PRODUCT CATEGORY FEEDS

Fab Lab Boot Camp Recordings

    Recordings of July 2020 Workshops, hosted by Bryan Maynard, AET Labs Applications Specialist. Bryan has since moved on from AET to pursue a new career in the modification of high-performance electric vehicles, which has always been a passion of his. We wish him the best of luck! However, we were fortunate to find… read more

Smith College Team From Massachusetts Wins CoVent-19 Challenge to Design New Ventilator for Developing World

SmithVent CoVent Challenge

Congratulations to the team at Smith College in Northhampton MA for their winning “SmithVent” design, recognized by the CoVent-19 Challenge! Below is the Press Release courtesy of our friends at Stratasys.   “We came into this not knowing anything about ventilators,” SmithVent team lead says. Top 3 teams from over 200 submissions win on-demand 3D… 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? Download the 5 Steps to 5-Axis Guide for Educators, our reference developed with industry leaders… read more

Looking for Ways to Help During the Covid-19 Crisis

PPE for New England Healthcare Workers 3D Printing

In absorbing the events that are unfolding worldwide we all can feel helpless, waiting as government and healthcare mobilize to help battle Covid-19. It’s a lot to unpack. In times of stress it is helpful to focus on what we can do. We at AET Labs are committed to support our local community in the… read more

Meet MakerBot SKETCH Classroom

MakerBot Sketch

Exciting news today as MakerBot announces SKETCH, the ideal classroom setup! With time being one of our most valuable classroom resources, the MakerBot SKETCH is designed for optimal classroom workflow.  Using years of veteran experience integrating 3D printing in an EDU environment, MakerBot has honed the most reliable 3D desktop printing solution for the classroom.… read more

New Case Study: Students Teaching 3D Scanning to Students

Students Teaching 3D Scanning to Students: Welcome to the Makerspace! Post courtesy of Creaform. Here’s something that will make you wish you were back in college: the Makerspace, a Design and Innovation Lab at the College of Engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Launched a few years ago after the overhaul of an old engineering… read more

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

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