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yes - the young engineers support from igus®

The Young Engineers Support (yes) is an initiative of igus® GmbH (Cologne). igus is a researcher, developer and producer of high-performance polymer plain bearings and e-chain systems®. The company can look back on more than 50 years of company history. Worldwide, igus employs around 4,600 people at 30 locations in over 80 countries. Within the yes initiative, igus supports pupil and student projects with free samples, sponsorships and consultations. For example, yes sponsors various Formula Student Teams in Germany and worldwide with its lightweight and lubrication-free plain bearing technology. yes offers pupil and student groups the possibility of visiting the production facility of the igus® factory in Cologne-Lind.

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yes TH Trier Custom-fit orthoses from the 3D printer
Orthoses that splint injured fingers can be produced in hospital in record time using a 3D printer: Students at Trier University of Applied Sciences are developing a compact platform that measures fingers. They receive support in the form of free miniature linear guides from igus.
Low-Cost Robotics The winner of the Low Cost Robotics Innovation Competition had an idea for a time-saving automation in 3D printing,
Robert Hofmann GmbH convinced the jury. The prize, a voucher for €3,000 for a robolink D robot arm by igus is supposed to make this concept come true. The low-cost robot would be used in the company's training centre. This innovation is supposed to make the manual exchange of building panels in the company's own 3D printer unnecessary.
robolink at the University of Heidenheim With robolink, yes supports young mechanical engineers.
At the University of Heidenheim, a team of six young mechanical engineering students built a robot as a project, which can assemble parts independently and reconstruct its own basic structure. The journey was the destination: within three months, the robot had to be developed, constructed and programmed by the team itself. A 5-axis articulated robot was chosen as it offers a wide range of applications due to its exchangeable end module.

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