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4th manus® competition for plastic plain bearing applications

Thanks to all the participants!

On 21st April 2009 the winners of the 4th manus® competition for plastic plain bearing applications were announced by igus® at the Hanover Messe.

The winners of the 4th manus® competition in 2009 for plastic plain bearing applications

manus® Gold: Low wear and resilient

Low wear and resilient by using polymer plain bearings.

manus® Silver: Secure under high forces

Secure under high forces: maintenance-free plain bearings made of iglidur® Z can withstand extreme loads.

manus® Bronze: Over 170,000 Euro of benefits

Over 170,000 Euro of benefits were able to be achieved by using polymer plain bearings

At a press conference with more than 60 journalists, the manus® winners were formally awarded at the Hanover Messe.
From left: Andreas Kruse of Otto Bock Healthcare, winner of the Silver manus®, Gerhard Baus, igus® authorized representative for plastic plain bearings, Matthias Hermes of TU Dortmund, Institut für Umformtechnik und Leichtbau, winner of the Gold manus®, and Gerhard Klemm of Döbeln Elektrowärme, winner of the Bronze manus®.