Prof Evbogbai Edekin Jacob Mariekpen   (Published 2017)

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The possibility and economic implication of the commercialization of zinc oxide varistors developed using locally available materials in Nigeria is presented in this work. The study revealed that Nigeria has 4.63 metric tons reserve of Zinc which is the major constituents of zinc oxide varistors. The successful commercialization of these functional, protective semiconductor devices would create employment opportunity, income and wealth. The financial analysis revealed that the investment is a profitable venture with a profit ratio of 61.71% and a high rate of return of 61.61%. The investment will pay back in less than two years. The findings would stimulate and encourage entrepreneurs, government and corporate bodies that investment in this sector of the economy is rewarding.

KEYWORDS:Zinc oxide Varistors, Production, Commercialization, Financial Analysis

Item Type: Journal article(non-copyrighted)
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Copyright: Creative Commons LicenseCreative Commons license
Keywords: Zinc oxide Varistors, Production, Commercialization, Financial Analysis
Department: Electrical/Electronic Engineering
Field of Study: Engineering- Electrical and Computer
Uploaded By: Uddin Osemengbe Oyaimare
Date Added: 22 Nov 2017 2:47pm
Last Modified: 28 Nov 2017
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