Friday, December 16, 2005

@ Work: Girlie men playing with soap bubbles?

OK, what would you make out of BIG BURLY men carrying bottled soap water, spraying bubbles all over the place... girlie?

Heck NO! That's how we (engineers) check for air/gas leaks on pipes, lines and hoses... There's just no other more convenient + cheap way to do it.

By the way, MY bottle is transparent PINK. ;)


At December 16, 2005 11:17 AM, Anonymous Di.lir' said...

i would think it's the metrosexual factor that is taking place in this context.

not bad. =)

At December 16, 2005 11:41 AM, Blogger Louyau-mike said...

Aaaaah ... it's something like liquid penetrant method ...:p

At December 16, 2005 12:57 PM, Blogger kimcheemonster said...

with regards to that test that you asked to have waived: Did you have someone check that email for the "tone" of your words? I have noticed that how one says something is as important as what one says. Maybe she thought your email was not respectful enough. Or maybe she is just a bitch.

At December 16, 2005 12:57 PM, Blogger Kurios1978 said...

d: Metrosexual? I had to actually look up a dictionary for that one! Deeeeeeeeeeeeeeeep

Louyau: Well, liquid penetrant is different.

For this one, let's say you THINK you have a leak on a gas line, or a pipe. You can hear the hissing leaking noise, but can't quite make out where it's at. Pour soap water all over the area, and you'll immediately see soap bubbles forming at where the leak is. Then you can decide if it's possible to fix it. Works at home too... Fast, easy and accurate.

At December 16, 2005 1:10 PM, Blogger Kurios1978 said...

Kimchee: I had two friends look it through with me. But I guess the case officer either didn't like the idea of crossing the line, didn't know her limits as an officer, or like you said... was playing b***h. Thanks for the concern mate.

At December 16, 2005 4:18 PM, Anonymous Li Ming said...

hey there! you gave me this add some time back but no time to check it out. I'm going KL next weekeng - guess I won't see you! Simon Ng getting married tmr, & I met ZY (best man) and June Lee (planner) at the rehearsal last night!

At December 20, 2005 6:09 PM, Anonymous Laynie said...

Very good idea!!!

At December 21, 2005 7:22 PM, Anonymous Kim said...

Reminds me how I check leakage in my bicycle tyres...dunk the tubes into a basin of soap water! Works always...and then patch it up!

At December 22, 2005 12:57 PM, Blogger Kurios1978 said...

LiMing: Hope you check in more often. Tell me when we'll be in the same area, and maybe we'll do a meal.

Laynie/Kim: Great idea isn't it? And it's a lot easier to get that stuff (soap) off your hands compared to some other industrial chemicals/stuff that we work with. :P


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