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30 makers

6 teams

2 challenges

48 hours


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MAKERTHON


The Makerthon is the possibility to face a real challenge supported by leading industrial companies and the FabLab Graz.
Within 48 hours, makers have to
1 – understand the challenge
2 – detect the real problems
3 – generate ideas
4 – select the ideas
5 – realize prototypes and
6 – to tell the story, why the solution will change the business and our lifes!


Makerthon #3
Friday, May 17th 2019 until Sunday 19th

Makerthon #4: 7th – 9th August 2019

Challenge


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New Applications for „Lubricated Tribology“ Systems


Situation / Object:

Key Facts Miba:

  • Specialist for engine bearing applications and production
  • Extensive tribology knowledge
  • Development of tribological materials and surface technologies

Current applications in Industry – Machinery:

  • Tribological moduls to be assembled
  • Integration of functional surfaces into machine part (Bearing/PIN)
  • Speed Range 0-150 m/sec
Task / Objectives:
  1. Find & list new application possibilities for lubricated (wet) tribology systems
  2. Develop a business case
  3. Develop and build a prototype to support the demonstration of your business case
Possible Fields of Application:

Different branches like:

  • Transportation
  • Construction & machinery
  • Power generation and transportation
  • Aerospace (beside gearbox)
  • ….
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Timetable


FabLab Graz machines and materials can be used for free during the Makerthon.
In addition all meals, coffee, snacks and drink are provided.

09.03


Friday: 15:30 – 22:00


1 – Understand
2 – Problem detection
3 – Idea Generation

10.03


Saturday: 09:00 – 22:00


3 – Idea Generation
4 – Idea Selection
5 – Prototyping

11.03


Sunday: 09:00 – 15:00.


5 – Prototyping
6 – Telling the Story

Makerthon #2 (23rd – 25th November 2018)

Impressions:

Frequently Asked Questions


Feel free to call us our write an email if any unanswered questions come to your mind.

Location


The Makerthone takes place in the Laboratory for Innovation, Inffeldgasse 11,3 8010 Graz.