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New Fab Lab Bootcamp Workshops Announced!

Summer’s in the rear-view mirror and a new school year is in full swing! Fall is a great time to set goals and start planning your Professional Development calendar. AET Labs is pleased to announce our newest round of Fab Lab Bootcamp Workshops featuring a diverse selection of our most popular sessions paired with some… read more

5 Steps to 5-Axis

Dynamic and efficient, 5-axis machining is fast becoming the standard in manufacturing. As more complex geometries and production efficiencies are demanded by industry, how do we prepare students with the right skills needed to excel as advanced, 5-axis adept machinists? Follow 5 progressive steps: Step One: Choose professional-grade CNC machines and software by EMCO The… read more

Why Will a Laser be the Most Popular Tool in Your Makerspace?

Four reasons a laser machine will be the hit of your makerspace, hackerspace, or fab lab. Courtesy of Amy Dallman, Epilog Laser How do you build a successful makerspace? It’s the tools in the space that bring in users, and the more users your space has, the more successful your space can be. Makers are… read more

MakerBot Introduces the New METHOD X

Press Release Courtesy of MakerBot BROOKLYN, NY—August 1, 2019— MakerBot, a global leader in 3D printing, announces the launch of METHOD X, a manufacturing workstation engineered to challenge traditional manufacturing with real ABS (acrylonitrile butadiene styrene) material, a 100°C chamber, and Stratasys SR-30 soluble supports to deliver exceptional dimensional accuracy and precision for complex, durable parts.… read more

Highlights From AET’s CNC Furniture-Making Workshop

On July 16th & 17th instructors from across New England traveled to Marlborough High School in Marlborough, MA to take part in our inaugural 2-day CNC Furniture-Making Bootcamp Workshop. Using cloud-based Fusion 360 software the group designed custom stools for fabrication, prepared them using Fusion 360 software to be milled and then made the parts… read more

Highlights From Hanover Messe 2019

Wow! What a fantastic week at the world’s leading trade fair for industrial technology. AET Labs was delighted to attend Hanover Messe 2019 with our special guests Dr. Ed Bouquillon, Superintendent of Minuteman High School in Lexington, MA and Dan Larochelle, Advanced Manufacturing Technology Department Chair at Manchester Community College in Manchester, NH. Together with… read more

Do more with your CNC Router!

Techno CNC is transforming the modern shop floor with cutting-edge routers. While old-school woodworking tools have their place in today’s wood shop, CNC is helping to expand what is possible for modern craftspeople. Check out this testimonial and review by CNC programmer and operator, and designer of custom furniture for high-end clients, Hal Woodin of… read more

Stratasys on CNN: 3D Printing Takes on Manufacturing

Interested in learning more about additive manufacturingand how it’s transforming manufacturing? Listen as Andy Middleton, Executive President of Stratasys EMEA talks 3D Printing on a recent edition of CNN’s “Quest Means Business”!… read more

Engineering Entrepreneurial Powerhouse to Keynote Dig it. Fab it. Make it.

AET Labs is delighted to announce MIT superstar, entrepreneur, and champion of women in STEM, Shreya Dave as our headliner for this year’s Dig it. Fab it. Make it. MIT “2018 Innovator Under 35” and Via Separations CEO and co-founder, Ms. Dave will share her path to entrepreneurship and inspire us with her genuine passion… read more

Are you Ready for Dig it. Fab it. Make it?

AET Labs is delighted to announce the return of Dig it. Fab it. Make it. for 2019. Educators from across New England are invited to join AET Labs and our co-hosts Stratasys and GrabCAD on May 17th from 9:00 – 2:00 for this year’s Fab Lab & Makerspace Expo for Education at WPI. We have… read more