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May 2018

2018 New England Extreme Redesign 3D Printing Challenge

May 3, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Worcester Polytechnic Institute, 101 Institute Road
Worcester, MA 01609 United States
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AET Labs, Stratasys & GrabCAD are pleased to present the 4th annual New England Extreme Redesign 3D Printing Challenge. This “People’s Choice” semi-final event honors students from Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Maine, Rhode Island, Vermont & Connecticut who are entering the GrabCAD worldwide challenge, or are simply looking to compete on a local level. This year's Grand Prize is a MakerBot Replicator+! For details, rules and registration: Click here

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August 2018

3D Scanning – From Capture to Completion

August 7, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Minuteman High School, 758 Marrett Rd.
Lexington, MA 02421 United States
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3D Scanning is an essential tool for reverse engineering, but the evolution of this technology has enabled many other useful applications. In this hands-on workshop, you'll learn about the Scan to CAD capabilities and limitations, as well as how to post-process and prepare part files for 3D printing. Topics will include: Selecting the best 3D scanning technology for the project Understand scanning workflow and the hardware's operating principles Understand acquisition rules to perform a quality scan Understand VXelements's functionalities to optimize scans Using…

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Using CorelDraw with your Laser

August 14, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Minuteman High School, 758 Marrett Rd.
Lexington, MA 02421 United States
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While basic operating of a laser cutting machine is fairly simple, being able to actualize project designs using these machines can require years of experience. Learn subtle techniques to improve results in our popular, hands-on Epilog Laser Workshop. You’ll get ahead of the game, by learning everything from the basics in raster and cutting operations to more complex operations including 3D functions. Topics Include: Basic machine operation Laser maintenance Exhaust systems Safety Terminology Design in 2D and 3D Construction Techniques Materials…

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Advanced Laser Cutting Machine Applications

August 15, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Minuteman High School, 758 Marrett Rd.
Lexington, MA 02421 United States
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When the excitement of your new laser wears off and you've finally gotten tired of making little trinkets for your administrators, take the next step in creativity by learning the many other advanced features and benefits this technology has to offer. Topics Include: Safety Cylindrical engraving with the rotary attachment Jigs and fixtures Advanced Bitmap tracing 2.5D engraving techniques Color mapping Rubber stamps Design project 1 Design project 2 Design project 3 Design project 4 Prerequisites: None Register Here Part of AET…

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Using VCarve Pro with your CNC Router

August 16, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Minuteman High School, 758 Marrett Rd.
Lexington, MA 02421 United States
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One of the best things about adding a CNC router to a school or college is the amount of subjects it has the potential to cross-over into. VCarve CAM software is perfect for the educational environment. It's easy enough to make progress in a standard class period but also has enough power to be used for more in-depth projects to enable all levels of student use. In this workshop, we'll teach instructors how to integrate VCarve Pro into your classroom…

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January 2019

Intro to Fusion 360 MA

January 8 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Minuteman High School, 758 Marrett Rd.
Lexington, MA 02421 United States
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Want to get into CAD modeling but don’t know where to start?  This one-day class will cover the basics of Fusion 360, a professional-grade CAD modeling program that’s free to students and educators!  We will show you several small projects that are perfect for shops with 3D printers and/or laser cutters.   Lexington, MA - January 8, 2019 9:00 am – 3:00 pm Cost is $150 each.

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May 2019

Dig It. Fab It. Make It.

May 17 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Worcester Polytechnic Institute, 101 Institute Road
Worcester, MA 01609 United States
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5th Annual Digital Fabrication Event for New England Educators Hosted with our industry partners at Stratasys, we’ll be presenting the most cutting-edge digital fabrication tech, tools and resources available for schools including: 3D Printers 3D Scanners Laser Cutting & Engraving Machines CNC Milling & Routing Machines Wire Bending Machines Fab Lab furniture Space Planning & Design Featuring: Keynote Speaker from the New England STEM community Round-table panel discussion and FAQ with local educators who are successfully using digital fabrication tools in their…

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July 2019

Summer Workshop Series – CNC Furniture Making

July 16 @ 9:00 am - July 17 @ 3:00 pm
Marlborough High School, 431 Bolton Street
Marlborough, MA 01752 United States
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$495

Flat-pack furniture is a popular trend with industry and consumers and a great application for instructors looking to acquire new skills, tips and projects to bring back to the classroom. Please join AET Labs on July 16th & 17th for our inaugural CNC Furniture Making Workshop for New England instructors and learn how to use a CNC router to craft your very own custom stool! Our 2-day CNC Furniture Making Workshop will teach you how to design for CNC fabrication,…

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September 2019

GrabCAD Meet-up with Stratasys and AET Labs

September 18 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
GrabCAD, 9 Camp St, 2nd floor
Cambridge, MA 02140 United States
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Designing for Additive Manufacturing with Next-Gen Technologies On September 18 from 5:30 - 8:00 p.m., AET Labs is teaming up with Stratasys and GrabCAD at GrabCAD HQ in Cambridge, MA to dive into what's driving the next generation of additive manufacturing with industry updates, hands-on instruction, demos and an under-the-hood look at the world’s most innovative Polyjet 3D printer, the Stratasys J750. Event highlights: State of the 3D printing industry discussion; learn what's on the horizon Demonstration of new Advanced FDM capabilities in GrabCAD Print Create…

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