The winner of the 9th manus® competition for plastic plain bearing applications was announced by igus® on 3rd April 2019 at the Hannover Messe. 445 entries from 32 countries participated in it with their applications. They have competed for the gold, the silver and the bronze manus®.
Gold at the manus 2019: A robust, reliable and low-maintenance mechanism for cleaning and testing underwater risers and pipelines
Silver at the manus 2019: The "iFLY15" sports catamaran, lifts itself completely out of the water on hydrofoils.