Dr Ahmad Zaharuddin Sani Ahmad Sabri along with Shaik Faisol Shaik Yusoff and Fatinah Mangsor took home a gold medal for their entry titled 'A New Era of Lubricant Oil'.
Dr Ahmad Zaharuddin Sani together with Shaik Faisol Shaik Yusoff, Fatinah Mangsor and Azirah Abdul Majid took home a bronze medal for their project entitled 'Oxygen Water: A New Way of Life'.Both innovations competed under category B (Professional Engineering, Science and Technology).
'A New Era of Lubricant Oil' was instigated following the peddling issue of low quality lubricants in the market. As a result, the researchers of IPDM decided to produce a 3-in-1 lubricant for car engines containing base oil, additives and metal treatment properties.
The team leader Dr. Ahmad Zaharuddin Sani said, car owners usually need to spend extra money to purchase the metal treatment oil. Nevertheless, the cost of purchasing the 3-in-1 lubricant which contains metal treatment and anti-friction properties is much lower.
"The lubricant was engineered toextend the engine life, making it last two times longer than the conventional lubricants commonly available in the market. The lubricant will keep the engine cleaner thus ensuring less engine noise. In addition, the product has been awarded the internationally-recognised ISO 9001 certification," he added.
Meanwhile, another winning invention, the 'Oxygen Water: A New Way of Life’ seeksto introduce a new generation of mineral water that contains oxygen and this can be used to improve the mental and physical well-being of users. Dr. Ahmad Zaharuddin stated that, oxygen water can help prevent dehydration.
The oxygen water is unique because it also contains a mixture of Zamzam water, rock salt and plain water. The oxygen water is recited with the 30 chapters of the Al-Quran.
"The positive effect of the rock salt has been widely documented as it can neutralise the minerals in the human body, stabilise the pH reading and oxidative stress numbers in the human body.
"Researchers have also discovered that a drop of Zamzam water mixed with 1000 drops of plain water would still retain the same quality as pure Zamzam water," he said.
Translated by Nur Ida Faradilla binti Aziz
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