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A Better Way to 3D Print Metallic Glass

25.10.2018 tribonet 556 Views

In the last several years, 3D printing with plastics has advanced rapidly. Now, a team of researchers have shown that it may soon be as easy and practical to use metals with 3D printing. Led […]

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The cure for chaotic lasers? More chaos, of course

15.10.2018 tribonet 42 Views

An international, Yale-led research team has taken a new approach to stabilizing high-power lasers: They’re fighting chaos with chaos. There has been a rapidly growing demand for high-power lasers for applications such as materials processing, […]

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The Evolution of Rotary Lip Seals

03.07.2018 tribonet 220 Views

In the world of sealing, it seems as though there are as many varieties of pump applications as there are sealing solutions. Many breakthroughs in technology have aided the evolution from braided packing to advanced mechanical seals, […]

Researchers have developed a fast, inexpensive robotic device that can find even tiny leaks in pipes with pinpoint precision, no matter what the pipes are made of.
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Finding leaks while they’re easy to fix

27.06.2018 tribonet 274 Views

Robot can inspect water or gas pipes from the inside to find leaks long before they become catastrophic. Access to clean, safe water is one of the world’s pressing needs, yet today’s water distribution systems […]

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Explained: How does a soccer ball swerve?

20.06.2018 tribonet 178 Views

The smoothness of a ball’s surface — in addition to playing technique — is a critical factor. It happens every four years: The World Cup begins and some of the world’s most skilled players carefully […]