3D Printing Materials

AET Labs & MakerBot Experimental Extruder Workshop Recap

On March 23rd AET Labs and MakerBot introduced the new MakerBot Labs Experimental Extruder to the New England education community. Educators from Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Connecticut came together at Minuteman High School in Lexington, MA for this fun, hands-on day of 3D printing instruction. MakerBot Product Specialist Chris Franks began the day with a… read more

MakerBot Labs New Experimental Extruder

MakerBot Labs Webinar

MakerBot recently announced the release of the Experimental Extruder and MakerBot Labs – a sandbox within Thingiverse to share & discuss advanced Material Print Profiles, software APIs, and hardware mods. This past December, we invited New England educators to listen in, as guest speaker Chris Franks of MakerBot gave an introduction to this exciting new… read more

Tour Desktop Metal with AET Labs

Desktop Metal Studio Printer

On October 4th AET Labs will be hosting a tour of Desktop Metal at their sleek new facility in Burlington, MA. Come and speak with the experts in metal 3DP, tour the facility and see this revolutionary technology in action. When: October 4, 2017 from 8:30-11:30am Where: Desktop Metal, 63 3rd Ave, Burlington, MA 01803   Released on… read more

Develop your 3D printing Craftsmanship Skills with our NEW Hands-on MakerBot Post Processing Workshop!

MakerBot Post Processing Workshop: Silicone Molds

Desktop 3D printing has had a dramatic impact on how professionals work and what students learn. But the value of 3D printing doesn’t necessarily end with the print! By learning the craftsmanship of post processing, you can create an aesthetically realistic prototype, a mold for an end-use product, or even functional machines – all without the cost of traditional… read more

‘How to 3D print’ – Free Workshop at UMass Lowell’s Innovation Hub

Thinking about integrating 3D printing into your curriculum? Have a bunch of questions? Stratasys, a leading maker of 3D printers in the world, is partnering with UMass Lowell’s Innovation Hub to hold a free, 1 hour seminar covering ‘How to 3D print’ – January 26th, 2017 from 6-8pm  Attendees will learn: -How to design files specifically… read more

Limited Time MakerBot Holiday Bundle Offer!

Enjoy all the benefits of the new Replicator+ and save $379 on our new professional filament bundle. Now when you purchase the Replicator+ with any MakerCare Protection Plan, you will receive the Slate Gray MakerBot Tough PLA Bundle for free. The bundle will ship separately from your printer. Offer starts December 10th, 2016 at 12:00… read more

Stratasys Introduces New and Improved Objet Connex3 3D Color Printer with Creative Colors Software

  Stratasys has always been at the front of the 3D printing industry in terms of developing new, never-before-seen technology. For example, in 2014 they broke new ground by introducing the world’s first multi-color, multi-material 3D printer, The Objet 500 Connex3. Since then, multi-color and multi-material printers have been pushing their way into the market,… read more

GUEST SPEAKER SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT!!

Extreme Redesign Competition and Digital Fabrication Showcase March 2nd, 2016 on the WPI Campus Steve Chomyszak – Wentworth Institute of Technology Faculty, Mechanical Engineering Department and Director of EPIC Learning – Co-Founder and CTO of Mechanology, Inc. – Co-Recipient of the William E. Roberts Endowed Professorship  – Stratasys’ Global 3D Printing Curriculum team writer and… read more

Tips for Properly Maintaining your 3D Printer

  Tips for properly maintaining your Stratasys 3D printer To keep your 3D printer performing at it’s best, there are several tasks that you will need to perform. Some tasks are ‘As Needed’ while others are determined by a set number of printer hours. ‘House Cleaning’, AxisMaintenance, Tip Cleaning Assembly Replacement, Chamber Light Bar Replacement,… read more