Alexandra Haynes


New benchmark for gasket design

Combating corrosion is an imperative focus in sourcing components for industrial settings. Oil, gas, power, manufacturing, and marine environments all have harsh effects on standard sealing solutions, which often leads to a shortened product life. When it comes to gaskets, traditional sealing materials such as graphite, mica, and polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) exhibit poor corrosion resistance and fire safety.
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Revolutionising 3D movement for robots

Manufacturers’ Monthly hears from Treotham Automation on a telescopic triflex TRX energy chain from igus that saves space on an industrial robot and ensures a retraction length of up to 40 per cent.
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Anything you can do, iCan do better

According to Alemlube, contamination is the leading cause of machinery failure on an industrial site. Lubrication is the last line of defence against friction, wear and corrosion for many parts on critical machinery, so when oil becomes compromised, so does the entire piece of equipment.
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A local hub for mRNA vaccines could help fight other diseases

Researchers from the University of Melbourne and Monash University have received $5.4 million from the Victorian government to establish the Victorian mRNA Innovation Hub (VMIH), to advance the technologies involved in mRNA vaccines and therapeutics production that proved pivotal in responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. 
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Partnering for success

Manufacturers’ Monthly sits down with Titomic managing director Herbert Koeck to learn about the company’s future plans – and how it continues to harness cold spray technology as a valuable tool to enter joint ventures with different manufacturers.
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