Conductive Silicone & New Technology

conductive-siliconeAlmost 8 years ago, Jehbco was approached by Andrew Stuart from Equitronics to develop a conductive silicone part. What seemed to be a simple application, turned out to be a long but rewarding journey. After a number of modifications with tooling and material composition, the silicone electrode for the “Etrakka” was finally perfected, currently operating with virtually 100% accuracy. The following article posted in the Daily Telegraph – 10th May 2012 demonstrates how Jehbco has contributed to this advanced technology.

The Daily Telegraph – 10th May 2012.

PAUL Messara has swapped his binoculars and stopwatch for hi-tech computer analysis and video downloads to prepare Ortensia for Royal Ascot next month – all from 17,000km away. Welcome to racehorse training 2012-style.

From his stable base at Scone in the Hunter Valley, Messara is using modern technology to monitor the training program of his brilliant mare Ortensia as she does her daily exercise at England’s famous Newmarket.

Messara relies on computer print-outs, trackwork vision and travelling stable-person, Leah Gravanich, to prepare Ortensia for the Group 1 King’s Stand Stakes (a1000m) at Royal Ascot on June 19.

Ortensia has already proven her ability on the international stage winning the Al Quoz Sprint on Dubai World Cup night and is challenging for favouritism with another Australian sprinter, Foxwedge, for the feature race on the opening day

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