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5th manus® competition for plastic plain bearing applications

Thanks to all the participants!

On 21 April 2011 the winners of the 5th manus® competition for plastic plain bearing applications were announced by igus® at the Hanover Messe.

The winners of the 5th manus® competition in 2011 for plastic plain bearing applications

Machine for frying Spanish omelettes

Gold Award at manus® 2011: Machine for frying Spanish omelettes of Carmelo Lagunas Escudero, Spain

String trimmer-cutting disc

Silver Award at manus® 2011: String trimmer-cutting disc of PRODULEX UNIPESSOAL LDA, Portugal

Prosthetic hand with individual plain bearings made of iglidur® bar stock

The bearings machined from iglidur® J bar stock are corrosion-resistant and have a low wear rate.

Robot head

Special Award at manus® 2011: Robot Head of Archimedes Solutions GmbH, Germany

Formally manus® award ceremony at the Hanover Trade Fair 2011

From left:
winner of the Silver award Marco Portocarrero (Portugal), CEO Frank Blase (igus®), winner of the Bronze Award Dr. Stefan Schulz (Germany), winner of the Special Award Frank Spenling (Germany), Pedro Vilas Boas (igus® Portugal), winner of the the Gold Award Carmelo Lagunas (Spain), Dr. Matthias Meier (igus® Spain), authorised representative Gerhard Baus (igus®).