much of China, Japan and Korea.

Good to hear the Director's plans to reverse brain-drain.


@Atlas and @bluesky bhai, take a look please....
 

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Couple more SME informal sector cottage industry stories in Pakistan. These are engineering shops spread out all over Punjab/Gujranwalla and other areas and are an example to the SME engineering shops in Bangladesh, where this level of SME engineering expertise is not widespread and most likely does not even exist.

These are small scale production examples and in factories with not the best of facilities maybe in Punjab, but end result of product (and the price/quality achieved) is what matters. One must admire the ingenious solutions used by locals to manufacture these items in spite of lack of investments in expensive machines, tooling and implements.

Not all products made and consumed in Bangladesh or Pakistan will come from ultra modern super large factories which are mostly geared towards export. There will be lower priced items needed as village use of appliances and engg. goods increase.

Process Of Manufacturing Electric Washing Machine

Process of manufacturing Hydraulic Rams for usage in tipper trucks, tractors and other agricultural and construction equipment.
 
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